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Foundational. Transferable. Enduring.

The Institute of Arts and Humanities emphasizes the value of interdisciplinary thinking in addressing the needs of a complex world. We house 16 academic programs in regional, ethnic, and thematic studies. Our programs equip students to analyze and speak about the past, present and future, with creativity and insight.

Academic Programs

Beyond the Campus/Community Split

This consortium discussed the importance of local community building within and outside of the confines of the university.

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Event Recordings

View or watch previous events hosted by the Institute of Arts and Humanities or one of its programs.

Previous Recordings

Pacific Worlds Symposium

Organizers from UC Irvine, UCLA, UC Merced and UC San Diego came together to bring the Black Pacific into conversation with the Black Atlantic and the Indian Ocean.

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Zoom meeting

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