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October 2019

Conference: Modeling the Pacific: Oceanic Research in Science, Technology, and Humanities

October 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - October 12, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
Mosher Alumni Hall, Mosher Alumni House, UC Santa Barbara

MODELING THE PACIFIC: OCEANIC RESEARCH IN SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND HUMANITIES OCTOBER 10-12, 2019 MOSHER ALUMNI HALL UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA The three-day conference brings together scholars from the sciences and humanities to discuss the history and function of modeling for our understanding of oceans, in general, and the Pacific Ocean, in particular. It aims at connecting scientific and engineering modes of dealing with oceans and marine life with approaches from media studies, history of science, and literature. Keynote: Naomi Oreskes Participants: Elena Aronova, Lisa Han, Stefan Helmreich, Sabine Höhler, Melody Jue, Sotiria Lampoudi, Eckart Meiburg, Tyler Morgenstern, Fabian Offert, John Durham Peters, Helen Rozwadowski, Tapio Schneider, Teresa Shewry, Samantha Stevenson, Douglas Steigerwald, Libe Washburn, et al. A cooperation of Germanic & Slavic Studies, UCSB and MECS (Media Cultures of Computer Simulations), Leuphana University Lüneburg Organized by: Wolf Kittler, Christina…

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UCHRI Funding Opportunities Information Sessions
Shana Melnysyn

October 30, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

9:30 am - 11:00 am - Faculty Funding Panel 11:15 am - 12:00 pm - Graduate Funding Panel Shana Melnysyn, Research Grants Manager at the University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI), will host information sessions for faculty and graduate students who want to learn more about UCHRI's grant opportunities. Each session will include time for audience Q&A. The Faculty Funding Session (9:30-11 am) will include a panel on tips for crafting successful proposals with previous UCHRI faculty award winners: Abdulhamit Arvas (Theater and Dance), Susan Derwin (Comparative Literature and German), and Sherene Seikaly (History). Come learn about UCHRI funding opportunities and best practices for successful grant applications.

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