Stephen Barker, Dean of UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts and Director of the UCI Museum and Institute for the Art of California joins host Janeane to highlight events coming up in the fall, what freshman/transfer students can do to get enmeshed in campus life and CTSA events, what makes CTSA such an outstanding school, and more. Plus, Dean Barker will discuss his background and some of his experiences since joining UCI.
Stephen Barker, Dean of the Claire Trevor School of the Arts and Director of the UCI Museum and Institute for the Art of California, has been Chair of Drama, Chair of Art, Faculty Assistant to the Chancellor, and Director of the UC-wide Education Abroad Program in France. He was previously a professional actor, director, dancer, choreographer, musician, and advertising executive. He now works internationally in critical theory and aesthetics.
Stephen Barker has written and edited books and articles on numerous artists and philosophers, and has recently translated several volumes by French philosophers for Stanford University Press. Barker is a founder of the journal Derrida Today and is on the faculty of the London Graduate School. He lives in Irvine and Provence with his wife Michelle, a retired clinical psychologist.
For more information, visit: http://drama.arts.uci.edu/faculty/stephen-barker