ISRRAR Event–Dr. Maytha Alhassen, “The Ummic Imperative: A Decolonial Approach to Malcolm X’s Islam”

Zoom CA

Through an assemblage of multiple archives, Dr. Maytha Alhassen tracks the Malcolm X’s political and spiritual project the last year of his life as he travels across decolonizing geographies. Alhassen contends that undergirding Malcolm X’s Black liberation framework is a praxical commitment to an “ummic imperative.” Engaging Malcolm’s spiritual political philosophies will also serve to […]

ISRRAR Event–Dr. Vincent Brown, “Tacky’s Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave War”

Zoom CA

Warfare migrates. This has never been more apparent than in the era when the violence of imperial expansion and enslavement transformed Europe, Africa, and the Americas, as they interacted across the Atlantic Ocean. European imperial conflicts extended the dominion of capitalist agriculture. African battles fed captives to the transatlantic trade in slaves. Masters and their […]

History Beyond the Academy: A Conversation

Zoom CA

Come and join us for a panel discussion with recent graduates from UCSB’s Department of History (Mariel Aquino, Doug Genens, Caitlin Rathe, and Stephanie Seketa) to learn about their experiences working as historians beyond the Academy. Learn about work in academic administration, the non-profit sector and how to research and produce podcasts. The discussion will […]

ISRRAR Event–Dr. Sylvester Ogbechie, “Godbearer: Yoruba Orisa, Black Atlantic Modernisms and Afrofuturist Imaginaries”

Zoom CA

Dr. Sylvester Ogbechie's work evaluates the resurgence of African gods in Black Atlantic modernisms, contemporary media and Afrofuturist visualities. African deities are everywhere in contemporary culture from the Akan trickster god Anansi and numerous Yoruba Orisa in the American Gods TV series, through images of the Kh’Met (Egyptian) goddess Bast in the Afrofuturist blockbuster movie […]

Genders & Sexualities Cluster | Annual Graduate Student Colloquium 2022

HSSB 4080 4080 Humanities and Social Sciences Building, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

The full program can be downloaded here in May: GSRC Graduate Student Colloquium 2022 All sessions will take place at the University of California, Santa Barbara campus, located on the traditional and unceded territories of the Chumash people. We offer our respect to Chumash Elders past, present, and future as the custodians of this area’s […]

Event Series Colloquium on History and Political Economy

History and Political Economy Colloquium with Dr. Giuliana Perrone | “Abolition and Capitalism” | Feb 24, 12 PM | HSSB 4080

HSSB 4080 4080 Humanities and Social Sciences Building, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

The colloquium offers a forum for open, substantive discussions on how to approach political economy from a historical perspective; how to grapple with and benefit from the epistemological diversity surrounding political economy; and how a historical take on political economy can help contextualize and address urgent contemporary issues– at UCSB, in Santa Barbara/Southern California, in […]

History and Political Economy Colloquium with Dr. Utathya Chattopadhyaya | “Intoxication and Political Economy”

HSSB 4080 4080 Humanities and Social Sciences Building, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

We are excited to announce the fourth session of the History Department’s colloquium on history and political economy. The colloquium offers a forum for open, substantive discussions on how to approach political economy from a historical perspective; how to grapple with and benefit from the epistemological diversity surrounding political economy; and how a historical take […]

Annual Gender + Sexualities Graduate Student Colloquium

HSSB 4020 University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

9:00 - 10:00 - SESSION A (Presenter will Zoom) Giulia Giamboni, History, UC Santa Barbara  “Pelegrina de Saladino: Mother, Sister, Patroness, and Business Woman” This is chapter 2 of my dissertation “Gender, Charity, and Empire in the Late Medieval Eastern Mediterranean.” By investigating the life of fourteenth-century Pelegrina de Saladinis, the chapter explores the complex […]

UCSB History Virtual Open House for Diversity in Graduate Admissions (First-Gen & BIPOC)

Zoom (Online)

The UCSB History Department Invites You to a Virtual Open House for Diversity in Graduate Admissions Welcome First-Gen & BIPOC Applicants! Date: Thurs., October 12, 3-4 pm PST Topics Include Benefits of graduate study Unspoken challenges and expectations Successful applications Funding opportunities Personal and professional rewards Faculty strengths and expertise Career opportunities *Register here via Zoom  *All […]