From October 16-18, UC Santa Barbara’s campus hosts the third biennial meeting of the BABEL Working Group. This year, artists, scholars, and other thinkers meet to address the theme “On the Beach: Precariousness, Risk, Forms of Life, Affinity, and Play at the Edge of the World.” This unconventional meeting invites participants to “comb the beach — not to straighten out, nor even to mine, but to entangle while also pondering.” The conference is co-sponsored by many departments and initiatives across and beyond UCSB’s campus, including Literature and the Mind.
View the complete program here.
Follow the latest goings-on at the Babel Working Group on their blog here.
Image above via Joni Sternbach, SurfLand