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    2016-17 Literature Graduate Research Lecture Series

    October 31, 2016

    Join us Mondays at 2pm to hear graduate research presented by Literature PhD students!

  • UC Santa Cruz Dean of Humanities Tyler Stovall

    Five questions with UC Santa Cruz humanities dean Tyler Stovall

    October 26, 2016

    Tyler Stovall became dean of the UC Santa Cruz Humanities Division in 2015. Now beginning his second full academic year as dean, we sat down with Dean Stovall to discuss the state of the humanities at UC Santa Cruz and beyond.

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    Anger as a tool for change: The role of rage and hostility in politics

    October 19, 2016

    "A free society is a passionate society,” UC Santa Cruz politics professor Daniel Wirls observed during 'Anger in Politics: From the Bard to the Donald,' the latest in the Institute for Humanities “Questions that Matter” lecture series.

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    October 6, 2016

    All of the needed information to vote in the upcoming November 8th election.

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    Jody Greene appointed founding director of Center for Innovations in Teaching and Learning

    September 29, 2016

    Jody Greene, professor of literature, feminist studies, and history of consciousness, has been appointed the founding director of the new Center for Innovations in Teaching and Learning (CITL).

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    A tale of two fetuses

    September 29, 2016

    In 'What Becomes Us,' a new novel by UC Santa Cruz literature professor Micah Perks, twin fetuses tell the story of a pregnant woman who abandons her controlling husband in Santa Cruz and moves to a small upstate New York town.

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    Anger in Politics: From Shakespeare to Donald Trump

    September 22, 2016

    What place does anger have in public life? On the eve of an historic election, the Institute for Humanities Research at UC Santa Cruz, in collaboration with the research group Shakespeare Workshop--will present a public conversation about anger and politics, from Shakespeare to Donald Trump.

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    Fall 2016 Literature Orientation

    September 15, 2016

    Join other new students to learn information about the literature major at UCSC.