UC Humanities Update: October 29, 2012
Welcome to the UC Humanities Update, a fortnightly e-news blast designed to bring you the latest news and information about humanities across the UC system, from opportunities for funding and networking to stories about emerging research, collaborations, events, and more.
WHAT’S NEW ON THE FORUM
Exploring Alternate-Academics UC Humanities Correspondent Jessica Beard discusses the term “alternate academic” in relation to today’s academically challenged job market.
Allyship and the Politics of Citation – Queer of Color Genealogies @ UCLA UC Humanities Correspondent Amanda Phillips asks, “How are our canonical scholars indebted to or ignorant of the traditions of these undercited voices?”
Getting Down and Dirty: The Concept of Work in Hesiod Christy Cones, PhD student in Classics at UCI, shares some thoughts from Andromache Karanika’s graduate seminar on Comparative Approaches to Work in Greco-Roman Antiquity and the Middle Ages.
The Fine Line Between Private and Public International Humanities Correspondent, Satoko Kakihara discusses the academic community in Japan where the lines between public and private are blurred with results ranging from positive to humiliating.
NEW ON THE UCHRI WEBSITE
Mini-Forum: Spaces of Resistance: Living in a Critical Condition