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As we embark on another academic year, we at the IHC are looking forward to partnering with you in pursuit of our mission to advance knowledge about human experience in cultural, historical, and social contexts, through programs that foster human agency, social connectivity, and civic...

Graduate Student Funding Opportunity - The Humanities Without Walls Pre-Doctoral program aims to help prepare doctoral students for careers both within and outside the academy through a series of summer workshops....

This week, a group of IHC Public Humanities Graduate Fellows will begin internships with nonprofit and cultural organizations in the Santa Barbara area as part of the IHC’s Public Humanities Graduate Fellows Program, which prepares Ph.D. students for careers as dynamic, socially engaged humanists both within...

The IHC is delighted to announce that Ben Olguín, Professor and Robert and Liisa Erickson Presidential Chair in English, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Art Works Grant....

The IHC is pleased to announce the 2020-21 Research Focus Groups (RFG). The RFG program brings together faculty and graduate students with shared research interests from different fields and departments/programs to foster the development of interdisciplinary research agendas....

Alesha Claveria is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Theater and Dance. Her research interests include contemporary Native North American drama and Indigenous theory. As an IHC Public Humanities Graduate Fellow, Claveria interned at the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (MCASB)....

Although the McCune Conference room remains dark and our offices unoccupied, we have been enthusiastically at work on programs that support UCSB faculty and students and that serve our broader community....

Podcasts and videos of IHC series events are available on SoundCloud and YouTube. Follow us @ihcucsb for a new talk highlight from the archives each Wednesday this Spring....

The IHC is pleased to announce the winners of its Winter 2020 awards applications. Congratulations to the winners of Graduate Collaborative and Visual, Performing, and Media Arts Awards!...

The IHC is delighted to announce that Mona Damluji, Professor of Film and Media Studies, has won an NEH Faculty Fellowship for her book project, Pipeline Cinema....

The IHC is pleased to announce the winners of its awards for the Fall 2019 competition. Congratulations to the winners of Faculty Fellowships and Faculty Collaborative Awards!...

Read about Anna’s fellow-designed community project working with a speech-language pathologist (SLP) to develop linguistic resources for SLPs who work with the Mixtec community in Ventura County....

Olga Faccani is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Classics specializing in ancient theater. She is interested in community building and the power of story-telling to connect different audiences. As an IHC Public Humanities Graduate Fellow, Faccani completed an internship at New Beginnings Counseling Center in Santa Barbara....

Chelsea Lonergan is a graduate student in the Department of Communication’s Media Neuroscience Lab, where she studies cognitive sex differences, hormonal stress response, and moral evaluations of media content. As an IHC Public Humanities Graduate Fellow, Lonergan completed an internship at the Superior Court...

Emma John, second-year PhD student in History and IHC Public Humanities Graduate Fellow, is currently completing an internship at the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation, and has been working with the Casa de la Guerra, a historic house museum maintained by the Trust and former residence of...

The IHC is pleased to announce the winners of its awards for the Spring 2019 competition. Congratulations to the winners of Faculty Fellowships, Faculty Collaborative Awards, and our 2019-20 IHC Dissertation Fellows!...

Francisco Beltrán is a PhD candidate in the Department of History at UC Santa Barbara. He focuses on U.S. history with an emphasis on Chicana/o history, the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, Immigration, Comparative Race and Ethnicity, and Latin America. Beltrán is completing a 2018-19 IHC public fellow...