Fall 2017 HIA & UC Davis Events & Announcements


Fall 2017 HIA & UC Davis Events & Announcements



Tuesday, November 7
228 Voorhies Hall

Paraíso Suspeito: A Voragem Amazônica Book Talk

Presented by Leopoldo Bernucci

Leopoldo Bernucci, Professor of Portuguese here at UC Davis, will discuss his book: Paraíso Suspeito: A Voragem Amazônica as part of the UC Davis Humanities Institute’s Book Chats lunchtime series.

Sponsored by: UC Davis Humanities Institute

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Tuesday, November 7
12pm-1:30 pm
612B Sproul Hall

Decolonizing Comics

Presented by Professor Charles Walker

Join this quarterly discussion if you’re interested in visual story telling as method for disrupting master narratives! Chuck Walker will be speaking on his upcoming graphic history (comic) on Juan Bautista Tupac Amaru.

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Monday, November 13
1002 King Hall

The Economics of Immigration and the Cost and Benefit of Recent Immigration Proposals

Presented by Giovanni Peri

Giovanni Peri, Professor of Economics here at UC Davis, will present the economic impact of immigrants and how proposed immigration changes would affect the economy.

Coponsored by: UC Davis Migration Research Cluster and UC Davis School of Law

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Tuesday, November 14
Shrem Museum

Humanizando la Deportación/ Humanizing Deportation: A Digital Storytelling Project

Presented by The Mellon Initiative in Comparative Border Studies

Humanizando la Deportación is a bilingual online archive of digital stories about personal experiences related to deportation that show the human consequences of mass involuntary displacement. A screening of several of these videos will take place as well as a discussion of the projects goals, methods, and challenges the research team faced.

Cosponsored by: UC-MEXUS/CONACYT (Mexico’s Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología) and UCD’s Human Rights Program and AB540 and Undocumented Student Center

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Wednesday, November 15
Andrews Conference Room
2203 Social Sciences and Humanities

The Andean Ascent: How Humans First Settled the High Altitudes of Peru Over 7,000 Years Ago

Presented by Randy Haas

Randy Haas, Professor of archaeology here at UC Davis, will discuss how humans settled in the Andean highlands of Peru and the complex human behaviors that evolved there.

Coponsored by: UC Davis Institute for Social Sciences and HIA

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Friday, November 17
53A Olson Hall

Los heroes del común: El pueblo y los libros de caballerías en la España del siglo XVI.

Presented by Miguel Martínez (University of Chicago)

Miguel Martínez, professor at the University of Chicago, will talk about early modern Morisco literary cultures and book of chivalry. This talk will be in Spanish.

Sponsored by the UC Davis Department of Spanish and Portuguese

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Now until December 8
Monday – Friday12pm-5pm
1316 Hart Hall

Recent Acquisitions from the Northwest Coast

The C.N. Gorman Museum Collection has grown due to a selection of recently acquired and promised works from the Pacific Northwest Coast.

Attend the reception on November 15(4-6pm) to honor the artists, their works, and the exhibition donors and supporters with a featured performance by the Git Hayetsk Dancers.

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Other Events & Announcements



Deadline to submit: November 6

Call for Proposals by the Green Initiative Fund
The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF) is accepting project proposals that meet the goals of climate neutrality and zero waste. Project Proposals can be submitted by all UC Davis students, staff, and faculty. Proposals are reviewed by the TGIF Committee. The completed application and proposal must be submitted by November 6 toTGIF@ucdavis.edu.

Click here to for more details on submissions

Click here to learn about Green Lab Initiatives and Strategies



Deadline to submit: November 9

PiLA Fellowships in Latin America and the Caribbean
PiLA has partnerships with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and community, government and multilateral organizations throughout Latin America and the Caribbean that seek highly qualified recent college graduates who take up full-year service fellowships in development work. PiLA fellowships offer formative field experience to those interested in working with community oriented organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean and those wanting to pursue careers in international development.

Click here to learn about the application process



Deadline to submit: November 15

Call for Papers by the Conference on Latin American Music and Performance
The Conference on Latin American Music and Performance conference committee is accepting papers from graduate students in ethnomusicology, musicology, composition, and music education.

Papers can respond to themes listed in the flyer. Abstracts must be submitted by November 15 toUCRMGSA@gmail.com

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Deadline to submit: November 19

2018 English Opens Doors Program- Volunteer in Chile
English Opens Doors Program has opened the application process for its 2018 volunteer services to teach English in Chilean Public Schools! The English Opens Doors Program’s Volunteer initiative is a free opportunity from the Chilean Ministry of Education, supported by the United Nations Development Programme-Chile.

Participation is FREE in all Volunteer Services offered by the National Volunteer Center.

Additional information can be found here.




Call for Proposals

CX Congreso ALASRU

Deadline to submit: December 15



Deadline to submit: January 12

Call for Papers by the Institute of the Americas, University College London
The Institute of the Americas at UCL is accepting proposals for their conference titled “1968 in the Americas: Impact, Legacies and Memory”. Proposals can respond to themes listed in the conference description. Abstracts must be submitted by January 12, 2018 to katherine.quinn@ucl.ac.uk.

Click here to for more details on submissions



Now until February 11
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr.
San Francisco, CA 94118

TEOTIHUACAN: City of Water, City of Fire

The de Young museum presents the first major U.S. exhibition on the ancient city of Teotihuacan in over twenty years. This exhibition features over 200 artifacts including exclusive archaeological discoveries from Mexico.

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Free Community Days (días gratis de la comunidad):
Wednesday: October 25 from 9:30 to 5:00 pm
FridayNovember 10 from 5pm to 8:00 pm
SaturdayNovember 11 from 9:30 to 5:00 pm





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HIA Undergraduate Advising Center
Did you know that there is a group of dedicated advisors for HIA students who are interested in learning more about the HIA minor?

The East Asian Studies, Economics, History, and HIA Undergraduate Advising Center is located in2216 Social Sciences and Humanities Building. Staff advisors are available to assist you with various student services related to the minor including academic planning, petition review, course selection, career pathway development, and special study progress.

To schedule an app