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February 2022

History Associates Talk and Performance: Mhoze Chikowero and Dr. Tanyaradzwa Tawengwa on Musics of State-making in Zimbabwe

February 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
HTTPS://UCSB.ZOOM.US/J/83279445270, Multicultural Center
Santa Barbara, CA 93117 United States

History Associates presents, in collaboration with UCSB Multicultural Center, a special online performance from opera-singer and scholar, Tanyaradzwa Tawengwa. Tawengwa is a close collaborator of UCSB Associate Professor of History, Mhoze Chikowero, who will be moderating the post performance Q&A. Tawengwa and Chikowero worked together to adapt her senior thesis from Princeton, “Dawn of the Rooster,” into an abridged one-hour performance which tells the story of Tawengwa’s family during the Zimbabwean Liberation Struggle of 1965-1980. They performed this work on campus in…

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History Faculty John W. I. Lee on IHC’s Humanities Decanted: on his new book The First Black Archaeologist: A Life of John Wesley Gilbert

February 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
HSSB 6020 (McCune Room), University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

The Interdisciplinary Humanities Center is hosting a dialogue between John W. I. Lee (History) and Krzysztof Janowicz (Geography) about Lee’s new book, The First Black Archaeologist: A Life of John Wesley Gilbert. Audience Q&A will follow. The First Black Archaeologist reveals the untold story of a pioneering African American classical scholar, teacher, community leader, and missionary. Born into slavery in rural Georgia, John Wesley Gilbert (1863-1923) gained national prominence in the early 1900s, but his accomplishments are little known today.…

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March 2022

History Associates Talk: Giulianna Perrone | Back into the Days of Slavery: Abolition and the Free Black Family

March 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
East Side Library, Montecito Street, East Side Library, 1102 E Montecito Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93103 United States

SUNDAY MARCH 6, 2022 at 2:00 PM PST East Side Library 1102 E Montecito Street Santa Barbara, CA 93103 This event will be presented in-person and live-streamed via zoom. Click here to register and receive the zoom link. You do not need to register if attending in-person.

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April 2022

History Associates Talk : Graduate Student, Gokh Amin Al Shaif on Genealogies of Belonging: Lessons from an Oceanic Yemen

April 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
East Side Library, Montecito Street, East Side Library, 1102 E Montecito Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93103 United States

  When: SUNDAY APRIL 3, 2022, 2:00 PM PST Where : In person and on Zoom Address: East Side Library 1102 E Montecito Street Santa Barbara, CA 93103 Register to receive the zoom link: https://bit.ly/HAtalkapril3 You can find more details here: History Associates April 3 Event Flier_final    

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Gender & Sexualities Cluster | Arunima Datta | Stranded: travelling Indian Ayahs Negotiating War and Abandonment in Europe

April 28 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

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May 2022

Women in Chinese Silent Cinema

May 10 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
SSMS 2135, Social Sciences and Media Studies Building
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

In this lecture, Paul Pickowicz will screen compelling clips from Chinese silent-era films of the 1920s and 1930s.  Pickowicz will emphasize the diverse roles played by women and ask questions about why the women seen on screen, including such iconic figures as Ruan Lingyu, Li Lili, and Wang Renmei, were far more important than men to the success of Chinese silent cinema.

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IHC RFG | Crossing Borderlands | Discussion with Stuart Tyson Smith: “Backwater Puritans”? Racism, Egyptological Stereotype, and the Intersection of Local and International at Kushite Tombos

May 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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Gender + Sexualities Cluster | Erika Rappaport | Hotels, Swimming Pools & Bikinis: Public Relations, White Sexuality and Disavowal of State Violence in 1960s Kenya

May 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
HSSB 4020, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

 

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IHC Regeneration Talk by Scott Ellsworth: The Tulsa Race Massacre: Causes, Cover Up, and the Fight for the Past

May 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
HSSB 6020 (McCune Room), University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

The 1921 Tulsa race massacre was the worst single incident of racial violence in American history. But for decades its very existence was denied. Official records went missing, incriminating articles were torn out of bound volumes of old newspapers, and researchers even had their lives threatened. Award-winning author and historian Scott Ellsworth, author of The Ground Breaking: An American City and Its Search for Justice, unpacks the story of the massacre and the challenges it presents for racial justice today. …

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Focal Point Dialogues | Keynote Address “Impossible Histories” | Ada Ferrer

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
HSSB 1174, 1174 Humanities and Social Sciences Building, UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

The History Department’s Colloquium Committee warmly invites you to attend the final events of this year’s Focal Point Dialogues in History Colloquium: A  Keynote Lecture by Pulitzer Prize winning author Ada Ferrer, “Impossible Histories: Understanding Failure and Absence in Atlantic Havana, 1812”. Friday May, 27th, 1-3 pm, in HSSB 1174  (free and open to the public, no registration required). A Conversation with the author for graduate and undergraduate students following the keynote lecture reception, on Friday May 27th, in HSSB 4041 from 4-5 pm. To attend,…

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