Content Tagged with: College of Humanities Arts and Social Sciences

Nalo Hopkinson named 37th ‘Grand Master’ by SFWA

The award recognizes “lifetime achievement in science fiction and/or fantasy” and will be presented to Hopkinson during the 56th Annual Nebula Conference and Awards Ceremony held virtually June 4-6, 2021.

By Jessica Weber |

Book by Nalo Hopkinson among Time’s ‘100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time’

Hopkinson’s book “Brown Girl in the Ring” was included in the list published by Time on Oct. 15.

By Jessica Weber |

History department lecture series explores new research on race

UC Riverside’s Department of History has launched a new lecture series aiming to spotlight new research on African American, African diaspora, and African history. Historians researching race, racism, and anti-racism are also among the upcoming speakers for the Sterling Stuckey Lecture Series, named for a prominent scholar of African American...

By Imran Ghori |

Department of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production faculty reel in awards

Some faculty and staff were recognized for their lifetime achievements, others for efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. Six staff members recognized The Citizens University Committee kicked off its fall scholarship fundraiser by recognizing the contributions of six staff members: Alan A. Call, technical director; Alif Emil Marchi, lighting and...

By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |

Laila Lalami winner of 2020 Arab American Book Award

Lalami’s novel “The Other Americans” was selected as the winner in the fiction category

By Jessica Weber |

Department of Creative Writing announces annual award and scholarship winners

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...

By Jessica Weber |

Theatre professor named book award finalist

Donatella Galella, an associate professor of theatre history and theory, is a finalist in the Association for Theatre in Higher Education’s annual Outstanding Book Award.

By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |

Sociologist named 2020 Mellon Emerging Faculty Leader

Victoria Reyes, an assistant professor of sociology, is one of 10 recipients of the award from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

By Tess Eyrich |

UCR creative writing professor wins literary grant

Tod Goldberg’s “The Outside In” was the first essay awarded a grant as part of a California Desert Arts Council initiative

By Jessica Weber |

Sociologist’s first book wins Independent Publisher Book Award

Victoria Reyes released “Global Borderlands: Fantasy, Violence, and Empire in Subic Bay, Philippines” in September 2019

By Tess Eyrich |

Historian’s book added to ‘Escape the News Reading List’

Clifford Trafzer released “Fighting Invisible Enemies: Health and Medical Transitions Among Southern California Indians” in May 2019

By Tess Eyrich |

Two UCR professors awarded career enhancement fellowships

Armando García and María Regina Firmino-Castillo are both recipients of 12-month fellowships from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation

By University Communications |

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.

By Jessica Weber |

Manipulating mosquito behavior through their odorant receptors

UC Riverside research could help design new tools to combat deadly diseases like malaria and dengue fever that affect nearly a billion people worldwide

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Two films produced by UCR screenwriting professor recognized at Sedona International Film Festival

"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

By Jessica Weber |

Two professors win Emory Elliott book award

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...

By Imran Ghori |

Getting scientists to talk ethics

UC Riverside Graduate Division and Center for Open Science partner to evaluate research ethics training intervention

By Tess Eyrich |

Sociologist awarded for advancing Czech science

Lucie Kalousová, an assistant professor of sociology, received the largest scientific early career award given in the Czech Republic

By Tess Eyrich |

Donatella Galella awarded Best Article of the Year for research on ‘yellowface’

The paper was published in The Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism

By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |

Sociologist wins dissertation fellowship for women scholars

Allison Monterrosa is studying the effects of mass incarceration on black women’s intimate romantic relationships

By Tess Eyrich |