Q&A: UCLA Department Chair Discusses Recent Appointment as CNN Commentator

Published: March 13, 2018

  Dominic Thomas, chair of the UCLA Department of French and Francophone Studies, was appointed as the European affairs commentator for CNN, according to a UCLA press release. The Daily Bruin’s John Tudhope sat down with Thomas to learn about his journalism background and his upcoming role as a commentator. Daily Bruin: What will your position…

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Professor Alain Mabanckou’s ‘Black Moses’ Makes Headlines

Published: July 27, 2017

“Our heroes tend to be orphans,” Zinzi Clemmons writes in her debut novel “What We Lose,” and the more you look the more the literary universe seems all but built by them. They stretch from Beowulf to Batman, from Tom Sawyer to Harry Potter, Pip to Oliver Twist and Jane Eyre to Anne of Green…

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The UCLA Division of Humanities features Ph.D. student, Gina Lorenz

Published: July 26, 2017

Gina Lorenz tends to live life in pairs. She’s a musician (sings and plays piano) but is also a music theorist. She absolutely loves, and has lived in New York City, but currently lives in, and loves Los Angeles. A graduate student in UCLA’s French and Francophone Studies Department since 2013, Gina is also learning…

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