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Science/Fiction, Science/Media: Re-theorizing STS’s Cultural Landscape
“Science/Fiction, Science/Media: Re-theorizing STS’s Cultural Landscape” expands on groundbreaking work already ongoing within the UC System by collaboratively developing a set of methods that are capable of treating all media formats as part of this larger machine that creates (and contests) the future. The working group assembles advanced graduate students from four universities and seven departments who are working at the intersections of science and technology studies, speculative fiction studies, media studies, performance studies, and videogame studies.
Polyphonic Theory and Literature: Pearl Buck, Bing Xin, and Ruthanne Lum McCunn
King-Kok Cheung weaves literature and the political to ask: can theory also be polyphonic?
Diversity and Professionalization: Interview with Fatimah Williams
How can professionalization programming enhance career decisions for diverse students?
What They’re Reading
Our 2018 RRG—Lab In Residence—compiled a list of resources that inspire.
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.
Humanists@Work UC PhD Alumni Focus Groups
UCHRI and Humanists@Work is a partner in the UC consortium of universities who received an Understanding PhD Career Pathways for Program Improvement grant from the Council of Graduate Schools. Currently, all 10 campuses of the UC system and the UC Office of the President are engaged in surveying PhD holders at work in the world. »