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Broadsides – Pairing Artworks with Poetry from the Morton Marcus Community of Poets

m.k. contemporary art 703 Front Street, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

Please join us for an artists' reception and poetry reading to celebrate the opening of Broadsides, an exhibition presented by m.k. contemporary art, which brings together diverse voices from the local poetry scene and pairs their writings with highly accomplished local and regional visual artists. The event will be hosted by Santa Cruz treasure Wallace […]

Il Moro: Film Screening and Director Q&A

DARC 108 Humanites 1 University of California, Santa Cruz Cowell College, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

Join The Humanities Institute and the Departments of Literature, Film and Digital Media, and History of Art & Visual Culture for a screening of the award-winning, Oscar-qualifying short film Il Moro (Italian, with subtitles). Il Moro is a period drama based on true events in the life of Alessandro de’ Medici, the illegitimate son of […]

The Japanese American Mass Incarceration, Art, Activism, and Multiracial Solidarity

Page Smith Library

Join us for a panel discussion with Karen Tei Yamashita and traci kato-kiriyama. The panel discussion will be moderated by Alice Yang. Karen Tei Yamashita, UCSC Literature Professor Emerita, acclaimed author of Letters to Memory, and a 2021 recipient of the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, will read from her […]

Project Paradiso: A Gateway to Dante’s Heaven – Episode Two – The Structure of Dante’s Paradiso: or How to Tell a Story beyond Time, Space, and Individuality

Virtual Event

Dante’s Paradiso is the least studied and the least understood of the three parts of the Commedia. Yet it is arguably the most important for the dynamism and originality of the literary, theological, and philosophical inquiries that take place there. It is also a singularly important interpretive guide for a full understanding of the entire […]

Living Writers – Chia Chia Lin

Merrill Academics 102

Chia-Chia Lin is the author of The Unpassing (FSG 2019), which was a New York Times Book Review Editor's’ Choice and won the 2020 Clark Fiction Prize. She graduated with an MFA in Fiction from the Iowa Writer’s Workshop. Her short stories and essays have appeared in The Paris Review,, The New York Times, […]

PhD+ Series – Academic Publishing with Martha Stuit and Erich van Rijn

Graduate Student Commons

How do you choose a reputable academic journal to publish in? What are your copyrights? What is open access? Where do you find academic publishing support at UCSC beyond your program and department? As scholarly communication librarian at the UCSC University Library, Martha Stuit provides author services, which covers theses and dissertations, publishing academic articles […]

Israel/Palestine: Learn-In

Humanities 1, Room 210 1156 high st, Santa cruz, CA, United States

Deeply concerned about Israel/Palestine? Grappling with Hamas' attack on October 7 and Israel's current bombardment and invasion of Gaza, as well as the broader historical context for both? Wonder how we got here and how we might imagine a better future together? Come with questions and a desire to learn with and from others. All […]

Ya Zuo – Feeling the Universe: Phenomenology of Emotion in Premodern China

Humanities 1, Room 210 1156 high st, Santa cruz, CA, United States

What is an emotion? Are your feelings inside you, or somewhere out there in the world? In this talk, Ya Zuo introduces the phenomenology of emotion in premodern China. The Chinese theories offer an interesting understanding of affectivity which places emotions beyond the subject. Emotion is simultaneously a deep cosmic order exceeding the mundane world […]

PhD+ Series – Interviewing and Negotiating the Job Offer with Veronica Heiskell

Graduate Student Commons

Learn interviewing strategies to land the job offer. Then learn how to negotiate the best salary and benefits package when you receive the job offer. This class offers strategies that apply to both academic and alternative-to-academic job applications and negotiations. The negotiation strategies also apply to asking for raises, job reclassifications, and title and responsibilities […]

THI Coffee Hour

Humanities 1, Room 515 1156 High St, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

The Humanities Institute is excited to welcome students, faculty, staff, and friends for a weekly Coffee Hour on Wednesdays, 11am to noon. We invite you to visit our team, meet our new Faculty Director, Pranav Anand, and talk with us about your academic interests as well as upcoming THI events and programs. Learn about how […]