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11 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
11 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
1 year 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.
1 year 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.” 
1 year 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
1 year 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

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