Shouhei Tanaka

Published: November 4, 2021

Graduate Student, English, UCLA Shouhei Tanaka is a Ph.D. candidate in the English Department, currently working on a dissertation on contemporary American literature, culture, and energy. He is a graduate student coordinator for UCLA’s Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies (LENS) and an affiliate of the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability (IoES).

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Min Li

Published: January 8, 2019

Associate Professor, Asian Languages & Cultures and Anthropology, UCLA I teach graduate seminar in archaeology theories and several undergraduate courses on anthropological archaeology and ancient civilizations of China. These classes are offered through Anthropology, Asian Languages and Cultures, and Interdepartmental Program of Archaeology. My major field of research is archaeology of prehistoric and Bronze Age…

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Erica Weaver

Published: January 8, 2019

Assistant Professor, English, UCLA A specialist in Old English and Anglo-Latin poetry and schoolroom texts, Erica Weaver is Assistant Professor of English at UCLA. Her current book project traces the role of distraction in the development of early medieval literature and literary theory, with a related article forthcoming in New Literary History. She is also…

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Laura Reizman

Published: November 22, 2018

Graduate Student, Asian Languages and Cultures, UCLA Laura Reizman is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures. Her research focuses on the intersection between militarism, ethnic nationalism, race and mixed-race politics in post-war South Korea. For EPIC, she is especially interested in exploring pedagogy that underscores the environment with human experience….

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Francesca Martelli

Published: November 22, 2018

Professor, Classics, UCLA  I joined the UCLA Classics department in 2013, having taught previously at Oxford, Reading and Cambridge Universities in the UK, and having studied at Trinity College Dublin, where I received my BA, and at Oxford, where I received my DPhil. My interests range widely over Latin literature, and are motivated by a…

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Maja Manojlovic

Published: November 22, 2018

Lecturer, Writing Programs, UCLA Dr. Maja Manojlovic is a Lecturer at the UCLA Writing Programs and serves as a Faculty Advisor for Teaching Preparation Seminar – Writing in the Disciplines (ENGCOMP 495E) and Supervised Teaching of Writing in the Disciplines (ENGCOMP 495F). She holds a PhD in Cinema and Media Studies from the UCLA Department…

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Tamar Christensen

Published: November 22, 2018

Writing Programs, UCLA Tamar is a lecturer for the Department of Writing Programs where she teaches both lower and upper division courses in analytical composition, the subject of her co-authored textbook, Own Your Perspective. Her research, writing, and academic interests stem from the fields of History, Popular Culture, and Composition Studies. Her free time is…

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Aaron Burke

Published: November 22, 2018

Professor, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, UCLA Aaron A. Burke is Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at UCLA. His research addresses social and cultural change in the Eastern Mediterranean during the Bronze and Iron Ages. His interests include warfare, environment, and their impact on Levantine communities.

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Joshua McGuffie

Published: November 8, 2018

Joshua McGuffie is a doctoral candidate in the UCLA History Department who studies the biological and environmental histories of the US atomic bomb program. A native Angelino, he lives in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains and enjoys hiking and camping with his family.

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Lika Balenovich

Published: November 8, 2018

Graduate Student, Comparative Literature, UCLA Lika Balenovich is a second year PhD student in the Dept. of Comparative Literature at UCLA. Her interests include later-20th century and contemporary fiction and cinema in French and English. Lika speaks French and Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian and has degrees in English and French literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prior to…

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