Honors Student and Mentor with Thesis Poster This Friday from 9:30am to 2:45pm nine students from the 2017-18 History Senior Honors Seminar will present the results of their research in a conference-panel format, with professors commenting afterwards. Everyone is invited! Program: Panel 1, 9:30-11am: Public Policies’ Effects on People’s Lives Halley Thiel, “’There is Power […]
On Thursday, 20 January 2022, Anna Rudolph will share her chapter - Chapter 6_Revolutionary Radegund- with the Gender and Sexualities Research Cluster. This chapter presents an in-depth study of the cult of Radegund, a sixth-century Frankish queen-saint, from the French Revolution through the turn of the twentieth century. The Revolution had a devastating effect […]
Graduate student, Giulia Giamboni shares the 3rd chapter of her dissertation - "Women’s donations of Textiles" (here)- with the Gender and Sexualities Research Cluster. This chapter investigates the construction of political affiliation and religious patronage through the donation of textiles in the cross-cultural context of fourteenth-century Zadar (Croatia). I argue that these gifts, in particular those involving textiles, […]
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 […]
Mika Thornburg will share her in-progress dissertation chapter: "Selling Self-Discovery: Constructing a Desire for Female Travel in Postwar Japan, 1960-1985." Please read the paper in advance and be prepared to share your observations and insights with the group.
When: Saturday, March 4, 11 AM to 12:30 PM Where: West Campus Point Faculty Housing Community's Outdoor Plaza The Center for Cold War Studies and International History (CCWS) and the Cold War Working Group (CWWG) will host an in-person workshop at the West Campus Point faculty housing community's outdoor plaza. We will be reading and […]
Please join the History Department in celebrating the undergraduates at the Department's Annual Senior Honors Colloquium 2023. The program can be downloaded here. 9:00 AM – Welcoming Remarks Stephan Miescher, Chair, History Department Debra Blumenthal, Director of 2022-23 Senior Honors Seminar 9:10-10:40 - Panel I – Women and Politics Across Time and Space […]
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 […]