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Division of Humanities and Fine Arts
College of Letters and Science

The arts and humanities play a crucial role in preparing students for the challenges of citizenship at home and in our global society. More than ever, California, the nation, and the world need engaged and informed citizens who understand the languages, traditions, values, and histories of other cultures. Globalization and cultural diversity at home call for the knowledge and comparative methods of the humanities, which are essential to sustaining multicultural and multilingual societies and a strong democratic culture

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Author
Aaron Zimmerman
Affiliation
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Press
Routedge Press
Published Year
2010
Author
David Novak
Affiliation
Associate Professor of Music
Press
Duke University Press
Published Year
2013
Author
Maurizia Boscagli
Affiliation
Professor of English
Press
Bloomsbury/Continuum Press
Published Year
2014
Author
Jeannine Marie DeLombard
Affiliation
Associate Professor of English
Press
University of Pennsylvania
Published Year
2012
Author
Carole Paul
Affiliation
Lecturer in History of Art and Architecture
Press
Getty Publications
Published Year
2012
Author
Giles Gunn
Affiliation
Professor of Global & International Studies
Press
Routledge Press
Published Year
2013
Author
Xiaorong Li
Affiliation
Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies
Press
University of Washington
Published Year
2012
Author
Paul Lobo Portuges
Affiliation
Professor of Film and Media Studies
Press
Finishing Line Press
Published Year
2013
Author
William B. Warner
Affiliation
Professor of English
Press
University of Chicago
Published Year
2013
Author
Ann Jensen Adams
Affiliation
Professor of Art History
Press
Cambridge Press
Published Year
2014
Author
Bhaskar Sarkar and Janet Walker, eds.
Affiliation
Professors of Film and Media Studies
Press
Routledge
Published Year
2009
Documentary Testimonies: Global Archives of Suffering
Author
Thomas Holden
Affiliation
Professor of Philosophy
Press
Oxford University Press
Published Year
2010
Author
Ruth Hellier-Tinoco
Affiliation
Associate Professor of Music
Press
University of Illinois Press
Published Year
2013
Author
Ruth Hellier-Tinoco
Affiliation
Associate Professor of Music
Press
Oxford University Press
Published Year
2011
Author
Luke Roberts
Affiliation
Professor of History
Press
University of Hawai'i Press
Published Year
2012
Performing the Great Peace: Political Space and Open Secrets in Tokugawa Japan
Author
Cynthia Skenazi
Affiliation
Professor of French
Press
Brill
Published Year
2013
Aging Gracefully in the Renaissance: Stories of Later Life from Petrarch to Mon
Author
Eric Prieto
Affiliation
Professor of French
Press
Palgrave
Published Year
2013
Literature, Geography, and the Postmodern Poetics of Place
Author
Hyung Il Pai
Affiliation
Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies
Press
University of Washington Press
Published Year
2013
Heritage Management in Korea and Japan: The Politics of Antiquity and Identity
Author
Juan Pablo Lupi
Affiliation
Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese
Press
Vervuert-Iberoamericana
Published Year
2012
Reading Anew: José Lezama Lima's Rhetorical Investigations
Author
Ken Hiltner
Affiliation
Professor of English
Press
Cornell University Press
Published Year
2011
What Else is Pastoral? Renaissance Literature and the Environment
Author
Bishnupriya Ghosh
Affiliation
Professor of English
Press
Duke University Press
Published Year
2011
Global Icons: Apertures to the Popular
Author
Susan Derwin
Affiliation
Professor of Germanic, Slavic, and Semitic Studies
Press
Ohio State University Press
Published Year
2012
Rage is the Subtext: Readings in Holocaust Literature and Film
Author
Anthony Brueckner
Affiliation
Professor of Philosophy
Press
Oxford University Press
Published Year
2010
Essays on Skepticism
Author
Cynthia J. Brown
Affiliation
Professor of French
Press
D.S. Brewer
Published Year
2010
The Cultural and Political Legacy of Anne de Bretagne: Negotiating Convention in
Author
David Paul
Affiliation
Assistant Professor of Music
Press
University of Illinois Press
Published Year
2013
Charles Ives in the Mirror: American Histories of an Iconic Composer
Author
Nelson Lichtenstein, ed. (with Elizabeth Tandy Shermer)
Affiliation
Professor of History
Press
University of Pennsylvania Press
Published Year
2012
The Right and Labor in America Politics, Ideology, and Imagination
Author
Elizabeth Cook, ed. (with Laura Auricchio and Guilia Pacini)
Affiliation
Associate Professor of English
Press
Voltaire Foundation, University of Oxford
Published Year
2012
Invaluable trees: cultures of nature, 1660-1830
Author
Ross Melnick
Affiliation
Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies
Press
Columbia University Press
Published Year
2012
American Showman: Samuel "Roxy" Rothafel and the Birth of the Entertainment Indu
