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February 2020

Gender Studies Paper Workshop: Kristen Thomas-McGill’s “‘Even His Lungs Were Affected’: Aubrey Beardsley, Earnestness, and the Artistic Politics of Interiority”

February 20 @ 3:30 pm
HSSB 4065, 4065 Humanities and Social Sciences Building, UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States
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Join the Gender and Sexualities Research Cluster for a paper workshop on Kristen Thomas-McGill‘s “‘Even His Lungs Were Affected’: Aubrey Beardsley, Earnestness, and the Artistic Politics of Interiority.” The event will take place in HSSB 4065 on Thursday, February 20 at 3:30. To obtain the paper in advance, email Jarett Henderson at jhenderson@history.ucsb.edu.

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Grace Peña Delgado, “Mexico’s New Slavery: A Critique of Neo-Abolitionism to Combat Human Trafficking”

February 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
HSSB 4041, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

As part of the The Center for the Study of Work, Labor, and Democracy‘s Winter Quarter speaker series, Grace Peña Delgado (History, UC Santa Cruz) will present “Mexico’s New Slavery: A Critique of Neo-Abolitionism to Combat Human Trafficking.” Delgado is the author of Making the Chinese American: Global Migration, Localism, and Exclusion in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands (2012) and co-author of Latino Immigrants in the United States (2011). Delgado participates in the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Project on Trafficking, Smuggling, and Illicit…

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Jill Lepore, The Case for the Nation

February 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
HSSB 3041, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

Join Harvard historian and New Yorker columnist Jill Lepore for informal conversation about her recent work on democracy and national identity. Open to all, undergraduates especially encouraged to attend.

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Tory Swim Inloes, “History for Hire”

February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
HSSB 3208, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

As part of the Public History speaker series, Tory Swim Inloes (UCSB alumna), will discuss her work as a freelance public historian, including work in oral history. She has also worked as curator the the Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site in Long Beach. Learn about the opportunities available for independent public historians as consultants for nonprofits, communities, and individuals.  A light lunch will be served; please RSVP to scase@history.ucsb.edu.

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Sara Beam, “Missing Babies and Tacit Tolerance of Infanticide in Early Modern Europe”

February 28 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
HSSB 4080, 4080 Humanities and Social Sciences Building, UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

Aggressive criminal prosecution of unwed mothers who killed their newborns in early modern Europe (1550-1750) has led historians to assume that Europe was less tolerant of illegitimacy and infanticide than other pre-modern societies, including China and Japan. New research throws this assumption into question. In early modern Geneva, authorities often turned a blind eye to the untimely deaths and abandonment of unwanted bastards. These findings suggest that Europeans took a more practical approach to managing fertility than we had thought.…

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March 2020

Investigating a Minoan Coastal Town in East Crete: New Work at Palaikastro, 2012-16

March 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Karpeles Manuscript Library, 21 West Anapamu Street
Santa Barbara, CA United States

Archaeological Institute of America public lecture, with sponsorship from the UCSB Department of Classics and organizational support from the Department of History. Speaker: Carl Knappett, University of Toronto Palaikastro is one of the most intensively excavated settlements of Minoan Crete (ca. 2700-1400 BC). Yet, we still understand relatively little of its urban organization, and how the town fit in its wider landscape. In this talk Prof. Knappett reports on a five-year project (2012-16) that has conducted excavations in a new…

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Van Gelderen Graduate Student Lecture: Sergey Saluschev, “Reluctant Abolitionists: Slavery, the Slave Trade and Abolition in the 19th-Century Caucasus”

March 14 @ 2:00 pm
HSSB 4020, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

History Associates presents the seventh annual Van Gelderen Graduate Student Lecture, this year given by Sergey Saluschev. He will present on his dissertation topic, “Reluctant Abolitionists: Slavery, the Slave Trade and Abolition in the 19th-Century Caucasus.” This talk will focus on the slave trade in the Russian-ruled Caucasus between 1801 and 1917 and draws upon such primary sources as letters, petitions, slave sale deeds, and official correspondence. Although the tsarist state sought–at least rhetorically–to stamp out slavery in the empire’s…

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January 2022

HOLIDAY – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 18, 2022
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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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