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2018-2019 schedule announced

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Save the dates for this year's programming!
 

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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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. XSEDE Webinar: "Computing for Change"

February 2019, date TBD. Space will be limited.

III. Hands-On Workshop on Data in Social Sciences and the Humanities

Date and time TBD

IV. XSEDE Workshop

March 7 and 8 (Tentative)

V. XSEDE Interactive Session for Faculty and Graduate Students: Understanding Data Science in Black Studies and Beyond

Date TBD

“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 6-8. Registration will be required due to seating restrictions.

SPRING QUARTER 2019

I. Shirley Kennedy Memorial Lecture

Details TBD

II. Haiti Flag Week

Details TBD

III. 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

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
Spring Quarter Dates:
April 5
May 3
June 7