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August 2, 2023

The Division of Arts & Humanities at UC Berkeley is pleased to welcome professor Marié Abe as of July 1, 2023. She is an associate professor in the Department of Music and focuses on the intersection between improvisation and composition.

On July 1, 2023, the Division of the Arts & Humanities welcomed 16 new faculty: 

Marié Abe, Department of Music: Marié Abe joins the division as an associate professor in the Department of Music and focuses on the intersection between improvisation and composition.

On July 1, 2023, the Division of the Arts & Humanities welcomed new chairs and directors for 12 departments, centers, and programs: 

April 3, 2023

The Division of Arts and Humanities and the College of Letters & Science are delighted to announce that Les Gorske has accepted our offer to become the next Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration for the Division of Arts & Humanities (A&H). Les has been a crucial and valued member of the Dean’s office staff for the last four years.

September 13, 2022

Department of Art Practice

Marine Corps Veteran and Senior Ceramics Mechanician Ehren Tool (MFA’05) is featured in several public events: at the Museum of Northern California Art in Chico on Sept. 17; a Military Insignia Ceramics Workshop on Sunday, Sept.

August 18, 2022

On July 1, 2022, the Division of the Arts & Humanities welcomed new chairs and directors for 10 departments and centers: 

July 21, 2022

We’re thrilled to share that SFMOMA (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art) will be offering free museum admission to our employees and students during the run of the upcoming exhibition, Diego Rivera’s America. UC Berkeley’s classic Rivera fresco painting ‘Still Life and Blossoming Almond Trees’ is included as part of this showcase. 

June 16, 2022

Irish Times

Associate Professor Catherine Flynn writes for the Irish Times about her newly-published Cambridge Centenary Ulysses, a facsimile edition of the historic 1922 Shakespeare and Company text featuring James Joyce's own errata as well as references to later amendments, along with maps, photographs, and footnotes, and an essay by leading Joyce scholars.

May 20, 2022

Berkeley Language Center

It has been a busy year for the Berkeley Language Center (BLC) community as we returned to campus and were finally able to join together again in person. We welcomed new faces and said goodbye to dear friends and colleagues, and resumed events previously on hold due to COVID while expanding our programming in exciting ways. Here we highlight some of these amazing events and people and we celebrate this community.

Go to the BLC website to read the full year in review.

May 11, 2022

The Distinguished Teaching Award is the campus's most prestigious honor for teaching and recognizes teaching that incites intellectual curiosity in students, engages them thoroughly in the enterprise of learning, and has a lifelong impact.