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What They’re Reading: Truth Residential Research Group, Spring 2019

A list of readings on lying, law, conspiracy and just plain old “bullshit.”
Series: fieldnotes

Racial Erasure

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.

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Global Fascism, Biopolitics, American Empire

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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.