Welcome to the Program

Reliefs depicting representatives of the 28 nations of the Persian Empire

The Critical Theory Emphasis (CTE) is an interdisciplinary concentration housed in the School of Humanities and open to Ph.D. students in any department at UC Irvine. CTE develops UC Irvine’s historic legacy of national and international prominence in critical theory by offering an advanced graduate curriculum, organizing lectures and events, and encouraging theoretical exchange. Scholars of critical theory explore and develop theoretical . . .

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Our Location

Irvine Hills

Critical Theory Emphasis
179 Humanities Instructional Building
University of California
Irvine, CA 92697-3390
(949) 824-6720

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