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10 months ago
The UA Department of East Asian Studies is partnering this month with the University Libraries to screen major movies that capture the World War II conflict between the United States and Japan. The screenings will be preceded by a short talk and followed by an audience discussion moderated by East Asian Studies Assistant Professor Nathaniel Smith. "Tora! Tora! Tora!" has already screened, but two... Read More
11 months ago
UA Health Sciences Hispanic Center of Excellence and UA Department of Spanish and Portuguese Introduce Spanish Language Classes for Health Sciences Students Developed in consultation with medical professionals, the new Spanish language classes created for undergraduate and graduate health students are open for enrollment, classes begin in spring semester 2017. To improve the cultural competency... Read More
1 year ago
Meet the Dean: Alain-Philippe Durand By Amy Williams University Relations – Communications September 12, 2016   They're experts in their fields and essential campus leaders. But how well do you know deans across the University? This regular Lo Que Pasa series introduces deans across campus and provides insight into their motivations, challenges and reasons for choosing to work at the UA. This... Read More
1 year ago
Dear colleagues, students, and friends,   I am very happy to announce Prof. Karen Seat as the next Director of the School of International Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (SILLC) in the College of Humanities at the University of Arizona, effective September 12, 2016.   Dr. Seat is currently Associate Professor of Religious Studies, specializing in transnational American religious history,... Read More
1 year ago
Dean Alain-Philippe Durand is pleased to announce the College of Humanities Graduate Students Research Grants Program, which is designed to fund COH graduate students’ projects in the coming year. This grants program is designed to support unique opportunities for the College’s graduate students. The application deadline is 4:30 p.m. on October 17, 2016. All awards are competitive and based on... Read More
1 year ago
Dean Alain-Philippe Durand is pleased to announce the College of Humanities Research Faculty Grants Program, which is designed to fund COH faculty projects in the coming year. This grants program is designed to support unique opportunities for the College’s research faculty. The application deadline is 4:30 p.m. on October 17, 2016. All awards are competitive and based on resources available.... Read More
1 year ago
Professor Praise Zenenga has been named the next Director of the Africana Studies Program in the College of Humanities, effective September 5, 2016.   Dr. Praise is currently Associate Professor of Africana Studies. His research, publications, and teaching focus on interdisciplinary approaches to understanding issues of identity, social change and social justice in the literature and performance... Read More
1 year ago
During the summer of 2016, University of Arizona Classics faculty and graduate students, along with other archeologists on their international team, excavated human bones at a sacrificial altar to Zeus on Mount Lykaion in Greece. The team believes the bones are those of an adolescent male, and the evidence suggests they may date to the 11th century BC. The rare discovery was reported around the... Read More
1 year ago
For his 60th birthday, Albrecht Classen, University Distinguished Professor in the Department of German Studies, received a festschrift, which is a German word for a commemorative collection of articles edited by a colleague in honor of a scholar. The tradition of the festschrift started in Germany, and the honor is usually given for the 65th or 70th birthday. Classen received volume 28 of the... Read More
1 year ago
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... Read More

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