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Press Releases

Keeping a language alive

Keeping a language alive

12/03/2018 - New classes aim to revive dying dialect of Western Armenia (more)
UCI launches new Center for Medical Humanities

UCI launches new Center for Medical Humanities

11/20/2018 - Multidisciplinary hub aims to advance research on health, engage the public (more)
Rewriting ancient Iran

Rewriting ancient Iran

11/13/2018 - New book by UCI professor examines 1,000 years of Iranian history (more)
Ruiz receives Apple of Gold for Excellence in Education

Ruiz receives Apple of Gold for Excellence in Education

11/09/2018 - Awarded by the Hispanic Education Endowment Fund, honor recognizes the historian's work in higher ed (more)
Inventing madness

Inventing madness

11/06/2018 - New book by UCI historian traces how madness became mental illness in modern China (more)
Italian professor wins translation prize

Italian professor wins translation prize

11/05/2018 - Deanna Shemek, professor of Italian in UCI's Department of European Languages & Studies, won the 2018 translation prize from the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women for her edition of letters written by Isabella d'Este (1474-1539). (more)
#TodayIMet: Nida Chowdhry

#TodayIMet: Nida Chowdhry

11/02/2018 - UCI alumna launches YouTube series to increase representation of South Asian and Muslim stories (more)
The art of living

The art of living

11/01/2018 - UCI alumna LaVonne Smith '94 has led a colorful life, supports various School of Humanities endeavors (more)
A guest lecturer with gravitas

A guest lecturer with gravitas

10/23/2018 - Chancellor Howard Gillman, an expert on free speech, addresses literary journalism class studying it (more)
Food for thought

Food for thought

10/22/2018 - UCI's Virtuous Table series of themed meals provides physical, intellectual and spiritual sustenance (more)
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant to fund yearlong series exploring human suffering

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant to fund yearlong series exploring human suffering

10/22/2018 - The newly formed UCI Center for Medical Humanities – a formal partnership among the Claire Trevor School of the Arts, the School of Humanities and the School of Medicine – has received a $225,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to create a yearlong series called "Suffer Well" that will offer lectures, symposia and presentations from invited speakers. (more)
UCI welcomes Matthew P. Canepa as Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Presidential Chair in Art History & Archaeology of Ancient Iran

UCI welcomes Matthew P. Canepa as Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Presidential Chair in Art History & Archaeology of Ancient Iran

10/10/2018 - Noted art historian joins UCI's Department of Art History, Ph.D. Program in Visual Studies, and Persian Studies Center (more)
Latinx leaders

Latinx leaders

10/08/2018 - To mark Hispanic Heritage Month, we highlight some exceptional Anteaters (more)
UCI School of Humanities welcomes Dean Tyrus Miller and nine new faculty

UCI School of Humanities welcomes Dean Tyrus Miller and nine new faculty

10/02/2018 - In addition to Miller, nine new faculty join the school with expertise spanning the Italian Renaissance to ancient Iran (more)
UCI and Farhang Foundation partner to enhance the study and appreciation of Persian history and culture

UCI and Farhang Foundation partner to enhance the study and appreciation of Persian history and culture

09/14/2018 - Partnership results in a minor in Persian studies, signature conference and campus-wide events (more)
Keeping Japan's past at the forefront of scholarship

Keeping Japan's past at the forefront of scholarship

09/10/2018 - UCI professor emerita of history funds $2M endowed chair in pre-modern Japanese studies (more)
From mentee to mentor

From mentee to mentor

09/10/2018 - Having been where they are now, history professor David Igler has a lasting influence on first-generation students (more)
Renowned UCI chemist supports breakthroughs in Armenian studies

Renowned UCI chemist supports breakthroughs in Armenian studies

08/23/2018 - Ara and Alice Apkarian make $100,000 gift to support graduate students in Armenian studies (more)
Excavating antiquity

Excavating antiquity

08/06/2018 - UCI professor examines artifacts of the past and explores their impact today (more)
The modern Middle Ages

The modern Middle Ages

07/31/2018 - UCI professor on mission to broaden history of non-normative identities in the Byzantine Empire (more)