Each year, UCR’s Department of Creative Writing bestows multiple awards to its undergraduate and graduate students. Below are this year’s winners. The Chancellor’s Performance Award The Chancellor’s Performance Award recognizes excellence in creative writing. Winners: Vanesa Ruvalcaba Manisha Prakash Marvin Contreras Adam Schwartz Cole Deyo Emily...
Victoria Reyes, an assistant professor of sociology, is one of 10 recipients of the award from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
Tod Goldberg’s “The Outside In” was the first essay awarded a grant as part of a California Desert Arts Council initiative
Victoria Reyes released “Global Borderlands: Fantasy, Violence, and Empire in Subic Bay, Philippines” in September 2019
Clifford Trafzer released “Fighting Invisible Enemies: Health and Medical Transitions Among Southern California Indians” in May 2019
Armando García and María Regina Firmino-Castillo are both recipients of 12-month fellowships from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation
UCR distinguished professor named Dan and Maggie Inouye Distinguished Chair at University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Allison Hedge Coke, a distinguished professor in the Department of Creative Writing, was named the Dan and Maggie Inouye Distinguished Chair in Democratic Ideals for the spring 2020 semester at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.
UC Riverside research could help design new tools to combat deadly diseases like malaria and dengue fever that affect nearly a billion people worldwide
"Foster Boy" and "The Great 14th" won Director’s Choice awards at the 2020 Sedona International Film Festival, which took place Feb. 22-March 1
Steven Brint and Jade Sasser are this year’s recipients of the Emory Elliott book award for outstanding publications authored by faculty members in the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, or CHASS. Sasser, an associate professor of gender and sexuality studies, is being honored for her book “On Infertile Ground: Population Control and...
The paper was published in The Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism
Allison Monterrosa is studying the effects of mass incarceration on black women’s intimate romantic relationships
Edward Chang, founding director of the Young Oak Kim Center for Korean American Studies, received the award
UC Riverside Professor Laila Lalami's latest novel, “The Other Americans,” has been selected as a finalist for the 2019 National Book Award for fiction.
Susan Straight, a distinguished professor of creative writing at UC Riverside, has been nominated for the 2020 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction for her debut memoir, “In the Country of Women.”
The associate professor of media and cultural studies will receive the Richard A. Yarborough Award in November.