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Professor Renate Holub
Director of Interdisciplinary Studies

269 Evans Hall
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720
Phone: (510) 642-0110
Mailbox: 235 Evans Hall
E-mail:
rholub@berkeley.edu

EDUCATION:

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, 1983

Masters of Arts, University of Wisconsin, 1976
Masters of Arts, University of Wisconsin, 1974
Bachelors of Arts, University of Wisconsin, 1972

Languages: Fluent: German, French, Italian, Spanish, English
Working Knowledge: Latin, Greek, Portuguese
In Progress: Arabic, Farsi

POSITION:
Director, Interdisciplinary Studies, University of California, Berkeley 1999-Current
Director, IRAS, Institute of European Studies, University of California, Berkeley 1992-2002
Visiting Professor, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya, May 2006
Visiting Professor, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, 2000
Visiting Professor, University of Auckland, New Zealand, 1999
Visiting Professor, The American University of Cairo, Egypt, 1998
Visiting Scholar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1990-92

PUBLICATIONS:

IN PREPARATION: Human Rights Before the State: On Vico's Theory of Global Justice

BOOKS:


The Blank Space of Gramsci. Korean Translation of Antonio Gramsci. Beyond Marxism and Postmodernism. Imprima Korea Agency, 2000


Farsi Translation of Antonio Gramsci. Beyond Marxism and Postmodernism. Tehran, Iran: 1996

Antonio Gramsci: Beyond Marxism and Postmodernism. London: Routledge, 1992.

Giambattista Vico's Theory of Poetics and Aesthetics (University of Michigan Library Dissertation Microfiches, 1983)

SELECTED ARTICLES 2000 -2010

  • Renate Holub, “Towards a Global Space of Democratic Rights: On Benjamin, Gramsci, Polanyi.’  In Anca Pusca, ed. Walter Benjamin and the Aesthetics of Change. Palgrave McMillan, UK, 2010. Pp. 10-55.
  • Renate Holub, “Dagli studi culturali allo studio delle culture americane: 1977-2007.’
    In Giancarlo Schirru, ed.   Gramsci, le culture e il mondo. Viella, Rome, Italy,  2009. Pp. 123-149.
    Abstract
  • Renate Holub, ‘Elements for a Critical Theory of Intellectuals under Conditions of Informational Capitalism.’ To  appear in Spanish, ‘Elementos para una teoria critica de los intelectuales en condiciones del capitalismo informatico.’ Translated by Dora Kanoussi. Antonio Gramsci a Setenta anos de la muerte. Ed. Cristina Orteaga Kanoussi. Mexico City, Mexico. 2011. Pp. 47.
  • Renate Holub, ‘Francesco de Sanctis [1817-1883]’. In  Cambridge History of Literary Criticism, Vol 6: The Nineteenth Century: 1830-1914. Ed. M.A.Rafey Habib. 2012-2013. Pp. 28.
  • Renate Holub and Yong-Sung Ahn. “Gramsci’s Theory of Intellectuals in Asia: The Case of the Korean Minjung.” Appeared in Spanish in  Poder y egemonia hoy. Gramsci en la era global a cura di Dora Kanoussi.  Universit?di Puebla (Messico), Fondazione Istituto Gramsci, ICS, PYV, 2004 Gramsci in Puebla Papers 2005
  • "Feminist Theory" PDF
  • "Hannah Arendt Not Among the Germans: Intellectuals,Intellectual Fields,and Fields of Knowledge"PDF
  • "European Studies in Asia" PDF
  • "Italian Culture: 1950-2000" Cambridge History of Literary Criticism, Vol. IX. 2001
  • "Transcommunality - In From the Politics of Conversion to the Ethics of Respect." Ed. John Brown Childs. Temple University Press, 2002.
  • "The Future of the Social Sciences in "mee arai mai mai mai?" (in "The Post-World Trade Center Time"), edited by Chaiyan Chaiyaporn, Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 32, No.1 January-June 2001, Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, ThailandPDF
  • "Postwar Intellectual Culture: From Marxism to Cultural Studies" PDF
  • "Intellectuals and Euro Islam." Muslim Europe or Euro-Islam: Politics, Culture, and Citizenshiop in the Age of Globalization. Eds. Nezar Alsayyad and Manuel Castells. Lexington Books, 2002.
  • See Also:
  • Turkish Translation, Musluman Avrupa, Ya Da Avro Islam. 2004
  • http://www.pandora.com.tr/urun.asp?id=112772  http://kitap.antoloji.com/kitap.asp?kitap=36591 
  • Spanish Translation: Europa Musulmana or Euro Islam. Alianza Editorial. 2003
  • Advisory Board
    IDEX, International Development Exchange, San Francisco, California

    Current Editorial Boards
    Convivium, Revista de Filosofia, Facultat de Filosofia, Universidad de Barcelona, Spain [Consell Assessor]
    Segni e Comprensione, Departimento di filosofia e scienze sociali dell’Universita di Salento, Italy
    Intercultural Studies . Melbourne, Australia
    Transcommunality and Communication, Web Journal, Santa Cruz, California 
    Fondazione Istituto Gramsci, Rome, Italy
    International Gramsci Joursal, Wollongong, Australia 
    EU-topias. Revista de interculturalidad, comunicacion y studios europeos.
    University of Valencia, Spain. Member of Comite Cientifico.

