Winter 2007

Winter 2007

Todd Reynolds and Luke Dubois
January 10 –- 12, 2007
Residency Activities

Keith Johnson in Residence at UCSB
Jan 14 – 21

Iridian Arts Presents: Still Life with Mic
Todd Reynolds and Luke Dubois
Thursday, January 11 / 6:30 talk & 8:00 PM performance
Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum
2nd Floor Arts Terrace, Paseo Nuevo

TALK: Neoliberalism and the Good Society in Latin America
Miguel Angel Centeno (Princeton Institute for International & Regional Studies)
Wednesday, January 17 / 12:00 PM
Ellison 2824, UCSB

TALK: Re-forming the Child: Childhood, Citizenship and Subjectivity in Post-Mao China
Orna Naftali (Anthropology, UCSB)
Wednesday, January 17 / 1:00 PM

TALK: The Bible Through Literary Eyes
Robert B. Alter (Hebrew & Comparative Literature, UC Berkeley)
Wednesday, January 17 / 8:00 PM
Campbell Hall, UCSB

TALK: Tech-no-madic Pathways:
Networks and Sonic Energy
John Hopkins
Thursday, January 18 / 4:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

TALK: Sacred Landscapes of the Andes
Katharina Schreiber (Anthropology, UCSB)
Monday, January 22 / 5:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020, UCSB

and Cognitive Science
Tuesday, January 23 / 3:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020, UCSB

SCREENING: Channels of Rage (Doc., 72 min, 2003)
Written & Directed by: Anat Halachmi
Wednesday, January 24 / 6:00 PM
Multicultural Center Theater, UCSB

TALK: The Trial of Floreta d’Ays (1403): Jews, Christians, and Obstetrics in Later Medieval Marseille
Monica H. Green (History, Arizona State University)
Friday, January 26 / 4:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

TALK: Infante’s Exile and the Joycean Turn
Cesar Salgado (Romance Languages and
Literatures, University at Buffalo, New York)
Monday, January 29, 3:00 PM
Wofsy Seminar Room, Phelps Hall 4231, UCSB

TALK: The Silk Road: History and Mythology
Susan Whitfield (British Library)
Monday, January 29 / 5:30 PM
Karpeles Manuscript Library / 21 W Anapamu St

TALK: China’s Two-Tracks to Development:
From Low Wage Sweatshops to Nanotechnology
Rich Appelbaum and Rachel Parker (UCSB)
Tuesday, January 30 / 12:00 PM / HSSB 2252, UCSB

TALK: Katsushika Hokusai, Winslow Homer and the “Great Wave”
Christine Guth (Stanford)
Tuesday, January 30 / 4:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020, UCSB

TALK: Impossible Subjects
Mae Ngai (Columbia University)
Friday, February 2 / 1:00 PM
4041 HSSB

TALK: Thwarted Invitations, Proposals and Requests: Displaying Affect with Language
Elizabeth Couper-Kuhlen (Institute of English and American Studies, University of Potsdam)
Friday, February 2 / 1:30 PM / 2536 Phelps

10th Anniversary Event
Herman P. and Sophia Taubman Foundation Endowed Symposia in Jewish Studies at UCSB
FILM: The Journalist and the Jihadi: The Murder of Daniel Pearl
(Ahmed A. Jamal and Ramesh Sharma, 2006, 79 min.)
With Special Appearance by Judea Pearl, President and Ruth Pearl, CFO, The Daniel Pearl Foundation
Sunday, February 4 / 3:00 PM / Campbell Hall

TALK: The Shogun and His Women in Popular Culture
Anne Walthall (History, Irvine)
Monday, February 5 / 4:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB

TALK: White City Tel Aviv: Genealogy of an Image
Maoz Azaryahu (Geography, University of Haifa)
Thursday, February 8 / 4:00 PM
Marine Science Auditorium

TALK: Everett Zimmerman Seminar
Roger Chartier (Visiting Professor, University of Pennsylvania; Directeur d’Etudes at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes)
Friday, February 9 / 3:00 PM / State Street Room, UCen

TALK: Man of the Heart: A Performance and Discussion
Sudipto Chatterjee and Suman Mukherjee
Friday, February 9 / 4:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB

TALK: Sex and Tradition, War and Schism: the origins of Roman Christian processions
Jacob Latham (Religious Studies, UCSB)
Monday, February 12 / 11:00 AM
IHC Seminar Room, 6056 HSSB

CANCELED TALK: A New Kind of Star: Rock & Roll and the Politicization of Celebrity
David Shumway (Carnegie Mellon)
Thursday, February 15 / 3:30 PM
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB CANCELED

A Wake on the Pier
Tom Scheff (Sociology, UCSB)
Thursday, February 15 / Noon
MultiCultural Center Theater

TALK: The Theological and the Political in Giovanni Gentile and Carl Schmitt
Simon Levis-Sullam (Berkeley)
Thursday, February 15 / 5:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB

TALK: Radio Art
August Black (MAT, UCSB)
Friday, February 16/ 11:00 AM
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB

TALK: Nationalism, Communism and Labor History
Joshua Freeman (History, City University of New York)
Friday, February 16 / 11:00 AM
4041 HSSB

TALK: Medieval Reading Lessons: What Machaut Can Teach Us about Reception
Deborah McGrady (Tulane University)
Tuesday, February 20 /1:30 PM
Note Location Change: Delattre Library, Phelps 5309

RESEARCH FOCUS GROUP: Synaesthesia in the Arts, Religion and Cognitive Neuroscience
Tuesday, February 20 / 3:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB

