Featured Profiles

  • August 4, 2016

  • Differences Now Affiliated Faculty

    August 4, 2016

  • Professor Marriott's New Publication: Bloods

    August 4, 2016

    Congratulations to David Marriott. His new book will be released on May 15, 2011.

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    Jim Clifford elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

    August 4, 2016

    Jim Clifford, noted "ethnographic historian," will be inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in October.

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    James Clifford

    August 4, 2016

    The winner of the chancellor's on-campus photography contest is a dreamy scene of a misty path curving away out of sight into fog-enshrouded redwoods caught by Professor James Clifford of the History of Consciousness Department.

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    Angela Davis, Professor Emerita

    August 4, 2016

    Angela Davis explores modes of systematized inequalities within education and incarceration, and questions the liberating role of education.

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    Difference/s Now?

    June 3, 2014

    Following upon History of Consciousness’s previous focus on crises in the cultures of capitalism—and in in dialogue with the emergent program in Critical Race and Ethnic Studies—the HISC department at UCSC announces a new concentration: "Difference/s Now?"

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    Crisis in the Cultures of Capitalism Series

    November 20, 2013

    This panel will address the analysis of capitalism as a system, from its origins to its contemporary transformations and the reexamination of Marxist theory.

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    In Memoriam: Alumnus Tim Murphy

    October 1, 2013

    University of Alabama Associate Professor and History of Consciousness alumnus, Tim Murphy, passed away on March 15, 2013. He died in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, from complications related to Cystic Fibrosis.

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    Remembering Beatriz da Costa

    January 7, 2013

    Beatriz da Costa, our colleague from UCI in art/engineering/politics/critical theory, who was also a HistCon graduate student, died on December 27, 2012, in New York City...

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    HISC Announces New Collaborative Vision of Concentrations

    December 3, 2012

    The HISC department at UCSC announces a new collaborative vision for its graduate program involving the creation of projects (called concentrations) as part of a two-year admissions cycle...

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    HISC Alumnus Publishes Book: Freedom in Entangled Worlds

    April 1, 2012

    A page-turning blend of cultural analysis, human rights reportage, and ethnography, Eben Kirksey documents the West Papuan freedom struggle.

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    Professor Haraway 2011 Pilgrim Award Recipient

    June 1, 2011

    Professor Haraway: Science Fiction Research Association's 2011 Pilgrim Award Recipient