Arts and Humanities


  • Robert Reich and Joseph Stiglitz

    Stiglitz and Reich on the Great Divide

    Economist Joseph Stiglitz and former Labor Secretary Robert Reich reminisce about their days in the Clinton Administration. Get a dose of humor along with a lesson on the politics of income inequality across America.
  • How Dr. Seuss created 'Green Eggs & Ham'

    Dr. Seuss is best known for his children's books. How did he go about putting them together? UC San Diego's Lynda Claassen walks us through his process of notes and sketches for the beloved 'Green Eggs & Ham.'
  • "Becoming Richard Pryor" by Scott Saul

    Berkeley prof on ‘Becoming Richard Pryor’

    English professor Scott Saul discusses his new book, 'Becoming Richard Pryor' — a richly researched biography about the comedian that's accompanied by a website, “Richard Pryor’s Peoria,” which presents more than 200 photographs and documents from Pryor’s first two decades in Peoria, Ill.
  • Angela Davis

    'Free Angela' focuses on iconic activist

    Angela Davis discusses the latest film about her life with producer Sidra Smith and moderator Dr. Gaye Theresa Thompson.
  • Eitaro Ishigaki

    Bringing attention to overlooked artists

    UC Merced

    Art history professor is on a detective mission to find works produced by Asian-American artists from the early 20th century.
  • Grateful Dead

    Dead's legacy lives on at Santa Cruz

    UC Newsroom

    Collection of iconic band's materials is one of many rich archives entrusted to UC.
  • Fig. 1 — bike renegades

    Renegades of bike culture

    Fig. 1 by University of California

    Today’s hipsters and their fixies are not the first to embody the too-cool-for-school persona of the cyclist.