Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:00am
How far can you go with a degree in the humanities? Join COH Alumnus of the Year Rick Ruth as he discusses his government career including his current position as Senior Advisor for the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and how his degree in Russian & Slavic Studies helped him in the professional world. Questions? Contact Samantha Taibi at firstname.lastname@example.org or (520) 621-0210
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 11:30am
Enjoy food, music, and more while mingling with fellow Wildcats. Open to ALL UA friends, alumni, faculty, staff, and students. More information at www.arizonaalumni.com To buy your ticket, click here.
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 1:30pm
Missionaries, Bible Translation and the Awakening of National Identity in the Balkans Join us for a free event with Russian and Slavic Studies Professor Grace Fielder. Grace will guide us through a time in 19th century history when the Ottoman Empire’s strength waned and the identity of the inhabitants was used for political and national boundary gain. With language driving identity, learn how the proselytizing activities by British and American missionaries were key in the emergence of a new national and ethnic consciousness. This event is part of the UA Alumni Association's College and Campus Central and is free and open to the public. Questions? Contact Samantha Taibi at email@example.com or (520) 621-0210
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 6:00pm
Join us for a toast to peace and diplomacy! Meet our Alumnus of the Year Rick Ruth at a cool, casual reception with Russian-themed drinks and food. Reminisce with former and current classmates, faculty and friends, plus find out about all the exciting things happening at the College of Humanities. To register and buy your ticket, click here. Tickets are $15/person. Questions? Contact Samantha Taibi at firstname.lastname@example.org or (520) 621-0210
Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 9:30am
Join fellow young alumni and ambassadors for our inaugural young alumni breakfast. We will be celebrating the 5th anniversary of the COH Ambassador program as well as hearing from our honored Russian and Slavic Studies alum Rick Ruth who will be on hand to discuss his career path after college and his 40-year experience in government. All Humanities alumni who have graduated since 2006 are invited to attend! To register and buy your ticket, click here. Tickets are $10/person. Questions? Contact Samantha Taibi at email@example.com or (520) 621-0210.
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 1:00pm
Please join us for a series of discussions on Technologies, Cultures, Languages, Migration, Diasporas. This event is sponsored by the University of Arizona College of Humanities, and the French & Italian department. The schedule of events is as follows: 1:00-1:45 pm Dr. Annette Joseph-Gabriel, “Digital Mapping for Teaching and Research” This workshop will cover three mapping programs: Neatline, Story Maps, and Google Tour builder. We will look at sample projects for each and learn how to create simple maps. By the end of the workshop, attendees will have a sense of how they may incorporate these mapping programs into their teaching and research. Attendees are encouraged to bring a laptop for hands on engagement. 1:45-2:15 pm Tara... Read more
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 4:30pm
Family reunions can be opportunities for siblings born of the same parent to join together to share experiences and reflect upon what they continue to hold in common and where, over the years, their different paths have led them. Jews, Christians and Muslims are members of the Abrahamic family of faith since Judaism, Christianity, and Islam all claim descent from the family of Abraham. Yet despite their common origins, they have followed their separate paths, not always in ways that are respectful of one another. The UA Institute for the Study of Religion and Culture and its co-sponsors invite you to participate in this fourth session of “The Abrahamic Family Reunion.” Jerusalem as sacred space resonates in the poetry, music, legends,... Read more
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 6:00pm
December 7, 2016 is the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. In preparation for this day of remembrance, join us for a free film series depicting the major Pacific War battles of Pearl Harbor and Iwo Jima and reflect on the legacy of these momentous events for the United States and Japan. East Asian Studies Professor, Nathaniel Smith, will lead a brief description after each film. All movies are free and open to the public and are sponsored by the College of Humanities, East Asian Studies and the University Libraries. Film Series Gallagher Theater, in the Student Union Memorial Center, will host a film series, showing movies that explore Pearl Harbor and the Battle of Iwo Jima. Each will start at 6 p.m.: Nov. 7: "Tora! Tora!... Read more