The Humanities We Are For

David Theo Goldberg and Wendy Brown organized a forum on “The University We Are For” at UC Berkeley in November, 2010. A version was also put on at UC Irvine (see the embedded video above.) James Clifford talked about the Greater Humanities at the Berkeley event concluding,

I’m urging that we keep our eye on the prize, even as we fight immediate battles for resources. Let’s work to strengthen existing affinities with the goal of creating a multiplex, adaptive, hyphenating/connecting knowledge space that is, as I’ve suggested, fundamentally interpretive, realist, historical, and ethico-political.

The text of his talk is available here.

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