Professor shares experience as Rome Prize recipient

Published: July 1, 2023

Anushka Chakrabarti | July 1, 2023 Sarah Beckmann, an assistant professor of Roman archaeology in the classics department and a faculty member at the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, has been…

Exploring the fraught nature of memory and comparison

Published: June 23, 2023

Jonathan Riggs | June 23, 2023 Michael Rothberg, UCLA’s 1939 Society Samuel Goetz Professor of Holocaust Studies, was one of the first scholars to recognize and write about the troubling,…

Can AI and creativity coexist?

Published: May 10, 2023
Jacob Foster (left) and Danny Snelson

Jonathan Riggs | May 9, 2023 Professors Jacob Foster and Danny Snelson weigh in on how artificial intelligence might influence and invigorate writing, art and culture One of the Writers…

Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow in classics shares experience

Published: February 17, 2023
Julio Vega-Payne portrait

Anushka Chakrabarti | February 17, 2023 Julio Vega-Payne joined the classics department as a UCLA Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow this academic year.  According to the fellowship website, “The Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship…

Four faculty members receive NEH grants

Published: January 19, 2023

Anushka Chakrabarti | January 19, 2023 Among the 204 projects nationwide funded by $28.1 million in grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities this year are initiatives by UCLA…