The Next Generation of Jewish American Writing: Reading, Conversation and Celebration

Location: UC Irvine | Time: Fall - Winter 2003
The Next Generation of Jewish American Writing: Reading, Conversation and Celebration

A three-part series of talks with young, critically acclaimed American Jewish writers whose works explore and provide insight into Jewish life, history, culture, religion, and accomplishments. The series announced the establishment of the University of California Institute for Advanced Jewish Studies. Organized by David Theo Goldberg, Director, UCHRI; Kenneth Reinhard, Director, UCLA Center for Jewish …

tRACEs: Race, Deconstruction, and Critical Theory

Time: April 10-11, 2003
tRACEs: Race, Deconstruction, and Critical Theory

With Sander Gilman, Donald Moore, Laura Hyun Yi Kang, John Carlos Rowe, Ronald Sunstrom, Gil Anidjar, Tina Chanter, Nahum Chandler, Inderpal Grewal, Etienne Balibar, Jacques Derrida, Fred Moten, Brigitte Weltman-Aron, Neta Crawdord, Denise Ferreira da Silva, Michael Hanchard, Lisa Lowe, Barnor Hesse, Geraldine Heng, Ann Stoler, Kendall Thomas, Achille Mbembe, and Francoise Berges. Sponsored by …

Redress in Social Thought, Law, and Literature: An Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar

Location: UC Irvine | Time: Winter-Spring 2003
Redress in Social Thought, Law, and Literature: An Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar

A nine-session seminar addressing topics related to reparations and regress for racial, religious, ethnic, national, and political groups that have suffered wrongs as a result of discrimination and political programs such as “ethnic cleansing.” January 13, 2003: Memory and Debt with W. James Booth, Vanderbilt University; Walter Johnson, NYU; Elizabeth Povinelli, U. Chicago; Etienne Balibar, …