Designing for play

Designing for play

UCI alumna leveling up in gaming world

Giving to keep a language alive

Giving to keep a language alive

UCI alumnus funds second-year Western Armenian course

Bilingual booster

Bilingual booster

First-gen senior majoring in both Spanish and education sciences hopes to become an academic counselor in low-income communities

Humanity in focus

Humanity in focus

Award-winning film and media studies alumnus uses film to tell authentic stories

Visual studies doctoral student is named to 1804 List of Haitian American change-makers

Visual studies doctoral student is named to 1804 List of Haitian American change-makers

UCI Ph.D. student has been included on The Haitian Roundtable's 1804 List for 2019

David Fedman wins prize for best article on historical link between tech and environment

David Fedman wins prize for best article on historical link between tech and environment

UCI historian has received the 2019 Joel A. Tarr Envirotech Article Prize

Philosophy for the masses

Philosophy for the masses

Ph.D. student runs engaging kiosk at cafés and farmers market

MOOCS with a message

MOOCS with a message

UCI faculty create massive open online courses to counter extremism

Chance and dance

Chance and dance

UCI professor's book provides fresh perspective on choreographer Merce Cunningham

Keeping it real

Keeping it real

UCI historians launch podcast blending history and reality TV

Shaking the family tree

Shaking the family tree

UCI alumna discovers complicated ancestry via Slave Voyages database that UCI professor helped create

A humanity seen

A humanity seen

Writer and UCI professor Héctor Tobar wants you to tell your story

Five senate faculty retire from UCI School of Humanities

Five senate faculty retire from UCI School of Humanities

Please join us in celebrating the five senate faculty who retired from the UCI School of Humanities this spring

A call to empathy

A call to empathy

James Kyung-Jin Lee shares vision for UCI Center for Medical Humanities

Centering the human experience

Centering the human experience

Judy Tzu-Chun Wu to lead UCI Humanities Center

Social media for good

Social media for good

UCI alumna leads crowdsourcing effort for Netflix's "Diagnosis"

Media Advisory

Media Advisory

UCI Center for Critical Korean Studies to present Korean hip-hop conference, concert

Imagining Los Angeles

Imagining Los Angeles

New book by Barry Siegel traces rise of metropolis to the 1932 Olympics

Lifelong learner

Lifelong learner

UCI alumnus honors the classics

UC President's Postdoctoral Fellow in history wins 2019 Native American 40 Under 40 award

UC President's Postdoctoral Fellow in history wins 2019 Native American 40 Under 40 award

Holly Guise has received a 2019 Native American 40 Under 40 award

Keeping up with Korean pop culture

Keeping up with Korean pop culture

A Q&A with UCI professor and founding director of the Center for Critical Korean Studies, Kyung Hyun Kim

Why science needs the humanities to solve climate change

Why science needs the humanities to solve climate change

Tyrus Miller, Dean of the School of Humanities, and Steven D. Allison, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, posit that a strong partnership between the humanities and science is an imperative step for progress.

Ngugi wa Thiong'o receives honorary Doctor of Letters from the University of Edinburgh

Ngugi wa Thiong'o receives honorary Doctor of Letters from the University of Edinburgh

Honorary degree conferred on Ngugi wa Thiong'o in recognition of his leadership in shifting the focus and language of African writing

Curating 1,000 years of art

Curating 1,000 years of art

A Q&A with visual studies alumna and chief curator at the Autry, Amy Scott

Cultivating an inclusive culture

Cultivating an inclusive culture

A Q&A with historian and chief diversity officer Douglas Haynes

Rebel waltzes into the future

Rebel waltzes into the future

UCI alumnus plans to speak candidly to 2019 grads

Chancellor's Professor Emeritus wins award from Society for Study of Southern Literature

Chancellor's Professor Emeritus wins award from Society for Study of Southern Literature

For "The Literature of Reconstruction: Not in Plain Black and White"

Arts trek

Arts trek

Class boldly goes on 1,900-mile mission to explore artworks embedded in the environment

Dissecting Disneyland

Dissecting Disneyland

New UCI course examines inner workings and idiosyncrasies of theme park

Zotfest marks 20th anniversary

Zotfest marks 20th anniversary

UCI student film festival takes place June 3 at Irvine Barclay Theatre

Distinguished Professor Ngugi wa Thiong'o wins 2019 Erich Maria Remarque Peace Prize

