News | 13 November 2012

UC Humanities Update: November 13, 2012


UC Humanities Update

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.


Working at Living: The Social Relations of Precarity: This Humanities and Work Working group examines how people are and have been “working at living”. Written byLeigh Dodson.

Living High on the Hog: Plato and Aristotle: Christy Cones, PhD student in Classics at UCI, blogs about Plato and Aristotle’s attitudes about work/workers, and particularly the “lower classes”.

The Santa Cruz Commons: Envisioning and Enacting Progressive Change: Jason Alley introduces the work of 2012 Humanities and Changing Conceptions of Work Working Group Santa Cruz Commons: Activist Research and the Public Humanities. 

Upcoming deadlines:

12/12/2012: Humanities & Work Graduate Working Group

12/12/2012: Humanities & Work RRG-Working Group

12/12/2012: RRG Topic Proposals

12/12/2012: RRG Fellowships: “Urban Ecologies”

01/09/2013: 2013-14 UC President’s Faculty Fellowships in the Humanities

02/13/2013: Andrew & Florence White Graduate Scholarship

3/13/2013: 2013-15 Multicampus Research Groups

3/27/2013: Graduate-Sponsored Events and Workshops

4/3/2013: UCHRI Working Groups