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1 year ago
The College's very own Dr. Bryan Carter, Associate Professor of Africana Studies, is featured on the cover of the 2016 spring issue of the UA Alumni Magazine. Carter is known for using virtual reality to make the world more real for his students. From the realm of digital technology, he draws key but often-overlooked details about pivotal epochs in African-American history, such as Harlem’s... Read More
1 year ago
The College of Humanities was recently awarded the prestigious Gold ADDY award for our Poetry Center Calendars. The American Advertising Federation Tucson's 35th annual awards were given to 10 other UA units. For a complete list of ADDY recipients, go to: https://uaatwork.arizona.edu/lqp/ua-brings-home-addy-awards?utm_source=lqp&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=weekly_lqp
1 year ago
Join us for any or all of the events below as the College of Humanities and the Africana Studies Program celebrate Black History Month! For more information about events happening throughout campus, click here to read more. Africana Studies Program Meet and Greet When: February 8th from 2:00 – 4:00 pm Where: Student Union South Ballroom Want to know more about the Africana Studies Program?  Want... Read More
1 year ago
Send a student to see the world! Help support the Arizona in India Study Abroad Scholarship through our crowdfunding campaign! Arizona in India will allow these students to study and experience the amazing, unique, and life-changing religious life and culture in India. We will provide students an opportunity to enrich their understanding of contemporary Indian religious traditions through... Read More
1 year ago
The College of Humanities congratulates Wendy Burk, UA Poetry Center Librarian, for recently receiving more than $4200 in a new grant from the National Endowment of the Humanities. This grant is a follow-up to an initial grant awarded in 2013 and will allow her to purchase equipment to preserve the Poetry Center’s renowned collection. This effort will ensure the protection of more than 47,500... Read More
1 year ago
The College of Humanities congratulates Dr. Courtney Friesen, Assistant Professor of Classics in the Department of Religious Studies and Classics, for receiving the international Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award for his first book, Reading Dionysus: Euripides’ Bacchae and the Cultural Contestations of Greeks, Jews, Romans, and Christians (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2015). This award is for... Read More
1 year ago
The Pre-Commencement Ceremonies for Fall 2015 graduates of the UA College of Humanities were held on the morning of Friday, December 18 in the Grand Ballroom at the University of Arizona Student Union Memorial Center. In addition to Dean Mary Wildner Bassett's opening and closing remarks, Outstanding Senior Tiffany Lee and Outstanding Graduate Assistant in Teaching Aleksy Novikov delivered... Read More
2 years ago
“Just go for it,” urges recent Humanities grad Justine O’Connell when asked if she had any advice for incoming students. “Even if you don’t know anyone, just do it.” That is exactly what Justine did when she studied abroad in Vina del Mar in Chile during the Fall of 2013. Not knowing anyone in her program, Justine embarked on an adventure to learn about a new culture and country. She lived with a... Read More
2 years ago
In case you missed it, the Africana Studies' Hip Hop Minor was recently featured in the Huffington Post article, "Hip Hop Civics Education: The Architect of the New Civil Rights Movement." Check it out here.
2 years ago
Check out the latest article in The Atlantic which features Africana Studies Professor Bryan Carter and his virtual Harlem Renaissance project that brings to life Harlem’s jazz age. His unique approach to immersing students in the virtual Harlem of the 1920’s and 1930’s is revolutionizing how students learn about and experience history. To read the full article, go to: http://www.theatlantic.com/... Read More

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