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Spotlights from 2017

A last look at Documenting War
A last look at Documenting War    (06/22/17)

Join us for the final series of events exploring wartime documentation and postwar reflection as part of UCI's Mellon-funded seminar on "Documenting War."

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Araceli Calderon on motherhood in the Mexican Revolution
Araceli Calderon on motherhood in the Mexican Revolution    (04/26/17)

Araceli Calderon, a PhD candidate in Spanish & Portuguese, will conduct research in Mexico City and El Paso, Texas with a UC-MEXUS Dissertation Research Grant

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Documenting War, a Mellon Sawyer Seminar at UCI, in Winter Quarter
Documenting War, a Mellon Sawyer Seminar at UCI, in Winter Quarter    (04/06/17)

The 2016-2017 series on "Documenting War," funded by a Mellon Sawyer Seminar grant, explores the Vietnam War, ethics and moral choice, and digital war during winter quarter

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Communist Childhood in China
Communist Childhood in China    (04/06/17)

Kyle David, a PhD candidate in History, has been awarded a Luce/ACLS grant and a Fulbright-Hays fellowship for dissertation research

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PhD candidate Christopher Chamberlin talks about his research
PhD candidate Christopher Chamberlin talks about his research    (03/01/17)

Christopher Chamberlin (Culture and Theory) received a research grant from the Commons to work in the archives at the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis. Here's what he did.

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The Future of the Truth, Feb. 3-4, at UCI
The Future of the Truth, Feb. 3-4, at UCI    (02/24/17)

Truth is the first casualty in war, and also in politics. This conference explores how America views honesty and truth, in light of the recent election and of ongoing trends in literature, law, and journalism. It will also consider truth, disinformation, and propaganda in the international sphere.

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UCI's Humanities Grad Slam
UCI's Humanities Grad Slam    (02/02/17)

The Humanities Grad Slam is an opportunity to share research with others. You will learn to convey complex ideas simply, improving the clarity of your dissertation project and developing methods to make relatable that which is intricate.

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Humanities to host VIet Thanh Nguyen as Chancellor's Distinguished Fellow
Humanities to host VIet Thanh Nguyen as Chancellor's Distinguished Fellow    (02/02/17)

Pulitizer Prize winning novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen has been named a Chancellor's Distinguished Fellow for 2016-17. Author of the best-selling novel "The Sympathizer," Professor Nguyen (USC) is also the author of works of scholarship, including "Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War."

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Caitlin Segundo, undergraduate intern, reflects on Documenting War
Caitlin Segundo, undergraduate intern, reflects on Documenting War    (01/19/17)

English major Caitlin Segundo interned with the Mellon Sawyer Seminar on Documenting War in Fall quarter through the History Department undergraduate internship class

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Latin American Studies in Motion
Latin American Studies in Motion    (01/19/17)

The UCI Latin American Studies Center is co-presenting a film series "Sustainable Cinema" at the Bowers Museum, with funding from UCI Illuminations and UCHRI

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