Ackbar Abbas, UC Irvine
David Theo Goldberg, UC Humanities Research Institute
Liu Sola, Artist, Composer, Novelist, Beijing
PARTICIPANTS WILL INCLUDE:
Diana Agrest, Architecture, Cooper Union
Ah Cheng, Writer, Painter, Beijing
Yung Ho Chang, Architecture, MIT
Chen Danqing, Artist, Beijing
Josh Comaroff, Lekker Design, Singapore
Mario Gandelsonas, Architecture, Princeton University
Laurent Gutierrez, Design, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Huang, Publisher, Beijing
Hu Ying, East Asian Languages & Literatures, UC Irvine
Michael Keith, Migration and Ethnic Studies, University of Oxford
Leo Lee, Literature, Harvard University
Liu Dan, Artist, Beijing
Achille Mbembe, WISER, University of Witwatersrand
Meng Jinghui, Theatre Director, Beijing
Bao Mingxin, Fashion Design, Dunghao University
Ning Ying, Film Director, Beijing
Sarah Nuttall, WISER, University of Witwatersrand
Valerie Portefaix, Architecture, University of Hong Kong
Anne Warr, Architect, Architectural Historian, Shanghai
UCHRI invites applications from scholars—faculty of all ranks and graduate students—wishing to participate.
Application Fee: $20
Registration Fee: maximum $2,750
[covering tuition, accommodation, and some food]
Applicants are urged to seek funding from their home institutions. A limited number of scholarships will be available, mainly for full time registered students.
For additional information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 949-824-8900.
The Seminar in Experimental Critical Theory (SECT) is an intensive two-week summer program offered by the University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI). SECT convenes distinguished instructors with a group of approximately 60 faculty, graduate students, independent scholars, and public intellectuals from across the international community. Neither an introductory survey nor an advanced research seminar, SECT functions as a "laboratory" where participants at all levels of experience can study with scholars at the leading edge of creative theoretical thought. The hallmark of SECT is its attention to both 'pure' and 'applied' modes of contemporary critical theory.
To date, SECT sessions have been conducted at UCHRI’s facilities in Irvine, California. In August 2009, SECT VI will travel to Shanghai to hold an intensive two-week summer institute on "Designing China."
For complete description please go to www.uchri.org.
UC Humanities Research Institute
307 Aldrich Hall
Irvine, CA 92697-3350
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