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Ariel Chan – “Bilingualism in Context: The Role of Language Experience and Cultural Identity in Language Processing”

Humanities 2, Room 259

The Department of Languages and Applied Linguistics is pleased to present: "Bilingualism in Context: The Role of Language Experience and Cultural Identity in Language Processing" with Ariel Chan, Ph.D. Stanford University Abstract Bilingualism is inherently a social phenomenon with variation. Sociolinguistic research (e.g., Chen, 2008; Lo, 1999; Milroy & Wei, 1995) has demonstrated that bilinguals […]

An Evening with Ross Gay & Chris Mattingly

Bookshop Santa Cruz 1520 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

FREE IN-STORE EVENT: Bookshop Santa Cruz is delighted to welcome bestselling author Ross Gay (The Book of Delights, Inciting Joy) and local poet Chris Mattingly for an evening of poetry, plus a Q&A and a book signing. Ross Gay is the author of four books of poetry: Against Which; Bringing the Shovel Down; Be Holding, […]

Event Series THI Coffee Hour

THI Coffee Hour

Humanities 1, Room 515 1156 High St, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

The Humanities Institute is excited to welcome students, faculty, staff, and friends for a weekly Coffee Hour on Wednesdays, 11am to noon. We invite you to visit our team, meet our new Faculty Director, Pranav Anand, and talk with us about your academic interests as well as upcoming THI events and programs. Learn about how […]

Donna Haraway – Making Kin: Lynn Margulis in Sympoiesis with Sibling Scientists

Humanities 1, Room 210 1156 high st, Santa cruz, CA, United States

Co-sponsored by History of Consciousness: GeoEcologies + TechnoScience Conversations Sympoiesis is a simple word; it means “making with.” We live in a profoundly sympoietic world. This talk begins with Lynn Margulis (1938-2011), a multi-faceted biologist who co-founded the view of Earth as Gaia, a planet with wildly improbable gas ratios and with sustained, unlikely equilibria […]

Linguistics Colloquia: Cynthia Yoonjeong Lee

Humanities 1, Room 210 1156 high st, Santa cruz, CA, United States

The Department of Linguistics is pleased to present: "Articulating linguistic prosody: representation and choreography" with Cynthia Yoonjeong Lee University of Michigan Abstract During a communicative act, language users adeptly control and coordinate intricate movements of vocal tract organs, including the lips, tongue, and larynx, to craft linguistic messages. The spatiotemporal patterning of these vocal tract […]

Zhiying Qian – “Verb Bias and Plausibility in Native and Non-native Sentence Processing”

Humanities 1, Room 202

The Department of Languages and Applied Linguistics is pleased to present: “Verb Bias and Plausibility in Native and Non-native Sentence Processing” with Zhiying Qian, Ph.D. Florida State University Abstract The influence of the properties of a first language (Mandarin, Korean) on the comprehension of sentences in a second language (English) was investigated in a series […]

Living Writers with Undergraduate debut novelists Chiara Barzini & Rebecca Rukeyser

Humanities Lecture Hall Santa Cruz, CA, United States

Living Writers - Winter 2024 - Return of the Beloved: An Alumni Series Chiara Barzini is a screen, fiction, and journalism writer who was born in Rome and raised as a teenager in Los Angeles, where she became obsessed with canyons, quartz, and the Grateful Dead. When she moved to New York she steered her […]

Before Justice: Meister’s Legacies of Critique

Humanities 1, Room 210 1156 high st, Santa cruz, CA, United States

The History of Consciousness Department is delighted to invite you for an upcoming celebration of Professor Robert Meister, who has been teaching at UC Santa Cruz for 50 years! Please […]

Linguistics Colloquia: Drew McLaughlin

Humanities 1, Room 210 1156 high st, Santa cruz, CA, United States

The Department of Linguistics is pleased to present, Drew McLaughlin (Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language). Over the course of each year, the Linguistics department hosts colloquia by distinguished […]