Upcoming Events



  • Fascism? Populism? Democracy? | Critical Theories in a Global Context

    • 23 January 2019 -
    • University of Brighton
  • Hosted jointly by the Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics (CAPPE) at the University of Brighton, and the Department of Politics at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, in collaboration with the International Consortium of Critical Theory Programs at the University of California, Berkeley, this conference brings together global reflections on critical responses to the fascisms and […]

  • Designated Emphasis Open House and Information Session

    • 12 February, 2019, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    • 340 Moffitt Library, UC Berkeley
  • Join The Program in Critical Theory’s faculty and students for a panel discussion and Q&A about the Designated Emphasis (DE) in Critical Theory. All UC Berkeley Ph.D. students interested in applying to the DE are invited to attend. Refreshments and informal social to follow. The Program in Critical Theory’s DE enables graduate students already enrolled […]

  • Center for Race and Gender Thursday Forums

    • 28 February, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    • 691 Barrows
  • Border Surveillance and the Black Mediterranean: Alternative Imaginaries of Refugees, Race and Rights Camilla Hawthorne, Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Inequality, UC Santa Cruz “Citizenship and Diasporic Ethics in the Black Mediterranean” This talk examines the possibilities and limitations of the “Black Mediterranean” (which emphasizes the power-laden relations of cultural exchange and racial violence […]

  • Rhetoric Spring Colloquium: Brian Massumi

    Brian Massumi

    • 14 March, 2019, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall, UC Berkeley
  • This talk is part of the Department of Rhetoric’s Fall Colloquium. Immediation Immediation is an evolving concept closely allied with process philosophy. It works from the premise that activity and event are the fundamental categories for understanding, rather than subject, substance, or structure. This premise troubles notions of medium and mediation, insisting that everything that […]