2014-2015 News Featured Stories

July 9, 2015

Mellon Foundation Awards UC Davis Humanities Institute $400,000 for Public Scholars Program

June 8, 2015

Mellon Sawyer Seminar: Surveillance Democracies

Introducing New Mellon Research Initiatives for 2015-2016

June 1, 2015

Trans* Lives take Center Stage at UC Davis Shades of Pride

Performing Masculinity, Refusing to Move: A Brown Bag Book Chat with Maxine Craig

May 26, 2015

Colin Milburn Goes Back to School with a Prestigious Mellon New Directions Grant

The Politics and History of the Scientific Journal

May 18, 2015

Simone Brown Explores Surveillance through the History of Slavery

The Political Ecology of Yoga

May 11, 2015

In an Uncertain Job Market, Sullivan Advocates for a Liberal Arts Education

Peru Takes Steps Forward to Reconciliation

May 4, 2015

ISS Looks at Big Data, New/Old Technologies, and the Future of Social Science Research

Discussing the Value of Ecopoetics with Evelyn Reilly

April 27, 2015

The Politics of Care and Repair in Postcolonial Uganda

UC Humanities Funding for Graduate Students in Flux

April 20, 2015

University Library Shines A Light on the Intersections of War and Gaming

UC Davis Faculty Explore African History through Gender and Sexuality

April 13, 2015

On Reckoning With Time, Labor, and Exhaustion

A Conservation Conversation with Mark Fiege and the Environments & Societies Colloquium

April 6, 2015

Methods as Unusual

UC Davis Hosts Arctic Indigeneities, Media and Social Justice Symposium

March 16, 2015

The Past, Present, and Future of Asian American Studies at UC Davis

UC Davis Hosts Society for American Music Annual Meeting in Sacramento

March 9, 2015

Ashley Dawson Explores the Uncertain Promises of Synthetic Biology

What’s Love Got to Do With It?: Naisargi Dave on Affection and Animal Activism

March 2, 2015

Navigating Space and Time with Nigel Thrift

Humanists@Work Workshop Tackles the Frustrations and Futures of Humanities PhDs Beyond the Academy

February 23, 2015

Canadian STS Scholars Work to Stop the “Death of Evidence”

Steven Shapin Explains How UC Davis “Made Sense” of Wine

February 17, 2015

Acclaimed Indian Musician Enriches Davis with Teaching and Performance

“Stories from the Field” Offer Many Paths to PhD Success

February 9, 2015

Hacktivists, Unmixes, and the Rhetoric of Digital Culture

Maceo Montoya Presents at DHI’s Inaugural Brown Bag Book Chat

February 2, 2015

A Glut of PhDs also Impacting the Sciences, Says Tilghman

Exchanging Ideas on the Mediterranean and Ottoman Empire

January 26, 2015

Solving Old Problems with New Technology: Carl Stahmer and the Computational Humanities

Reimagining the Indian Ocean with Smriti Srinivas and Bettina Ng’weno

January 20, 2015

Toxic Indeterminacy and a New Year for Environments & Societies

American Studies Features Fantasy Islands Soundtrack of Asian America

January 12, 2015

Exhibition Review: “Indivisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas”

Eroticizing Ethnomusicology

December 15, 2014

What’s Diss?, or how do we remake the capstone of the humanities Ph.D.?

Building a Collaborative Network for Gaming Studies

December 8, 2014

Russell Berman Delivers Bold Plan for Reforming Humanities PhD

Carolyn Finney on African Americans and the Great Outdoors

December 1, 2014

New Mellon Initiatives on Global Borders and Indian Ocean Worlds

Building a World of Possibilities for Humanities PhDs

November 24, 2014

Changes in American Studies Program Address Global Challenges

Carl Stahmer Joins the University Library as Director of Digital Scholarship

November 17, 2014

Exploring Academic Publishing with Innovating Communication in Scholarship (ICIS)

New Faculty Spotlight: Colin Webster

November 10, 2014

Imagining Global Indigenous Identity with the Mellon Social Justice Initiative

New Faculty Spotlight: Helen Koo and Stefan Uhlig

November 3, 2014

New Faculty Spotlight: Clarissa Rojas and Susy Zepeda

Faculty Practice Humanities Research and Community Engagement

October 27, 2014

All Things Great and Small Promises to be Truly Interdisciplinary

New Faculty Spotlight: Margaret Ronda and Tobias Menely

October 20, 2014

The Ways We Persuade: From Ancient to Digital Rhetoric @ Davis

New Research Institute Focuses on Supporting the Social Sciences

October 13, 2014

Our Technoscience Humanity: Critical Engagements from the Mellon Digital Cultures Initiative

Beyond the Tenure Track: A New Year for PhD Unlimited

October 6, 2014

2014-2015 Chancellor’s Colloquium Distinguished Speaker Series Preview

Zombies: What’s Freud Got to Do With It?