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Why I’m reading Joseph Conrad these days

March 9, 2017 @ 11:00 am  |  Stevenson Fireside Lounge

Familiarity with Heart of Darkness helpful, but not essential. Introduction: Prof. David Marriott, Chair, History of Consciousness

Discussant: Isaac Blacksin, Ph.D. candidate, History of Consciousness


James Clifford is an interdisciplinary scholar who was a Professor in UCSC’s History of Consciousness department for 33 years until his retirement in 2011. He was elected to the American Academy of the Arts and Sciences in 2011. The History of Consciousness department at UCSC continues to be an intellectual center for innovative critical scholarship in the U.S. and abroad. Since 2000, Clifford’s writing has focused on processes of globalization and decolonization as they influence contemporary “indigenous” lives, including Returns: Becoming Indigenous in the Twenty First Century (2013).


March 9, 2017
11:00 am
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Stevenson Fireside Lounge
Humanites 1 University of California, Santa Cruz Cowell College
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States


History Department