UC San Diego Arts and Humanities Moments March 2021
In 2017, the division received a first-of-its-kind Capacity Building and Challenge Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to directly support construction of the new location for the Institute of Arts and Humanities. As the division completes its move into the Arts and Humanities Building, the matching portion of the grant has been met. Related: Photo Slideshow
Gift from longstanding campus supporters Ann and Joel Reed to be on display in the new North Torrey Pines Living and Learning Neighborhood
Humanities courses in History, Philosophy and Literature bring discussion of today’s pandemic into the classroom, offering students a unique way of learning
‘Changemaker’ undergrad Alex Luong seeks to increase Asian American representation both on stage and behind the scenes
Crocheted characters as artistic expression: This is the art of Zac Monday, Visual Arts MFA ’10 — his “monsters,” as he calls them.
Arts and Community Engagement director Susan Narucki of Music talks with Literature student Becca Rose about her Community Connections fellowship: the online journal "Kaleidoscoped."
The History alum talks with Triton magazine about Black history, his book "Tacky’s Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave War," attending UC San Diego and thoughts for the future.
The National Humanities Alliance includes our successful community college PATH program in its report.
March 24: Kyoto Prize Symposium featuring Ariane Mnouchkine, founder and director of the Théâtre du Soleil. Theatre and Dance professor and former chair Allan Havis will introduce Mnouchkine.
Google Arts & Culture: Assistant teaching professor King Britt curates a digital exploration of innovators of color in electronic music based in part on his Department of Music course, Blacktronika. Related: Part 2.
April 8: "After the End" gallery@calit2 opening reception, featuring work by Visual Arts MFA students Erick Msumanje '17, alexis hithe (current), Jamilah Sabur '14 and dana washington-queen '20.
San Diego Union-Tribune: "When I left Morocco, San Diego welcomed me. I’m grateful for its rich and diverse Arab community," writes professor Oumelbanine Zhiri of Literature in this op-ed.