Winter 2008

Winter 2008

TALK: Loser Take All: Election, Fraud and the Subversion of Democracy, 2000-2008
Mark Crispin Miller (New York Univ.)
Tuesday, January 15 / 4:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB

TALK: Dorothea Lange and Visual Democracy
Linda Gordon (New York University)
Friday, January 18 / 11:00 AM
4041 HSSB

Carla Kihlstedt

RESEARCH FOCUS GROUP: Environmental Media
Friday, January 18 / 1:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB

Visiting Artist: Liz Phillips
January 21-25, 2008

January 21 – 25

TALK: On the Meaning of Alienation
Thomas J. Scheff (Sociology, UCSB)
Wednesday, January 23 / 12:00 PM
2823 Ellison Hall

Andrea Fontenot (English, UCSB)
Friday, January 25 / 2:00 PM
IHC Seminar Room, 6056 HSSB

TALK: Theorizing Religion
Martin Riesebrodt (Divinity School, University of Chicago)
Wednesday, January 30 / 3:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB

WORKSHOP: Masculinities in Japan
January 31-February 2
Upham Hotel, Santa Barbara
Organizers: Sabine Frühstück (UCSB) & Anne Walthall (UCI)

I.V. LIVE: improvability. UCSB’s premiere comedy troupe
Every Friday @ 8PM
Embarcadero Hall
Tickets $3 Students / $5 General
February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Special Anti-Valentines Show February 8

TALK: The Reagan Revolution Reconsidered
Meg Jacobs (MIT) & Julian Zelizer
Friday, February 1 / 1:00 PM
HSSB 4041

PERFORMANCE: Wong Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Kristina Wong
Thursday, February 7 / 7:00 PM
MultiCultural Center Theater

James Carroll (Boston Globe)
Thursday, February 7 / 8:00 PM
Campbell Hall

PERFORMANCE & LECTURE: Mystics, Nomads, and Troubadours in Central Asian Music
Theodore Levin (Dartmouth College)
Tuesday, November 6 / 2:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

TALK: The 2004 Election Did Not Take Place: Bush, Spectacle and the Media Non-event
Kevin Glynn (American Studies, University of Canterbury, Christ Church, New Zealand)
Friday, February 8 / 3:00 PM
Ellison Hall 1714

CONFERENCE: The Traveling Box: Containers as the Global Icon of Our Era
November 8 – 10, 2007
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

TALK: Disciplining Texts
Rachel Fulton, Jennifer Hellwarth, Daniel M. Klerman, Zrinka Stahuljak,
Saturday, February 9 / 9:30 AM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

TALK: Early Christianity and the Ancient Coastline of Ephesos
Christine M. Thomas (Religious Studies, UCSB)
Monday, February 11 / 5:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

February 12 -21, 2008
MultiCultural Center

TALK: Pedagogy of Chicano Power: Sal Castro, Paulo Freire, and the Mexican American Youth Leadership Conferences, 1963-1968
Mario T. Garcia (Chican@ Studies, UCSB)
Wednesday, February 13 / 12:00 PM
Conference room, Bldg. 406

Amy X Neuburg
February 14 & 15

TALK: Sweet Land of Liberty: The Unfinished Struggle for Racial Equality in the North
Thomas J. Sugrue (History & Sociology, U. Penn.)
Friday, February 15 / 1:00 PM
HSSB 4041

TALK: “That’s a physics attitude”: Ideologies of disciplinarity in science students’ interactions and “What do you call an eigensheep?”: Formulaic jokes as scientific knowledge displays among undergraduates
Mary Bucholtz, Madeleine Adkins, Brendan Barnwell, Jung-Eun Janie Lee, Elena Skapoulli
Friday, February 15 / 1:30 PM
Phelps 2536

TALK: Back in the USSR: Russian popular music–past and present
Artemy Troitsky (Moscow State Univ.)
Friday, February 15 / 2:00-4:00
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

CONFERENCE: Geography, Tradition, and the Individual: The Case of Modern Greek Architecture
Friday, February 15 / 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Saturday, February 16 / 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
MultiCultural Center Theater

TALK: At the Convergence of Two Oceans: Issues of Catholic-Muslim Relations
Thomas Michel, S.J.
Sunday, February 17 / 3:00 PM
Victoria Hall, 33 W. Victoria Street

