Dear UCI Community: We watched with shock and horror the video of a white policeman callously, even casually, kneeling on the neck of an unarmed and unresisting black man until that man was dead, while other policemen stood by and watched. This brutal and racist act was like something out of Mississippi during Jim Crow, [...]
Dear DECADE mentors and DECADE student community, I am writing to you today with a heavy heart and a humble request for your help in supporting our many students, post-docs, faculty, and staff who are struggling right now. As if 2020 wasn’t hard enough, this past week has pushed many past our limits. We [...]
<< Back to Perspectives/Confronting Extremism Events Learning outcomes of the Webinar: Address the current state of Anti-Asian racism Discuss the historical relevance and context Explore different opportunities for all of us to practice allyship Resources: Land Acknowledgement + Support Indigenous Communities Which indigenous land are you on? Find [...]
Dear Campus Community This spring quarter is like no other. COVID-19 has demanded more from each of us than we imagined at the start of 2020. Greater courage in the face of uncertainty; will to adjust to new learning and working conditions; and faith in the indomitable human spirit to rise to new challenges. These [...]
Dr. Sora Han, Associate Professor in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society (CLS), the School of Law, and the Department of African American Studies, and the Director of the PhD Program in Culture and Theory in the School of Humanities, is the 2020 recipient of the Frances M. Leslie DECADE Mentor Excellence Award. Among [...]
As part of an ongoing partnership with APIA Scholars, 6 UCI students received AANAPISI Scholarship Program awards in AY 19-20, totaling $22,500. To date, UCI students have been awarded $57,500 through this program (AY 17-18, 18-19, and 19-20).
UCI Humanities Center is hosting a series of conversations, including “AAPIs in 2020: Pacific Islanders in the Age of Coronavirus” and “AAPIs in 2020: Mobilizing Our Communities, Stronger Together”
UCI project to capture histories of marginalized communities in Orange County earns California Humanities grant ♥ ★
Summary: A team of UCI faculty and librarians received a $20K Humanities for All Project Grant from the California Humanities for the project “Sharing Comfort and Care: Intergenerational Story-Mapping in the Cambodian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Communities of Orange County.” Full article: UCI project to capture histories of marginalized communities in Orange County [...]
UCI partnered with APIA Scholars to host 285 high-school students and parents at Jump Start College Tour + STEM Pathways on November 2, 2019. 96% of attendees surveyed agreed the overall quality of the program was excellent.
Dear colleagues, On November 12, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments regarding the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy. The University of California is supporting this effort. The Court is expected to issue a decision by June 2020 and the lives of hundreds of thousands of undocumented individuals [...]