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DHI Welcomes Two Graduate Fellows on Leading and Learning Initiative

May 04, 2020

The UC Davis Humanities Institute is pleased to support two graduate scholars in their work as fellows on Imagining America’s Leading and Learning Initiative (LLI), funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The LLI is a national action research, networking, and advocacy initiative that aims to produce guidelines, interactive tools, and media for change agents who advocate for institutional change on behalf of public and activist scholarship. 

Humanities and Pedagogy During COVID-19

April 06, 2020

At the DHI we recognize that we are living through a historically difficult moment for our university community and for the world. All UC Davis classes have moved online for spring quarter, but many in our community are instructors who may have never taught online before.

Congratulations to the 2020-21 DHI Faculty Research Fellows

February 14, 2020

The UC Davis Humanities Institute is pleased to announce the 2020-21 Faculty Research Fellows. This diverse group of seven faculty represents the breadth of the arts and humanities at UC Davis. From Syrian textile workers and Indian poets to the migration of Black Californians, their projects demonstrate the value of rigorous humanities scholarship to tell compelling global stories about the human experience.

Reorienting the Left

June 03, 2019

REORIENTING THE LEFT: NIKHIL PAL SINGH AND JOSHUA CLOVER IN CONVERSATION

How can the Left structure its politics in the context of resurgent nationalism across the globe?

Corpora, Enthusiasm and Pair Work in L2 Education

May 28, 2019

CORPORA, ENTHUSIASM AND PAIR WORK IN L2 EDUCATION

Each year, graduate students organize the Annual Symposium on Language Research to showcase the latest language-related research. The 6th Annual Symposium held on May 24th featured a variety of panels on the latest language-related research, one of which was centered on corpora-based approaches and best practices for second-language (L2) reading.

From Dirt to Concrete

May 28, 2019

FROM DIRT TO CONCRETE, PLACE MAKING THROUGH TOWN PARK SKATE PARK

Artist activist Keith “K-dub” Williams was told by Oakland leaders that the youth of the city did not skate nor needed a skatepark; K-dub showed them that they did.