Working Groups Related to Cultural Studies

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The Participatory Urbanisms working group brings together graduate students from diverse fields to examine the triangulation of urban participation, aesthetics, and politics.

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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 Performance in the Americas working group aims to build a network of scholars, practitioners, and activists of the UC Berkeley campus community who are working in the...

French and Francophone Film

The French and Francophone Film working group provides a forum for students and faculty of all departments to view and discuss films and texts related to all periods and genres of French and Francophone cinema. Its overall intellectual aim is to...

Thinking Post45

The Thinking Post45 working group considers political, social, technological, intellectual, and aesthetic paradigms that arose shortly after World War II.


The Transdisciplinary Rhetorics working group aims to cultivate a community of intellectuals to discuss inquiry that extends across disciplines....

African Diaspora

The African Diasporaworking group serves as a space to articulate research questions about issues that face Black people globally.

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The Mobilities and Materialities of the Early Modern World working group discusses the relationship between macroeconomics and...

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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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Fieldwork Forum is a working group in the linguistics department dedicated to examining and improving methods for carrying out rigorous, insightful, and...