‘Forbidden City’ shines light on Mao Zedong’s dancing girls
Vanessa Hua’s latest novel "Forbidden City" explores the little-known history and influence of the teenage revolutionaries in Chairman Mao’s inner circle
UCR campus establishes remote learning hubs for fall quarter
Several spaces have been outfitted to serve students with hybrid class schedules.
Reza Aslan and Rainn Wilson wrestle with life’s biggest questions on new podcast
“Metaphysical Milkshake” sees the scholar and actor discuss weighty topics with contemporary thought leaders, bringing humor and insight to a new subject each week.
New Livestreaming and Virtual Reality Lab is bringing VR to the masses
The lab aims to democratize virtual reality while also providing students new opportunities in the burgeoning digital media industry.
UCR ARTS reopens May 13 — now with free admission
Explore six exhibitions at the California Museum of Photography and Culver Center of the Arts with new measures ensuring guest safety
Poetry and music collaborations from Katie Ford strike a chord with audiences
The poet looks back on her collaborations with composers and the debut of her newest project through Brooklyn Art Song Society on April 10.
‘United States of Al’ explores toll of war with humor and heart
The new sitcom, executive produced by UC Riverside Professor Reza Aslan, premieres April 1 on CBS
Writers Week to honor three U.S. poet laureates
Rita Dove, Joy Harjo, and Juan Felipe Herrera will each receive lifetime achievement awards during a special event Feb. 19.
UC Riverside’s 44th-annual Writers Week goes virtual
California’s longest-running free literary festival is now accessible to audiences worldwide
‘Art in the Plague Year’ exhibition seeks art imagining a world beyond 2020
The open call marks the first time the California Museum of Photography has solicited art from the public at this scale
‘Marvel’s 616’ Disney+ TV show features UCR graphic novelist John Jennings
Jennings discusses the importance of representation in comics in the new documentary series debuting Nov. 20
In the eye of the beholder
A new exhibition at the California Museum of Photography explores the iconic work of documentary photographer Bruce Davidson and the evolution of meaning in photographs
UCR continues to build a robust remote learning environment for students and faculty
Richard Edwards, director of XCITE, shares how UCR has met the challenges of remote learning and the new technologies adopted over the last six months
Good fence libraries make good neighbors
UCR author Susan Straight’s fence library continues to serve a Riverside community disproportionately affected by the coronavirus
Creating Through Crises
Fifteen UCR faculty members and staff offer tips on keeping a creative spirit in the age of COVID-19
Afrofuturist comics and writing ‘in a time of great calamity’
Nalo Hopkinson and John Jennings to discuss their recent graphic novels and the importance of black speculative fiction at June 25 event
UCR team develops homegrown solution to online proctoring
Richard Edwards and Nathaniel Wildes of XCITE discuss preparing UCR for remote exams while students continue to shelter in place
UCR ARTS goes virtual
Experience 360-degree exhibition tours, artist interviews, hands-on activities, and more from the comfort of home
Safeguarding against ‘Zoom bombing’
XCITE director Richard Edwards explains UCR’s response to the phenomena and offers guidance on how to tighten Zoom security