"I believe that interdisciplinary approaches to issues yield the best outcomes, and CIS structurally facilitates this. Through CIS programs, I have come to meet a lot of people outside of my department and immediate research areas."
~ Wesley Leonard, Assistant Professor,
Department of Ethnic Studies
Reclamation and Native American Communities
Convener, Faculty Commons project
"The Center now occupies a position of eminence within the UC system and may be the foremost humanities center in the system. It's a success story that we should all celebrate."
~ Steven Brint, Distinguished Professor, Department of Sociology and School of Public Policy
Celebrating the Center's history and impact over the last three decades #UCRideas30
Jade Sasser African Studies Workgroup, Co-organizer, Humanities Interdisciplinary Project, 2018-19 Jade's Stats: Department: Gender & Sexuality Studies Rank: Assistant Professor Years at UCR: 5 years Favorite things: Swimming, coffeeshops, and karaoke Non-academic class I would love to teach: "Motown Music for Beginners” Top three most [...]
UC Riverside Creative Writing Professor Laila Lalami is one of six finalists for the 2019 Simpson Literary Prize, which honors mid-career fiction authors. Lalami is the author of multiple award-winning novels, including her most recent book, “The Moor’s Account.” Her new novel, “The Other Americans,” will be published later this month. The $50,000 Simpson Literary [...]