Asiya Ikhsanova's (Comparative Literature) response to Joana Moll's artist talk on "Deep Carbon" for the Technocultural Futurisms symposium is now available on Kritik. As always, we welcome your comments.
We are delighted to announce the recipients of the 2018-20 Unit for Criticism & Interpretive Theory Faculty Fellowships.
For the first time, recipients of the Senior Faculty Fellowship will also receive funds to organize a manuscript workshop to support the publication of their book projects. I am grateful to Susan Martinis, Vice-Chancellor for Research, for her continued support for and expansion of this fellowship program...
Dilara Çalışkan's (Anthropology) response to Amitav Ghosh's opening address for the Sesquicentennial conference, "Embattled Earth: Commodities, Conflict, and Climate Change in the Indian Ocean" is now up on our blog Kritik.
The updated list of Unit-affiliated graduate seminars for Fall 2018 is now available on the Unit website. For those of you working towards or considering certification in Criticism and Interpretive Theory, you will need to complete four Unit-affiliated seminars, two of which should be outside your department. For everyone else, the list offers an exciting range of courses across several departments that share a strong theoretical and interdisciplinary component.
We are delighted to announce that Tariq Ali's (History) book, A Local History of Global Capital: Jute and Peasant Life in the Bengal Delta has just been published by Princeton UP. It has been exciting to follow the course of the work from the Unit manuscript workshop to publication. Congratulations!