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.
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.
Performers will bring to life a unique combination of arts, science and technology during the 2019 season of the primary performance series of the University of California San Diego’s Qualcomm Institute.
A new art exhibition coming to the Qualcomm Institute’s gallery@calit2 on Thursday, March 7th showcases environmentally-informed artistic engagements with the intersection of vertical and horizontal planes.
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 Lytle Scholarship Concert brings together talented local musicians to support the dreams of first generation college students who attend the UC San Diego. This year’s concert will blend the Jewish folk traditions of Eastern Europe with songs of the Yiddish theater and Broadway.
“Mortal Republic: How Rome Fell Into Tyranny” by Department of History professor Edward J. Watts explores what factors made the 500-year republic susceptible to collapse, where lessons from the the past can apply to today's political climate.
The Qualcomm Institute at UC San Diego and the San Diego Art Institute announced the formation of a new alliance that will fuse cutting-edge technology and contemporary art in the heart of Balboa Park.
Exactly 80 years after Thornton Wilder premiered his stage classic “Our Town,” the UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance is set to give it a modern makeover. The Pulitzer Prize-winning drama is one of three productions for fall quarter from the famed department, ranked fourth in the world…