World Literary Classics and “White Capitalist Expansion”

Location: 1010 Humanities Gateway, UC Irvine | Time: May 12, 2015, 12:00PM
World Literary Classics and “White Capitalist Expansion”

Please join us at 1010 Humanities Gateway, UC Irvine at 12:00PM on May 12, 2015 for World Literary Classics and “White Capitalist Expansion” by Sarah Brouillette, Carlton University This talk will discuss Unesco’s Collection of Representative Works (CRW) as a form of imperial trusteeship. Initiated in the late 1940s to translate the world’s classic literature into widely used languages (in practice mainly English and French), …

AbdouMaliq Simone: In Conversation

Location: UC Irvine | Time: March 4-5, 2015
AbdouMaliq Simone: In Conversation

AbdouMaliq Simone is one of the leading urbanists of our time. He has shown repeatedly how misleading is the characterization of “failed cities” across Africa and South-East Asia by revealing the sustaining relations, networks, and structures enabling life in the most precarious city landscapes. Working extensively in and at the edges of cities such as Douala, …

Workshop on Sex and the Archive

Workshop on Sex and the Archive

May 20-21, 2014 | Humanities 1, Room 210, Humanities & Social Sciences Facility, UC Santa Cruz Open to graduate students at UC Berkeley, UC Davis, and UC Santa Cruz Application deadline: Wednesday April 30, 2014 This workshop is part of a UCHRI Humanities Studio on Regulating Sex/Religion, directed by Saba Mahmood (UC Berkeley) and Mayanthi Fernando (UC Santa Cruz), …

The Humanities & Changing Conceptions of Work: Mexico City Workshop

Location: Mexico City, Mexico | Time: March 26-28, 2014

As part of the Andrew Mellon-funded Humanities and Changing Conceptions of Work Initiative, the UC Humanities Network is partnering with the National University of Mexico’s Museum of Contemporary Art to host a 3-day workshop on Humanities and Work. 11 UC faculty and graduate students will be in conversation with Latin American academics, public intellectuals, and …