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Department of History

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January 2020

History Department Open House, sponsored by HIST Club/Phi Alpha Theta

January 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
4041 HSSB, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

The HIST Club of enthusiastic history majors and minors would like to invite you all to an Open House on Wed., Jan. 22, 4-5:30. That day is the day of our first faculty meeting so we are hoping you can stick around to grab some refreshments and chat with your students. They are super eager to meet you and other interested students and hope you can attend. Just as an FYI — we have some 20-25 active members and more…

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Andrew Hartman, “Rethinking Karl Marx: American Liberalism from the New Deal to the Cold War”

January 24 @ 1:00 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, Andrew Hartman (History, Illinois State University) will present “Rethinking Karl Marx: American Liberalism from the New Deal to the Cold War.” Hartman is the author of Education and the Cold War: The Battle for the American School (2008) and the widely reviewed A War for the Soul of America: A History of the Culture Wars (2015). Professor Hartman is currently at work on…

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Gender Studies Paper Workshop: Jarett Henderson’s “The ‘Turton Job’ and the Sexual Politics of the Durham Administration in Briatin and British North America”

January 30 @ 3:30 pm
HSSB 4065, 4065 Humanities and Social Sciences Building, UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States
Flyer advertising the workshop

Join the Gender and Sexualities Research Cluster for a paper workshop on Jarett Henderson‘s “The ‘Turton Job’ and the Sexual Politics of the Durham Administration in Briatin and British North America.” The event will take place in HSSB 4065 on Thursday, January 30 at 3:30. To obtain the paper in advance, email Jarett Henderson at jhenderson@history.ucsb.edu.

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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
Paper Workshop Flyer

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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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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