William Worger has made digital copies of ‘Mighty Man’ and ‘Tiger Ingwe,’ which the South African government used to indirectly support apartheid, available to the public.
UCLA English professor Anne Mellor reflects on the lasting influence of and impetus behind the author’s iconic monster.
UCLA group presents “LA Escena,” the city’s first Hispanic classical theater festival Sept. 21–23.
California Preservation Foundation recognized the Clark for preserving its treasured aesthetic while upgrading for safety and accessibility.
Nile Green, Eleanor Kaufman and Stefania Tutino were among the 173 scholars, artists and scientists chosen for the honor.
Featured among the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture’s 100-plus events: Kyle Abraham, Angélique Kidjo, Kenya HARA and Brett Steele.
“Downdrift,” by Johanna Drucker, highlights how human behaviors threaten life on Earth.
UCLA professor says in new book, “Satan in the Bible, God’s Minister of Justice,” that Satan was not originally presented as the implacable enemy of God.
The archival and architectural treasure was closed for two years for seismic retrofitting and to bring the building into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The third annual Jumpstart UCLA Literacy Fair, entitled “Historical Figures: One World, Many Stories,” celebrated local preschoolers’ achievements and featured various interactive literacy activities run by UCLA students.
A portrait of Oscar Wilde that typically hangs in a small hallway inside UCLA’s William Andrews Clark Library will be on public display next month for the first time in Great Britain.
In ‘Imagining Extinction,’ English professor Ursula Heise asks why people care about endangered species, why some animals become symbols and what that reveals about us.
UCLA freshman cluster course combines anatomy, history, philosophy and humanities to provide an interdisciplinary approach to studying neuroscience.
UCLA professor Zrinka Stahuljak spent three years translating, annotating, traveling and even co-creating a podcast-inspired blog to showcase “The Romance of Gillion de Trazegnies.”
UCLA Library Special Collections posted online a rare interview the famously reclusive author of the classic “To Kill a Mockingbird” gave to WQXR radio host Roy Newquist in 1964.
Professor Malina Stefanovska says that the infamous seducer wasn’t merely after conquest; he chased intelligent conversation and passionate affairs to remember.
The original manuscripts of his memoirs reveal a life that went beyond his notorious reputation and academics will discuss that at a conference hosted by UCLA’s Center for 17th and 18th Century Studies.
English professor Matthew Fisher writes about the history of reproducing manuscripts and what has been lost as duplication and widespread dissemination became easier.
History professor Nile Green writes about a group of young Iranian students and their amazing experiences of shared learning and fellowship with their hosts in early 1800s London.
Starting next fall non-English majors will for the first time be able to enroll in a creative writing course. It will be taught by professor and acclaimed novelist Mona Simpson, and newly hired head of creative writing, Fred D’Aguiar.
Professor Melvin Rogers writes in the Atlantic that Ta-Nehisi Coates’ bestselling new book about racism and African American identity fails to recognize the importance of hope.
In his recently released book, UCLA English professor Joseph Bristow delves into Oscar Wilde’s obsession with obscure poet Thomas Chatterton, whom many scholars have long assumed Wilde plagiarized.
For UCLA’s spring Faculty Research Lecture, Kristal, the chair of UCLA’s comparative literature department and a professor of Spanish, will share his life-long love of the Argentine author Jorge Louis Borges.
Individualistic values have been rising in China as the country has undergone rapid economic and social change, researchers report.
José Luiz Passos — “Zé” to his friends and students — is one of the rising new stars of Brazilian literature. A professor of Luso-Brazilian literatures and cultures at UCLA, Passos has published two novels...