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UCI receives historic collection of Armenian-language books

UCI receives historic collection of Armenian-language books

07/13/2017 - Donation from Elma Hovanessian to honor her late husband and support the UCI Armenian Studies Program (more)
UCI receives Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation New Professorship in Buddhist Studies from the American Council of Learned Societies

UCI receives Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation New Professorship in Buddhist Studies from the American Council of Learned Societies

07/10/2017 - Professorship will strengthen UCI's interdisciplinary East Asian Languages and Literatures Department (more)
UCI History Department to participate in American Historical Association's 2017-18 Career Diversity for Historians Faculty Institute

UCI History Department to participate in American Historical Association's 2017-18 Career Diversity for Historians Faculty Institute

05/30/2017 - Institute is year-long collaboration geared to improving career preparation and outcomes for Ph.D. students in history (more)
Ngugi wa Thiong'o awarded honorary degree from Yale University

Ngugi wa Thiong'o awarded honorary degree from Yale University

05/25/2017 - This is Ngugi's 12th honorary degree (more)
UCI Ph.D. candidate in English Dana Murphy receives John Hope Franklin Dissertation Fellowship from the American Philosophical Society

UCI Ph.D. candidate in English Dana Murphy receives John Hope Franklin Dissertation Fellowship from the American Philosophical Society

05/24/2017 - Fellowship will provide Murphy with year-long support to finish her dissertation on Phillis Wheatley (more)
Three UCI School of Humanities faculty receive teaching awards

Three UCI School of Humanities faculty receive teaching awards

05/18/2017 - Luis Aviles, Emily Baum and Maryse Mijalski have recently received awards for their pedagogical excellence. (more)
Aglaya Glebova receives Berlin Prize to study Soviet avant-garde artists

Aglaya Glebova receives Berlin Prize to study Soviet avant-garde artists

05/15/2017 - Glebova will be in residence at the American Academy in Berlin this fall (more)
UCI professor appointed to National Humanities Center Board of Trustees

UCI professor appointed to National Humanities Center Board of Trustees

04/21/2017 - Professor of Comparative Literature and European Languages and Studies Jane O. Newman will begin her term July 1, 2017 (more)
How infinity came to be at home in the world

How infinity came to be at home in the world

04/11/2017 - UCI Professor John H. Smith to track influence of math on German philosophy in the long eighteenth century with a National Humanities Center Fellowship (more)
UCI Professor David Fedman receives National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend

UCI Professor David Fedman receives National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend

04/10/2017 - Historian will use $6,000 award to complete his book project on the politics of forest conservation in colonial Korea (more)
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)