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Content Tagged with: College of Humanities Arts and Social Sciences

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 |

Professor awarded Order of Civil Merit from Korean government

Edward Chang, founding director of the Young Oak Kim Center for Korean American Studies, received the award

By Tess Eyrich |

Novel by UCR author Laila Lalami shortlisted for 2019 National Book 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.

By Jessica Weber |

UCR author Susan Straight nominated for 2020 Andrew Carnegie Medal

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.”

By Jessica Weber |

Dance: corporeal expressions

A quarter-long Department of Dance course includes research presentations, demonstrations, and free workshops that are open to the campus community.

By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |

American Studies Association selects Ricky Rodríguez for mentoring award

The associate professor of media and cultural studies will receive the Richard A. Yarborough Award in November.

By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |