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Bookshop Santa Cruz presents: An evening with Ocean Vuong

Cowell Ranch Hay Barn Ranch View Rd, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

In this deeply intimate second poetry collection (in paperback June 6th), Ocean Vuong searches for life among the aftershocks of his mother’s death, embodying the paradox of sitting within grief […]

The Deep Read: Community Salon

The Seymour Marine Discovery Center 100 McAllister Way, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

On June 7, we’ll be hosting a salon—co-sponsored by The Humanities Institute and Lookout Santa Cruz—focused on actions we can all take in the face of climate change. Ecology Action, Elkhorn Slough […]

Luis Alberto Urrea – Good Night, Irene

Bookshop Santa Cruz 1520 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

Bookshop Santa Cruz is delighted to welcome bestselling author Luis Alberto Urrea (The House of Broken Angels) back to the store for a reading and signing of his new novel […]

Bookshop Santa Cruz Presents: Stacey Abrams, Rogue Justice

Rio Theater 1205 Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

Bookshop Santa Cruz is thrilled to welcome #1 New York Times bestselling author and political leader Stacey Abrams to discuss her new book Rogue Justice and the craft of writing. […]

Linguistics Undergraduate Research Conference (LURC)

Stevenson Fireside Lounge Humanites 1 University of California, Santa Cruz Cowell College, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

The Linguistics Department's annual Linguistics Undergraduate Research Conference (LURC) will be held Friday, June 2nd, from 2:00 – 5:00pm in the Stevenson Fireside Lounge & Courtyard. The Distinguished Alumnus speaker […]

Futurescapes: Projects from the Coha-Gunderson Collective

The Institute of the Arts & Sciences Gallery 100 Panetta Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

The Humanities Institute presents "Futurescapes: Projects from the Coha-Gunderson Collective," a multi-media exhibition by UCSC students and alumni winners of the Coha-Gunderson Prize in Speculative Futures. 13 winners of the […]

Jairus Banaji Reading Group

Santa Cruz, CA, United States

The Vernaculars of Travel in South Asia and the Middle East cluster invites you to the final event of their THI working group, which will be a reading group (5:30 - 7) and dinner (7pm - 8:30pm) on Thursday, June 1st.  Please RSVP by Friday May 26th with Muriam Davis (muhdavis@ucsc.edu) to receive the readings […]

Living Writers – Mai Der Vang

Virtual Event

Mai Der Vang is the author of Yellow Rain (Graywolf Press, 2021), winner of the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize from the Academy of American Poets, an American Book Award, and a finalist for the 2022 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, along with Afterland (Graywolf Press, 2017), winner of the First Book Award from the Academy of […]

Celebrating the Humanities Spring Awards 

Cowell Provost House Cowell Provost House, Cowell Service Rd‎ University of California Santa Cruz, Cowell College, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

Please mark your calendars for Thursday, June 1, 2022 as we acknowledge the achievements of our outstanding students and faculty at the annual Celebrating the Humanities Spring Awards event. This year, the hybrid event will take place at the Cowell Provost House with the program beginning at 4 p.m and a reception to follow the […]