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9 months 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
9 months 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.
9 months 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
10 months 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/
10 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!
10 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
10 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
11 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
11 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.
11 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

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