UC and the Humanities: Making Sense of Our World

Join the University of California for a briefing on the University’s work in the humanities and how they impact every aspect of our lives.

Tuesday, March 15
2:00 p.m.
2261 Rayburn Building
Please RSVP by March 14 to UCBriefings@UCDC.edu

Event Invitation


  • Dr. Rachel Teagle, Founding Director, Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, UC Davis, on how museums offer public access to art and education
  • Dr. Milagros Peña, Dean, College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, UC Riverside, on medicine and how the humanities can help improve physical and mental health
  • Dr. Salim Yaqub, Associate Professor, Department of History, UC Santa Barbara, on US relations with the Middle East and the influence of popular culture on foreign policy


  • Dr. Georges Van Den Abbeele, Dean, School of Humanities, UC Irvine, on UC humanities research and scholarship

Participant Biographies


Refreshments will be provided at this widely attended public event. This is part of an ongoing series of briefings hosted by the University of California’s Office of Federal Governmental Relations.

For inquiries about this briefing, please contact Nicole Carlotto at Nicole.Carlotto@ucdc.edu or 202-974-6325.