Research Institutes

At the University of California, scholars working in Italian Studies are widely dispersed across the humanities. The Italian Studies Multicampus Research Group (MRG) unites faculty and graduate students in a multicampus interdisciplinary research unit. The UC ISMRG will work closely with its sister organization, theĀ California Interdisciplinary Consortium for Italian Studies (CICIS).

Research

This initiative brings together academics whose work intersects with Japan in order to jointly conceive new paradigms for the study of the Japanese Arts (broadly conceived to include the fields of literature, comparative literature, anthropology, film, print and other media, performance, aesthetics, art, archeology, spatial studies, and the history of art and architecture) in relationship to Asia, America, and the World. Collectively, we aim to initiate a series of new exchanges.

Research

Alan Liu, Principal Investigator
Established in 2005, this multi-campus research group includes scholars in the humanities, social sciences, and engineering from the University of California system (and in the future other research programs). It will establish working groups to study online reading from different perspectives; bring those groups into conjunction behind a shared technology development initiative; publish research and demonstration software; and train graduate students working at the intersections of the humanistic, social, and technological disciplines.

Research