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Research Focus Group Welcome Meeting One: What Is a Shakespeare?: Shakespeare and Global Media

Zoom

Come join us for our first meeting of the IHC-sponsored Research Focus Group “What is a Shakespeare?” This will be the first of two welcome meetings we are hosting for the group (in order to cover more scheduling needs). The second meeting will be Thursday, October 7th at 11am PST (more info here). “What Is a Shakespeare?: Shakespeare and Global Media” is an interdisciplinary group of graduate students and faculty focused on investigating the notion ...

Research Focus Group Welcome Meeting Two: What Is a Shakespeare?: Shakespeare and Global Media

Zoom

Come join us for our second meeting of the IHC-sponsored Research Focus Group “What is a Shakespeare?” This will be the second of two welcome meetings we are hosting for the group (in order to cover more scheduling needs). “What Is a Shakespeare?: Shakespeare and Global Media” is an interdisciplinary group of graduate students and faculty focused on investigating the notion of "global Shakespeare." We are interested in understanding both the ways that Shakespeare has ...

Inaugural Lecture: Environmental Justice as Regeneration

Zoom

REGISTER NOW Free to attend; registration required to receive Zoom webinar attendance link The grassroots environmental justice movement and the field of environmental justice studies have evolved in creative and inspiring directions over the years. Recent work focuses on the challenges of envisioning and realizing abolition, confronting anthropogenic climate change/disruption, and articulating transformative approaches to achieving ecologically healthy and socially equitable policy-making for a “just transition.” This presentation considers what each of these areas of ...

Research Focus Group Reading Group Discussion: The Possibilities of Undisciplining with Sharon Kinoshita’s “Worlding Medieval French Literature”

3001E HSSB HSSB UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA

Please join us on October 18th at 2pm in HSSB 3001E for a reading group discussion of Sharon Kinoshita’s chapter “Worlding Medieval French Literature,” in eds. Christie McDonald and Susan Rubin Suleiman, French Global: A New Approach to Literary History (New York: Columbia University Press, 2010). As the first IHC Undisciplining Premodern Histories of Race and Gender Research Focus Group event of the year, we will begin by discussing Kinoshita's chapter and where un-disciplining and ...

Research Focus Group Chalk Talk: Moving Beyond One Dimensional Shakespeare in the Classroom

Zoom

Students often shy away from Shakespeare in their classes, but educators can also get nervous about teaching the Bard! Our goal for our pedagogical discussion is to reflect on our own experiences learning about and teaching Shakespeare in the classroom and how we can enhance our future teaching practices, particularly through the lens of utilizing global media and socio-culturally aware pedagogy. We will provide links to optional pre-event resources after registration, but we invite everyone ...

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 ...