March 5, 2015
…Division of Arts and Humanities, designed to bring KPBS members to campus for a first-hand experience of the arts here. KPBS Members Night concert, May 2014 - audience members were handed stones which they shook as percussion instruments, becoming performers in a piece by UCSD composer Lei Liang. This year,…
April 25, 2016
University of California San Diego’s Luis Martin-Cabrera has been named a 2016 Whiting Public Engagement (WPE) Fellow by the Whiting Foundation for his proposal to investigate the lives of indigenous groups living in a region known as the “Saudi Arabia of Lithium.” A key component in rechargeable batteries for laptops…
March 27, 2019
Highly-acclaimed historian and author Dirk Moses will make a presentation on “Inventing Genocide: The Contingent Origins and Meaning of a Concept” on Wednesday, April 10, at the University of California San Diego’s Holocaust Living History Workshop.
February 8, 2016
The University of California, San Diego is not short on big ideas. Just ask Craig Callender, chair of the Department of Philosophy, who was recently featured in San Diego Magazine’s “Big Ideas” feature for his vision to establish the Institute of Practical Ethics on campus. Callender conceptualizes UC San Diego…
January 9, 2014
…for Research in Arts, Humanities Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications Arts, humanities and social science undergraduate students at UC San Diego are taking the initiative to develop faculty mentorships and engage in immersive research projects—from studying affirmative action to surveying the gestures of sign language and empowering marginalized…
January 18, 2018
…Four ‘Careers in the Humanities’ workshops highlight choices, concrete steps to successful futures UC San Diego students attending a series of workshops last week learned that study in the humanities will benefit them in multiple ways—beyond opening doors to exciting jobs and careers. Providing concrete career information and advice to…
March 13, 2017
…Division of Arts and Humanities is welcoming its first visiting artist under the newly established Roghieh Chehre-Azad Distinguished Professorship. “Parissa,” Iran’s most distinguished female vocalist, will visit UC San Diego during the first part of spring quarter to share her deep knowledge of the “Radif”—the classical repertoire of Persian traditional…
October 6, 2014
“World War I and the Birth of the Modern World,” a free public lecture series featuring UC San Diego faculty, launches on Oct. 14 and continues through Dec. 2.
November 8, 2022
Up to 12 new faculty members will be hired at UC San Diego whose work centers on designing just futures, particularly for Indigenous, Black and migrant communities.
April 23, 2014
Two UC San Diego faculty members have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies, which includes accomplished leaders from academe, business, public affairs, the humanities and the arts.