History

In dust of WWII camps, Japanese culture blossomed

One woman's quest for answers about the war years ultimately led to a film on Japanese internment and its impact on the arts.
Christina Corfield

Using art to reimagine history

What is it like to get a Ph.D. in the arts? We sat down with a UC Santa Cruz graduate student to find out.
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Labor expert weighs in on new Cesar Chavez biopic

Gaspar Rivera-Salgado, project director with the UCLA Center for Labor Research and Education, talks about the first biopic to feature the iconic Chicano labor leader.
students Aaron Minoofar and Guy Dotan

A winning strategy: Students invent board games that tap into Inca culture, history

Students in an archaeology class on the Inca Empire devised board games based on the history and culture of what was the largest civilization in pre-Columbian America.

Ancestry.com, UC Riverside partner to digitize historical newspapers

Historians, genealogists, rejoice: Partnership will bring millions of pages of historical California papers online.

Digitization project breathes new life into UC Libraries’ collections

Out-of-print treasures get new exposure in the digital realm.
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Century-old music mystery solved

Musicologist Walter Clark locates long-lost opera by Spanish composer Enrique Granados.

Clayborne Carson: King's chronicler

The man who edits and publishes Martin Luther King’s papers isn't just a scholar of the civil rights movement. Historian, documentarian, playwright and scholar Clayborne Carson lived it.
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Four threats to American democracy

UCLA professor examines four interconnected issues that could threaten a breakdown of effective democratic government in the United States.

Intellectual migration from fascist Europe to Berkeley

Exhibition at the Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life traces the journeys of artists, writers and scholars who eventually made their way to safety and intellectual prominence at UC Berkeley.

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