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.
A three-year collaborative project between UCLA and the Université François Rabelais of Tours (France) has been launched, based on a research program, "From Passions to Emotions: Non-Fictional Representations of the Individual (1680-1850)."
Her appointment was announced by UCLA Dean of Humanities David Schaberg on Dec. 14.
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.”
'The Affect of Difference: Representations of Race in East Asian Empire' offers a new perspective on the history of race and racial ideologies in modern East Asia.
'The First Decade of Israeli Literature: The Case of Aharon Appelfeld' was based upon research Band undertook at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
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.
Multimedia performance will include live music by Ron McCurdy Quartet.
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...