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Critical Theory Institute (University of California, Irvine) records
MS.C.010  
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Description
This collection documents events, people, projects, and administration of the UC Irvine Critical Theory Institute (CTI). It comprises audio and video recordings of selected events including the Irvine Lectures in Critical Theory and the Wellek Library Lectures, as well as other lectures, conferences, and discussion sessions organized by CTI. The collection also contains several lectures given off campus by UCI faculty associated with CTI. An unprocessed addition this collection contains mostly paper files documenting the lectures, events, scholars, and administration of the CTI. There is information on budget matters, review and planning, Wellek Lecture Series, workshops, and more. It also includes audio and video recordings.
Background
The Critical Theory Institute (CTI) is an interdisciplinary, collaborative research group at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), comprising 15 to 20 active members from various UCI departments in the humanities and social sciences. CTI began in the early 1980s as an informal reading group and since 1987 has operated as an organized research unit. CTI is closely allied with UCI's curricular program in critical theory.
Extent
2.6 Linear Feet (10 boxes) and 14.3 unprocessed linear feet.
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of California. Copyrights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
Availability
Processed components of the collection are open for research. Unprocessed additions may contain restricted materials. Please contact the Department of Special Collections and Archives in advance to request access. Access to original tapes and digital media is restricted; researchers may request use copies.