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Public Radio host and alum Jesse Thorn to podcast live from Kuumbwa

Apr 20, 2015 UC Santa Cruz alums Jesse Thorn and Jordan Morris return to Santa Cruz April 24, for a live taping of their popular podcast at Kuumbwa Jazz Center. Proceeds benefit KZSC.

Classes without quizzes: Alumni Weekend Teach-Ins

Apr 17, 2015 Returning UC Santa Cruz alumni should get ready to exercise their brains, but with no fear of final exams, at the ever-popular "Teach-Ins" featuring professors Bettina Aptheker and Craig Haney.

Egyptologist awarded NEH Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant

Apr 8, 2015 Assistant professor of history Elaine Sullivan has received a Digital Start-Up Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to develop a three-dimensional model and virtual tour that will demonstrate how an ancient Egyptian site evolved over more than 3,000 years.

UC Santa Cruz conference to honor visionary feminist philosopher Gloria Anzaldúa

Apr 2, 2015 The UC Presidential Chair in Feminist Critical Race & Ethnic Studies will present a conference on the work of feminist philosopher and writer Gloria Anzaldua, April 10-11, at the Humanities Complex on the UC Santa Cruz campus.

UC Santa Cruz alum writes first children’s book in City Lights’ 60-year history

Mar 20, 2015 “American history is filled with stories of brave and powerful men, but have you ever wondered where the women are?” So begins Rad American Women A-Z, a new book by humanities alumna Kate Schatz...

Anita Hill: 'I hope my life is a living example of the power of coming forward'

Feb 27, 2015 Anita Hill, the focus of the highest-profile sexual harassment case in U.S. history, addressed a capacity crowd about "speaking truth to power."

Conference at UC Santa Cruz to explore modern Jewish spaces and identity

Feb 13, 2015 The Center for Jewish Studies at UC Santa Cruz will present a two-day conference, “Liminal Spaces and the Jewish Imagination” on campus February 18-19.

Anita Hill to speak at UC Santa Cruz on gender and racial equality Feb. 26

Feb 12, 2015 Anita Hill’s life changed forever in 1991 when a television audience of 22 million saw her testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee during the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Judge Clarence Thomas.

Institute of Arts and Sciences to host first LASER talk of the year

Feb 5, 2015 UC Santa Cruz’s Institute of the Arts and Sciences will present its first “LASER” talk of 2015 on Tuesday, February 10, at the Digital Arts Research Center.

Angela Davis addresses 'police militarization' at capacity MLK Convocation

Jan 29, 2015 Angela Davis addressed a capacity crowd about social justice, police militarization and brutality during the 31st annual Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation in downtown Santa Cruz

‘Questions that Matter’: New public humanities series brings campus to community

Jan 8, 2015 The UC Santa Cruz Institute for Humanities Research (IHR) will present "Making the Cosmos Local"—the first event in a new series of public dialogues titled Questions That Matter—on Tuesday, Jan. 27, at Kuumbwa Jazz Center.

New fiction by alumna author featured in New Yorker

Dec 8, 2014 “Savage Breast,” a new short story by UC Santa Cruz alumna Elizabeth McKenzie, will be featured in the December 15 issue of The New Yorker magazine.

Center for Emerging Worlds launches with a year-long focus on global Islam

Nov 14, 2014 The Center for Emerging Worlds at UC Santa Cruz, which launched in September, addresses the many conflicts, environmental challenges, resource competitions, and ethnic and nationalist and religious tensions in the world.

Toni Morrison and Angela Davis on friendship and creativity

Oct 29, 2014 During in-depth conversations this summer, Toni Morrison and Angela Davis share thoughts about their past collaboration, their longstanding friendship, and their bedrock belief in the power of literature.

Founders Celebration recipients share commitment to social justice

Oct 27, 2014 Acclaimed author Toni Morrison's appearance was a highlight of the 2014 Founders Celebration that also honored Professor Craig Haney, alumnus Mark Headley, and the Long family.

Institute of Arts and Sciences offers LASER talk on Oct. 28

Oct 8, 2014 UC Santa Cruz’s Institute of the Arts and Sciences will present its first “LASER” talk of the academic year on October 28 at the Digital Arts Research Center.

Fall Living Writers Series to feature Tobias Wolff, Karen Joy Fowler

Sep 26, 2014 Award-winning authors Tobias Wolff, Karen Joy Fowler, and Andrew Lam are just a few of the notable guests coming to UC Santa Cruz for the Fall 2014 Living Writers Series

Linguists receive $260,000 grant to study endangered Irish language

Sep 22, 2014 “Although we all have tongues, we are surprisingly bad at knowing precisely what they're doing or conveying that to others,” says UC Santa Cruz professor of linguistics Jaye Padgett...

Library taps specialist to explore role of technology in Humanities research

Sep 19, 2014 The University Library and Humanities Division have jointly awarded a two-year Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Postdoctoral Fellowship supporting digital humanities scholarship to Rachel Deblinger.

Teaching computers the nuances of human conversation

Sep 11, 2014 Computer scientist Marilyn Walker wants to make spoken dialogue systems more responsive to the user.

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