Humanities

Art exhibit commemorating Stonewall tells of mid-20th century LGBTQ experience

EVENT: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, one of the most important events leading to the modern fight for LGBTQ rights in the United States, UCI presents the art exhibit “Burning Time: A Graphic Book Collaboration.” Jointly produced by Jonathan Alexander, Chancellor’s Professor of English, and Professor Antoinette LaFarge of the Department of […]

UCI’s Margherita Long is 1 of only 8 awarded UC President’s Faculty Research Fellowships

Margherita Long, associate professor of East Asian studies, has earned a UC President’s Faculty Research Fellowship for 2019-20. One of only eight recipients across the University of California system, she will use the $30,000 in support of her book project, Care, Affect, Crackup: Literature & Activism After Fukushima, which takes an environmental humanities approach to […]

Vicki Ruiz gets distinguished service award from the Organization of American Historians

Vicki Ruiz, Distinguished Professor Emerita of history and Chicano/Latino studies, has received the 2019 Roy Rosenzweig Distinguished Service Award from the Organization of American Historians. The annual award recognizes those who have significantly enriched the understanding and appreciation of American history. Ruiz led the way in making Chicano/Latino history fully part of U.S. history, highlighting […]

UCI co-leads project adding 11,400 intra-American journeys to Slave Voyages database

Scholarly reach and public impact of highly utilized humanities resource are expanded

Award-winning poet Kevin Young to speak at UCI

EVENT:  Award-wining poet Kevin Young will give a public talk at UCI as part of the Chancellor’s Distinguished Speakers Series. He will address the role of fact and fiction in his work and in the contemporary public sphere, from scholarship to news, as well as read from his newest book, Brown: Poems. WHEN/WHERE:   5-6:30 p.m. […]

Textbook on Chinese poetry by UCI professor of East Asian studies awarded Buchanan Prize

An Introduction to Chinese Poetry: From the Canon of Poetry to the Lyrics of the Song Dynasty, by UCI professor of East Asian studies Michael A. Fuller, has won the Association for Asian Studies’ Franklin R. Buchanan Prize for high-quality curriculum materials on Asia. “I am deeply honored that the AAS has given my textbook […]

Black History Month

Deadly diseases, mathematical riddles and a grandma’s piano. Below, these and other elements play a role in the stories of four Anteaters of color. Meet UCI administrator Douglas M. Haynes, who grew up glued to British costume dramas as the youngest of nine children; UCI alumnus Jermaine Griggs, an online music entrepreneur and world traveler; […]

Professor emerita of history is awarded top honor in field of American foreign relations

Emily Rosenberg, professor emerita of history and former chair of that department, has been given the highest honor in the field of U.S. foreign relations – the Norman and Laura Graebner Award – by the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations. The Graebner Award recognizes the lifetime achievement of a senior historian of U.S. foreign […]

UCI-led study finds Harry Potter fan fiction challenges cultural stereotypes of autism

Digital media platforms enable marginalized groups to offer alternative representations

Literary journalism at UCI: The backstory

The who, what, where, when and why of the only such major in the nation