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May 2017

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

May 19, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
HSSB 3001E, 3001E Humanities and Social Sciences Building, UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States
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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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Graduate Student Colloquium: Isabella Gabrovsky on “Rethinking Britain” and Mario Tumen on “Decolonization of Taxation in Peru”

May 26, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
HSSB 4020, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States
flyer for Graduate Student Colloquium: Isabella Gabrovsky on "Rethinking Britain" and Mario Tumen on "Decolonization of Taxation in Peru"

The Workshop on Theoretical Perspectives on War, Political Violence, Nationalism and the State (History 291)  is pleased to invite you to its final open presentation and discussion this Friday May 26 from 3:00 to 5:30 pm  in HSSB 4020.  Two graduate students, Isabella Gabrovsky and Mario Tumen, will be presenting their work in progress on Britain and Peru. Please, join the conversation. Their papers can be downloaded from the links below.  Everybody is welcome! “Rethinking Britain: An English identity Crisis in the Era…

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October 2017

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

October 4, 2017 @ 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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February 2018

Slave Revolt on Screen: The Haitian Revolution in Film and Video Games

February 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

You are invited to join us for the third meeting of the Colloquium for Latin American and Caribbean History as we welcome Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall from the California State University, San Marcos who will be presenting a paper entitled “‘Slave Revolts on Screen: The Haitian Revolution in Film and Videogames”. The lecture considers existing films and video games on the Haitian Revolution in light of anthropologist Michel-Rolph Trouillot’s arguments about the “unthinkability” of this event. It will compare existing cinematic representations of the Revolution to…

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February 2019

Talk by Anya Zilberstein, Concordia University: “Vegetable Diets for People and other Animals in the 18th Century”

February 12, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

In her seminar paper, “’The Chief Supper of Hogs… and Peasants who are Not Too Nice’: Vegetable Diets for People and other Animals in the Long 18th Century,” Anya Zilberstein presents her new project. She will discuss the mutual influences and broader implications of 18th-century attempts to impose dietary shifts on animals and people, by situating them in transatlantic debates about poor relief as well as experiments in the emerging food and agricultural sciences in the period. She welcomes discussion…

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November 2019

Lisa Jacobson, “A Taste of Success: Whiskey Drinking, Masculine Identities, and the Sensory Imagination in the Postwar US”

November 22, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
HSSB 4020, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

Join the Gender and Sexualities Research Cluster for a paper workshop on Lisa Jacobson‘s “A Taste of Success: Whiskey Drinking, Masculine Identities, and the Sensory Imagination in the Postwar US.” The event will take place in HSSB 4020 on November 22 at 3:00. To obtain the paper in advance, email Jarett Henderson at jhenderson@history.ucsb.edu. Please note that this event was originally scheduled for an earlier date, so you may have seen posters with an incorrect date and time.

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January 2020

Gender Studies Paper Workshop: Jarett Henderson’s “The ‘Turton Job’ and the Sexual Politics of the Durham Administration in Britain and British North America”

January 30, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
HSSB 4065, 4065 Humanities and Social Sciences Building, UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States
Flyer for Gender Cluster Workshop Henderson

Join the Gender and Sexualities Research Cluster for a paper workshop on Jarett Henderson‘s “The ‘Turton Job’ and the Sexual Politics of the Durham Administration in Britain and British North America.” The event will take place in HSSB 4065 on Thursday, January 30 at 3:30. To obtain the paper in advance, email Jarett Henderson at jhenderson@history.ucsb.edu.

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February 2020

Gender Studies Paper Workshop: Kristen Thomas-McGill’s “‘Even His Lungs Were Affected’: Aubrey Beardsley, Earnestness, and the Artistic Politics of Interiority”

February 20, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
HSSB 4065, 4065 Humanities and Social Sciences Building, UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States
Flyer for Gender Cluster Workshop Thomas-McGill

Join the Gender and Sexualities Research Cluster for a paper workshop on Kristen Thomas-McGill‘s “‘Even His Lungs Were Affected’: Aubrey Beardsley, Earnestness, and the Artistic Politics of Interiority.” The event will take place in HSSB 4065 on Thursday, February 20 at 3:30. To obtain the paper in advance, email Jarett Henderson at jhenderson@history.ucsb.edu.

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May 2020

Virtual Paper Workshop: Victoria Cosby (Queen’s University), “Sisters Suffering Separation: Harriet Dobbs Cartwright and her Siblings Spread from Upper Canada to India”

May 8, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

Join the Gender and Sexualities research cluster for a Virtual Paper Workshop Friday, 8 May 2020, at 3:00 PM. That day we will discuss Victoria Cosby’s COVID-cancelled conference paper (email jhenderson@history.ucsb.edu for the Zoom link and a copy) that utilizes Harriet Dobbs Cartwright’s familial letters to Ireland to explore how Cartwright understood the relationship she had with her sisters who were spread from Upper Canada to Ireland to India in the first third of the 19th century. Victoria is a…

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August 2021

“The Politics of Food and Occupation During the Second World War”

August 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
https://ucsb.zoom.us/j/6855143149, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

“The Politics of Food and Occupation During the Second World War.” Erika Rappaport, Lisa Jacobson, and Elizabeth Schmidt would like to invite you to register for this workshop, which will take place on August 28th, 2021 at 9:00-11:30am PDT. Once you register, you will receive a link to the three pre-circulated papers up for discussion in the workshop.  Food & Occupation FlyerThe Full Program, with paper titles and author affiliations, can be viewed here. To Register, please click here. (The…

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