Liu Sola and Friends Ensemble: Liu Sola & Amina C. Myers with Yang Jing

Location: UC Irvine | Time: August 11, 2007
Liu Sola and Friends Ensemble:  Liu Sola & Amina C. Myers with Yang Jing

UCHRI presented a rare and invigorating performance by Liu Sola and Amina Claudine Myers with Yang Jing on Saturday August 11, 2007 at 7:30pm in association with SECT IV. This magical interplay included voice, pipa, and piano as Chinese and African American musical traditions intertwined into provocative soundscapes. The concert was held at the Winifred …

UCHRI Summer Seminar in Experimental Critical Theory IV: Cartographies of the Theological-Political

Location: UC Irvine | Time: August 6-17, 2007
UCHRI Summer Seminar in Experimental Critical Theory IV:  Cartographies of the Theological-Political

The fourth annual SECT, “Cartographies of the Theological-Political,” critically reconsidered religio-theological strains within disparate traditions of political thought. Debates about liberal governance in the 1980s and 1990s tended to privilege issues of culture and justice. By contrast, more recent scholarship has increasingly turned attention to how the Christian tradition is deeply entwined with the secular …

Stranded Subject (Weekends)

Location: UC Irvine | Time: August 6-17, 2007
Stranded Subject (Weekends)

In association with SECT IV, UCHRI presented “Stranded Subject (weekends),” an exhibition of the recent photographic work of Los Angeles artist Dorit Cypis. The show was organized by independent curator Denise Spampinato. Denise Spampinato is currently a graduate student in the department of Comparative Literature at UCI. As a freelance curator over the past decade, …

HASS COMPUTING for the Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences: Inquiry-based Strategies for the Classroom

Location: San Diego Supercomputer Center and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo | Time: July 29-August 4, 2007
HASS COMPUTING for the Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences:  Inquiry-based Strategies for the Classroom

This hands-on summer workshop engaged participants with technological innovators, humanists, artists, and social scientists. Included were demonstrations and applications of technological devices and their application to scholarly and pedagogical practice. Demos included text, data, audio, and visual analysis; collaborative environments; digital collections; modeling and simulation. Event Webiste

Wittgenstein and the Philosophy of Mind

Location: UC Santa Cruz | Time: June 21-28, 2007
Wittgenstein and the Philosophy of Mind

The conference schedule included presenters like John Campbell, James Conant, Alice Crary, Jonathan Ellis, Juliet Floyd, Robert Fogelin, Warren Goldfarb, Peter Hacker, Jim Hopkins, Claude Imbert, Alva Noë, Brian O’Shaughnessy, Christopher Peacocke, Barry Stroud, and Michael Thompson. The event was organized by UCHRI’s Conferences & Seminars program grantee Jonathan Ellis, Philosophy, UC Santa Cruz. PDF-flyer

Californovation: A HASTAC INNOVATION In|Formation Year Event

Location: UC San Diego | Time: May 10, 2007
Californovation: A HASTAC INNOVATION In|Formation Year Event

This Humanities, Arts, Science and Technnology Advanced Collaboratory (HASTAC) was organized by the UC Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) and its director, UC Irvine professor David Theo Goldberg. It is part of a year-long set of national, and to some degree international, initiatives to promote digital humanities. The event at Calit2 will be the closing event of …

Electronic Techtonics: Thinking at the Interface

Location: Duke University | Time: April 19-21, 2007
Electronic Techtonics: Thinking at the Interface

“Electronic Techtonics: Thinking at the Interface” was the first HASTAC conference, featuring ideas, demos, art, and conversation driven by digital visionaries and practitioners from across domains and disciplines. The conference was co-sponsored by Duke University, Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and was held at Duke University. Event …

STUDIO-SESSIONS: Rosi Braidotti Transposing Life in the Era of Genetic Bio-capital

Location: UC Irvine | Time: April 12, 2007
STUDIO-SESSIONS: Rosi Braidotti Transposing Life in the Era of Genetic Bio-capital

Rosi Braidotti, Professor of Women’s Studies in the Arts Faculty of Utrecht University and scientific director of the Netherlands Research School of Women’s Studies and of the Expertise Centre Gender and Multiculturalism (GEM), delivered a lecture on April 12, followed the next day by a workshop in collaboration with UCI’s Women’s Studies department. Braidotti founded …

Rethinking The Terms Of The Social

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa | Time: February 23-25, 2007
Rethinking The Terms Of The Social

The documents from the Chicago Center for Critical Theory and from the University of California Humanities Research Institute raised important and challenging questions across a very wide range of themes ­ which, in effect, asked the participants of this workshop to think about the kind of world order that we currently inhabit. They intended to …

STUDIO-SESSIONS: Lu Tonglin

Location: UC Irvine | Time: January 25, 2007
STUDIO-SESSIONS: Lu Tonglin

Professor Lu Tonglin of the University of Montreal presented her lecture “Fantasy and Reality of a Virtual China In Jia Zhangke’s Film The World” in advance of a screening of the film.