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Two Guggenheim Fellowships awarded to ARC Director and Affiliate Faculty

The Arts Research Center would like to congratulate its director, Shannon Jackson (Professor of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies) and ARC Affiliate Faculty member Stephanie Syjuco (Assistant Professor of Art Practice) who were awarded prestigious Guggenheim Fellowships this year. The Guggenheim Fellowship is given to those who have ‚Äúdemonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or […]


The programs of the Arts Research Center would not be possible without the support of these individuals and organizations: Ann Marie Beaver Mr. and Mrs. W. Bliss Carnochan Carrie and Mark Casey Walter & Elise Haas Fund Ann and Shawn Hecht Edith Hillinger Jackie Jackson Shannon Jackson and Michael Korcuska Thomas Lacqueur Peter Montgomery/Roger Montgomery […]

Charrettes & Salons

In addition to public conferences and symposia, the Arts Research Center organizes other, small-scale gatherings meant to advance and celebrate faculty research in the arts: Charrettes ARC Charrettes allow ARC-affiliated faculty to share their work-in-progress with other ARC Affiliates and invited guests. ARC charrettes provide facultyartists and scholars with an intimate, supportive, and challenging environment […]

Undergraduate Internships

The Arts Research Center has administered a number of student internship programs. Listed below are details on each of our current and past internships for undergraduate students. CURRENT: Berkeley Arts Connect: Berkeley Arts Connect (formerly the Berkeley Community Arts Administration Program) places Cal students in nine month fund development, communications, and marketing internships with one […]

Re-cap: Stan Lai Residency

The Arts Research Center saw a whirlwind of activity in recent weeks, when Taiwanese playwright/director extraordinaire (and UC Berkeley alum) Stan Lai came to campus as an ARC artist-in-residence and Avenali Resident Fellow January 28 through February 8, 2013. A photo album capturing some of his activities can now be viewed on the ARC Facebook page.

Lai’s residency kicked off with a public conversation at the Institute of East Asian Studies titled Theatrical Engagement. An online video of Lai’s exchange with the distinguished historian Wen-Hsin Yeh, Director of IEAS, is now available.

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ARC: Launching the 2011/2012 Academic Year!

Hello Friends,
While campus was calmer during the summer months, we have been hard at work planning a number of research projects, retreats, and public symposia for the upcoming academic year. Check out a preview of Fall events in the works so far.
September has already started off with a bang, and so much more is on the horizon. We welcomed our first group of ARC Allied Research Interns, including eleven undergrads who are working in our research groups on Art + Neighborhood, Art + Time, Art + STEM, and Art + University. Look for a list of names in the next issue of ARC News.

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