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The University of California, Santa Barbara – Centre for Black Studies Research is one of the six site partners for IICSI; George Lipsitz is Site Coordinator. With deep expertise in collaborative, engaged, and practice-based research, the site runs annual Improvisation Based Engaged Scholarship Programs and carries out a range of projects that challenge conventional divisions between academic and creative work, and that address complex social issues including cultural and individual identities, neighbourhood health, and homelessness.

For more information about this IICSI partner please visit the Centre for Black Studies Research website.