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2018–2019 schedule announced

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UPDATED for Winter Quarter!
 

WINTER QUARTER 2019

Open House: February 7, 2019, 4–5 p.m. (followed by guest speaker Sundiata Cha-Jua, 5–6 p.m.)

Center for Black Studies Research, UCSB South Hall 4603
Please come and explore the Center for Black Studies at our Open House! We will announce the winners of the Wall Art Competition and unveil the new art.
Light refreshments will be provided.

Speaker Series:

Hugo Alberto Garcia Gonzalez on "Dipping Your Toes": How Dual Credit May Help Students of Color Transition to College

Date: January 8, 2019
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: Center for Black Studies Research, South Hall 4603
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Shirley Kennedy Memorial Lecture: M. Christopher Brown II on "The Fictitious Permanence of Race: Black Skin, White Polities, and the Quest for Human Rights"

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
5:00 p.m.
UCSB MultiCultural Center Theater
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Research & Scholarship Series:

I. Research Computing in the Social Sciences, Arts, and Humanities

Sharon Solis, Center for Scientific Computing
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
12 noon
UCSB Center for Black Studies Research, 4603 South Hall

II. Webinar: María Cotera and Linda Garcia Merchant on "Chicana por mi Raza Digital Memory Collective"

Friday, February 22, 2019
10 a.m.–noon
UCSB Center for Black Studies Research, 4603 South Hall
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III. Webinar: Michael Simeone on "Fake News Shelf Life: Content, Reach, and Ephemerality of Hyperpartisan News"

Friday, March 1, 2019
10 a.m.–noon
UCSB Center for Black Studies Research, 4603 South Hall

IV. XSEDE (Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment) Workshop

March 8, 2019 9 am–4 p.m

Our in-person workshop will provide an overview of XSEDE, an introduction to computational thinking, and new user training. Please bring your own computer.

What is XSEDE? XSEDE is a single virtual system that scientists can use to interactively share computing resources, data and expertise. People around the world use these resources and services — things like supercomputers, collections of data and new tools — to improve our planet.

See https://portal.xsede.org/course-calendar/-/training-user/class/1112/sess... to sign up and review the agenda.

“Reading, Writing, Speaking & Reflecting" Series

I. "Write on Site: Wednesday Weekly"

Who this is for: Undergraduate & Graduate Students
Days: Every Wednesday starting February 6
Time: 9:30–11:30 a.m.
Facilitated by Dr. Funlayo Wood
Join fellow scholars to write in community. Bring your research papers, articles, chapters, etc., to write. Also bring a snack for yourself, if you like.

II. Reading and Discussion Group: “Researching the Black Experience: Scholarship & Practice”

Facilitated by Chris McAuley
Who this is for: Faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates

Winter quarter reading:

Racecraft: The Soul of Inequality in American Life, by Karen E. Fields and Barbara J. Fields (2012)
Dates and times will be announced early Winter quarter

III. Brown Bag Lunch Sessions

Who this is for: Undergraduate & Graduate Students (Faculty always invited)
12:00-1 p.m.

1.      “Research Computing in Social Sciences, Arts, & Humanities”
Sharon Solis, Center for Scientific Computing
Wednesday, January 16, 2019

2.      “Research in Higher Education: What Does It All Mean?”
Dr. Tettegah & Dr. Wood, CBSR
Wednesday, January 30, 2019

3.      “What Is Research?”
Dr. Wood, CBSR
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

4.      “Choosing and Refining Your Research”
Dr. Wood, CBSR
Wednesday, February 13, 2019

5.      “Research Methods”
Dr. Wood, CBSR
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

IV. First Friday Research Forums

Come & Present Your Work!
Who this is for: Undergraduate & Graduate Students
Read and Review: Present your research and get feedback from colleagues across disciplines
Winter Quarter Dates:
February 1
March 1

Film Series: "America to Me"

Episodes 1 and 2: UCSB MultiCultural Center Theater, Wednesday, February 6, 6:00 p.m.
Screening and discussion of episodes 3-10: Center for Black Studies Research, 4603 South Hall, Thursdays 5–7. View the full schedule of screening dates.

SPRING QUARTER 2019

I. Haiti Flag Week

Details TBD

II. Reading and Discussion Group: “Researching the Black Experience: Scholarship & Practice”

Facilitated by Chris McAuley
Who this is for: Faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates

Spring 2019
Critique of Black Reason, by Achille Mbembe, translated by Laurent Dubois (2013)
Dates and times will be announced early Spring quarter

III. First Friday Research Forums

Come & Present Your Work!
Who this is for: Undergraduate & Graduate Students
Read and Review: Present your research and get feedback from colleagues across disciplines
Spring Quarter Dates:
April 5
May 3
June 7