Dead in the Waters – Talk by Brad Evans, University of Bristol

Location: 135 Humanities Instructional Building, UC Irvine | Time: 12-2pm, November 5, 2015
Dead in the Waters – Talk by Brad Evans, University of Bristol

Continental Europe is currently facing the most challenging refugee crises since the Second World War. As many fleeing the conflict raging in Syria and elsewhere, set out onto the treacherous Mediterranean seas, images of dead bodies- including children- now appear in widespread circulation. While such images have, on occasions, notably shifted the political debates, evidencing …

Funding Information Session

Location: Google Hangouts | Time: 2-3PM PDT, October 28, 2015
Funding Information Session

Google Hangout link: http://bit.ly/oct28infosession You will need to sign in with your Google account in order to join the Hangout. In order to optimize the audio quality, please be sure to mute your microphone when you are not speaking. You may also choose to turn your camera on or off. We suggest using Google Hangouts …

World Literary Classics and “White Capitalist Expansion”

Location: 1010 Humanities Gateway, UC Irvine | Time: May 12, 2015, 12:00PM
World Literary Classics and “White Capitalist Expansion”

Please join us at 1010 Humanities Gateway, UC Irvine at 12:00PM on May 12, 2015 for World Literary Classics and “White Capitalist Expansion” by Sarah Brouillette, Carlton University This talk will discuss Unesco’s Collection of Representative Works (CRW) as a form of imperial trusteeship. Initiated in the late 1940s to translate the world’s classic literature into widely used languages (in practice mainly English and French), …

AbdouMaliq Simone: In Conversation

Location: UC Irvine | Time: March 4-5, 2015
AbdouMaliq Simone: In Conversation

AbdouMaliq Simone is one of the leading urbanists of our time. He has shown repeatedly how misleading is the characterization of “failed cities” across Africa and South-East Asia by revealing the sustaining relations, networks, and structures enabling life in the most precarious city landscapes. Working extensively in and at the edges of cities such as Douala, …