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Queer Remains: Race, Trans Resistance, and the Aesthetics of Violence
In the wake of LGBT formal equality, “Queer Remains” theorizes the co-constitution of assimilation and increased or sustained violence against trans/queer and gender non-conforming people, particularly those of color and/or low income in the United States. Through an archive of coroner reports, court transcripts, HIV reagent banks, suicide notes, and experimental film/video, “Queer Remains” builds a theory of racialized anti-trans/queer violence that works to unsettle the “individual actor” as the primary agent of phobic harm.
Gender and Women's Studies
A live glimpse into a graduate seminar on theorizing racism.
Irregular Population and the Aporia of Communities
Joyce C.H. Liu delivers a close reading of the migrant labor market.
Talkbits on Civil War: The Drone’s Eye View
Civility and war are entangled in Caren Kaplan’s analysis of aerial technology.
Awards for Public, Digital, and Collaborative Projects in the Humanities (2019-20)
UCHRI’s Advisory Committee has completed award selections for the 2019-20 academic year. Over $150,000 in grants were awarded to faculty and graduate students on eight campuses across the UC system. Faculty will convene year-long multicampus working groups on women’s suffrage in the Americas, mental health in East Asia, law and society in the Middle East, »
UCHRI Announces 2019-20 Graduate Student Dissertation Support Grants
UCHRI recently awarded 15 Graduate Student Dissertation Support grants to PhD candidates across the UC system to support dissertation-related research activities during the 2019-20 academic year. The grantees represent eight UC campuses and nine humanities disciplines, and their projects span centuries and continents. Breaking the Retrospective Curse: Contemporary Korean Film and the Deconstruction of Communal »
University of California President’s Faculty Research Fellowships 2019-20
Announcing the eight recipients for the 2019-20 academic year.