Distinguished Professor Ngugi wa Thiong'o wins 2019 Erich Maria Remarque Peace Prize

For "Decolonising the Mind: The Politics of Language in African Literature"

Natural Storyteller

Natural Storyteller

From founding a magazine to making a living as an influencer, senior Aditi Mayer has a good story to tell

Challenging the standard

Challenging the standard

UCI professor studies how languages change, blend

Samuel Jordan Center for Persian Studies and Culture receives $50,000 gift

Samuel Jordan Center for Persian Studies and Culture receives $50,000 gift

Support for lectures, conferences and other programs

Anime planet

Anime planet

New class on Japanese animation examines globalization, sociocultural context of popular film genre

Cyber Shakespeare

Cyber Shakespeare

New online course is first of its kind to bring the world of Will to life for all UC students

Collecting stories

Collecting stories

UCI professor documents the diversity of the Asian American community

A physician-scholar first

A physician-scholar first

UCI grad student Sarah O'Dell is pursuing both an M.D. and a doctorate in the humanities

Curating the past & future

Curating the past & future

UCI professors organize daylong symposium on art during the age of Black power

UCI Humanities graduate students awarded fellowships

UCI Humanities graduate students awarded fellowships

Funding will cover travel and dissertation completion

Margherita Long earns UC President's Faculty Research Fellowship

Margherita Long earns UC President's Faculty Research Fellowship

Fellowship will support completion of her book on Fukushima

Bauhaus at 100

Bauhaus at 100

Look at your iPhone, or go to IKEA - the legacy of the artistic and social movement lives on

Bringing forgotten queer history to the forefront

Bringing forgotten queer history to the forefront

Ph.D. candidate Finley Freibert takes LGBT approach to visual studies

Leading with heart

Leading with heart

UCI alumna pays it forward in business and life

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

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

Award recognizes those who have significantly enriched the understanding and appreciation of American history

Celebrating Latinx excellence

Celebrating Latinx excellence

UCI honors several humanities scholars

Why Asian Americans never seem to get sick

Why Asian Americans never seem to get sick

A Q&A with James Kyung-Jin Lee, associate professor of Asian American studies

Beyond financial literacy

Beyond financial literacy

UCI scholars examine creative works that represent and critique economies

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

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

Early education advocate

Early education advocate

UCI alumnus puts humanities in action

Connecting history

Connecting history

UCI professor spotlights Armenian revolutionaries

Cinema of financial despair

Cinema of financial despair

UCI professor's book explores cinema after South Korea's economic collapse

Penning protest

Penning protest

UCI professors edit anthology of unruly writing

Zine queen

Zine queen

UCI professor's teaching and scholarship make space for marginalized voices

Four reasons the future will rely on humanities majors

Four reasons the future will rely on humanities majors

As new technological and scientific advancements are made, humanists are needed at every turn

Asia (hyphen) America

Asia (hyphen) America

UCI professor explores Asian-American fiction, identity

Curating Hollywood history

Curating Hollywood history

UCI alumna on mission to bring history of Hollywood icons to the public

Math geek/lit prof

Math geek/lit prof

UCI English professor explores intersection of Victorian mathematics and culture

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

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

Michael A. Fuller, has won the Association for Asian Studies' Franklin R. Buchanan Prize for high-quality curriculum materials on Asia.

Confronting climate change

Confronting climate change

Interdisciplinary experts will convene on campus for two-day public conference on looming existential threat

Spotlight on Douglas M. Haynes

Spotlight on Douglas M. Haynes

Historian leads campus-wide inclusion efforts and Center for Medical Humanities

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

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

The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations has bestowed the 2018 Norman and Laura Graebner Award on Emily Rosenberg

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

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

Literary journalism at UCI: The backstory

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

Making history

Making history

History faculty member and Ph.D. student build career pathways for history grad students

Foodie historian

Foodie historian

UCI Ph.D. candidate explores American food legislation

His best shots

His best shots

Sports Illustrated photographer Robert Beck '77 reflects on six of his favorite pics

Reconstructing Latin America's African past

Reconstructing Latin America's African past

UCI professor uses linguistics, DNA to help long-isolated Colombian community descended from escaped slaves find its roots