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Research Profile: Maia Krause, UCHRI Graduate Student Researcher

Maia Krause is a Ph.D. Candidate in the UC Irvine Department of English with research interests in 18th century British literature, romanticism, science and the gothic, and play theory.  As…

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Introducing Kelly Brown, UCHRI’s New Research Projects Manager

As Research Projects Manager, Kelly will take the lead in managing system-wide research initiatives, particularly the Humanities and Changing Conceptions of Work initiative, as well as contribute to the development of…

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Meet the UC Humanities Correspondents

Introduced in 2010, the UC Humanities Correspondents program draws on the collective expertise, interests and collaborative energy of a small cadre of humanities graduate students working across the University of…

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2nd Annual Society of Fellows Meeting: What Are We Doing When We Do the Humanities?

On April 21st almost 200 scholars and community members attended the second annual gathering of the UC Society of Fellows in the Humanities, hosted by the UC Santa Cruz Institute…

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The New Techno-University in an Age of Unemployment

Submitted by Rochelle Terman on Thu, 04/12/2012, on the Townsend Humanities Lab Blog For as long as we´ve had universities, it appears we´ve had crises of universities. And perhaps now…

UCLA Library has hundreds of volumes of Neo-Latin texts that have never been translated. Tom Hyry (left), director of UCLA Library Special Collections, and Octavio Olvera, visual art specialist, are shown with some volumes from the library's early Italian printed materials collection.

Generous Mellon Grant to Support Teaching of Renaissance Latin at UCLA

Latin, a language that presumably “died” more than 1,500 years ago with the Roman Empire and such writers as Cicero and Virgil, actually had a much longer lifespan than most…

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UCSC to showcase UC-wide research in Humanities at Museum of Art & History

UCSC to showcase UC-wide research in Humanities at Museum of Art & History Free public event will explore vital role of the Humanities in shaping the future March 13, 2012…

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Welcome New HCCW Working Group Bloggers!

We are very pleased to announce three new members of the UC Humanities Forum team: Jason Alley, an anthropology graduate student from UCSC will be the grad blogger for the…

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Internet Activism: The Future of Democracy?

Unless you are living under a rock without wireless, I’m sure you’ve heard all the recent kerfuffle about two bills before Congress known as the Protect IP Act (“PIPA”) in…

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Rethinking Assessment, Credentialing, Reputation in a Networked Society

Online networks, digital resources, and gaming environments provide rich opportunities for learning that is interest-driven and learner-centered. More and more people are turning to networked knowledge communities, online tutorials, and…