2023  Historyrss

  • June 08, 2023

    A career of educating

    After 38 years of interdisciplinary teaching at UCSC, Professor David Brundage is retiring.

  • May 19, 2023

    George Kraw: Solidifying a long-lasting impact

    George Kraw attributes his life successes to the education he received from UC Santa Cruz. An alumnus and longtime donor to the university, Kraw talks about his time as a student and why he chooses to support his alma mater.

  • April 18, 2023

    National Endowment for the Humanities honors Watsonville Is In The Heart with a prestigious $75,000 project grant

    The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a prestigious $75,000 Public Humanities Projects: Exhibitions Planning grant to Watsonville Is In The Heart (WIITH), a community-driven public history initiative to preserve and uplift stories of Filipino migration and labor in the Pajaro Valley.

  • April 11, 2023

    Drugs in the Bronze Age: NPR podcast

    UCSC Associate Professor of History Benjamin Breen delved into the use of psychoactive drugs in the Bronze Age in a podcast for National Public Radio this week.

  • February 16, 2023

    First In-Person Night at the Museum Since Pandemic Returns With “Resettlement: Chicago Story”

    The Humanities Institute’s Signature Event, UCSC Night at the Museum, is returning to the MAH for a screening and panel conversation, featuring “Resettlement: Chicago Story,” a short fictional film and accompanying website about people of Japanese ancestry remaking their lives in the Midwest following their wrongful incarceration during World War II.

  • February 02, 2023

    Uncovering the secret war against the Nazis in the Middle East

    In his book talk on Wednesday, February 8 at UCSC, Gershom Gorenberg (Kresge '76, Religious Studies) will reveal the espionage affair that led to the British victory against Rommel at El Alamein – turning the tide of the war and preventing the mass murder of the Jews of Egypt, Palestine and the rest of the Middle East.