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.
  • Learn to code while playing Minecraft

    UC San Diego

    A team of computer scientists has developed a software package that allows users to learn how to program while playing the popular video game.
  • View of the Campidoglio (Capitoline Hill)

    Art for the masses

    UC Santa Barbara

    Fellowship enables art historian to study the Capitoline Museum in Rome and the origins of the public art museum.
  • Spotlight on Grateful Dead's literary legacy

    UC Santa Cruz

    Few bands in popular music have had a more dynamic literary history than the Grateful Dead.