Events Archive

Lecture, co-sponsored by EAC

Cognitive and Semiological Perspectives on European-Language Religious Categories and the Chinese Data

Location: McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB

Film Screening, hosted by Carsey-Wolf Center

And, Towards Happy Alleys

Location: Pollock Theater

Workshop, co-sponsored by EAC

New Approaches to Traditional Chinese Food Culture

Location: McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

Lecture, hosted by EAC

Decolonizing Hong Kong: A Global Event, with Ching Kwan Lee

Location: SSMS 2135

Book Talk, co-organized by CMES, LAIS, and Dept. of History

Transnational Palestine, with Nadim Bawalsa

Location: HSSB 3001E

Lecture, hosted by Orfalea Center

Seismic Transformations: The Cultural Ecologies and Periurban Poetics in Mahraganat Music in Egypt, with Dalia Ibraheem

Location: Girvetz 2320

Book Talk, organized by CMES and Orfalea Center

Sextarianism: Sovereignty, Secularism, and the State in Lebanon, with Maya Mikdashi

Location: Loma Pelona Center

Global Studies Colloquium, co-sponsored by EAC

Labor and Social Revolt in the Sinosphere, with Eli Friedman

Location: In-Person: SSMS 2001 and via zoom:  tinyurl.com/Globalw24

Webinar, hosted by Orfalea Center

Ecuador State of Emergency?

Location: Via zoom 

Webinar, organized by Orfalea Center

Racial Justice in Rio de Janeiro's Carnival, with Vítor Antunes

Location: via zoom

Meeting for students, hosted by LAIS

LAIS/EAP Informational Meeting

Location: Girvetz 2320 and via zoom

Global Studies Colloquium, co-sponsored with LAIS

This Chapter May Contain: Fats, Oils, and Other Interchangeable Elements of Power, with Jayson M. Porter

Location: In-Person: SSMS 2001 and via zoom:  tinyurl.com/Globalw24

Panel, hosted by Orfalea Center

LGBTQ Migrations en Argentina: A Dialog Between Artists and Activists

Location: In person at ILP 1320; register for webinar here.

Book Launch, hosted by CMES and Film and Media Studies, co-sponsored by Interdisciplinary Humanities Center

Arabic Glitch

Location: McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB

Lecture, hosted by Orfalea Center

Digital Humanities as a Network of Self-Descriptions, with Manuel Portela

Location: LSB 1001

Book Talk, hosted by Global Studies Department, co-sponsored by CMES and Orfalea Center

Elastic Empire: Refashioning War through Aid in Palestine, with Lisa Bhungalia

Location: This is a hybrid event. In person talk in SSMS 2001 and zoom link here. Lunch will be served at noon.

Symposium, organized by Central American Studies Working Group and co-sponsored by LAIS

The Horacio Roque Ramirez Memorial Symposium

Location: MCC Theater

Lecture, co-sponsored by Dept of Spanish and Portuguese, Comparative Literature Program, and LAIS

At First Blush: Race, Cosmetics, and the Transnational Performance of Turning Red, with Paul Michael Johnson

Location: Henley Boardroom, Mosher Alumni House

CMES Spotlight Series: a graduate fellows panel

Survival, Technology, and Science

Location: Via Zoom: register here

Webinar, hosted by Orfalea Center

Grounding Circulations of the Global in China and Angola

Location: Via Zoom: link here

Talk, hosted by LAIS & Central American Working Studies Group

An Analysis of the National Situation in Guatemala, a conversation with Baltzarar de la Cruz Rodríguez

Location: Dolores Huerta Room, South Hall 1623 * This event will be conducted in Spanish  

Webinar, hosted by Orfalea Center

Angola: Southern Africa and the Future of the Global South

Location: Zoom webinar link: https://ucsb.zoom.us/j/89436458355

Orfalea Research Fellows Forum

Orfalea Cluster Forums on Global Sexualities; Global Carceral States; and Water & Infrastructure

Location: Girvetz 2320

Lecture, hosted by EAC, EALCS, and IHC

Genre Matters: Women Reclaiming Narrative Tropes in Qing China, with Maram Epstein

Location: PSYCH 1902

Tertulia, hosted by LAIS

Historical Maya Displacements and the Invasion of Extractive Industries in Guatemala, with Giovanni Batz

Location: HSSB 4020

Book launch, hosted by Orfalea Center

Religious Othering-Global Dimensions, with Mark Juergensmeyer, Kathleen Moore, and Dominic Sachsenmaier

Location: Girvetz 2320

Lecture, co-sponsored by EAC, IHC, Comparative Literature, and Translation Studies

