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Humanities

September 22, 2020

UC Merced Interdisciplinary Humanities graduate students and faculty will have the benefit of two additional years of funding from the Henry Luce Foundation.
It has been two years since UC Merced received the $280,000 Henry Luce Foundation grant, but its community engaged research endeavors are far from over. This fall, UC Merced Interdisciplinary Humanities graduate students and faculty will have the benefit of two additional years of funding to...
Graduate student Marco Valesi is turning a scholarly lens on an emerging form of expression. He searches cities for art that appears without the approval of authorities. Few scholars across the globe document and interpret this kind of unsanctioned work...
Peter Balakian, an award-winning author and a leading voice of Armenian Genocide recognition, has been named the 2012 recipient of the Alice and Clifford Spendlove Prize in Social Justice, Diplomacy and Tolerance. The University of California, Merced,...
The Popol Vuh, the ancient Mayan creation myth, has permeated several classes at UC Merced this year, offering undergraduate students several ways to learn more about Mayan culture. The focus on the book will peak this week with an art show and symposium...
Diaries belonging to a Civil War soldier who witnessed the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln have been digitized and published by UC Merced’s Kolligian Library. Henry O. Nightingale was an abolitionist and Union soldier. His diary contains a...
Studying ancient remains, exploring caves, publishing books, leading workshops and presenting papers are just a handful of the things that will keep faculty busy this summer in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts. Though the semester...
UC Merced Professor Ignacio López-Calvo’s “Latino Los Angeles in Film and Fiction: The Cultural Production of Social Anxiety” will be published on Feb. 1 by the University of Arizona Press. López-Calvo’s fifth single-authored book deals with the imaging...
Two UC Merced literature professors have launched the campus' first online literary journal through University of California's eScholarship.   Professors Ignacio López-Calvoand Cristián H. Ricciwill publish next semester the first edition of ”...

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