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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 […]

Nicole Starosielski – Socializing the Network

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

Co-sponsored by Film + Digital Media This talk is a story about the ways that global digital infrastructure, especially the data centers and subsea cable networks that form the backbone […]

From the Roots – Favianna Rodriguez Artist Talk

Stevenson Event Center

The Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition Favianna Rodriguez: Power From The Roots opening January 9 and running through March 9, 2024. Favianna Rodriguez is […]

Humanities Division Grad Slam Preliminary Round

Graduate Student Commons

Come out and support Humanities graduate students competing in their Grad Slam preliminary round for a chance to advance as a finalist to Grad Slam on March 2 at the […]

Linguistics Colloquia: Andrea Beltrama

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

The Department of Linguistics is pleased to present: Andrea Beltrama University of Pennsylvania speaking on The interface between pragmatic reasoning and social perception: Towards an integrative view of inferences in […]

Davide Panagia: Political Theory, Democracy, and the Challenges of Algorithmic Governance

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

In this talk I will raise some challenges that political theorists face when reflecting on the political import of algorithmic governance. I do not develop normative or epistemic insights into these challenges, and in fact suggest that such an approach is problematic. Rather, I proceed by articulating some aspects of the political ontology of algorithms […]

Wei Wang – “The Effect of Instruction on L2 Learners’ Interactional Competence: Listener Responses in Chinese as a Second Language”

Humanities 1, Room 202

The Department of Languages and Applied Linguistics is pleased to present: “The Effect of Instruction on L2 Learners’ Interactional Competence: Listener Responses in Chinese as a Second Language” with Wei Wang, Ph.D. University of Houston Abstract This study investigates whether classroom instruction is effective in promoting L2 Chinese learners’ interactional competence (IC) as indexed by […]

Linguistics Colloquia: Anthony Yacovone

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

The Department of Linguistics is pleased to present: Anthony Yacovone Tufts University / Massachusetts General Hospital speaking on Prediction is a piece of ceke: Developmental and psycholinguistic evidence for prediction of word-forms during natural language comprehension. Abstract For decades, psycholinguists have fiercely debated the role and centrality of prediction in human language. These debates center […]