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May 2021

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Lily Anne Welty Tamai, “Mixed-Race Black Identities in Postwar Japan and Okinawa”

May 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Zoom, CA

The East Asia Center welcomes UCSB History alumna Dr. Lily Anne Welty Tamai (Asian American Studies, UCLA) for a talk on “Mixed-Race Black Identities in Postwar Japan and Okinawa.” Mixed-race people born at the end of World War II made history quietly with their families and their communities. Wars and the military occupations that followed, coupled with increased migration across the Pacific, created a surge of interracial relationships, resulting in a mid-century multiracial baby boom. Easily identifiable by their mixed-race…

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Center for Cold War Studies Talk: Nancy Mitchell, “Andrew Young: Challenging Anglo-Saxon Foreign Policy?”

May 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Zoom, CA

Andrew Young, one of Martin Luther King’s top aides and a former member of Congress, served as Jimmy Carter’s ambassador to the United Nations. Outspoken and controversial, Young questioned prevailing Cold War assumptions. “Communism has never been a threat to me,” he said. “Racism has always been a threat—and that has been the enemy of all of my life.” Nancy Mitchell is Professor of History at North Carolina State University. She is the author of Jimmy Carter in Africa: Race and the Cold War (2016),…

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Conference on “Imperial Foodways: Culinary Economies and Provisioning Politics”

May 21 - May 23
Zoom, CA

Registration is now open for the virtual conference “Imperial Foodways: Culinary Economies and Provisioning Politics.”  The full program, with panel and paper titles, can be viewed here. To Register, please click here. Because papers are pre-circulated, organizers Elizabeth Schmidt and Erika Rappaport ask attendees to indicate which panels they plan to attend on the registration form. Once you complete the registration, a conference organizer will be in touch with links to the relevant papers. Please be advised that the format of this conference…

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FOCAL POINT Dialogues in History Keynote Lecture with Prof. Herman Bennett: “Body, Soul & Subject: A History of Difference in the Early-Modern African Atlantic”

May 21 @ 1:00 pm
Zoom, CA

The History Department’s Colloquium Committee warmly invites you to attend the keynote lecture of our FOCAL POINT Dialogues in History series. The lecture, “Body, Soul & Subject: A History of Difference in the Early-Modern African Atlantic,” will be delivered by Prof. Herman L. Bennett. Herman L. Bennett is Professor at the Graduate Center at the City University of New York. A scholar of Latin American history and the African Diaspora, Prof. Bennett’s previous books include Africans in Colonial Mexico: Absolutism, Christianity, and Afro-Creole…

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Senior Honors Thesis Colloquium

May 28 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Zoom, CA

The participants of the 2020-2021 Senior Honors Thesis Seminar will be holding a Zoom colloquium to showcase their research on Friday, May 28th. We encourage you to attend and show support for your fellow undergraduate history majors. This is also a great opportunity to get a feel for what the colloquium is like if you plan to participate in the honors thesis seminar in the future! The schedule of presentations and zoom link are attached. program.seniorhonorseminarcolloquium.2021

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A Conversation on Early Modern Print Culture: Hilary Bernstein and Patricia Fumerton Present Their New Books

May 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom, CA

Hilary Bernstein and Patricia Fumerton will each provide short introductions to their new books, followed by a conversation between the authors and then with the audience. Registration Link A Conversation on EM Print Final Flyer  

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June 2021

History Department Awards Ceremony

June 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

I am excited to invite you all to the 2021 History Department Virtual Awards Ceremony! The ceremony will take place on Wednesday, June 2nd at 4pm via Zoom. Please join us in honoring the recipients of the 2021 History Associates and Department of History awards. Friends and family are welcome to attend!   Zoom link: https://ucsb.zoom.us/j/6855143149   

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California Eugenics Legacies Symposium, June 4-5, 2021

June 4 @ 1:00 pm - June 5 @ 5:00 pm
https://ucsb.zoom.us/j/89876633951, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

This symposium is part of ongoing national and international conversations on the influence of eugenics beliefs and practices across a multitude of private and public institutions, spaces, and places. Focusing specifically on the legacies of eugenics in California, this event brings together a diverse group of scholars, educators, students, activists, and community members to engage in dialogue exploring how state institutions of higher learning, health care, and government promoted, sustained, and mainstreamed eugenics via educational, medical, and public contexts.  …

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January 2023

HOLIDAY – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 18, 2023
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 18 of January, repeating indefinitely

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