News Archive

We are delighted to welcome on board the new Unit faculty affiliates:

Josue David Cisneros (ICR)
Tim Dean (English)
Eduardo Ledesma (Spanish and Portugese)
Ghassan Moussawi (Sociology)
​Eric Pritchard (English)

Debojoy Chanda's (English) fine response, "Is the Postcolonial Also the Post-Revolutionary?" to the lecture by Christopher Taylor (U of Chicago), "Empire and the End of the Postcolonial'" is now live on Kritik. As always, we welcome your comments.

Michael Uhall's (Political Science) excellent response, "Foucault and the Necropolitics of Reproduction" to the lecture by Penelope Deutscher (Northwestern U), "Foucault's Futures: Reproduction, Biopolitics, and Necropolitics'" is now live on Kritik. As always, we welcome your comments.

Once again, the Unit for Criticism will provide travel grants to support conference paper presentations for Unit student affiliates. We are now soliciting applications for travel support for conferences taking place between September 2016 – June 2017. The amount awarded each affiliated student will depend on the number of entries submitted, distance traveled, etc. The deadline for applications is Monday, November 28. The following outlines the application procedures:

"The Exception That Proves the Rule: The Racial Formation of Refugees"

Asian American Studies
Dr. Eric Tang
Associate Professor, African and African Diaspora Studies, The University of Texas at Austin
5:30 pm, Monday, October 10, 2016
Gregory Hall, Room 223
810 South Wright Street, Urbana