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UC Santa Cruz approves new major in Jewish Studies

Jun 24, 2010 Jewish Studies at UCSC had its origins in the mid-1980s after a campus visit by Schindler's List survivor Leopold Page--nearly a decade before Steven Spielberg's Academy Award-winning film....

UC Santa Cruz's Harry Berger Jr. honored with top UC award for emeriti faculty

May 11, 2010 The 2010 Constantine Panunzio Distinguished Emeriti Award, honoring emeriti professors in the University of California system, has been awarded to UC Santa Cruz professor emeritus of literature Harry...

UC Santa Cruz literature professor Nathaniel Mackey receives Guggenheim for poetry

Apr 21, 2010 UC Santa Cruz literature professor Nathaniel Mackey has been awarded a 2010 Guggenheim Fellowship for poetry....

UC Santa Cruz lecturer named first Poet Laureate of Santa Cruz County

Jan 27, 2010 UC Santa Cruz humanities lecturer Gary Young has been named the first-ever Poet Laureate of Santa Cruz County....

Humanities professor wins 2009 prize for scholarly outreach

Jan 24, 2010 Professor of classics and comparative literature Mary-Kay Gamel has been awarded the 2009 Prize for Scholarly Outreach from the American Philological Association (APA)--the national classics...

Award-winning women writers to be featured in UCSC's 2010 Living Writers Series

Jan 6, 2010 How do women writers view history differently than men? That's the key question posed by "Another Look: Women Writers Re-Vision History"--the winter installment of UCSC's annual Living Writers...

Literature professor's book makes Choice magazine's list of Outstanding Academic Titles for 2009

Jan 4, 2010 Literature professor Rob Wilson's book "Be Always Converting, Be Always Converted: An American Poetics" (Harvard University Press) has been selected as one of Choice magazine's Outstanding Academic...

Award-winning novelist coming to UCSC on October 7

Sep 15, 2009 The UCSC Center for Labor Studies and the Living Writers Series will join together to present a reading by award-winning novelist Monique Truong, Wednesday, October 7, at 7 p.m. in the Humanities...

It's all in the family when children of alumni choose UCSC

May 25, 2009 Last spring, when their daughter was deciding where to go to college, UCSC graduates Moira and Dency Nelson tried to play it cool and hide their Banana Slug pride. They wanted their daughter,...

Former student remembers author and UCSC lecturer James Houston

Apr 29, 2009 Steve Woodhams (Porter College 1974-77) offers a remembrance of author and former UCSC lecturer James D. Houston, who died on April 16 at his home in Santa Cruz. ...

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