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UCI's critical theory program is No. 1 in U.S. News' graduate school rankings

UCI's critical theory program is No. 1 in U.S. News' graduate school rankings

03/14/2017 - Departments of English and History also move up in rankings (more)
UCI alumnus and innovator Robert Nealy to be honored at UCI Lauds and Laurels

UCI alumnus and innovator Robert Nealy to be honored at UCI Lauds and Laurels

02/28/2017 - At the UCI Alumni Association's 47th-annual Lauds & Laurels ceremony, Robert "Bob" Nealy will be honored with a posthumous Distinguished Alumni Award (more)
UCI School of Humanities receives $4.7M worth of historic fine art

UCI School of Humanities receives $4.7M worth of historic fine art

02/24/2017 - Works by historic cartographers, ornithologists and more incorporated into school coursework (more)
O.C. as seen by authors

O.C. as seen by authors

02/13/2017 - Anthology by UCI alumni couple offers literary excerpts on county's culture, geography (more)
Bad girls of the 20th century: UCI professor's new book highlights four performance icons who embodied and defied stereotypes

Bad girls of the 20th century: UCI professor's new book highlights four performance icons who embodied and defied stereotypes

01/17/2017 - Professor Jeanne Scheper explores past & continuing receptions of Aida Overton Walker, Loie Fuller, Libby Holman, and Josephine Baker (more)
10 years after Apple's first iPhone

10 years after Apple's first iPhone

01/09/2017 - UCI film and media studies professor Peter Krapp discusses the pros and cons of smart phone technology and what opportunities exist for smart technology in the future (more)
Revisiting the Flint, Michigan, lead-in-water crisis a year after its state of emergency

Revisiting the Flint, Michigan, lead-in-water crisis a year after its state of emergency

01/05/2017 - "We've only scratched the surface," says UCI historian Andrew Highsmith (more)
UCI professor wants to discuss your debt, spark institutional reform

UCI professor wants to discuss your debt, spark institutional reform

12/01/2016 - Professor Annie McClanahan hopes classroom conversations on debt will dispel feelings of shame, and lead to institutional reform (more)
Houri Berberian joins UCI's School of Humanities as Meghrouni Family Presidential Chair in Armenian Studies

Houri Berberian joins UCI's School of Humanities as Meghrouni Family Presidential Chair in Armenian Studies

09/29/2016 - Berberian to lead development of integrated study of Armenians and Armenia at UCI (more)
UC Irvine School of Humanities to broaden career preparation for Ph.D. students with $25,000 NEH grant

UC Irvine School of Humanities to broaden career preparation for Ph.D. students with $25,000 NEH grant

09/14/2016 - Grant will allow the School of Humanities to strategize on integrating career preparation into graduate curriculum and building pathways for careers outside of academia (more)
Art & analogies: UCI historian's new books help us better understand China's past and future

Art & analogies: UCI historian's new books help us better understand China's past and future

08/30/2016 - Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom's Eight Juxtapositions: China Through Imperfect Analogies from Mark Twain to Manchukuo and The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern China are available Sept 1 (more)
Grant allows UCI historian to add intra-American voyages to trans-Atlantic database

Grant allows UCI historian to add intra-American voyages to trans-Atlantic database

07/05/2016 - Alex Borucki's slave voyages project will promote scholarly and public awareness of the role played by the African slave trade in shaping several inland regions of North, Central and South America. (more)
UCI School of Humanities to expand graduate internship program with $50,000 Luce Foundation grant

UCI School of Humanities to expand graduate internship program with $50,000 Luce Foundation grant

05/31/2016 - As Humanities Out There Fellows, Ph.D. students in the humanities participate in paid internships at Orange-County-based cultural institutions (more)
New book by UCI professor explores Filipino and Filipino-American music and performance

New book by UCI professor explores Filipino and Filipino-American music and performance

05/25/2016 - Christine Bacareza Balance's Tropical Renditions: Making Musical Scenes in Filipino America invites its readers to a range of trans-local musical scenes throughout the Filipino diaspora (more)
UCI Professor Jane O. Newman receives Berlin Prize to complete book on literary theorist Erich Auerbach

UCI Professor Jane O. Newman receives Berlin Prize to complete book on literary theorist Erich Auerbach

05/17/2016 - Newman will be in residence at the American Academy in Berlin during Spring 2017 (more)
Professor of Asian American Studies Linda Vo to receive Public Image Award from the Asian Americans Advancing Justice organization

Professor of Asian American Studies Linda Vo to receive Public Image Award from the Asian Americans Advancing Justice organization

05/10/2016 - Vo will be honored for her leadership in, and advocacy for, the Vietnamese American community (more)
School of Humanities expands interdisciplinary academic offerings

School of Humanities expands interdisciplinary academic offerings

04/28/2016 - New majors and minors include Global Middle East Studies and Medical Humanities (more)
UCI philosopher Sven Bernecker awarded 2016 Alexander von Humboldt Professorship

UCI philosopher Sven Bernecker awarded 2016 Alexander von Humboldt Professorship

04/26/2016 - Germany's most prestigious prize for international researchers, the Alexander von Humboldt Professorship will bring Bernecker to the University of Cologne to found and lead a Centre for Contemporary Epistemology and Kantian Tradition (more)
An update on recent proposed chairs in Indian religious studies

An update on recent proposed chairs in Indian religious studies

04/22/2016 - A message from Dean Georges Van Den Abbeele (more)
UCI film & media studies alumni to showcase films at the Newport Beach Film Festival

UCI film & media studies alumni to showcase films at the Newport Beach Film Festival

04/21/2016 - Merced Bacon '15 and Patrick Reagan '06 to showcase latest films (more)