Spotlights from 2021
"Environmental Problem Solvers: A Conversation about History and Ecology" with Steven D. Allison, Ridge 2 Reef director and professor of ecology & evolutionary biology and earth systems science, and Juan Manuel Rubio, Ph.D. candidate in history. Part of our three-day symposium, "Diving Deep: Dialogues on Environmental Justice."Click here for more information
"The Currents of Memory: A Conversation about Art and Oceans" with Patrick Rafter, assistant project scientist of earth systems science, and Kathie Foley-Meyer, Ph.D. candidate in visual studies. Part of our three-day symposium, "Diving Deep: Dialogues on Environmental Justice."Click here for more information
"Thinking Botanically: a Conversation about Literature and Science" with Jon Pitt, assistant professor of East Asian studies, and Alyse Larkin, postdoctoral researcher of earth system science. Part of our three-day symposium, "Diving Deep: Dialogues on Environmental Justice."Click here for more information
Meet Phuc Duy Nhu To, a member of the the Learning from our AAPI Leaders research team at UCIClick here for more information
Join the UCI Humanities Center, in collaboration with UCLA and the UC Riverside Center for Ideas and Society, as we present a workshop focused on comics and graphic novels as vehicles for communicating academic research. This workshop will feature a panel of academics, writers, educators and publishers.Click here for more information
One of our Humanities Out There (H.O.T.) Fellows reflects on their experience promoting pedagogical equity last year.Click here for more information
Join us for the next iteration in our Just Environments event series, as University of Tennessee, Knoxville Humanities Center Director Amy Elias hosts a discussion with celebrated author Terry Tempest Williams.Click here for more information
Meet Scott Learner: A UCI Lecturer Working to Improve the First Generation Experience at UCI.Click here for more information
Join us for a paid summer research fellowship for UCI undergraduate students ($1500 for 10 hours per week for 10 weeks, June 21-August 27).Click here for more information
What six words come to your mind as your read Cathy Park Hong's book, Minor Feelings?Click here for more information
Highlighting our Humanities Out There Fellows ahead of Giving Tuesday.Click here for more information
The OCEANS series begins again for spring quarter!
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Following the success of the Pacific Worlds symposium from winter quarter, the UCI Humanities Center is co-sponsoring this event to explore research approaches for transoceanic studies.
To understand everything is to forgive: On Lisa See's The Island of Sea WomenClick here for more information
In this dynamic presentation with author Lisa See, Professor Judy Wu, and Chef Jessica VanRoo, you will learn about the role of Pu'er tea in Chinese culture and society. Register now to join us!Click here for more information
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On April 19, 2020, The International Center for Writing and Translation sent out a call for short submissions in all languages on the theme of Intimacy During Lockdown. "What is it like," we asked,"to be in a relationship when sheltering in place?" Submissions flowed in from all over the world.Click here for more information
One of Our Humanities Out There (H.O.T.) Public Fellows Reflects on Her 2020 ExperienceClick here for more information
"Feeling seen" with "Minor Feelings" at UCIClick here for more information
Meet Noah Patterson Hanohano Dolim, a PhD student in History at UCI and conversation partner in our upcoming event featuring Professor Maile Arvin.Click here for more information
Join the Winter Quarter Writing WorkshopClick here for more information
Join the Forum for the Academy and the Public on Jan. 12th for another entry in this multi-part series considering the global perception of the United States. In collaboration with the Los Angeles Review of Books (LARB), international authors and journalists will offer perspectives on American identity in the 21st century.Click here for more information
Did you miss the Forum for the Academy and the Public's special book launch event, "Joe Biden: The Life, the Run, and What Matters Now" featuring the book's author, New Yorker staff writer Evan Osnos? Watch it here. Mr. Osnos is in dialog with Allison Perlman, Associate Professor of History and Film & Media Studies.Click here for more information
A discussion with UCI Professor Isa Quintana and UCI Librarian Richard ChoClick here for more information
From the ouster of President Trump, to the protests in support of Alexei Navalny, and this week's meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Russia is in the headlines.
Join us as the Forum for the Academy and the Public hosts a panel of prominent thinkers offering a Russian perspective on the U.S. and its relationship to Russia.
Did you miss this exciting event hosted by the Forum for the Academy and the Public? Not to worry! Watch it here.
In collaboration with the Los Angeles Review of Books (LARB), international authors and journalists will offer perspectives on American identity in light of recent sociopolitical events.
The Zoom room was completely packed for this workshop on "Demystifying the Book Publishing Process" co-sponsored by the University of California Press and the UC Collaborative of Humanities Centers and Institutes. The event attracted faculty, students, independent scholars across the UCs and beyond.Click here for more information
Featuring Joshua Swank one of the four finalists in the 1619 Project video series and a third-year political science major at UC Irvine.Click here for more information
The Podcasting the Humanities series continues, featuring Wujun (June) Ke Ph.D. candidate in Comparative Literature.Click here for more information
Third in video series on the 1619 Project, Marisabel Perez, one of the four finalists, shares how the project impacted her.Click here for more information
One fo the four finalists in the student video series on the 1619 Project, Jalen Jones shares the impact the project made on him.Click here for more information
The Humanities Center presents a series of video reflections from UCI students on the 1619 Project. First in the series here is Justin Warren, a junior majoring in sociology and minoring in graphic design.Click here for more information
Ann Thuy-Ling Tran, summer DTEI fellow and fourth-year grad student in Comparative Literature, shares her thoughts on the importance of the DTEI's fellowship opportunities.Click here for more information