Interdisciplinary Humanities Center

  • IHC "Living Democracy" series
    IHC’s yearlong public events series examines democracy and how it is experienced, nurtured, upended and co-opted
  • Lecture series explores how the humanities can offer a fuller understanding of large environmental, societal problems
  • The Interdisciplinary Humanities Center selects poet Tyree Daye as the Raab Writer in Residence
  • UC veterans in a writing workshop
    UC Student Veterans Summer Writing Workshop coaches returning service members in the reparative practice of storytelling
  • Graduate Fellows will have the opportunity to experience the impact of the humanities on individuals and communities
  • IHC pairs student translators with non-native English-speaking parents for parent-teacher conferences
  • The Interdisciplinary Humanities Center's 2018-2019 lecture series will examine concepts of human security
  • The UC Student Veterans Summer Writing Workshop comes to UCSB, and its participants have stories to tell
  • IHC artists in schools
    The Interdisciplinary Humanities Center partners with the Franklin Service Center for arts enrichment program
  • Unique correspondence course brings study of the humanities to incarcerated adults
  • Helen Macdonald, the award-winning memorist and 2018 Raab Writer-in-Residence, will give a public reading
  • Scientists are still only beginning to understand the biological and genetic consequences of opioid addiction
  • IHC’s new series examines social issues that resonate with scholars, students and global community
  • Linda Yamane
    Native American basket weavers demonstrate the traditional craft and discuss its role in their communities
  • Educator Harry Boyte, in a visit to UCSB, will argue universities need to cultivate a spirit of civic engagement in students
  • UCSB student veterans to present writings based on their experiences in uniform
  • Memoirist Mary Karr, 2016 Writer-in-Residence at UCSB, to speak at event, meet with students
  • A UCSB professor’s personal experience with issues of immigration shapes her academic passions
  • UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center’s series takes a broad approach to exploring the workings of the brain
  • UC Veterans Summer Writing Workshop
    Student veterans from all 10 UC campuses gather at UCSB to practice the art of narrative and explore their memories of war
  • Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Luther Adams to speak at UCSB as part of the IHC series ‘The Anthropocene‘
  • The Writer-in-Residence Series enables writing and literature students to engage with masters of the craft
  • Interdisciplinary Humanities Center's yearlong series features New York Times environmental writer Andrew Revkin
  • New series will bring creative writers, humanities scholars, journalists and filmmakers to UCSB
  • Continuing its yearlong series “The Value of Care,” UC Santa Barbara’s Interdisciplinary Humanities Center hosts a talk by preacher Thomas G. Long and funeral director Thomas Lynch on Thursday, Feb. 6.

  • When comparative literature professor Susan Derwin taught her first writing workshop for student veterans at UC Santa Barbara, only three people signed up. Undaunted, she offered it again –– and again, and again.

  • Fallout: In the Aftermath of War, a yearlong series presented by UC Santa Barbara's Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, continues winter quarter with a variety of events, including lectures, panel discussions, and theater performances, that...

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