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Regeneration Talk: Clint Smith

Zoom

REGISTER NOW Free to attend; registration required to receive Zoom webinar attendance link Join us online for a conversation between Clint Smith and IHC Director Susan Derwin. Audience Q&A will follow. Clint Smith is a staff writer at The Atlantic. He is the author of How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America, which was a #1 New York Times Bestseller, and the poetry collection Counting Descent, which won the ...

Regeneration Artist Talk: Harmonia Rosales

McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB Santa Barbara, CA

Afro-Cuban American artist Harmonia Rosales will discuss her new and dynamic body of work presented in the exhibition Entwined. Rosales’ interweaving of representations from ancient Greek and Yoruba mythologies invites viewers to challenge their ideas about identity and empowerment. Women and people of color, the protagonists of her canvases, assume roles of power and beauty in exquisite imaginings of ancient myths and Renaissance paintings. A reception will follow. To learn more about the exhibition Entwined, ...

Regeneration Talk: Infrastructures of Collective Life: A Formalist’s Guide to the Climate Crisis

Zoom

Free to attend; registration required to receive Zoom webinar attendance link Join us online for a talk on “Infrastructures of Collective Life: A Formalist’s Guide to the Climate Crisis,” followed by audience Q&A. Caroline Levine has spent her career asking how and why the humanities and the arts matter, especially in democratic societies. She argues for the understanding of forms and structures as crucial to understanding links between art and society. She is the author ...

Regeneration Talk: Elizabeth Kolbert

Corwin Pavilion 494 UCEN Rd, Isla Vista, CA

Elizabeth Kolbert is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and a staff writer for The New Yorker. Her latest book, Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future, explores humanity’s transformative impact on the environment, asking: After doing so much damage, can we change nature, this time to save it? Her previous book, The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, a book about mass extinctions that weaves intellectual and natural history with reporting in the field, was ...

Ensuring the Future of Historic Textiles: The Case of a Japanese Empress’s Court Gown

McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB Santa Barbara, CA

Join us for a talk on "Ensuring the Future of Historic Textiles: The Case of a Japanese Empress's Court Gown." A reception will follow. Monica Bethe is Director of the Medieval Japanese Studies Institute in Kyoto, Japan. Image: Courtesy of Monica Bethe Sponsored by the IHC's Regeneration series