TALK: Male Birth and the Avant-Garde: F. T. Marinetti’s “African” Novel “Mafarka the Futurist”
Christine Kanz
Tuesday, February 20 / 3:30 PM
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB

TALK: American Taxation, American Slavery
Professor Robin Einhorn, ( History, UC Berkeley)
Friday, February 23 / 1:00 PM
HSSB 4041

TALK: Two talks with composer/performer Oliver Lake
Wednesday, Feb. 21/11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall and
Friday, February 23
2:30 – 4:00 PM
Old Little Theater plus
Composers Forum with Oliver Lake
Tuesday, February 27/ 4:00 – 6:00 PM / Old Little Theater, College of Creative Studies

The Santa Barbara County Arts Commission’s Annual Arts Symposium
Thursday, February 22 / 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Cabrillo Arts Pavilion
1118 E. Cabrillo Boulevard

TALK: Japanese Foreign Policy in East Asia
Dr. Masahiro Kohara, Deputy Consul General of Japan in Los Angeles
Thursday, February 22 / 12:00 PM
2252 HSSB

TALK: Nightwind: A Performance and Discussion
Hector Aristizábal
Thursday, February 22 / 4:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB

TALK: The Silk Road: How Products And Ideas From The East Reshaped Western Civilization
Dwight Reynolds (Religious Studies, UCSB)
Thursday, February 22 / 5:30 PM
Karpeles Manuscript Library
21 W Anapamu St

TALK: The Local Orderliness of Crossing Kincaid
Kenneth Liberman (Sociology, University of Oregon)
Friday, February 23 / 1:30 PM
Phelps 2536

TALK: More than Words: Exploring Graphic Writing Systems of Central Africa
Barbaro Martinez-Ruiz (Stanford)
Friday, February 23 / 3:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB

LECTURE/PERFORMANCE: The Eclipse String Quartet
Monday, February 26 / 8:30 AM
HSSB Ballet Studio

TALK: Vallejo in Translation: A Reading of the Poetry of Cesar Vallejo
Clayton Eshleman
Monday, February 26 / 10:00 AM
College of Creative Studies Gallery

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Sounds of the Silk Road
Dolores M. Hsu (Music, UCSB)
Thursday, March 1 / 5:00 PM / University Art Museum

Lutes of the Silk Road
Scott Marcus (Music, UCSB)
Thursday, March 1 / 6:00 PM
Multicultural Center Theater

CONFERENCE: Human Rights and Neoliberalism:
Universal Standards, Local Practices and the Role of Culture
Friday, March 2 / 9:30 AM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

FILM SCREENING + TALK: Los Angeles Plays Itself
Thom Andersen (CalArts)
Friday, March 2 / 7:00 PM Isla Vista Theater 2

PERFORMANCE: Polish Highlanders
Performance and Dance Party
Friday, March 2 / 8:00 PM / MCC Theater
Tickets: $5 students & $15 general
Contact the AS Ticket Office: 893-2064

TALK: The Tarim Mummies: Ancient China and
the Mystery of the Earliest Peoples from the West
Victor Mair (Chinese, Univ. of Pennsylvania)
Wednesday, March 7 / 5:30 PM
Karpeles Manuscript Library
21 W Anapamu St

TALK: ‘Sudden Masses’ and ‘Social Losers’: Everyday Tensions and Settler Anxieties in Colonial Taiwan
David Ambaras (History, North Carolina State University)
Thursday, March 8 / 4:00 PM / HSSB 2252

TALK: Narrativizing Violence: Indexicality and the Politics of Truth
Charles Briggs (Anthropology, Berkeley)
Friday, March 9 / 1:30 PM / Phelps 2536

TALK: The State of Chu: Archaeology, History, and Memory in Hubei Province, China
John Lee (History, UCSB)
Monday, March 12 / 11:00 AM
IHC Seminar Room, HSSB 6056

RFG MEETING: Synaesthesia in the Arts, Religion, and Cognitive Neuroscience
Tuesday, March 13 / 3:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

RFG MEETING: Music as Media: Musical Directions: A Conversation with Santa Barbara Symphony Musical Director Nir Kabaretti
Tuesday, March 13 / 4:00 PM
Flying A Studios, UCen

Translating the Vernacular
Les Murray
Thursday, March 15 / 4:00 PM
Multi-Cultural Center Theater

PANEL: Translating the Vernacular
Les Murray & Valerie Mejer
Friday, March 16 / 3:00 PM
Old Little Theater

Creating a Public Architecture Thursday, March 15
6:00 PM McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020
John Peterson
Principal, Peterson Architects
Founder & Chair, Public Architecture
San Francisco, CA

TALK: Imagined Communities:
Towards a New History of the Jews in Italy
Simon Levis-Sullam (History, Berkeley)
Friday, March 16 / 1:00 PM
HSSB 3041

SCREENING: Re: Soundings (1981)
Friday, March 16 / 11:00 AM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

TALK: A Study on Interruption in Chinese
Criminal Courtroom Discourse
Meizhen Liao (Central China Normal Univ-ersity / Fulbright Scholar, Loyola Law School)
Friday, March 16 / 1:30 PM
Phelps 2536

Friday, March 16 /3:00 PM
IHC Seminar Room, HSSB 6056

TALK: The Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus
Amy-Jill Levine (Vanderbilt University Divinity School)
Monday, March 19 / 7:30 PM
Congregation Bínai Bírith,
1000 San Antonio Creek Road

CONFERENCE: Reinterpreting the
Cold War in Asia, 1973 – present
Wednesday, March 21 / 8:30 AM
Thursday, March 22
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020