Illuminations Authors Series

Illuminations Authors Series

Authors and Artists: Major Guests 2019-20

Jos Charles
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
5:00pm, November 14, 2019
Crystal Cove Auditorium
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Rafael Campo, Poetry of Hope and Healing
physician and poet
February 27, 2020
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, 2020
Crystal Cove Auditorium

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

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


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.