Humanities

Photo of Lucas Hilderbrand and the cover of his new book titled "The Bars Are Ours: Histories and Cultures of Gay Bars in America, 1960 and After"
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UCI Podcast: The history of gay bars in America

Lucas Hilderbrand’s new book teaches timely lessons for Pride Month

UC Irvine’s 2024 Hellman Fellows are (clockwise from upper left): Abigail Lapin Dardashti, Javier Sanchez-Yamagishi, Fangyaun Ding, Pablo Lara-Gonzalez, Katherine Trieste Rhodes, Alejandra Rodriguez Verdugo, Irene Vega, Xian Shi, Ji Seon Song and Travis Wiles.

10 UC Irvine faculty members named Hellman Fellows for 2024-25

Program supports research by promising assistant professors

Cole Morgan

Books: Vital yet Vulnerable

Reflections from Cole Morgan, assistant professor of English

Christina Zabat-Fran

Raising the Bar

Alumna demonstrates her pioneering spirit and legal prowess in both the fashion industry and an O.C. law organization

Anthony Smart Jr.

#IamUCI – Anthony Smart Jr.

B.A., English | School of Humanities

Luiza Osorio G. Silva, a UC Irvine assistant professor of art history holding a replica coffin and a homemade mummy she has owned since childhood.

Bringing ancient Egypt to life

Professor uses pop culture to demystify pharaohs, pyramids and more

UC Irvine to present AlphaPersuade: A Summit on Ethical AI

EVENT: The University of California, Irvine’s School of Humanities and Beall Applied Innovation will co-host AlphaPersuade: A Summit on Ethical AI. Join industry leaders and multidisciplinary academics from across the country for this one-day conference exploring the ethics of using artificial intelligence for persuasion. WHEN/WHERE: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 29, at the Cove at […]

Tyrus Miller (left), dean of the School of Humanities, and Austen Parrish, dean of the School of Law.

UCI Law and School of Humanities offer new pathways from humanities into law

In new program, students can earn their B.A. and J.D. degrees in six years

Jessica Ortiz wearing a cap and gown, while holding a Mexican flag across her back as she walks away from the camera.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Campuswide stories and resources highlight the commitment to support a Latino-thriving community at UCI

Jeffrey Kopstein, UCI professor of political science.

Building bridges

New director discusses goals for UCI’s Center for Jewish Studies