News

3 days 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.  
4 days 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
6 days 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
6 days 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
2 weeks 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
3 weeks 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.
3 weeks 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
1 month ago
KXCI Community Radio 91.3 FM Tucson spoke with University of Arizona faculty members Suzi Dovi, Phyllis Taoua and Denis Provencher about the upcoming Inauguration Day Teach-In and March for Unity and Solidarity. Listen here! https://kxci.org/2017/01/inauguration-day-teach/
1 month ago
The College is pleased to congratulate Professor Fabian Alfie, who just published “La donna taverna: La ballata delle due cognate ubriache” as part of a collection of essays for a conference held in June 2015, "La poesia italiana prima di Dante" (Italian Poetry before Dante). Congratulations Dr. Alfie!
1 month ago
Congratulations Dr. Aileen Feng! Her book, "WRITING BELOVEDS: HUMANIST PETRARCHISM AND THE POLITICS OF GENDER" just appeared in print at the University of Toronto Press: Covering a period from the late-fourteenth to mid-sixteenth century, Aileen A. Feng’s engagingly written work identifies and analyzes a Latin humanist precursor to the poetic movement known as Renaissance Petrarchism. Though... Read More

Pages