Content Tagged with: College Of Humanities Arts And Social Sciences

To curb sexual assault, help people better understand consent

Research suggests more effort is needed to help college men apply the concept of sexual consent to their everyday lives

How UCR’s Low-Residency MFA program uses remote teaching to its advantage

The program’s faculty members and students offer advice for transitioning to online classes due to coronavirus

By Jessica Weber | | University

How might the coronavirus change the world around us?

Sociologist Richard M. Carpiano weighs in on some of the less obvious ways COVID-19 could restructure life as we know it

Alcohol consumption by fathers before conception could negatively impact child development

UC Riverside researchers’ mouse studies also show how a common nutrient can help babies of alcoholic moms

The consequences of calling COVID-19 a ‘Chinese virus’

Political scientist Kim Yi Dionne explains why responses to COVID-19 reveal a failure to learn from history

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Bingeing in the time of coronavirus

State and federal officials are asking Americans to stay home during the COVID-19 pandemic. So is it possible to find an entertaining activity that provides a small respite from our larger societal worries? Derek Burrill, associate professor of media and cultural studies at UC Riverside, has created a list of...

Professor shares tips for surviving ‘Pandemic University’

Juliette Levy has taught online for almost a decade; here’s what she wants professors and students to keep in mind as they navigate the transition to online learning

How policing perpetuates the marginalization of LGBTQ youth

Research pinpoints a major source of de facto discrimination against LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Research finds support for ‘Trump effect’

Racially inflammatory speech by political elites can embolden members of the public to express their own prejudice

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

AAPI Data releases mapping tool for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

Ahead of census, UCR-based research initiative offers resource to better understand fastest-growing racial groups in U.S.

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Renowned mystery writer Walter Mosley to headline UC Riverside’s 43rd annual Writers Week

The 43rd annual Writers Week, California’s longest-running free literary event, is heading to UC Riverside, bringing a diverse array of emerging and established authors to the Inland Empire Feb. 10-14.

By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

How cluster hiring at U.S. research universities has fared

A UC Riverside-led survey of cluster hires at universities across the country reveals the widespread practice could be refined

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

First Latina film director included in National Film Registry is a UCR professor

The 2002 film that placed a middle-class Latino family on the big screen is now officially part of United States cinematic history. “Real Women Have Curves,” directed by University of California, Riverside professor Patricia Cardoso, is now part of the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry. Cardoso is the first...

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

She sees dead people

History doctoral student Alyse Yeargan studies photographs of the deceased to understand how and why we grieve

By Tess Eyrich | | Arts / Culture, Students

Comprehensive digital photography collection and $500k endowment donated to UCR ARTS

The gift from Jim and Georgia Steinhart marks the art center’s inaugural born-digital collection and first-ever endowment

By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

If dogs could talk

New research suggests our relationships with pit bulls shed light on the ways we reproduce social inequality

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

UC Riverside-led project offers new opportunities to commemorate veterans

Several resources, including a series of documentary vignettes, provides visitors numerous ways to enhance their own Veterans Day celebrations

By Jessica Weber | | University

Will we be benevolent gods?

In his blog-turned-book, Eric Schwitzgebel tackles philosophical questions both big and (seemingly) small

‘There are scholars working here’

The Center for Ideas and Society celebrates 30 years of bridging interdisciplinary gaps with Oct. 29 anniversary event

Political scientist’s book takes honest look at sanctuary cities

In his new book, Loren Collingwood traces the history of — and attitudes toward — contemporary U.S. sanctuary policies

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education