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.