Arts and Humanities

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  • 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.
  • One professor’s top holiday movies

    One professor’s top holiday movies

    UC Riverside

    UC Riverside media and cultural studies professor Derek Burrill offers his favorites. Warning: Not all these films are reindeer approved.

  • Nest We Grow project

    Architectural students reinvent the community center

    California Magazine

    Imagine a community center that’s not your typical chunk of cinderblock — instead it’s an architecturally avant garde space where neighbors gather to grow, cook and eat food.

  • Mme Delait, bearded lady of Plombieres

    Whiskers and locks: reading U.S. history through hair

    UC Berkeley

    From bearded lady acts to the Victorian practice of hair collecting, grad student Sarah Gold McBride is teasing out the meaning of hair in 19th-century America, and how it reveals evolving ideas about race and gender.

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