Faculty Profiles in Research, Art & Innovation is an online series of interviews with UC Riverside faculty, hosted by the UCR Library.

The purpose of this series is to bring awareness of UCR scholarship, library collections, and activities to the UCR community and the public at large.

These events are open to all members of the UC Riverside community and surrounding areas.

Scholars of Future-Past(s)

Scholars of Future-Past(s): Speculative Fictions, Pedagogy, and the Critical Archive with UCR professors Nalo Hopkinson, John Jennings, Andre Carrington, and Sherryl Vint.


Soldadera: Creative Research in the Archives of the Mexican Revolution with UCR Professor Jennifer Doyle and artist Nao Bustamante.

Broadcast on Thursday, January 21, 2021.

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That One Cigarette

WHAT IF? Professor Stu Krieger and Professor Erith Jaffe-Berg discuss Krieger's counter-factual history novel THAT ONE CIGARETTE.

Broadcast on Thursday, October 8, 2020.

Fighting Invisible Enemies

Fighting Invisible Enemies Among Southern California Indians, 1900-1950 with Clifford E. Trafzer.

Broadcast on Thursday, August 6, 2020.

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Afrofuturist Comics

AFROFUTURIST COMICS: Sankofa and the Black Speculative Re-Imagination with UCR Professors Nalo Hopkinson and John Jennings.

Broadcast on Thursday, June 25, 2020.

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