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|POSTPONED: University of California President’s Faculty Research Fellowships in the Humanities, 2021–22||UC Ladder Rank Faculty||Feb 1, 2022|
POSTPONED: University of California President’s Faculty Research Fellowships in the Humanities, 2021–22Eligibility: UC Ladder Rank Faculty
Deadline: Feb 1, 2022
Thinking Past Islam and the West: Theorizing the Political Subject in Contemporary Arab Thought
What is the relationship between the re-interpretation of pre-colonial traditions and the critique and transformation of postcolonial subjects? This project puts postcolonial theory in conversation with contemporary Arab thought to explore its political theory of subject-formation. It closely and systematically examines how three influential Arab thinkers, Abdullah Laroui, Hassan Hanafi, and Mohamed Al-Jabri, theorize the »
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Out of History: Against the Self-evidence of Anti-blackness
Diren Valayden and Megan McCabe ask: what does a reading of anti-blackness as racial discourse reveal?
Reading for Infrastructure
Chokehold, Entanglement, Energy. Explore a lexicon for navigating new artifices and arrangements.
Museums and Decolonial Activism
Saloni Mathur captures debates surrounding the seizure of a material past.
Announcing 2021-22 Graduate Student Dissertation Support Grants
Working through the upheavals of the past year, UC graduate students are finding creative ways to forge ahead with their dissertation research despite serious limitations. UCHRI is pleased to support nine dissertation projects from five campuses this year. Grantees will use these funds to purchase rare books and copies of archival materials, attend language classes, »
Foundry Open Call: Living Through Upheaval – On Water
Under Fire. On Water. After Earth. Out of Air. Foundry is devoted to innovative work that takes on emerging trends and possibilities in the humanities through experimental scholarship in form and substance. The Living Through Upheaval open call series summons scholars, activists, and artists to weigh the impact of our world’s contemporary transformations from a »
UCHRI Announces 2021-22 White Scholarship in Medicine and Humanities Recipients
UCHRI is pleased to announce the two winners of the 2021-22 Andrew Vincent White and Florence Wales White Graduate Student Scholarship in medicine and humanities. These two graduate students were selected from an extremely competitive systemwide pool of applicants, and their work represents UC’s cross-disciplinary excellence in medicine and the humanities. That “Greater Passivity”: Refusal »