Tag: Education

Michel Foucault in Death Valley: A Boom interview with Simeon Wade

Simeon Wade Heather Dundas Editor’s Note: Michel Foucault (born Paul-Michel Foucault in 1926) was one of the central thinkers of […]

Investigating STEM: Health Equity as Touchstone for the Future

Cheryl Holzmeyer Sometime over the past decade or so, a new acronym began permeating public discourse, lumping together fields from […]

Wendell Berry in California

Matthew D. Stewart “We ought to love our own states and our own home places better than any others. That […]

A Missed Lesson in the Heart of California

Josh Stephens Many years ago, I rode on a team bus through the agricultural heart of California. Up far too […]

The Fault isn’t with Napolitano: On Funding California Higher Education

Simon Marginson University of California President Janet Napolitano’s troubles over the State Audit are not a one-off case of mismanagement […]

Reigniting Education in Juvie: Education is a right, even behind bars

Anna Challet Frequently overlooked in California’s ongoing discussions about criminal justice reform are the places at which many individuals have […]

A Boom Interview with California’s Poet Laureate

Dana Gioia Editor’s note: Having served as chair of the National Endowment for the Arts from 2003 to 2009, Dana […]

Through the Heart of California: Seeing the “Other” California through a Relief Map

Alex Espinoza In 2014, Aljazeera America ran a story titled “Fresno Rated Highly Livable for Young People.”1 The piece cited information […]

Call for Proposals and Submissions

On behalf of the editorial board of Boom California, published by University of California Press, we seek proposals from scholars, […]

Urban Humanities Pedagogy: The Classroom, Education, and New Humanities

Jonathan Banfill Todd Presner Maite Zubiaurre At University of California, Los Angeles, the Humanities are located at both the historic […]