The professorship is one of many recent honors for Shih, who joined the UCLA faculty in 1993.
Leia Yen is the first UCLA transfer student to receive a Marshall Scholarship. Jonathan Lovett is the third Bruin graduate to win a Schwarzman Scholarship.
The gift is the largest from an individual donor in the history of the UCLA College’s humanities division.
The Archive is the sixth largest moving image repository in the world, and second only to the Library of Congress in the U.S.
His best known work — the groundbreaking novel “City of Night” — redefined writing about the gay community. Rechy will receive the award Oct. 24.
Q&A with Karen McCarthy Woolf, who is bringing her poet’s eye to the work at the Promise Institute for Human Rights.
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.
Jamison, distinguished professor and of Asian languages and cultures and also Indo-European studies, will deliver UCLA’s 126th Faculty Research Lecture Wednesday, April 3.
The inaugural UCLA Distinguished Lecture in Philosophy was presented by free speech scholar Rae Langton, a professor from the University of Camrbridge.
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.
Pamela Hieronymi served as a consultant to Michael Schur, creator of the hit NBC sitcom, sharing insights into moral and ethical belief systems.
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.
Arcadia Fund grant will help open access to rare manuscripts from St. Catherine’s Monastery.
Chancellor Gene Block said the gift “signals a new era for the humanities at UCLA and, in particular, for philosophy.”
Nile Green, Eleanor Kaufman and Stefania Tutino were among the 173 scholars, artists and scientists chosen for the honor.
“Downdrift,” by Johanna Drucker, highlights how human behaviors threaten life on Earth.
The yearlong partnership provides graduate students with opportunities to create new narratives to engage audiences with research.
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 professor of musicology David MacFadyen is a champion of blockchain and how it could influence the future study and scholarship in arts and literature.
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.
Dozens of volunteers participated in an event at the Charles Young Research Library to help build detailed maps to assist relief efforts for the storm-ravaged island.
UCLA is one of the top universities in the country for producing the most Ph.D.s in the arts and humanities. In 2014-15, UCLA tied for No.1 in the nation with NYU, according to a recent report from the Chronicle of Higher Education.