Center for Hearing Research (CHR)

The Center for Hearing Research at UC Irvine is a multidisciplinary group of 40 scientists spanning 10 Departments in six Schools, who are bound by a common interest in hearing research. We have been meeting since 1998, first as an informal group (“Things Auditory”) and then as the Irvine Research Unit in Hearing and Speech…

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Center for Global Peace and Conflict Studies (CGPACS)

GPACS was founded in 1983 by a diverse group of faculty who came together out of concern about the nuclear weapons stand-off between the United States and the former Soviet Union. Although the Soviet Union no longer exists and the Cold War of the 1980s is a thing of the past, the core of the…

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Center for Critical Korean Studies (CCKS)

Drawing from existing faculty strengths in Korean studies, the University of California, Irvine launched a Center for Critical Korean Studies (CCKS), funded by the Academy of Korean Studies, Ministry of Foreign Affairs in South Korea. In response to a surging interest in contemporary Korean popular culture and society among students and to leverage UCI’s faculty…

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Center for Asian Studies (CAS)

The Center for Asian Studies at the University of California, Irvine comprises more than 40 interdisciplinary faculty members who study China, Japan, Korea, South Asia and Southeast Asia and enhance the study of the many countries and cultures of Asia. The center provides a forum for discussions across geographic and disciplinary boundaries, both on campus…

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