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Research Focus Group Roundtable: Graduate Student Research: Ryan Arellano and Jing Yu

6056 HSSB UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

The IHC's Asian/American Studies Collective (AASC) Research Focus Group will be hosting a graduate student research roundtable on November 16th from 9:30-11 am in the IHC Seminar Room (HSSB 6056). During this roundtable, two advanced graduate students, Ryan Arellano (Education) and Jing Yu (Education), will be presenting their works-in-progress for feedback and comments from attendees. The roundtable will occur during the first hour, and we welcome attendees to stay afterward for refreshments outside in the ...

Research Focus Group Roundtable: Graduate Student Research: Sam Harris and Kendall Ota

6056 HSSB UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

The IHC Asian/American Studies Collective (AASC) Research Focus Group will be hosting a graduate student research roundtable on November 9th from 9:30-11 am in the IHC Seminar Room (HSSB 6056). During this roundtable, two advanced graduate students, Sam Harris (Education) and Kendall Ota (Sociology), will be presenting their works-in-progress for feedback and comments from attendees. The roundtable will occur during the first hour, and we welcome attendees to stay afterward for refreshments outside in the ...

Research Focus Group Talk: Voices of Ancient Palmyra: Reflections

6056 HSSB UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

“Voices of Ancient Palmyra” began as an online public humanities project that explored how different publics engaged with ancient history and the destruction of ancient objects. The original goal was to encourage people of all ages and education levels to artistically rewrite words from ancient Palmyrene inscriptions, while learning about the history of the site. Artistic recreations were then uploaded to the website and social media. The project became a museum exhibition at the Fullerton ...

Workshop: The Unfree Trade of an Abolitionist Colony

6056 HSSB UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Manuel Covo will discuss a chapter from his current book manuscript. The chapter, entitled “The Unfree Trade of an Abolitionist Colony,” explores the economic challenges facing Saint-Domingue in the aftermath of abolition and argues that the war context and the food dependency had long-lasting consequences for the new Haitian society. The text will be pre-circulated; for a copy, email rmaclean@ucsb.edu. Sponsored by the IHC’s Slavery, Captivity, and the Meaning of Freedom Research Focus Group

Research Development Workshop: Proposal Writing 101

6056 HSSB UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Learn about the different types of extramural funding and university protocol for proposal submission. Workshop will also cover the anatomy of a proposal and include writing tips

RESEARCH FOCUS GROUP TALK: BEYOND BOKO HARAM: WRITING THE HISTORY OF BORNO

6056 HSSB UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

  Hiribarren addresses the issue of presentism in historical writing in an African context. The region of Borno in Nigeria is well known for being the cradle of Boko Haram and many analysts have tried to understand the reasons behind the numerous terrorist attacks since 2009, the kidnapping of the Chibok girls in 2014, or the renewed jihad in West Africa. Writing the history of the northeastern corner of Nigeria remains difficult because of the ...