    Consultant for Yearly Conferences
    International Human Rights Conference at Mofid University, Quom, Iran

    Professional Memberships
    International Gramsci Society
    International Association of Sociology [intermittently]
    International Studies Association [intermittently]
    International Association of Women Philosophers
    TWAIL, Third World Approaches to International Law

    RESEARCH GRANTS AND AWARDS:

    X Congresso brasileiro de sociologia, Fortaleza, Brazil, Fall 2001
    Grant from the Center for Latin American Studies, UC-Berkeley, Fall 2001
    Distinguished Undergraduate Research Award, University of California, Berkeley, Fall 2001
    Center for Middle Eastern Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 1999-2001
    Finnish Sociological Association, Joensuu, Finland Spring 1999
    Technology Grants, University of California, Berkeley, 1998-2001
    Institute of European Studies, University of California, Berkeley, "Europe, Multiculturalism, Globalization" 1997-2001
    German Sociological Association, 1996
    University of Valencia, Spain, 1996

    Recent Seminars and Lectures

    • University of Potsdam, Germany,  June 2005: "Politische Kulturen in den Vereinigten Staaten: 2001-2005"

    • University of Potsdam, Germany, June 2005: “Menschenrechte und Gerechtigkeit”

    • Goethe Universitaet, Frankfurt, Germany, June 2005: “Zur Genese und Kritik von Gerechtigkeitsbegriffen und Gleichheitsbegriffen”

    • Universidad de Barcelona, Spain, June 2005: “Lenguajes Politicos en los Estados Unidos: 2001-2005"

    • Universita degli Studi di Bari, Italy, May 2005: “Linguaggi Politici negli Stati Uniti: 2001-2003

    • Universita degli Study di Bari, Italy, May 2005: “Concetti di Giustizia: Una Breve Introduzione

    • Fondazione Gramsci, Rome, Italy, May 2005: “Gramsci in Asia: Korea, Giappone, Cina

    • Universita Orientale di Napoli, University of Naples, Italy, May 2005: “Intellettuali ed Islam in Europa

    • Universita Orientale di Napoli, University of Naples, Italy, May 2005: “Diritto Romano Repubblicano e la Genesi del Concetto di Giustizia in Europa

    • University of California, Santa Cruz, April and May of 2004: Six Seminars on Antonio Gramsci
      • Seminar I  “The Southern Question and Americanism"
      • Seminar II     “Intellectuals and Civil Society"
      • Seminar III    “Change and Hegemony"
      • Seminar IV    “Hegemony and Domination”
      • Seminar V    “Gramsci and Globalization”
      • Seminar VI    “Globalization, Critical Intellectuals, and the Internet”
    • American University in Cairo, Egypt, International Conference on Gender and Transnationalism, December 2003: “Constraints of Affinities between Multicultural Rights and Feminist Rights” link abstract

    • International Conference on Gramsci Studies, Universidad Autonoma, Puebla, Mexico, October 2003: “Nacionalismo y cosmopolitismo en la teoria de los intelectuales de Gramsci” link

    • 2nd New Zealand European Studies Conference, University of Auckland, New Zealand, August 2003, Key Note Speaker: “Europe’s Identity and Islams”link PDF abstract

    • 2nd International Conference on the Theoretical Foundations of Human Rights, Mofid University, Quom, Iran, May 2003: “Rights and Religion in Europe: a note on a historical relationship between the concept of peace and the concept of human rights” link PDF

    • University of Frankfurt, Germany, May 2003: Lecture on “Zur politischen Situation an amerikanischen Universitaeten: 1989-2003“

    • "Human Rights in Iran" The Cutchogue Seminars in International Law and Human Rights, May 2003, New York, USA

    • Women’s Studies Program, Ehwa University, Seoul, South Korea, June 2002: “Comparative Feminisms”

    • Oriental Institute, University of Tokyo, Japan, July 2002: “Islam in Europe”

    • XV World Congress of Sociology, Brisbane, Australia, July 2002: “Citizenship and Islam in the New Europe”

    • Philosophical Society of Southern Africa, University of Stoellenbosch, South Africa, Jan. 2002:
      “The Future of Philosophical Theory”

    • X Congresso brasileiro de sociologia, Fortaleza, Brazil, September 2001: “El futuro de la teoria sociologica”

    • Universad Tecnologica de Hermosillo, Mexico, March 2001: “Derechos Humanos y Historia de los leyes”

    • Internacional Conference on “Civilization of Cultures, Cultures of Civilization,” Cairo, Egypt: “Transcommunality”

    • Rajabhat Institute, Rambhaibarni, Chanthaburi, Thailand, January 2000: “Introduction to Human Rights”

    • Thamassat University, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2000: “Feminism in Asia, Feminism in Europe”

    • Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, December 1999: “The Future of European Studies”

    • University of New South Wales, Sidney, Australia, August 1999: “The Question of Euro Islam”link

    • Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, August 1999: “The Question of Euro Islam”

    • “National Literatures in the Age of Multicultural Europe,” Conference: The Future of European Studies, University of California, Berkeley, April 1999

    • “Europe’s Intellectuals and Globalization” Finnish Sociological Association, March 1999

    • “The Question of Euro Islam” Cornell University, Center for European Studies, February 1999

    • “Gender in Contemporary European Theory” American University, Cairo, Egypt, January 1999

    • “Europe’s Intellectuals and the Challenge of Islam” Al Ahram Institute, Cairo, Egypt, December 1998