Words of Wild Survival: Wombs, Wounds, Wastelands, Water

Location: UC Irvine / HG 1010 | Time: September 14, 2018 / 9:00 AM–1:00 PM
Words of Wild Survival: Wombs, Wounds, Wastelands, Water

Creative writing about African, African American, and Native American responses to ecological catastrophe. A public conference from of UCHRI’s Faculty Residency, “Words of Wild Survival: Wombs, Wounds, Wastelands, and Water.”

2018 ADE-ADFL Summer Seminar

Location: Georgia Tech Hotel | Time: Jun 13–17, 2018
2018 ADE-ADFL Summer Seminar

Hosts.The MLA’s Connected Academics partners Arizona State University, Georgetown University, and the University of California Humanities Research Institute. Connected Academics: Humanistic Study and Careers Seminar South, held at the Georgia Tech Conference Center in Atlanta, and organized jointly by the Association of Departments of English, the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages, and MLA Connected Academics, will …

Blackness and the Asian Century

Location: UC Irvine | Time: Jun 3–Jun 5, 2018

Across the past quarter century and more, many have referred to an impending “Asian Century,” referencing the sense that population, industry, and agricultural productivity were centered in Asia until 1800 or so. The present recrudescence has invigorated a reimagining of the borders of Asian Studies, for a global intellectual community. This conference participates in such …

UCHRI Technohumanities: Exploratory Workshop on Experimentation

Location: Southern Exposure | Time: May 1, 2018 / 9:30 AM–5:00 PM
UCHRI Technohumanities: Exploratory Workshop on Experimentation

Topic Details “If you want to be a productive researcher, you have to conduct your experiments in such a way that you can be surprised by the outcome, so that unexpected things can occur. This only happens if, on the one hand, experiments are precisely set up but, on the other hand, are complex enough …

The 1960s, In Theory

Location: UC Irvine / HG 1030 | Time: June 5, 2018 / 12:30–2:00 PM
The 1960s, In Theory

In the 50th anniversary year of May ’68, three of our most notable critical theorists whose contributions to theory in the context of different if related colonial contexts all took off in that decade will engage in a discussion of “The 60s, in Theory”. Their discussion will range across reflections on the 60s in and …

A New Model for OA: Radically Accessible and Transparent

Location: Humanities Gateway 4000 | Time: May 14, 2018 / 12:00–2:00 PM
A New Model for OA: Radically Accessible and Transparent

Beth Bouloukos will discuss the work being sponsored by Lever and MIT on a signaling system for peer review transparency as well as the unique challenge that DH projects pose in the peer review process. 

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.