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About UCI Critical Theory

UCI Critical Theory is the institutional home for events, research, and study related to critical theory at the University of California, Irvine.

The committee for Critical Theory oversees the Critical Theory Emphasis. The Emphasis trains and certifies graduate students from across the campus—humanities, arts, social sciences, and beyond—in a variety of critical approaches. As part of CTE, we also run two annual mini-seminars, where established and up-and-coming scholars present, teach, and interact.