In new work by UC San Diego assistant professor Julie Burelle, the relationship between two groups of people in Quebec, Canada come into play in an important conversation about settler-indigenous relationships and decolonization, deeply adding to the growing field of Indigenous studies.
Why do people around the world come to see some figures as so important, and how have their meanings changed over time? These questions lie at the heart of the new book “Icons of Dissent: The Global Resonance of Che, Marley, Tupac, and Bin Laden.” Author Jeremy Prestholdt explains more in this Q&A.
In the 1960s, Ernesto “Che” Guevara became an international symbol of radicalism, solidarity and revolution. In the ’90s, his image was revived as both a rebellious role model and a nostalgic fashion symbol. Significant changes also occurred in society’s memory of musicians Bob Marley and Tupac…
It is safe to say Lauren Yee, a 2012 MFA alumna from the Department of Theatre and Dance, is taking the theater world by storm. One of the most promising up-and-coming playwrights today—the Los Angeles Times dubbed her a “playwright on the verge”—Yee has not only had her work produced at high-profile…
UC San Diego Department of History professor Luis Alvarez is very clear: the campus’s Race and Oral History Project is young, but growing — with lots of people involved both on and off campus.
The UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts announces textile artist Diedrick Brackens as the 2019 – 2020 Martha Longenecker Roth Distinguished Artist in Residence, the department’s second residency supported by the estate of the late artist and educator Martha W. Longenecker Roth.
The Department of Music's Cross-Wired is a week-long set of mini-concerts, master classes and large-scale performances for seven up-and-coming percussionists, each who will be studying new work by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and University Professor Roger Reynolds.
The highly anticipated world-premiere musical “Diana” began previews at La Jolla Playhouse Feb. 19, and joining the award-winning cast and crew on the production are five MFA students from the UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance — both on stage and behind the scenes.
Three new works selected for this year’s prestigious Humana Festival of New American Plays were written by University of California San Diego playwrights, marking the first time three UC San Diego MFA students and alumni have had their work featured simultaneously.
The University of California San Diego Institute of Arts and Humanities received a two year, $10,000 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.