Content Tagged with: College of Humanities Arts and Social Sciences

Psychology professor speaks on Victory Podcast

Thomas Sy discusses leadership and his colorful life experiences

By Holly Ober |

Book on shelter animals receives Distinguished Book Award

“The Lives and Deaths of Shelter Animals” concludes that animal welfare is also a social justice issue

By Holly Ober |

New season of philosophy professor's podcast just dropped

Myisha Cherry talks with other philosophers about current topics

By Holly Ober |

Historian discusses pre-Christian religion in ancient Rome

Michele Salzman discusses forms of worship in ancient Rome on podcast

By Holly Ober |

Scholar wins award from the Dance Studies Association

Rosalia Lerner, critical dance studies doctoral student, received the Selma Jeanne Cohen Award.

By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |

Ni’Ja Whitson awarded two national fellowships 

Whitson’s work often explores the African diaspora, spirituality, and gender.

By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |

Stephen Graham Jones awarded LA Times Book Prize for horror novel ‘The Only Good Indians’

Jones was named the winner of the Ray Bradbury Prize for Science Fiction, Fantasy & Speculative Fiction, announced during a virtual ceremony kicking off the 26th Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on April 16.

By Jessica Weber |

UCR’s School of Medicine ranked No. 6 for diversity

UC Riverside’s School of Medicine is ranked No. 6 for diversity in U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best Grad School rankings released Tuesday, March 30. It was among several UCR programs that did well in the rankings, which are separated by discipline into different lists. Education, engineering, and social sciences moved up in their rankings or...

By Imran Ghori |

Stephen Graham Jones finalist for LA Times Book Prize

His novel “The Only Good Indians” is nominated for The Ray Bradbury Prize for Science Fiction, Fantasy & Speculative Fiction.

By Jessica Weber |

Allison Hedge Coke awarded for community service efforts by Association of Writers & Writing Programs

UCR author Allison Hedge Coke was awarded the 2021 George Garrett Award for Outstanding Community Service in Literature by the Association of Writers & Writing Programs on March 3.

By Jessica Weber |

Sociologist selected as winner of Emory Elliott book award

Victoria Reyes, a UC Riverside sociologist, has won this year’s Emory Elliott Book Award for outstanding publications authored by faculty members in the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, or CHASS. Reyes, an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology, wrote the book “Global Borderlands: Fantasy, Violence, and Empire in Subic...

By Imran Ghori |

Explorers Club names UC Riverside archaeologist one of 50 people changing the world

Club member Ayana Omilade Flewellen was listed for her terrestrial and underwater archaeological work uncovering the lives of enslaved people of African descent

By Holly Ober |

UCR author awarded Lannan Cultural Freedom Prize

Mike Davis, a distinguished professor emeritus of creative writing, is among three recipients of the 2020 prize alongside political activist and author Angela Davis and prison abolitionist and scholar Ruth Wilson Gilmore.

By Jessica Weber |

Book on heterosexuality receives prestigious award

Jane Ward's book, "The Tragedy of Heterosexuality," has won a 2021 PROSE Award

By Holly Ober |

Poet Allison Hedge Coke inducted into Texas Institute of Letters

Hedge Coke is among 14 distinguished writers inducted for 2021, announced on Jan. 29.

By Jessica Weber |

UCR ARTS: California Museum of Photography awarded grant for Getty Foundation’s ‘Pacific Standard Time’ arts initiative

UCR ARTS is one of 45 cultural, educational, and scientific institutions throughout Southern California to receive support from the Getty Foundation for its projects.

By Jessica Weber |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |