When the American Academy of Arts and Letters inducts its newest members in May, University of California San Diego composer and Distinguished Professor of Music Chinary Ung will become the first faculty member in the university’s 60 year history to receive the prestigious honor.
Countless readers have been delighted by Dr. Seuss’s unmatched ability to craft catchy rhymes that are nearly impossible to forget. To help celebrate the life and work of this iconic American author, UC San Diego will host its annual birthday celebration for Dr. Seuss.
The greater San Diego-Tijuana region will get a rare opportunity to engage with contemporary Indigenous writing and poetry, part of an international symposium addressing the importance and impact of Indigenous language and literature.
On February 7 and 8, UC San Diego will host the Cultured Data Symposium, bringing together experts from data science and the arts and humanities to examine the emerging relationship between data and culture.
The 2019-20 Holocaust Living History Workshop (HLHW) continues at UC San Diego in 2020 with five profound events focusing on the themes of trauma, memory, and resilience in the process of renewal following the persecution of countless individuals during the Holocaust.
With support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, UC San Diego and the San Diego Community College District are building a pipeline of successful undergraduate and graduate students, resulting in a new generation of leaders who will reshape the value and meaning of an education in the humanities.
UC San Diego MFA student Juliana Kleist-Méndez is at the helm of "Elektra," the last fall-quarter production for the Department of Theatre and Dance. The sold-out run opens Dec. 4.
UC San Diego professor and world-renowned composer Lei Liang wins the 2020 Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition for his orchestral work that both evokes the realities of climate change and offers the enduring potential for healing.
Opening Nov. 20 for a limited run, the second production in the Department of Theatre and Dance fall season is “Man in Love,” a “horror and hope” play about race, love and terror. First time directing at UC San Diego, Stephen Buescher said students are easily early career artists.
The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance opens its 2019 – 2020 season with “Balm in Gilead” on Nov. 15, followed by “Man in Love” Nov. 20 and “Elektra” Dec. 4