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June 2017

Gender and Sexualities Brown Bag: Julie Johnson

June 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
HSSB 3001E, 3001E Humanities and Social Sciences Building, UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

The Gender and Sexuality Research Cluster meets periodically throughout the year for brown bag lunches to read and workshop works-in-progress from members of the research cluster. On June 5, Julie Johnson will discuss “A Woman’s Business: Branding Marie Stopes 1918-1939.” Image: Marie Stopes with Clinic Midwives, London, 1921 (courtesy of Marie Stopes International www.mariestopes.org) Draft papers will be distributed before the event, and all participants will be invited to offer feedback to the author. Contact history-gender-cluster(at)history.ucsb.edu for more information or to join the…

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Magic in Ancient Egypt

June 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McCune Conference Room (HSSB 6020), Humanities and Social Sciences Bldg
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States
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Talk by David Ambaras on Nakamura Sueko, Pirate Queen

June 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
SSMS 2135, Social Sciences and Media Studies Building
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

David R. Ambaras is a scholar of late nineteenth and early twentieth century Japanese history. His first book, Bad Youth: Juvenile Delinquency and the Politics of Everyday Life in Japan (University of California, 2005), examined the development of the modern Japanese state through the policing of urban youth. His second book project, from which this talk is drawn, examines the transgressive mobilities of prostitutes, peddlers, and other marginalized individuals who circulated between China and Japan under the Japanese Empire. Ambaras…

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History Department 2017 Graduation Reception for Undergraduates

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
HSSB 4020, 4020 Humanities and Social Sciences Building, UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

All graduating History majors and their families are invited: Sunday June 18th 10:00am-12:00pm in HSSB 4020 The UCSB Department of History is pleased to invite you to the annual UC Santa Barbara History Department Graduation Reception. Please join History faculty members and your fellow students for a buffet breakfast and mingling. This celebration is for all graduates of the 2016-2017 Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) programs in History, History of Public Policy and Medieval Studies, and their families. This event prior…

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Helmets of the First World War: Battle, Technology, and Culture

June 20
Davidson Library (UCSB), Davidson Library, University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

The widespread use of steel protective helmets was among the major military and cultural changes wrought by the First World War (1914-1918).   This exhibition showcases original helmets and includes photographs and other artifacts from the conflict. Curated by Prof. John W.I. Lee of the UCSB History Department.  Undergraduate Research Assistant: Sydney Martin. This exhibition is on display from November 8, 2016 through June 20, 2017, at the UCSB Library Mountain Gallery (1st floor of the new library, mountain side). For more information,…

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July 2017

Grad Melissa Barthelemy Wins Mentorship Award

July 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, 93106 United States

Graduate Division names six winners for 2017 mentoring awards By Shawn Warner-Garcia, Assistant Director of Professional Development Friday, July 14, 2017 10:07 AM View original article The Graduate Division is pleased to announce the ​winners for two awards ​honoring graduate students who have distinguished themselves in the area of undergraduate research supervision. The Fiona and Michael Goodchild Graduate Mentoring Award is available to students in the College of Engineering; Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences Division of the College of Letters and Science;…

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September 2017

2017-2018 History New Majors Meeting

September 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
HSSB 4020, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

Come to make connections with History Departmental faculty members! One of them could potentially become your academic mentor in future years at UCSB. You will also get to meet peers in your graduating cohort and even new friends or study buddies in the department! Learn the who`s who of UCSB History! There will be an additional half-hour of Q&A hosted jointly by Alan Vu, the Undergraduate Advisor and Professor Marcuse, immediately following the meeting. Panel: Professor Sharon Farmer | Department…

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“U.S.-Russian Relations: Crisis without End,” with Michael Kimmage

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
HSSB 4020, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

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October 2017

American History & Institutions Exam

October 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
HSSB 3237, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

NOTE: This exam is used to fulfill the UCSB American History & Institutional General Educational requirement. History majors and minors, please contact the History Undergraduate Advisor, Alan Vu for specific questions about how your degree/minor requirements could be fulfilled through this exam. The current reading list to prepare for the examination can be found below with an important disclaimer. You must read and review all of the listed readings, and no sample exams are provided for reference. This quarter’s exam will…

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“En la frontera de los pijaos”: the making of an Andean borderland (Santiago Muñoz, Universidad de los Andes)

October 4 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
HSSB 4020, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

Please join us for the first meeting of the new Colloquium on Latin American and Caribbean History as we welcome Santiago Muñoz Arbeláez, who will deliver a talk entitled “‘En la frontera de los pijaos’: the making of an Andean borderland in northern South America”. The talk will be held in HSSB 4020 at 5 pm on Wednesday, October 4th, and will be followed by a small reception. Abstract: In the 1550s a coalition of native groups took arms against the Spanish…

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