Online registration for the conference is closed. Register on site for “Scale.”
Travel to Irvine, California:
If you are flying in for the conference, you may want to rent a car at the airport (it’s Southern California), though ride shares (Uber/Lyft) and cabs are readily available.
John Wayne Airport (SNA) is the nearest airport to University of California, Irvine.
Long Beach Airport (LGB), about half an hour away, depending upon traffic, is another option. It is an easy airport to negotiate.
The Los Angeles airport (LAX) is the largest airport in southern California. (Irvine is located in Orange County, not Los Angeles.) An Uber or Lyft from LAX to Irvine, depending on traffic, costs ca. $50.00. Shuttle services between LAX/Irvine are not recommended.
Driving to Irvine: Driving directions to UCI
Parking near Humanities Gateway: UCI Transportation Services
Hotels at and near Irvine:
A block of 20 rooms has been reserved at the Newport Beach Marriott Bayview with a conference rate of $169/night plus tax and resort fee. In order to secure this rate, the room must be booked by September 14, 2017, and mention your visit is for the English Institute.
Other hotels nearby:
University of California, Irvine, October 6-7, 2017
Conference Theory Text:
Claude Lévi-Strass, “The Structural Study of Myth”
School of Humanities
Humanities Gateway 1030
Friday, October 6
Enrique J. Lavernia, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, UCI;
Georges Van Den Abbeele, Dean of Humanities, UCI; Seth Lerer, Chair, The English Institute
Scale, the Cinematic Image, and the Negotiation of Space
Mary Ann Doane, University of California, Berkeley
Brad Pasanek, University of Virginia
Mandeville, the Jews, and World Domination
Geraldine Heng, University of Texas at Austin
Saturday, October 7
Bigness as the Unconscious of Theory
David Wittenberg, University of Iowa
Claude Lévi-Strauss, “The Structural Study of Myth”
Narrative and Scale in the Anthropocene
Ursula Heise, University of California, Los Angeles
Fleas, Femtoseconds, and Fractals
John Durham Peters, Yale University
Kirsten Silva Gruesz, University of California, Santa Cruz