History

Social media archiving

Documenting the now: archiving social media for generations to come

UC Riverside helps develop a Mellon-supported app to preserve social media activity during significant events.

As part of their community engagement campaign to counter extremism, students designed stylish merchandise to get their message out.

UCLA students seek to counter extremism in public diplomacy course

“Safe Spot” campaign's goal is to undermine recruiting tactics of the Islamic State group by using the Internet to foster acceptance and community.

Mme Delait, bearded lady of Plombieres

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

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.

simulated image of 1893 Chicago World's Fair

World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893 comes alive on computer screens

Modeling expert lets viewers marvel at Chicago World’s Fair that drew 27 million people from around the world.

Final volume of Mark Twain’s autobiography now on shelves

Famed writer mandated that his autobiography remain unpublished for a century after his death.

Japanese American draft resisters at Tule Lake camp

Center shatters myth of 'quiet' Japanese Americans imprisoned in camps

Asian American Studies Center project collects evidence of resistance during the war years.

Alice Waters, Vicki Lynn Ruiz, Fedwa Malti-Douglas

UC luminaries to receive National Humanities Medal

Food activist and scholars are among 10 honored for their work elevating the human experience.

Ishi

High-tech project will restore recorded Native American voices

Cutting-edge optical scanning technique developed by the Berkeley Lab promises to revitalize these old, fragile recordings. 

Screen shot, 'Of Kings and Prophets'

ABC picks up TV series developed by Riverside scholars

Reza Aslan is executive producer of Biblical production 'Of Kings and Prophets'; Robin Russin is script consultant.
Ivan Berend

Professor who taught history — and lived it — retires

Liberated from Dachau in 1945, Ivan Berend went on to become a key figure in Hungary’s transition from communism.

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