Content Tagged with: College of Humanities Arts and Social Sciences

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

UCR distinguished professor awarded Fulbright grant to teach in Montenegro

Allison Hedge Coke, a distinguished professor of creative writing, has been awarded a Fulbright grant as a scholar at the University of Montenegro in Niksic for the fall 2019 semester. Her appointment will begin Sept. 1, where she will be teaching and presenting literature from American Indian and Latino/a poets, and other writers of the Americas,...
By Jessica Weber |

Sociologist receives fellowship for women scholars

Victoria Reyes, an assistant professor of sociology, is the recipient of a 2019-20 American Fellowship from the American Association of University Women
By Tess Eyrich |

Professor honored during annual Lamba Celebration

The LGBT Resource Center's annual Lamba Celebration includes the Lambda Awards, which recognize faculty, staff, and students
By Samantha Stanfill |

Four UCR students win 2019-20 Fulbright awards

UCR’s Fulbright recipients will conduct research in Italy, Chile, Australia, and Austria over the next academic year
By Tess Eyrich |

Lectures by John Martin Fischer explore near-death experiences

Presentations by the leading philosopher seek to answer questions about immortality
By Tess Eyrich |

History professor emeritus receives Latino Spirit Award

The award to UCR’s Carlos Cortés comes from the California Latino Legislative Caucus
By Tess Eyrich |

Journalist Maria Hinojosa delivers speech, meets with students

She presented the 50th Hays Press-Enterprise Lecture with powerful messages.
By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |

Allison Hedge Coke receives Chinese poetry award

Hedge Coke was awarded China's First Jade Nurtured SiHui Female International Poetry Award and the title of Excellent Foreign Poet
By Hannah Croft |

UCR welcomed 22 authors and hundreds of guests at this year's Writers Week conference.

The 42nd-annual Writers Week conference, California’s longest-running free literary event, kicked off the evening of Feb. 4 with a full-house event featuring Margaret Atwood. Chancellor Kim Wilcox introduced the acclaimed author, known for popular works such as "The Handmaid's Tale" and the "MaddAddam" trilogy, followed by a Q&A between Atwood and...
By Jessica Weber |

Research initiative receives 'Beacon of Democracy' award

The initiative, AAPI Data, was established in 2013 by UC Riverside political scientist Karthick Ramakrishnan
By Tess Eyrich |