UCHRI Summer Seminar in Experimental Critical Theory III: technoSpheres: Futures of Thinking

Location: UC Irvine | Time: August 14-25, 2006
UCHRI Summer Seminar in Experimental Critical Theory III:  technoSpheres: Futures of Thinking

The third annual UCHRI Seminar in Experimental Critical Theory, titled “TechnoSpheres: FutureS of Thinking,” was held at UCHRI from August 14-25, 2006. The seminar was developed and organized by UCHRI Director David Theo Goldberg and Anne Balsamo, Professor and Director of Academic Programs at the University of Southern California’s Institute for Multimedia Literacy. Participants in …

Cyberinfrastructure for Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CI-HASS) Summer Institute

Location: UC San Diego | Time: July 24-28, 2006
Cyberinfrastructure for Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CI-HASS) Summer Institute

Organized by UCHRI and the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), the first CI-HASS workshop took place at International House Great Hall on the UC San Diego campus. The workshop was designed to introduce humanists, artists, and social scientists to common and emergent cyberinfrastructure with potential application to HASS fields. Such technological resources go beyond digital …

STUDIO-SESSIONS: Militarizing Critical Theory: Asymmetric Warfare and Culture

Location: UC Irvine | Time: May 18, 2007
STUDIO-SESSIONS:  Militarizing Critical Theory: Asymmetric Warfare and Culture

Current instrumentalities of war rely heavily for their concept and inspiration on poststructuralist thinkers, among several others. These appropriations act as a provocation for scholars in the humanities to think freshly, within the frame of intended and unintended complicities, about these legacies at the present juncture. This might immediately suggest something like the Heidegger and …

Gender, Sexual Dissidence, and Critical Human Rights: A Dialogue across the U.S. and Egypt

Location: Live Webcast: An On-Line Critical Dialogue | Time: March 16th, 2006
Gender, Sexual Dissidence, and Critical Human Rights:  A Dialogue across the U.S. and Egypt

This dialogue with researchers and activists in Cairo was held to learn from people involved on the community level about urgent issues pertaining to Muslim communities. Organized by a UCHRI residential research group studying Muslim dissidence, the virtual dialogue’s agenda was to understand localized human rights approaches in Egypt, eschewing ahistorical Western conceptions of “Arab …