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Institute of Arts and Humanities receives California Humanities grant for community conversations

Community ConversationThe Institute of Arts and Humanities received a two year Humanities for All Project Grant to support eight public forums that explore how the arts and humanities can inform discussion about important challenges facing citizens today.

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Bridging campus and community in new Race and Oral History Project

The undergrad History course collects stories and experiences of people in the San Diego region who have largely been left out of how this history is told.



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Diedrick Brackens selected for next Longenecker Roth residency

In residency at Visual Arts in late October, Brackens will bring his weaving and textile work that intersects identity, race and sexuality.



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Cross-Wired brings international percussionists to UC San Diego

Led by Music's Steven Schick and Roger Reynolds, a week of concerts and master classes led to the premiere of a new score by Reynolds, a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer. Alumni Aiyun Huang '04 and Ivan Manzanilla '04 returned to perform.



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UC San Diego receives honorary Vladimir Vysotsky medal

In recognition of the connection to the local Russian-speaking community, the honor was received at a special ceremony presided over by Literature professor Amelia Glaser, director of the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies Program.



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Update: Living and Learning Neighborhood construction

Get a quick update on construction of the future home for the Division of Arts and Humanities with a photo slideshow and bonus 30-second time-lapse video.



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3 playwrights featured at prestigious Humana Festival of New Plays

Alumni Emily Feldman '16 and Lily Padilla '18 have work selected, as did current Theatre and Dance MFA student Dave Harris, with his "Everybody Black."



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Reza: A Dream of Humanity

Join the Division to welcome international photographer Reza Deghati as a visiting artist under the Roghieh Chehre-Azad Distinguished Professorship. With a public talk April 8, exhibition April 9 - May 9 and opening reception April 13 to explore "A Dream of Humanity."



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Immigration and Morality

For the next Ethics in the Public Sphere from Philosophy, guest Joseph Carens will reflect on the ways immigration raises questions about our most fundamental moral values: April 11.

Space for prayer

Featured in San Diego City Beat, Visual Arts MFA student and Egyptian-American artist Yasmine Kasem reflects on her religious experience at new 1805 Gallery exhibition.



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The Future of Nature

The Institute for Practical Ethic's keynote speaker is environmental writer and journalist Emma Marris, who will speak on and discuss "The Future of Nature: Conservation in the Anthropocene": April 24.

'Centering the Margins'

Co-hosted by the San Diego Public Library and SPACES at UC San Diego, the "Centering the Margins: Conversations with Writers of Color" three-day conference included faculty members from Literature, KPBS reports.