In a Q&A, UCLA’s Ramesh Srinivasan talks about the intersections between society, politics and culture through the lens of technology and the internet.
Susannah Rodríguez Drissi’s “A Latin Poet’s Guide to the Cosmos” offers insights into the nature of language and identity, as well as the relationship between sound and meaning.
Sarah T. Roberts profiles the hidden workforce that monitors objectionable material on the internet, often to its own detriment
UCLA’s Monica Smith tracks the ways metropolitan hubs in different parts of the world emerged unrelated to one another, but in similar forms.
In this Q&A about their book, UCLA faculty Douglas Kellner and Jeff Share discuss the role critical media literacy plays in our information-overloaded world.
Q&A with UCLA’s Adam Romero and co-author Abbie Goldberg about their new book on marriage dissolution.
“Collisions at the Crossroads: How Place and Mobility Make Race” also provides insight into the history of Southern California’s Inland Empire.
In her latest book, UCLA’s Kara Cooney notes how a ruler’s gender matters far less than whose agendas are served.
With the book “Chocolate Cities,” UCLA professor Marcus Hunter seeks to incite new understanding of black life in America.
Analysis of the 2016 election by Lynn Vavreck and co-authors John Sides and Michael Tesler dispels some myths about the contest.
UCLA psychology professor Alan Castel explains the psychology of successful aging in his new book, ‘Better with Age.’
Q&A with Janet O’Shea, UCLA professor of dance, about “Risk, Failure, Play: What Dance Reveals about Martial Arts Training.”
In this Q&A, Bill Simon, co-founder of UCLA Health Sound Body Sound Mind, discusses the ideal P.E. class. and describes the benefits of physical activity.
In this Q&A about her new book, UCLA’s Magali Delmas discusses how the human urge to consume can be harnessed to help the planet.
Professor Judea Pearl writes about how the current data-crunching approach to machine learning misses an essential element of human intelligence.
In this Q&A about “The Book of Why,” UCLA’s Judea Pearl shares how understanding causality plays a vital role in developing artificial intelligence.
Donald Shoup’s “Parking in the City,” recommends three reforms designed to improve cities, the economy and the environment.
UCLA assistant professor of public policy Zachary Steinert-Threlkeld authors a how-to guide on using social media data.
“Downdrift,” by Johanna Drucker, highlights how human behaviors threaten life on Earth.
UCLA Law professor’s acclaimed new book illuminates the long drive by corporations to gain constitutional rights normally afforded to people.
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.
UCLA’s Paul Von Blum has released two books recently one on African-American artists in Los Angeles and the other on the civil rights movement.
In his book “Constitutional Coup,” the UCLA constitutional scholar explains the downsides of running government like a business.
A new book co-authored by UCLA professor of urban planning Chris Tilly challenges the “myth of inevitability” for poor working conditions in America’s largest employment sector.
The retrospective on Little Golden Books is on display at the library through Oct. 15.