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Upcoming Events

Thursday, March 30

Sex, Paranoia and the Workplace - Jennifer Doyle (UC-Riverside)

Join us for a lecture by Jennifer Doyle (UC-Riverside), "Sex, Paranoia and the Workplace" Sigmund Freud's short essay "A Case of Paranoia Running Counter to the Psychoanalytic Theory of the...

Thursday, May 4

The Global Terrain of Free Speech Conflicts

Check back soon for further details on this conference.

Featured Video

Winter is Coming: The Trump Regime & the American Press - Jay Rosen (New York U)

The Unit for Criticism & Interpretive Theory at UIUC presents a lecture by Jay Rosen (NYU) titled "Winter is Coming: The Trump Regime & the American Press" as part of the Unit series: Theory in Critical...


Gabe Malo's (ICR) and elizaBeth Simpson's (ICR) response to the Unit Distinguished Faculty Lecture by Anita Say Chan (MACS/ICR), "Technological Futures and Networked Time at the Periphery" is now live on Kritik. As always, we welcome your comments.

Listen to Niala Boodhoo's interview with Jay Rosen, recorded live at his Unit-hosted lecture.

The Unit is inviting UIUC faculty to apply for one of two different Unit for Criticism faculty fellowship programs.