Graduate Student Spotlight with Ben Ratskoff
What is your area of research? My research is really at the intersections of black studies and Jewish studies. I'm interested in interrogating the broad, historical relationship...
Congratulations to David MacFadyen, Distinguished Teaching Award Recipient
Professor and Chair David MacFadyen has been selected as one of six recipients for the 2018 Distinguished Teaching Award for Senate Faculty. The Academic Senate Committee on Teaching further...
From Dante to the New Space Race
Catherine Illingworth, a doctoral student in UCLA's Comparative Literature Department, recently gave a bold presentation to the Rotary Club of Los Angeles. Herself a scholar of Dante,...
Professor Shih to Deliver Berlin Keynote
Professor Shu-mei Shih will deliver the April keynote at Berlin's Institut für Asien- und Afrikawissenschaften –– itself housed in Humboldt University. Entitled "Sinophone Meets Francophone," the conference is outlined...
International News from Prof. Efrain Kristal
Some impressive news from our former chair, Professor Efrain Kristal. It spans several continents; we begin in Germany. He recently gave a lecture for the “Of Dawns...