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6 days ago
La Monica Everett-Haynes ,  University Communications   UA researcher Colleen Lucey explains that famed Russian authors of the 19th century reimagined prostitutes as martyrs. Click here to read the full article in UA News.   Photo: A portrait by Vasily Perov of Fyodor Dostoevsky, a popular 19th-century Russian writer.
1 week ago
Congratulations to this year's COH Teaching and Outreach Grants Awardees!  Straight to the Goal! Spring 2017 Teaching and Outreach Grants Awardees: Naomi Caffee Dept. of Russian and Slavic Studies Project: Russia and the Muslim World: an Interdisciplinary Symposium on Confluence, Conflict, and Exchange   Maggie Camp, Wenhao Diao, and Scott Gregory Dept. of East Asian Studies Project: Chinese... Read More
2 weeks ago
Dean Alain-Philippe Durand is very happy to announce Dr. Nick Ferdinandt, Dr. Sonia Colina, and Dr. Robert Côté as the next directors of the Center for English as a Second Language (CESL), the National Center for Interpretation (NCI), and the Writing Skills Improvement Program (WSIP) in the College of Humanities.   Dr. Ferdinandt has years of experience and is very active in professional... Read More
3 weeks ago
Are you a science fiction fan? Add issues related to race, gender, class, and socially prescribed identities and you soon have “Afrofuturism”. Read more from Africana Studies Assistant Professor Bryan Carter as he describes the movement and how it is influencing African diaspora around the world.  
3 weeks ago
Video game archivists are divided on how to protect the medium’s history, but they know we need to do it now. By Jacob Brogan   Ask someone about their earliest memories of playing video games and they’ll often tell you about the physical experience of play. They’ll describe the frustrating pleasure of flippinthrough an almanac to figure out where Carmen Sandiego had gone. Or they’ll recall... Read More
4 weeks ago
College of Humanities Prof. Melissa Fitch, Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese, has been selected as a University Distinguished Professor, the most prestigious teaching recognition at the University of Arizona. She joins a very impressive list of eminent colleagues (http://www.arizona.edu/about/awards-honors/distinguished-professors).   Prof. Fitch’s teaching, research, and service are recognized... Read More
4 weeks ago
The Poetry Center is part of a national coalition of poetry organizations working together to promote the value poets bring to our culture and the important contribution poetry makes in the lives of people of all ages and backgrounds. Twenty nonprofit poetry organizations from across the United States, including the University of Arizona Poetry Center, have formed a historic coalition dedicated... Read More
1 month ago
The College is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2017 SILLC Global Award. The recipients will receive funding in support of their study abroad pursuits in the summer of 2017 or in AY 2017-2018. Daniel Fitzsimmons Majors: East Asian Studies and Economics Study Abroad Program: Semester at Tokyo International University   Chelsea Forer Majors: Religious Studies and Anthropology Study Abroad... Read More
1 month ago
Read the latest article by Dr. Alex Nava, Professor of Religious Studies in the College of Humanities, titled "A Theology of the Desert." It is excerpted from Dr. Rubio-Goldsmith's new book, Migrant Deaths in the Desert: La Vida No Vale Nada. The full article, which has been published inTuscon Weekly, can be found here.
1 month ago
Hip-hop legend Grandmaster Flash will make a special appearance at the University of Arizona as part of Black History Month events. Sponsored by the UA College of Humanities' African Studies Program, Grandmaster Flash — considered one of the founding fathers of hip-hop — will give a lecture and live demonstration at Crowder Hall, 1017 N. Olive Ave., on Feb. 28 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. The event is... Read More

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