A Symposium: Rethinking Transnational Feminisms

Location: HIB 135 | Time: November 1, 2017 | 9:45 AM–4:15 PM
A Symposium: Rethinking Transnational Feminisms

A symposium exploring the heterogeneous field of transnational feminisms. Sponsored by UCHRI and the UCI History Department’s Works in Progress Series.

The Politics of The University

Location: UC Irvine | HIB 135 | Time: September 29, 2017 | 12:30–2:00 PM
The Politics of The University

Saleem Badat will speak on the current state of the university in South Africa, with connections to the United States and elsewhere. Respondents will discuss these remarks with comments about the state of the university in Israel-Palestine and the United States.

Ethnographic Fictions: Reading Group

Location: Humanities Gateway 4000 | Time: May 4, 2017 2:00—3:00 PM
Ethnographic Fictions: Reading Group

UCHRI scholars Susan Coutin (UC Irvine) and Barbara Yngvesson (Hampshire College) will lead a discussion of two excerpts from their book project, Ethnographic Fictions.

Celebrating Saba Mahmood

Location: UC Berkeley | Time: March 27-28, 2017
Celebrating Saba Mahmood

A symposium celebrating the research contributions of Saba Mahmood, Professor of Sociocultural Anthropology at UC Berkeley. 

Post-Colonial Palestine

Location: UCLA, 306 Royce Hall | Time: January 30, 2017 4:30-6:30 PM
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Panel discussion featuring Nadera Shalhoub-Kervorkian (Hebrew University), Robin Kelley (UCLA), and Sherene Razack (UCLA), moderated by Saree Makdisi (UCLA) and David Theo Goldberg (UCHRI)

Knowledge Futures and the Twenty-First Century University

Location: JOHANNESBURG / University of the Witwatersrand / 6th Fl Richard Ward Building | Time: August 15-16, 2016
Knowledge Futures and the Twenty-First Century University

Artwork: 50 Cent Piece (1983) by Jean-Michel Basquiat This Advanced Research Seminar is jointly hosted with the University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI). The Seminar will focus on the contemporary challenges to the University as a consequence both of technological innovations, political contestations, epistemological reconfigurations and the emergence of new knowledge formations and cognitive …

Les Marches de la Liberté (Steps to Liberty)

Location: McCormick Screening Room, Humanities Gateway 1070, University of California, Irvine | Time: 3:00 - 5:00 pm, April 21, 2016
Les Marches de la Liberté (Steps to Liberty)

Documentary screening & discussion with Rokhaya Diallo   Les Marches de la Liberté (Steps to Liberty) documents ten young Americans visiting France, the historical nation of human rights, to explore the issues of race and multiculturalism through a transatlantic lens. The film looks at the impact of the civil rights movement in each nation and what …

Revolting Music – A survey of the songs of protest that liberated South Africa

Location: Social Science Plaza A, Room 1100, UC Irvine | Time: 5:00 - 6:20PM, Thursday, November 5, 2015
Revolting Music – A survey of the songs of protest that liberated South Africa

Neo Muyanga, South African musician and co-founder, PanAfrican Space Station It often comes as something of a surprise to many visitors to find that we, in South Africa, sang and danced throughout the decade of the 1980’s – a period many agree was one of the most violent phases in the struggle against the system …