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Linguistics Colloquia: Jed Pizarro-Guevara

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

The Department of Linguistics is pleased to present, Jed Pizarro-Guevara (University of Massachusetts). Over the course of each year, the Linguistics department hosts colloquia by distinguished faculty from around the world. For full speaker and event information, please visit: https://linguistics.ucsc.edu/news-events/colloquia/index.html

Undiscovered Shakespeare: Henry VIII

Virtual Event

Join Santa Cruz Shakespeare, the UCSC Shakespeare Workshop, and The Humanities Institute, as we launch Undiscovered Shakespeare: Henry VIII, the fourth installment of our annual virtual Shakespeare program. Register for all sessions here: About Henry VIII: Early in its first run in 1613, Henry VIII (1613) set the world on fire – if by “world” […]

Kuumbwa Jazz Presents: American Patchwork Quartet

Kuumbwa Jazz Center

Kuumbwa Jazz is pleased to present American Patchwork Quartet (APQ) on Feburary 21, 2023 at 7:00PM! Join the live concert and support American Patchwork Quartet's mission to reclaim the immigrant soul of American Roots Music as APQ weaves modern immigrant dreams into songs. Tickets available for purchase here: American Patchwork Quartet - Kuumbwa Jazz American […]

Jun Borras – Land struggles and scholar-activism

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

Co-sponsored by Southeast Asian Coastal Interactions (SEACoast) The talk will argue that land struggles as framed by agrarian, food and environmental justice movements have regained academic and political importance in recent years, but that in the era of fragmented working classes and environmental/climate crisis, these require rethinking and reframing. Mapping contemporary land issues of working classes, […]

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 […]

An Evening with Joe Garcia and Kate McQueen

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

Kresge's Media & Society Series Presents, in Partnership with the Humanities Institute: An Evening with Joe Garcia and Kate McQueen Journalist Joe Garcia, whose viral essay "Listening to Taylor Swift in Prison" was published in the New Yorker last year, will be in conversation with writer, editor, and UCSC lecturer Kate McQueen. Garcia and McQueen […]

Linguistics Colloquia: Caroline Andrews

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

The Department of Linguistics is pleased to present, Caroline Andrews (University of Zurich). Over the course of each year, the Linguistics department hosts colloquia by distinguished faculty from around the world. For full speaker and event information, please visit: https://linguistics.ucsc.edu/news-events/colloquia/index.html

Nishat Khan Sitar Performance

Music Center Recital Hall - UCSC 402 McHenry Road, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

A performance of Indian Classical Music with Nishat Khan (sitar) and Nitin Mitta (tabla) Ustad Nishat Khan is one of India’s finest musicians and a virtuoso sitar player, transcending musical barriers with his provocative expression and spellbinding technical mastery. Nishat stands at the threshold of the future of sitar and Indian music with his uniquely invigorating […]

The Hayden V. White Distinguished Annual Lecture – Lisa Lowe: Histories of the Colonial Present

Cowell Ranch Hay Barn Ranch View Rd, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

The Humanities Division and The Humanities Institute at UC Santa Cruz invite you to join us for the Hayden V. White Distinguished Annual Lecture, featuring Lisa Lowe. Guests who attend in person are invited to join us for a reception with light refreshments and beverages at 5:30 p.m. Settler colonialism, slavery, migration, and imperial war […]

Thenmozhi Soundarajan – The Trauma of Caste and the US Equity Movement: A Dalit Feminist Meditation on Survivorship, Healing, and Abolition

Virtual and In Person

Thenmozhi Soundarajan is a Dalit American commentator on religion, race, caste, gender, technology, and justice. She is the Executive Director of Equality Labs and the author of The Trauma of Caste: A Dalit Feminist Meditation on Survivorship, Healing, and Abolition. This event is presented by the Center for South Asian Studies as a part of […]