Illuminations Authors Series

Illuminations Authors Series

Authors and Artists: Major Guests 2019-20

Jos Charles
poet
5:30pm, October 10, 2019
Humanities Gateway 1030
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Patience Agbabi
poet and performer
5:00pm, October 24, 2019
Crystal Cove Auditorium
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The Shakespeare Trial
with L. Song Richardson (UCI Law) and Erwin Chemerinksy (Berkeley Law)
6:00pm, October 29, 2019
Irvine Barclay Theatre
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David Henry Hwang
playwright
5:00pm, November 14, 2019
Crystal Cove Auditorium
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Rafael Campo, Poetry of Hope and Healing
physician and poet
February 27, 2019
5:00pm, Humanities Instructional Building 1030
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Tang Shu-Wing
theater director, Hong Kong
6:00pm, February 4, 2020
Irvine Barclay Theatre
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Letters from Home
multi-media performance & memoir
5:00pm, Thursday, February 13, 2020
Claire Trevor Theater
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Helen Zia
author of “Last Boat from Shanghai”
5:30pm, Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Crystal Cove Auditorium
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Bruce Sterling
futurist and science fiction writer
4:00pm, Friday, February 21, 2020
Crystal Cove Auditorium

Clarinda Jackson Mac Low, “The Pronouns”
March 14, 2020
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Nigel Poor
producer of “Ear Hustle”
9:30am, Thursday, May 7, 2020
Crystal Cove Auditorium

Carl Safina
writer and conservationist
5:00pm, May 14, 2019
Crystal Cove Auditorium

Tracie Morris on actor Ira Aldridge
poet and performance artist
May 19, 2020
Winifred Smith Hall
6:00pm

Please check Illuminations calendar listings for full and up-to-date event information. Some events have additional activities. Contact Illuminations@uci.edu for additional information.

Sponsors

UCI’s Advisory Council on Campus Climate, Culture & Inclusion; Chancellor’s Distinguished Speakers Series; UCI Libraries; M.F.A. Programs in Writing; Forum for the Academy and the Public; Center for Critical Korean Studies; Phi Beta Kappa; and Humanities Commons. Other sponsors include the departments of English, African American Studies, Asian American Studies, Criminology, Law & Society, and the Center for Excellence in Writing and Communication.