Alice in Wonderland as a Fairytale and a Resource Book in China, with Zongxin Feng

Location: Zoom attendance link

Colloquium, hosted by Africa Initiative

Kasambabezi: The Terrorist Loot Economy and the Cosmos of African Resistance, with Mhoze Chikowero

Location: Girvetz 2320 or via zoom at this link

Lecture, hosted by Orfalea Center

Queer Ruin: Postcolonial Remix and Classical Remit in Shahzia Sikander's Work, with Sadia Abbas

Location: Girvetz 2320

A panel, co-sponsored by Central American Studies Working Group, LAIS, and Las Maestras Center

El retorno del libro: La devolución del Chilam Balam al pueblo maya

Location: MCC Theater

CMES Spotlight Series: a graduate fellows panel

Palestine as Method

Location: Girvetz 2320

Lecture, co-sponsored by Central American Studies Working Group, LAIS, and the Collective of Pueblos Orginarios in Diaspora the

Racialization of Central Americans in Los Angeles, with Alejandro Villalpando

Location: South Hall 1623

Lecture, hosted by the Department of Music and co-sponsored by EAC

Musical Networks and Community Building in Indonesia and Beyond, with Wok the Rok

Location: Music Library 2406

Webinar, hosted by Orfalea Center

Sudan: Revolutionary Consciousness & Transnational Solidarity

Location: Link to webinar: https://ucsb.zoom.us/j/86359448348

Workshop, co-sponsored by EAC, Dept of Religious Studies, College of Letters and Science, Shinto Studies, Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, and others.

The Makers of Buddhism

Location: Robertson Gymnasium, Seminar Room 1005

International Conference, organized by the Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies

The Future of the Amazon

Location: McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB

gathering for faculty & students, hosted by AGI

AGI Open House

Location: 2326 Girvetz

Tertulia & Welcome Back Lunch, hosted by LAIS

Khipu, an Andean Instrument of Management, Memory, and Power with Dr. Lydia Fossa

Location: McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

Book Talk, hosted by EAC, EALCS, IHC, and Anthropology

Ryo Morimoto on "Nuclear Ghost: Atomic Livelihoods in Fukushima's Gray Zone"

Location: SSMS 2135

Film Screening, Co-Sponsored by Carsey-Wolf Center, Religious Studies, & CMES

CWC Global: Lamya's Poem

Location: Pollock Theater

Lecture, hosted by CMES

Sergey Salushchev on Women Negotiating Shariʿa, Zakon, and Adat in the Nineteenth Century Caucasus

Location: Via Zoom, register to attend here.

Book Launch, hosted by Africa Initiative and Mellon-Sawyer Seminar

Gabrielle Hecht & Satyajit Singh on "A Dam for Africa" by Stephen Miescher

Location: HSSB 1174

Graduate Student Seminar, hosted by EAC

Andrew B. Liu on Industrious and Flexible: China’s 1980s reforms, East Asian capitalism, and flexible accumulation

Location: 2320 Girvetz 

Lecture, hosted by EAC

Andrew B. Liu on End of an Era? China's Changing Place in the World Market

Location: 2135 SSMS

symposium, organized by Iranian Studies Initiative and co-sponsored by CMES

Iranian Studies Symposium

Location: Digital Image Lab in the IRC, Arts 1245

public art projection hosted by Arts & Lectures Justice for All, co-presented with AGI and other campus partners.

Woman.Life.Freedom Public Art Projection

Location: The public art projection will run from 8pm - 11pm on the façade of the UCSB Art, Design, and Architecture Museum. This event is free and the UCSB community is welcome to stop by at anytime during the projection.  

Panel, hosted by Capp Center and co-sponsored by EAC and CMES

Manjusha Kulkarni on Challenging Hate: How to Stop Anti-AAPI Violence and Bias

Location: UCSB Multicultural Center Theater and YouTube Livestream here

Panel, hosted by Capp Center and co-sponsored by EAC and CMES

Asian American Activism: Drawing on History, Inspiring the Future

Location: UCSB Multicultural Center Theater and YouTube Livestream here.

