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African American Literature and Photography’s Material Legacies
This grant supports archival research critical to the development of my current book project, tentatively titled “The World Before Us: Blackness, Narration, and Photography.” “The World Before Us” breaks new ground in the field of African American literary studies by bringing fundamental questions about the nature of interpretation to bear on the intersection of narrative »
Tracing Everyday Upheavals in the Middle East: An Interview with Ingy Higazy and Raed Rafei
Ingy Higazy and Raed Rafei spoke to UCHRI Research Grants Manager, Sara Černe, about pandemic collaboration and podcast experimentation for a Foundry series highlighting the work of the Institute’s recent grantees and the methods, unorthodox approaches, and challenges they have employed and encountered.
Collecting Stories from Black Vallejo: An Interview with Julie Sze
Julie Sze spoke to UCHRI Research Grants Manager, Sara Černe, for a new Foundry series highlighting the work of the Institute’s recent grantees and the methods, unorthodox approaches, and challenges they have employed and encountered. The interview took place over Zoom and was edited for length and clarity.
On the (In)audible in Art: An Interview with Elena Cardona
Elena Cardona spoke to UCHRI Research Grants Manager, Sara Černe, for a new Foundry series highlighting the work of the Institute’s recent grantees and the methods, unorthodox approaches, and challenges they have employed and encountered.
Marxist Institute for Research Summer Seminar
Sagehen Field Research Station (a UC Natural Reserve location)
Refuge at Risk: Concepts, Infrastructures, Futures
University of California Humanities Research Institute, UC Irvine
UCHRI Welcomes Stephanie Narrow, Graduate Student Researcher
I’m a 6th year history PhD Candidate at UC Irvine (graduating Summer 2023!) I’m honored to be ending graduate school working with the incredible team at UCHRI to share some of the amazing UCHRI-funded projects on Foundry. Working to present these works to broader audiences builds upon my public history experiences. I’ve previously served as »
Work & Refuge: Creating Graduate Futures at UCHRI
By Sarah Goeppner, UCHRI Graduate Student Researcher Disabled graduate students mark the limits of the university’s idealism about itself, which can remain a perpetuum mobile only so long as it can ignore the very real bodies it crushes under its wheels. — andy king (UC Berkeley) The ideas I once held of the academy—as somehow »
UCHRI Welcomes Sarah Goeppner, Graduate Student Researcher
A Southern California native, I received my BA in English from UCLA in 2018 and am currently pursuing my PhD in English at UC Irvine, where I have taught courses ranging from justice in the medical humanities to race and gender in gothic literature. While here, I have been invited to guest lecture in courses »