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An Evening with Martha Mendoza and Juliet Linderman

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

In Partnership with the Humanities Institute and City on a Hill Press Kresge's Media & Society Series Presents: An Evening with Martha Mendoza and Juliet Linderman Prize-winning Associated Press coauthors Martha Mendoza and Juliet Linderman will be speaking about journalistic collaboration and their groundbreaking investigation into the US Marine who abducted an Afghan child. Martha […]

Chris Connery – China and the Mutations of Neoliberalism: Thoughts on the Current Conjuncture

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

China’s economic and social development over the last 25 years has featured significant elements from the neoliberal playbook–ideologies of competition and human capital, market metrics, efficiency, suppression of labor rights, and more–coexisting with severe state limitations on private property, impediments to the formation of a capitalist class, and, especially in the last ten years, an […]

Dr. Vladimir Hamed-Troyansky – Empire of Refugees: North Caucasian Muslims and the Late Ottoman State

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

Dr. Vladimir Hamed-Troyansky will present on his book, Empire of Refugees: North Caucasian Muslims and the Late Ottoman State (Stanford University Press, 2024), which reveals the origins of refugee resettlement in the modern Middle East. Between the 1850s and World War I, the Ottoman Empire welcomed about a million Muslim refugees from Russia.  Empire of […]

PhD+ Workshop – THI Public Fellowship Information Session

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

Curious about becoming a THI Public Fellow? Not sure how to find the right partner organization? If you’re thinking about applying your expertise in the public sphere or exploring career opportunities beyond academia, then you may be interested in THI’s Public Fellowship program. Public fellowships provide opportunities for doctoral students in the Humanities to contribute to […]

TechnoScience Improv

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

Co-sponsored by Center for Cultural Studies, History of Consciousness: GeoEcologies + TechnoScience Conversations, Global and Community Health, and the Science & Justice Research Center Join us for a roundtable improv on emerging practices, speculative transformations, and critical imaginings of technoscience, health and ecology. We welcome panelists: Dimitris Papadopoulos (convenor), Karen Barad, James Doucet-Battle, Kat Gutierrez, […]

Gabriel Winant: Service Economy Dilemmas

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

Join us as we welcome Gabriel Winant for his talk on “Service Economy Dilemmas." This talk will explore the possible relationships between global economic restructuring and the emergence of new politics of family, gender, and sexuality. The rise of "service economies" in many forms around the world has had profound implications for individual life courses […]