Working Groups Related to Critical Theory


This working group reads and discusses texts that are foundational to contemporary theories of literature, culture, and identity politics, including the most prevalent works of poststructuralism, psychoanalysis, gender theory, reader response...

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The Psychoanalysis working group reads fundamental psychoanalytic texts and maps the continuing relevance of psychoanalytic thought in literary studies and...

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The Secularism and its Subjects working group engages some of the newest texts in the emerging field of secular studies.

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The Berkeley Translation Studies working group brings together members of the UC Berkeley community who share an interest in Translation Studies, an...

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The Law and Contemporary Theory working group studies jurisprudence, contemporary legal theory, critical legal theory, law and literature, and socio-legal studies.

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The Tourism Studies working group sees tourism studies as a node at which numerous disciplines intersect and cross-fertilize.

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Twice a year Qui Parle publishes provocative articles covering a range of outstanding theoretical and critical work in the humanities and social sciences.

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The Labor, Philosophy, and Change working group reads seminal texts of political philosophy to explore what it means to be a modern subject who...

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The Graduate Film working group plans and sponsors events ranging from informal screenings and discussions to public events such as lectures, colloquia, and...

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The Frankfurt School of Aesthetics and Political Theory working group traces the works of the Frankfurt School, comprising a...