Gender and Sexualities Research Cluster Brown Bag

HSSB 4020 University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

The Gender and Sexuality Research Cluster will meet periodically throughout the year for brown bag lunches to read and workshop works-in-progress from members of the research cluster. On April 17, Elizabeth Schmidt will discuss, “Culinary Commonplacing: The Literary Value of Food Manuscripts in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Britain.” Draft papers will be distributed before the event, and all participants will [...]

Gender and Sexualities Brown Bag: Sasha Coles

HSSB 4020 University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

The Gender and Sexuality Research Cluster will meet periodically throughout the year for brown bag lunches to read and workshop works-in-progress from members of the research cluster. On May 8, Sasha Coles will discuss “A Nation’s Wealth Surrounds a Worm”: Mormonism, Consumer Politics, and Utah’s Silk Industry, 1860s-1906.” Draft papers will be distributed before the event, and all participants will be [...]

Gender and Sexualities Brown Bag: Julie Johnson

HSSB 3001E 3001E Humanities and Social Sciences Building, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

The Gender and Sexuality Research Cluster meets periodically throughout the year for brown bag lunches to read and workshop works-in-progress from members of the research cluster. On June 5, Julie Johnson will discuss “A Woman's Business: Branding Marie Stopes 1918-1939.” Image: Marie Stopes with Clinic Midwives, London, 1921 (courtesy of Marie Stopes International www.mariestopes.org) Draft papers will be distributed before the event, and [...]

Onontio’s Reward: When Louis XIV’s head hung from Native American necks

HSSB 3001E 3001E Humanities and Social Sciences Building, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

French royal medals crossed into a radically different cultural context when awarded to the Amerindian people of Canada in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. So it may come as a surprise that the symbolic potential of these medals was only fully realized by the indigenous warriors that they were gifted to. These small sculptures, designed in emulation of [...]

Adrienne Edgar, “Mixed Children in Soviet Central Asia: Dilemmas of Identity and Belonging”

Zoom CA

The UCSB Department of Political Science's Identity Politics Group invites you to join them at a Workshop in which Professor Adrienne Edgar (History, UCSB) will present a chapter from her forthcoming book, Intimate Internationalism: Mixed Marriage in Soviet Central Asia. The chapter to be discussed is "Mixed Children in Soviet Central Asia: Dilemmas of Identity and Belonging." Professor Paul Spickard [...]

Free

CWWG Workshop–Addison Jensen, “WITCHIEs, Chickies, and Donut Dollies: The Women’s Rights Movement and American GIs”

Zoom CA

On Saturday, February 27, from 2 to 4 pm, the Center for Cold War Studies and International History (CCWS) will host a workshop. They will read and discuss a dissertation chapter, “WITCHIEs, Chickies, and Donut Dollies: The Women’s Rights Movement and American GIs,” by Addie Jensen, a doctoral candidate in the UCSB history department. This workshop is part of a [...]

Free

CWWG Workshop–Mattie Webb, “Beyond Desegregation: Waging a Battle Against Apartheid in the South African Workplace”

Zoom CA

On Saturday, April 24, from 2 to 4 pm, the Center for Cold War Studies and International History (CCWS) will host a workshop. They will read and discuss a dissertation chapter, “Beyond Desegregation: Waging a Battle Against Apartheid in the South African Workplace,” by Mattie Webb, a doctoral candidate in the UCSB history department. This workshop is part of a new [...]

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