MCS Professor John Jennings to Speak April 4

 

 

Graphic novelist and artist John Jennings, co-founder of Harlem’s Black Comic Book Festival, will speak at UC Riverside on Monday, April 4, from 10 a.m. to noon in Interdisciplinary Building 1113.

The lecture, titled “The Cipher Back to Here: Process, Pedagogy, Research and Practice in Visual Culture,” is free and open to the public. Read the full story here:

https://ucrtoday.ucr.edu/36133

Congratulations to MCS Professor Lan Duong

The Critical Refugee Studies Collective (CRSC) and MCS Professor Lan Duong have been awarded a $1.6 million grant by the University of California, Office of the President. Professor Duong is the co-principal investigator of the grant and will be co-editing an anthology on Critical Refugee Studies. The grant will allow the group to collaborate across five UC campuses to develop curricula, symposia, and a website, devoted to Critical Refugee Studies. Read the full story here:

https://ucrtoday.ucr.edu/45294

 

Ghost Light Project

On January 19th GPA invites you to a brave space where you can be a light. Here you will have the opportunity to make or renew a pledge to stand for and protect the values of inclusion, participation, and compassion for everyone-regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration […] Read more »

UC’s Sweeping Actions

  UC will refuse to assist federal immigration agents seeking students without legal status   http://www.latimes.com/local/education/la-me-ln-uc-undoc-student-protections-20161130-story.html Read more »

Challenge a Colleague to Disciplinary Duel!

The Dueling Disciplines series offers differing disciplinary perspectives on a subject, theme or issue. Faculty members and graduate students from ‘opposing’ theoretical viewpoints present varying ways to think about topics such as God, a university education, yoga, Shakespeare and water. The resulting ‘duel’ is lighthearted but academically rigorous and respectful. […] Read more »

MCS New Chair Erika Suderburg Produces New Film

A warm welcome to MCS’s new chair Professor Erika Suderburg! A filmmaker and writer, Prof. Suderburg’s most recent feature-length film “Wunderkammern: The Private Life of Objects” screened this past summer at the Los Angeles Film Forum. To find out more about Prof. Suderburg’s work navigate to her website:http://erikasuderburg.com/index.html Images: Stills […] Read more »

MCS Faculty’s Book Wins Award

We are thrilled to announce that Troubling Borders, an anthology of Southeast Asian/diasporic women literature and art, was awarded the Bronze Award for Best Book of 2015 by the Association for Borderland Studies. Congratulations to Professor Lan Duong, one of the co-editors!       Read more »

MCS Media Festival Presents a Hulu Original–East Los High

Celebrity Panels room INTS 1109: May 21st 11:00am to 12:30pm Featuring Hulu and East Los High; 2:00 to 3:30 Featuring Executive Producer; 3:30 to 5:00 Featuring Independent Film Maker; freeand open to Public But Registration is Required for Celebrity Panels for more informationcontact: MCSFILMFESTIVAL@GMAI.COM or RUHIKHAN@UCR.EDU   Register for workshop […] Read more »

Congratulations to Professor Lan Duong!

A book edited by MCS Professor Lan Duong, along with Isabelle Thuy Pelaud, Mariam B. Lam, and Kathy L. Nguyen, Troubling Borders: An Anthology of Art and Literature by Southeast Asian Women in the Diaspora, won a Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2014. This prestigious list reflects the best titles reviewed by Choice in […] Read more »

MAY 15 6-9pm HUB 302 MCS Student Film Festival & Competition

We are excited to announce the 1st ANNUAL MCS FILM FESTIVAL at the University of California Riverside in SPRING 2013! Come support your peers at the Festival. Awards to the best students films will be decided by a committee of MCS faculty judges. Mission To showcase the power and creativity […] Read more »