Loading Events

← Back to Events

HSSB 3001E

+ Google Map
3001E Humanities and Social Sciences Building, UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

February 2017

Nicole De Silva, History UCSB, “Fashioning Chinese America Cultural Citizenship and the Transpacific Boycott of Japanese Silk Stockings, 1937-1940”

February 15, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
HSSB 3001E, 3001E Humanities and Social Sciences Building, UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States
picture of women from the 1937-40 time frame of chinese women boycotting wearing japanese silk stockings

The Commerce, Commodities and Material Culture Research Cluster will be hosting its first paper workshop this year to discuss Nicole De Silva’s paper “Fashioning Chinese America Cultural Citizenship and the Transpacific Boycott of Japanese Silk Stockings, 1937-1940.” The paper positions the Japanese silk stocking boycott of 1937-1941 as a staging ground that fostered the development of a Chinese American cultural and political identity in the midst of the Exclusion Era. It tells a story unbound by US national borders to…

Find out more »

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

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…

Find out more »

June 2017

Gender and Sexualities Brown Bag: Julie Johnson

June 5, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
HSSB 3001E, 3001E Humanities and Social Sciences Building, UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States
Marie Stopes with Clinic Midwives, London, 1921

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…

Find out more »

March 2018

Onontio’s Reward: When Louis XIV’s head hung from Native American necks

March 5, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
HSSB 3001E, 3001E Humanities and Social Sciences Building, UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

French royal medals crossed into a radically different cultural context when awarded to the Amerindian people of Canada in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. So it may come as a surprise that the symbolic potential of these medals was only fully realized by the indigenous warriors that they were gifted to. These small sculptures, designed in emulation of ancient Roman coins, are quintessentially Western objects designed to function as instruments of communication across spatial, cultural and temporal divides.…

Find out more »
+ Export Events

Page last modified: February 23, 2018