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Conference: Queer Crossings, Unruly Locales, 1500-1800

Mosher Alumni Hall Mosher Alumni House, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

The UCSB Early Modern Center (EMC) warmly invites you to our upcoming annual conference, “Queer Crossings, Unruly Locales, 1500-1800,” scheduled for Friday, February 28th and Saturday, February 29th here at UCSB in Alumni Hall of Mosher Alumni House. The conference is free and open to the public, and all are welcome! Our keynote speakers are Dr. Melissa E. Sanchez (University of Pennsylvania) and Dr. Rajani Sudan (Southern Methodist University). Visit the following link to view ...

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

Mosher Alumni Hall Mosher Alumni House, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

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 ...

Conference: Exploring Catalan Identity

Mosher Alumni Hall Mosher Alumni House, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

14:00 — Opening Remarks: Dean John Majewski and Chair Leo Cabranes-Grant 14:15-14:45— Debra Blumenthal (UCSB), “«Send me all the receipts that you have regularly»: Slave Women as Business Agents in the Late Medieval Mediterranean World” 14:50 -16:00 — Antonio Cortijo Ocaña (UCSB): “Amor y religión en la Corona de Aragón: la creación de la sentimentalidad moderna”— Óscar Perea (Lancaster University): ” La Valencia multilingüe del Cancionero general de Hernando del Castillo (1511-1514)” — Jordi Aladro ...

Conference: Bodies and Boundaries, 1500-1800

Mosher Alumni Hall Mosher Alumni House, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Bodies and Boundaries, 1500-1800 The Early Modern Center's Annual Conference: March 9-10, 2018 Featuring Keynotes from: Laurie Shannon (Northwestern University), "Human Boundedness: Shakespeare's Bear, Launce's Crab, and King Lear (with Sheep)" and Michelle Burnham (Santa Clara University), "Bodies at Risk: The Global Pacific in the Eighteenth Century" March 9, Mosher Alumni Hall, 1pm-5pm and March 10, McCune Conference Room, 9:30am-5:30pm

TALK: Jackals and Arabs (Once More: The German-Jewish Dialogue)

Mosher Alumni Hall Mosher Alumni House, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

The lecture takes its point of departure in Maurice Blanchot’s claim that Kafka initiates a new form of dialogue. By reinserting Kafka in the debates (or dialogues) on the German-Jewish dialogue and the way in which that dialogue was always already framing, rehearsing and announcing the Arab-Jewish dialogue, Anidjar argues for the significance of form — and what it entails — in and toward the Arab-Jewish dialogue. Gil Anidjar teaches in the departments of Religion and of Middle Eastern, South ...