Sandy Tolan (Communication, USC)
Tuesday, February 19 / 8:00 PM
Campbell Hall

CONFERENCE: Blowout: A 40th Anniversary Conference on the 1968 East Los Angeles Chicano Student Walkouts
Speakers include Sal Castro, Mario T. Garcia, & Paula Crisostomo
Wednesday, February 20 / 12:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

TALK: Digitime and Inscription in Postfilmic Screen Narrative
Garrett Stewart (English, Univ. of Iowa)
Friday, February 22 / 1:00 PM
Ellison Hall 1714

TALK: Goetics: The Magical Poetics of Latin Love Elegy
Kerill O’Neill (Colby College)
Friday, February 22 / 3:00 PM
HSSB 4020

TALK: Communicating About Clean Air: Managing Relationships Among California Government, the Public, and the Business Community
Leo Kay, (California Air Resources Board)
Tuesday, February 26 / 11:00 AM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

TALK: Buckingham Does the Globe: Shakespeare’s Henry VIII and the Origins of the Personal Rule of Charles I.
Peter Lake (History, Princeton)
Wednesday, February 27 / 5:15 PM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

SCREENING & TALK: Il Postino: The World of Antonio Skármeta
Antonio Skármeta
Monday, March 3 / 4:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

Idee Levitan Endowed Lecture Series
TALK: Conflict in Congo – The Challenge of Visual Journalism
Marcus Bleasdale
Monday, March 3 / 8:00 PM
Campbell Hall

SCREENING & Q&A: The District (2004)
Áron Gauder and Erik Novák
Monday, March 3
Mulitcultural Center Theater / 6:00 PM
IV Theater / 10:00 PM

TALK: Declarations of Dependence and Independence: Homeless Narratives in Japan and America
Tom Gill (Meji Gakuin Univ., Japan)
Tuesday, March 4 / 4:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

Robert Michaelsen Memorial Lecture
TALK: Sliding to the Right: The Contest for the Future of Modern Jewish Orthodoxy in America
Samuel Heilman (Religious Studies, UCSB)
Wednesday, March 5 /4:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

TALK: Assisting Belief: Ritual and The Spectator
Dennis Kennedy (Trinity College Dublin)
Wednesday, March 5 / 5:30 PM
Seminar Room, Department of Theater and Dance, 2nd Floor

TALK: Race and American Electoral Politics, or How Parties Compete by Keeping Down the Black Vote
Frances Fox Piven (Sociology & Political Science, CUNY Graduate Center)
Thursday, March 6 / 3:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

TALK: Mind-forg’d Manacles: William Blake and Slavery
David Bindman (University College, London)
Thursday, March 6 / 5:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

TALK: Projective constructions in German interactions – an analysis of pseudo-clefts, N-be-that-constructions and extrapositions
Susanne Guenthner (Linguistics, Univ. of Münster, Germany)
Friday, March 7 / 1:30 PM
Phelps 2536

TALK: Saving the Hero: Or, Why Virgil Was No Plagiarist
Scott McGill (Classics, Rice Univ.)
Friday, March 7 / 3:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

TALK: A Little Night Conversation
Stephen Sondheim & Frank Rich
Saturday, March 8 / 4:00 PM
The Granada
General public $48.00 – $68.00 / UCSB Students $22.00

CONFERENCE: Church, Sex and the Public Sphere: Italy and the United States
Monday, March 10 / 9:00 AM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

Current UCSB Research in Archaeology: Two Lectures
Matthew Edwards (C. Phil. Anthropology, UCSB)
Terry Joslin (C. Phil. Anthropology, UCSB)
Monday, March 10 / 5:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

The 2008 Harry Girvetz Memorial Lecture
TALK: Iraq – Managing the Consequences of Failure
Andrew J. Bacevich (International Relations & History, Boston Univ.)
Monday, March 10 / 8:00 PM
Campbell Hall

TALK: Cold War Legacies and Contemporary Dilemmas
Melvin Leffler (History, Univ. of Virginia)
Thursday, March 13 / 4:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

CONFERENCE: Science & Technology, 1500-1800
Friday, March 14 / 9:00 AM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

SYMPOSIUM: UCSB Partnerships in Environmental Media
Tuesday, March 18 / 7:00 PM
Faulkner Gallery, Santa Barbara Public Library
40 E. Anapamu St.

CONFERENCE: The Ancient Borderlands International Graduate Student Conference
Friday, March 21 / 1:00 PM
Saturday March 22 / 9:00 AM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

CONFERENCE: Subaltern-Popular Workshop: Democracy by Force?
March 24-27, 2008
Cairo, Egypt