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humanities

Setting the historical record straight

Book co-written by UCI history professor reinterprets Colonial New England practice of ‘warning out’ strangers

Books on the beach

Guilt-free beach reading

Book lovers can look to UCI authors for summer fare that exercises the mind while the body relaxes

Adria Imada

Hawaiian history via hula

Adria Imada’s award-winning book Aloha America explores the influence of politics, colonization, tourism and religion on the islands’ traditional dance

Pianist Kevin Kwan Loucks, and his wife, violinist Iryna Krechkovsky, joined with cellist Ross Gasworth

Good vibrations

Alum Kevin Kwan Loucks and his wife make beautiful music together in chamber duo and trio

UCI graduate student Kourosh Alizadeh

Budding philosophers

UCI program demystifies the ancient system of thought for local grade-schoolers

The locker in which Chris Burden confined himself as part of his master’s thesis, bears a tribute from current students who are inspired by the artist’s commitment to pushing the boundaries

Taking art to extremes

Chris Burden, M.F.A. ’71, gained fame for his provocative pieces

Students from UCI’s Improv Revolution and Live Nude People (With Clothes On)

Funny business

UCI’s Improv Revolution presents Coup de Comedy Festival 2015, honoring Keegan-Michael Key, May 6-9

Vicki Ruiz

A pioneer in her field

Vicki Ruiz to be honored for her contributions to Latino and Chicano history during National Women’s History Month

Christina Rodriguez

Fostering freshmen

Summer Bridge experience eases transition to UCI for first-generation, low-income or disabled students

Moon launch

With Lunar New Year on the horizon, a UCI expert explains the origins and customs of the Asian holiday