Author
Candace Waid
Affiliation
Professor of English
Press
University of Georgia Press
Published Year
2013
The Signifying Eye: Seeing Faulkner's Art
Author
Suk-Young Kim
Affiliation
Professor of Theater and Dance
Press
University of Michigan Press
Published Year
2010
Illusive Utopia: Theater, Film, and Everyday Performance in North Korea
Author
Ninotchka Devorah Bennahum
Affiliation
Associate Professor of Theater and Dance
Press
Wesleyan University Press
Published Year
2013
Carmen, A Gypsy Geography
Author
Linda Adler-Kassner
Affiliation
Professor and Director of the Writing Program
Press
Utah State University Press; 1 edition,
Published Year
2008
The Activist WPA: Changing Stories about Writing and Writers
Author
Janet Afary
Affiliation
Mellichamp Chair in Global Religion and Modernity and Professor of Religious Studies
Press
Cambridge University Press
Published Year
2009
Sexual Politics in Modern Iran
Author
Catherine Albanese
Affiliation
Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies
Press
Yale University Press
Published Year
2007
A Republic of Mind and Spirit: A Cultural History of American Metaphysical Relig
Author
Anthony Barbieri-Low
Affiliation
Associate Professor of History
Press
University of Washington Press
Published Year
2007
Artisans in Early Imperial China
Author
Peter Bloom
Affiliation
Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies
Press
University of Minnesota Press
Published Year
2008
French Colonial Documentary: Mythologies of Humanitarianism
Author
Debra Blumenthal
Affiliation
Associate Professor of History
Press
Cornell University Press
Published Year
2009
Enemies and Familiars: Slavery and Mastery in Fifteenth-Century Valencia
Author
Timothy J. Cooley
Affiliation
Associate Professor of Music
Press
Indiana University Press
Published Year
2006
Making Music in the Polish Tatras: Tourists, Ethnographers, and Mountain Musicia
Author
Wallace Chafe
Affiliation
Professor Emeritus of Linguistics
Press
University of Chicago Press, 1994
Published Year
2008
Discourse, Consciousness, and Time: the Flow and Displacement of Conscious Exper
Author
James Donelan
Affiliation
Lecturer, Writing Program
Press
Cambridge University Press
Published Year
2008
Poetry and the Romantic Musical Aesthetic
Author
Enda Duffy
Affiliation
Professor of English
Press
Duke University Press
Published Year
2009
The Speed Handbook: Velocity, Pleasure, Modernism
Author
Anna Everett
Affiliation
Professor of Film and Media Studies
Published Year
2009
Digital Diaspora: A Race for Cyberspace
Author
Carol Genetti
Affiliation
Professor of Linguistics and Associate Dean of Humanities and Fine Arts
Press
Mouton de Gruyter
Published Year
2007
Grammar of Dolakha Newar
Author
Tsuyoshi Hasegawa
Affiliation
Professor of History
Press
Harvard University Press
Published Year
2005
Racing the Enemy: Stalin, Truman, and the Surrender of Japan
Author
Yunte Huang
Affiliation
Professor of English
Published Year
2010
Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and His Rendezvous Wit
Author
Carol Lansing
Affiliation
Professor of History
Press
Cornell University Press
Published Year
2007
Passion and Order: Restraint of Grief in the Medieval Italian Communes
Author
Stephanie Lemenager
Affiliation
Associate Professor of English
Press
University of Nebraska Press
Published Year
2004
Manifest and Other Destinies: Territorial Fictions of the 19th-Century United St
Author
David Marshall
Affiliation
Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Dean of Humanities and Fine Arts
Press
Johns Hopkins University Press
Published Year
2005
The Frame of Art: Fictions of Aesthetic Experience, 1750-1815
Author
Cecilia Mendez
Affiliation
Associate Professor of History
Press
Duke University Press
Published Year
2005
The Plebeian Republic
Author
Christopher Newfield
Affiliation
Professor of English
Press
Harvard University Press
Published Year
2008
Unmaking the Public University
Author
Sylvester Okwunodu Ogbechie
Affiliation
Associate Professor of History of Art and Architecture
Press
Rochester University Press
Published Year
2008
Ben Enwonwu: The Making of an African Modernist
Author
Gabriela Soto Laveaga
Affiliation
Associate Professor of History
Press
Duke University
Published Year
2009
Jungle Laboratories: Mexican Peasants, National Projects and the Making of the P
Author
Ann Taves
Affiliation
Professor of Religious Studies and Virgil Cordano O.F.M. Chair in Catholic Studies
Press
Princeton University Press
Published Year
2009
Religious Experience Reconsidered
Author
Cristina Venegas
Affiliation
Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies
Press
Rutgers University Press
Published Year
2010
Digital Dilemmas: The State, the Individual, and Digital Media in Cuba

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Michael Douglas

He received his B.A. in drama from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1968

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