Humanities

J. Hillis Miller, UCI Distinguished Professor Emeritus of comparative literature and English

Remembering Distinguished Professor Emeritus J. Hillis Miller

Influential scholar established UCI as national leader in critical theory

School of Humanities launches 3 new centers for interdisciplinary research, programming

The School of Humanities has announced the creation of the Center for Armenian Studies; the Center for Knowledge, Technology, and Society; and the Center for Storytelling. “The three new centers will serve as a nexus for interdisciplinary research and programming,” said Dean Tyrus Miller. “All have particular resonance and value at this very moment in […]

The future of graduate education

UCI deans discuss the importance of diversity in graduate education and why standardized tests are losing favor

UCI alum Vincent Steckler speaking to student in a lecture hall.

Alumnus Vincent Steckler ’80 and his wife donate $10.4 million to UCI

Gift will support art history students, create ICS center promoting inclusiveness

Alumni couple create scholarship endowment at UCI’s Center for Critical Korean Studies

Carol Choi ’85 and Eugene Choi ’86, MBA ’01, have pledged $100,000 to create an endowment at UCI’s Center for Critical Korean Studies. Undergraduate students majoring in Korean studies and other qualified students with demonstrated interest will be provided with scholarships. Through its Brilliant Future Scholarship Match Opportunity, UCI will double the gift, matching endowment […]

Humanities dean Tyrus Miller establishes endowment for distinguished lecture series

Tyrus Miller, dean of the School of Humanities, has pledged $60,000 to establish a new endowment for a distinguished lecture series. The school regularly hosts conversations around today’s grand challenges, ranging from environmental change to advances in medicine and biology and the evolution of powerful new technologies. The Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series will feature events […]

Diary of a Med Student book surrounded by a tie, laptop and stethoscope
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UCI Podcast: Diary of a med student

UCI medical students publish a book of experiences from across country to show peers they’re not alone

Lucas Hilderbrand, UCI professor of film & media studies and visual studies standing in front of am image of a film reel

What’s next: The future of film

COVID-19 is likely to permanently alter the production, distribution and viewing of movies

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UCI Podcast: At the intersection of economics and political philosophy

Professor Aaron James talks about debt, dollars and how the U.S. monetary system can work for everyone

School of Humanities receives $1.5 million grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The UCI School of Humanities has received a four-year, $1.5 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to introduce graduate students to a broad range of possible careers that employ their expertise. The grant will fund 19 community-based summer internships for Ph.D. students, three graduate student researchers who will work with a STEM faculty […]