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December 19, 2020
In fall 2020, Dr. Bristin Jones's Nature Writing and the Environment wrote and performed an original Zoom play, The House Off Olive Avenue: Quarantine Voices in the San Joaquín Valley. The students read Cherríe Moraga’s play Heroes and Saints, and were inspired by...
July 13, 2020
Five new colleagues are joining the UC Merced department of Literatures, Languages, and Cultures in 2020 and 2021, and will teach classes in English, Chicanx Studies, the Global Arts Studies Program, and CRES, as well as the Interdiscplinary Humanities Graduates Program. They are...
June 2, 2020
The English faculty at UC Merced unequivocally assert that Black Lives Matter, and we denounce racism in all its forms. We mourn the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Aubery, Breonna Taylor, and the countless others whose lives have been cut short by police brutality. We stand in solidarity with...
May 21, 2020
When sophomore UC Merced English major Serena Johnson was assigned a creative project for her Advanced Shakespeare class in Spring 2020, she knew immediately what she wanted to do. The result, "7 Rings (Hamlet Remix)" is a brilliant tribute that fans of Ariana and the Bard...
May 20, 2020
Xotchitl Marisol Garibay, also known as Cece, began a new job with the National Park Service as an interpretive ranger for Golden Gate National Recreation Area in Spring 2020. She recieved her BA in English from University of California, Merced in 2019. While at UC Merced, Xotchitl...
May 20, 2020
For senior Christopher Ingle, the ultimate capstone event to his UC Merced experience is being selected to speak at commencement. The Merced County native has the unique opportunity to represent the Class of 2020 and infuse this year’s virtual ceremony with a student voice. Ingle, a double...
March 24, 2020
In summer 2020, two rising juniors--both English majors at UC Merced--conducted original research as part of the UROC-H program.  Cathryn Flores conducted a practice-based project for which she with collaborated with the local Merced Shakespearefest, who just finished filming a...