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January 2017

Salim Yaqub, History, “Imperfect strangers: Americans, Arabs, and U.S.-Middle East Relations in the 1970s”

January 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
McCune Conference Room (HSSB 6020), Humanities and Social Sciences Bldg
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

Salim Yaqub will be giving a talk on his new book, Imperfect Strangers: Americans, Arabs, and U.S.-Middle East Relations in the 1970s, which was published by Cornell University Press in September 2016. In this book Yaqub argues that the 1970s were a pivotal decade in U.S.-Arab relations—a time when Americans and Arabs became an inescapable presence in each other’s lives and perceptions, and when each society came to feel profoundly vulnerable to the political, economic, cultural, and even physical encroachments of…

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May 2017

Echoes from El Pueblo Viejo

May 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alhecama Theatre, 914 Santa Barbara Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States

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The Politics of Rights and The 1911 Revolution in China, a talk by Xiaowei Zheng

May 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
HSSB 3001E, 3001E Humanities and Social Sciences Building, UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

The Workshop Theoretical Perspectives on War, Political Violence, Nationalism, and the State (His 291) is pleased to present Xiaowei Zheng, Associate Professor of History and East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies at UCSB, who will speak about her forthcoming book with Stanford University Press, The Politics of Rights and the 1911 Revolution in China.  The appointment is Friday May 19th from 3:00 to 4:30 pm, in HSSB 3001E. Professor Zheng’s presentation will focus on her books’ introduction and conclusions, which can downloaded…

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June 2017

Book Launch: The Other California: Land, Identity, and Politics on the Mexican Borderlands by Verónica Castillo-Muñoz

June 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
McCune Conference Room (HSSB 6020), Humanities and Social Sciences Bldg
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

Book Launch: The Other California: Land, Identity, and Politics on the Mexican Borderlands Featuring: Kelly Lytle Hernandez, Associate Professor of History, UCLA Paul Spickard, Professor of History, UCSB and: Veronica Castillo Munoz, Assistant Professor of History, UCSB

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October 2017

Book Launch: Kate McDonald’s Placing Empire: Travel and the Social Imagination in Imperial Japan

October 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
McCune Conference Room, Humanities & Social Sciences Building, University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA United States

Come Celebrate the publication of Kate McDonald’s, Placing Empire: Travel and the Social Imagination in Imperial Japan (University of California Press, 2017) Featuring: Ken Ruoff Professor of History, Director / Center for Japanese Studies, Portland State University Sabine Fruhstuck Professor of Modern Japanese Cultural Studies, Director/ East Asia Center, UCSB Kate McDonald Professor of History, UCSB

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Book Launch: Erika Rappaport’s A Thirst for Empire: How Tea Shaped the Modern World

October 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
TD-W 1701, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, 93106 United States

Please come celebrate the publication of Erika Rappaport’s new book: A Thirst for Empire: How Tea Shaped the Modern World Speakers: Nadja Durbach, Professor of History, University of Utah Bishnupriya Ghosh, Professor of English, University of California, Santa Barbara Erika Rappaport, Professor of History, University of California, Santa Barbara

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