News

8 months 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!
8 months 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
8 months ago
Dr. Denis M. Provencher, Professor and Head of the Department of French and Italian, has just been awarded a grant from the University of Arizona’s Institute for LGBT Studies, in partnership with the UA Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry, for his project Queer Language(s) Across Borders. This $3,000 seed grant is intended to support innovative and interdisciplinary research and writing projects... Read More
9 months ago
College of Humanities Religious Studies Professor Alex Nava was featured in national news in relation to the increased attention on police-related killings of blacks and the birth of the Black Lives Matter movement mirror the rise in social activist songs in mainstream black music. Read the articles: Salon, 12/20/16 Miami Herald, 12/20/16 Minneapolis Star-Tribune, 12/20/16 San Antonio Express-... Read More
9 months ago
Co-directors of the Learning Games Initiativein the College of Humanities, Ken McAllister & Judd Ruggill, discuss modern-day gaming and its history. Read the full UA News Story here.
9 months ago
The Pre-Commencement Ceremonies for Winter 2016 graduates of the UA College of Humanities were held on the morning of Friday, December 16 in the Grand Ballroom at the University of Arizona Student Union Memorial Center. In addition to Dean Alain-Philippe Durand opening and closing remarks, Outstanding Senior Ari Meldrum, delivered a speech. The College of Humanities Faculty and Staff salute this... Read More
9 months ago
Congratulations to this year's COH research grant awardees!  Straight to the Goal! 2016 COH Faculty Research Grants Awardees Professor Katia Bezerra Dept. of Spanish & Portuguese Project: Borders within Borders: Diasporas in the Lusophone World Professor Ana Carvalho Dept. of Spanish & Portuguese Project: The interplay of standard language ideologies and students' bilingual varieties in a... Read More
9 months ago
Dr. Colleen Lucey, Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian & Slavic Studies, recently received a Title VIII Advanced Research Fellowship from the U.S. Department of State for her proposal, "Prostitution and Sex Trafficking in Russian Politics and Society." This grant will provide three months of research support in Russia during  the summer of 2017. Her findings will help faculty reimagine... Read More
10 months ago
French and Italian Professor Fabian Alfie answers "four questions" about "Inferno" and the lasting impact of Italian poet Dante Alighieri's work on the origins of evil. Timeless and applicable as it was 700 years ago, hear how Dante struggled with questions of evil, human nature, redemption, goodness, sanctity.​ Read  more from UA News here.
10 months ago
Congratulations to Dr. Annette Joseph-Gabriel who has received a research award from the Start for Success Program through the Office of Research, Discovery & Innovation (RDI) at the UA.  Dr. Joseph-Gabriel will be conducting research in the digital humanities on the topic, “Mapping Marronage: Visualizing Trans-Atlantic Networks of Freedom.” 

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