Events of Interest for the Week of February 3, 2020

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
The Humanities Institute and the Center for Middle East and North Africa
Questions that Matter:
Reporting the Middle East and the Future of Investigative Journalism

Hannah Allam and Leila Fadel, NPR
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Kuumbwa Jazz Center  (320 Cedar St)

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Department of Anthropology
To Make an Ethnographic Film in the 21st Century
Shelly Errington, UC-Santa Cruz
3:15 PM – 5:00 PM
Social Sciences 1, Room 261

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Science & Justice Research Center
Book Discussion: Locating the Central Asiatic Expedition
Lukas Rieppel, Brown University
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Science & Justice Research Center Common Room (Oakes College 231)

Friday, February 7, 2020
Department of History and East Asian Studies Program
Hong Kong on the Brink
Jeffrey Wasserstrom, UC-Irvine
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Humanities 1, Room 520

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Events of Interest for the Week of January 27, 2020

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Science & Justice Research Center
Works-in-Progress
Anjuli Verma, UC Santa Cruz
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
SJRC Common Room (Oakes College 231)

Thursday, January 30, 2020
Research Center for the Americas
Connective Engagement: Indigenous Consciousness-Raising through Digital Infrastructures
Marisa Duarte, Arizona State University
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Humanities 1, Room 210

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Events of Interest for the Week of January 13, 2020

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Department of Anthropology
“A Future History of Water: How to Wonder with Techno-Legal Devices”
Andrea Ballestero, Rice University
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Social Sciences 1, Room 261

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Science & Justice Research Center
Works-in-Progress
Iris Yellum, Harvard University
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
SJRC Common Room (Oakes College 231)

Thursday, January 16, 2020
Institute of the Arts and Sciences
TRACTION:Art Talk 
Pablo Helguera, Museum of Modern Art
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Digital Arts Research Center (DARC) 108

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Events of Interest for the Week of January 6, 2020

Thursday, January 9, 2020 
Center for Southeast Asian Coastal Interactions
Slow Seminar Discussion – Floating Coast: An Environmental History of the Bering Strait by Bathsheba Demuth 
3:30 – 5:30 PM
Social Sciences 1, Room 261

Thursday, January 9, 2020 
Institute of the Arts and Sciences
TRACTION: Art Talk
Slavs and Tatars
7:00 – 9:00 PM
Digital Arts Research Center (DARC) 108

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Events of Interest for the Week of December 3, 2019

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Science and Justice Research Center
Surrogate Humanity: Race, Robots, and the Politics of Technological Futures
Neda Atanasoski (UCSC) and Kalindi Vora (UC Davis)
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Engineering 2, Room 599

Thursday, December 5, 2019
Center for Southeast Asian Coastal Interactions
Slow Seminar to discuss Gun Island by Amitav Ghosh
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Social Sciences 1, Room 261

Thursday, December 5, 2019
Creative Writing Program
Living Writers Series
Student Reading
7:10 PM – 8:45 PM
Humanities Lecture Hall

Monday, December 2- Friday, December 6, 2019 
Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery
Unique Multiples: Teaching with the Parkett Collection from the University of Castilla-La Mancha
Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery
Porter College

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Events of Interest for the Week of November 18, 2019

Monday, November 18, 2019
Research Center for the Americas
Breakfast with Scholar: Dr. Christine Vega, CSU Fort Collins
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Charles E. Merrill Lounge

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Institute of the Arts and Sciences
Symposium: Questions of Translation
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Digital Arts Research Center (DARC) 108

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Visual and Media Cultures Colloquia
On Trouble
Mariah Garnett, UCLA
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Porter College, Room D-245

Thursday, November 21, 2019
Science & Justice Research Center
Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Database
Jessica Kolopenuk, University of Alberta
7:10 PM – 8:45 PM
Merrill Cultural Center

Thursday, November 21, 2019
Creative Writing Program
Living Writers Series
Sophia Shalmiyev (Mother Winter: A Memoir) and Peg Alford Pursell (A Girl Goes Into the Forest)
7:10 PM – 8:45 PM
Humanities Lecture Hall
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Events of Interest for the Week of November 11, 2019

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Department of Feminist Studies
Solidarity Not Charity: Mutual Aid for Mobilization & Survival
Dean Spade, Seattle University School of Law
3:00 – 5:00 PM
Resource Center for Non-Violence
612 Ocean St.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Department of Anthropology
Reconnecting through Water or the One with the Longest Straw Takes it All: Groundwater Self-Management in a Green Californian Desert
Birgit Müller, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales
3:15 PM – 5:00 PM
for location update, contact mda@ucsc.edu

Thursday, November 14, 2019
Department of Sociology
Verona, the City of Love and Hate:
Struggle to Define City-Space and Belonging in the Age of Right-Wing Populism

Ipek Demirsu, University of Padova
11:40 AM – 1:15 PM
Rachel Carson College, Room 301

Thursday, November 14, 2019
Creative Writing Program
Living Writers Series
After Ursula: Karen Joy Fowler, Molly Gloss, Nisi Shawl, and Kim Stanley Robinson
7:10 PM – 8:45 PM
Humanities Lecture Hall
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Events of Interest for the Week of November 4, 2019

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Institute of the Arts and Sciences
Opening Reception: Solitary Garden
5:30 PM – 6:45 PM
Baskin Art Studios Quad

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Institute of the Arts and Sciences
Traction: Art Talk
jackie sumell, The House that Herman Built
with Gina DentUC Santa Cruz
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Digital Arts Research Center (DARC) 108

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Research Center for the Americas
Dr. Marian Schlotterbeck:
How to Build a Revolution from the Bottom Up: Lessons from Allende’s Chile

Marian Schlotterbeck, UC Davis
1:30 PM – 2:45 PM
Charles E. Merrill Lounge

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Center for Southeast Asian Coastal Interactions and the Department of Anthropology
State, Society, and Relations of Dependence over the Long Term in North Seram, Eastern Indonesia
Tony Rudyansjah, University of Indonesia
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Social Sciences 1, Room 261

Thursday, November 7, 2019
Department of Sociology
Feminist Radical Left Internationalism and Border Crossings to Cuba:
The Vexing of Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Political Solidarities, 1960-1985

Karen Tice, University of Kentucky
11:40 AM – 1:15 PM
Rachel Carson College, Room 301

Thursday, November 7, 2019
The Humanities Institute and the Creative Writing Program
Morton Marcus Poetry Reading
Gary Soto, The Elements of San Joaquin
7:00 PM
Music Recital Hall

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Events of Interest for the Week of October 28, 2019

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Institute of the Arts and Sciences
Traction: Art Talk
with Sadie Barnette, Artist, Do Not Destroy
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
DARC 108

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Research Center for the Americas and the Department of Politics
André Borges: Right-wing Populism and Party System Change in Brazil:
A Subnational Perspective

André Borges, University of Brasília
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Charles E. Merrill Lounge

Friday, November 1-Saturday, November 2, 2019 
The Humanities Institute
Against Orthodoxies: Working with Hayden White
Merrill College Cultural Center
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Events of Interest for the Week of October 21, 2019

Monday, October 21, 2019
Department of Anthropology
Ethnographic Engagements
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Social Sciences 1, Room 328

Thursday, October 24, 2019
Department of Sociology
 “The Island in the Middle Sea: Lampedusa, Migration, and the Ripple Effects of Empire”
Stephanie Malia Hom, Executive Director of the Acus Foundation
11:40 AM – 1:15 PM
Rachel Carson College 301

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