Black stories, culture, and Hollywood

In this Q&A UCR experts discuss culture, history, and the importance of Black films.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

Kid Kongo Powers: Post-punk, culture, and identity

Richard T. Rodríguez, UC Riverside professor of English and media and cultural studies, will host a joint reading and conversation with Kid Congo Powers, an author and musician widely known for being part of bands such as The Gun Club, The Cramps, and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, as...

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

Writers Week honors authors Percival Everett and Mike Davis

The 46th annual UC Riverside event is scheduled for Feb. 13-17. Writers Week is free and open to the public.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

Latinos, British post-punk music, and growing up in Southern California

New book by UC Riverside’s Richard Rodríguez offers personal stories as he explores musical connections between Latino fans and British bands.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

Fundraising effort seeks to aid at-risk Afghan scholars   

Public donations will help scholars fleeing from danger, offer them safety .

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University