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Office of the Dean
Division of Arts and Humanities
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive # 0406
La Jolla, CA 92093-0406

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UC San Diego Division of Arts and Humanities

News & Notables

Visual Arts Professor Anya Gallaccio's "Stroke," a chocolart exhibit you can eat, will be on display in May at Jupiter Artland, Scotland. (4.18.14) Edinburgh Reporter (4.16.14)
UC San Diego Library recently acquired an archive of Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Worker movement. Literature Professor Jorge Mariscal quoted on its significance in U-T San Diego. (4.17.14)
Composer and Music Professor Chinary Ung wins Asian Cultural Council's Rockefeller 3rd Award. The Council was founded in 1963 to encourage cultural exchanges between the United States and Asian countries. (4.14.14) Bangkok Post (4.17.14)
U-T San Diego features the Wagner New Play Festival showcasing UC San Diego's theater aces. Third-year student Jeff Augustin won the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival’s Lorraine Hansberry Playwriting Award in March (he actually earned the same prize in 2011), while second-year student Kristin Idaszak was the second-place recipient for the same program’s Paula Vogel Award in Playwriting. (4.11.14)

Hybrid projects bloom as visual artists collaborate with other specialists to produce new forms of art, analysis and cultural intervention. (4.10.14)
La Jolla Light previews the Department of Music's Springfest, an annual showcase of young talent. (4.3.14)
UC San Diego Visual Arts students open their doors for special exhibit. (3.20.14)
César E. Chávez will be honored through a series of events throughout April and May. Literature Professor Jorge Mariscal, co-chair of the planning committee, comments about this year's celebration. (3.24.14)
The Department of Visual Arts will hold a reception on Friday, April 4 to honor the life and work of Professor Emeritus Phel Steinmetz. This will run in conjunction with an exhibition of Phel's photographs at the Visual Arts Gallery in the SME building. (3.19.14)
Literature Professor Emeritus Wai-lim Yip is featured in Chinese Literature Today, with an extended analysis of his impact on English and Chinese poetics and the centrality of his writing to transpacific poetry. (3.11.14)
Literature Professor Amelia Glaser criticized the situation in Ukraine, op-ed in the New York Times (3.9.14) and Tablet Magazine. (2.25.14)
History of Sport Professor Robert Edelman interviewed on KPBS Radio "Midday Edition" about San Diego moving ahead with 2024 Summer Olympics bid. (3.5.14)

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