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1 year ago
The Pre-Commencement Ceremonies for Spring 2016 graduates of the UA College of Humanities were held on the morning of Friday, May 13 in the Grand Ballroom at the University of Arizona Student Union Memorial Center. In addition to Associate Dean Kimberly Jones' opening and closing remarks, Outstanding Senior Marina de Jesus Guzman-Orduno, and Humanities Ambassadors John Joseph bercel and Albert... Read More
1 year ago
The Pre-Commencement Ceremonies for Spring 2016 graduate students graduates of the UA College of Humanities was held on the afternoon of Thursday, May 12 in the North Ballroom at the University of Arizona Student Union Memorial Center. The College of Humanities Faculty and Staff salute this talented group of graduates and wish them all the very best in their future endeavors! Our warmest... Read More
1 year ago
Professor Robert A. Burns Retires after 45 Years at the University of Arizona By Genevieve Higgins, UA Religious Studies Major   With graduation upon us, the big question on most students minds is, what’s next? It was no different more than 40 years ago when Dr. Robert (Bob) Burns, professor in the Religious Studies Program, was planning what to do after graduation.   Surprisingly, academia was... Read More
1 year ago
Professors who demonstrate excellence in their teaching, research and mentoring were recognized at the Awards of Distinction ceremony on Monday, surrounded by co-workers, families, friends and students whose lives they have impacted. "This Awards of Distinction ceremony is our opportunity to recognize excellence and to celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of University of Arizona faculty,"... Read More
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

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