"Conference, hosted by Dept of Spanish and Portuguese and co-sponsored by LAIS and the SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind)"

Celebrating the Carnation Revolution: A Conference in Honor of Eduardo Lourenço

Location: 6020 McCune Conference Room, HSSB

Roundtable, hosted by the Department of Spanish & Portuguese and moderated by Burdick Fellow

Elisa Loncón on Popular Power and Constitutional Change: Reflections from Chile

Location: Loma Pelona Center Conference Room

Conference, hosted by Dept of Spanish and Portuguese and co-sponsored by LAIS

Political Reconfigurations, Cultural Practices, and Artistic Manifestations of First Nations of the (Abya Yala) Americas

Location: Thursday April 20 at Loma Pelona Center & Friday April 21 at State Street Room UCen

Lecture, co-hosted by Center for Interdisciplinary Study of Music, Ethnomusicology Forum, Iranian Studies Initiative, and CMES

Farzaneh Hemmasi on Live, Die, Repeat: Burying and Resurrecting Iranian Pop Stars in Southern California

Location: 2406 Music Library

Lecture, hosted by King Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud Chair in Islamic Studies and CMES

Dana Sajdi on The Pasha's New Clothes: The History Section of an 18th Century Library from Acre

Location: 4080 HSSB

Workshop, hosted by German Historical Institute and UCSB Migration Initiative, co-organized by CMES faculty affiliate

Knowledge Production in Displacement and Forced Migration Workshop

Location: U-Cen, Flying A room

Graduate Fellows Panel, hosted by CMES

The Land and What Lies Beneath It: Food, Maps & Sanitation

Location: Via Zoom; register to attend here.

Lecture, hosted by King Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud Chair in Islamic Studies and CMES

Keelan Overton on The Deccani Trails of the St Andrews Qur'an Manuscript

Location: 3001E HSSB

Colloquium, hosted by Africa Initiative and History Department

Nyasha Mboti and Steve Zipperstein on Dialogues in History: Conversations on Black life, race, and antiblackness in history

Location: *Note the location of this event has changed to the UCSB MultiCultural Center Lounge.

Lecture, hosted by CMES

Nasser Rabbat on Al-Maqrizi’s Khitat: A Transhistorical Paean to Cairo

Location: 3230 Girvetz Hall

Workshop, hosted by Center for Taiwan Studies and EAC

Global Storytelling: Narrating Childhoods in Taiwan Workshop

Location: UCSB Loma Pelona Conference Center, Room 1108

Colloquium, hosted by Film & Media Department and organized by CMES faculty affiliate

Pelle Valentin Olsen on A Tale of Three Brothers: Ezra, Me’ir, and Hayyawi Sawda’i and a History of Cinema in Iraq

Location: 2135 SSMS

Lecture, hosted by Center for Taiwan Studies

Kristina Kironska on Formosa as a Safe Haven?

Location: 2135 SSMS

Lecture, hosted by LAIS, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, & Comparative Literature Program

Efráin Kristal on War and Translation in Jorge Luis Borges

Location: 1508 Phelps Hall

Lecture, hosted by Africa Initiative

Saki Mafundikwa on Black Ingenuity, White Profits

Location: 2314 Girvetz

Book Talk, hosted by EAC & History Department

Aaron Skabelund on Inglorious, Illegal Bastards: Japan's Self-Defense Force During the Cold War

Location: 4020 HSSB

Book Talk, hosted by Orfalea Center

Lisa Hajjar & David Nevin on The Last Front in the War in Court: Torture and Law at Guantanamo

Location: 6020 HSSB

Book talk, hosted by Orfalea Center & CMES

Jillian Schwedler on Understanding Geographies of Protests: Insights from Jordan

Location: 6020 HSSB

Lecture, hosted by EAC, Center for Taiwan Studies & the Dalai Lama Endowment

Venerable Yifa on Chinese Buddhism and Environmental Ethics

Location: 6020 HSSB

Graduate Fellows Panel, hosted by CMES

The Politics of the Everyday: Crime, Charity & Economy

Location: Via Zoom

Seminar, hosted by CMES and King Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud Chair in Islamic Studies

Kathryn Babayan on Archival Practices Beyond the State

Location: 2320 Girvetz

Lecture, hosted by Africa Initiative and Orfalea Center

Admire Mseba on The Politics of Land and Power in Northeastern Zimbabwe

Location: 2320 Girvetz

Lecture, hosted by CMES and King Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud Chair in Islamic Studies

Kathryn Babayan on Anthologizing the City of Isfahan: Family Archives & Urban Knowledge

Location: HSSB 4080

Film Screening, hosted by Africa Initiative

Sarraounia

Location: 2320 Girvetz

Area Global Initiative

AGI centers moved into new offices

Artist Talk, hosted by EAC & Art Department

Soo Kim

Location: Embarcadero Hall

Lecture, hosted by EAC

Mercedes Valmisa on Rethinking Agency for Social and Political Change

Location: Via Zoom

Roundtable, hosted by LAIS

João Roberto Martins Filho and Fabio de Sa e Silva on Populism, Authoritarian Governments, and Brazil Elections

Location: Via Zoom

Graduate Fellows Panel, hosted by CMES

The Native Other: Language, Race & Migration

Location: Via Zoom