UC San Diego's Philosophy department presents: "Death Squads and Death Lists: Targeted Killing and the Character of the State" with Professor Jeremy Waldron. UCSD Faculty Club / Lecture & Q&A 5:30 - 7:00pm / Reception to Follow/ Open to the Public
The UC San Diego Career Center presents this opportunity to hear from Arts & Humanities alumni as they share their experience and answer questions about how their degree has come into play in the various industries they work in. A networking reception will follow the alumni panel talk. April 26th, 5-6pm. Please RSVP.
The Division of Arts and Humanities’ graduate programs are attracting national attention, according to recent rankings by College Choice.
A leading source for college and university rankings and resources, College Choice lists UC San Diego MFA programs #6 in the nation.
Department of Literature Professor Emeritus Don Wayne, who served as provost of Revelle College, encourages humanists and other professionals to critically think about institutional protocols and privilege. He’ll present a thought-provoking talk called, “Historical and Formal Aspects of Professional Culture and the [Sometime] Failures of Liberal Elites: The Case of the Humanities,” Thursday, April 13, 4 p.m., in the Literature Building, Room 155.
Department of History associate professor, director of the Institute of Arts and Humanities, and director of Chicano/a and Latino/a Arts & Humanities Luis Alvarez spoke about his research at the recent UC San Diego & You alumni event in Silicon Valley. Alvarez presented on the history of race and social movements in California, as well as the successful launch of IAH in 2016-2017.
UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla and Division of Arts and Humanities Dean Cristina Della Coletta also participated in the standing-room-only event. Alvarez was pictured with the Chancellor, as seen on the Chancellor’s Blog.
The Division of Arts and Humanities took a leading role to secure a $2.59 million grant award from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The award supports a joint program with the San Diego Community College District (SDCCD) that helps humanities transfer students transition to UC San Diego—a top 10 public university. According to Dean Cristina Della Coletta, it is the largest foundation award the division has received in support of the humanities.