Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, The Poetry Foundation, Arizona Commission on the Arts, and Polsinelli PC Don't miss this chance to watch and listen to great poetry performed in a dramatic fashion by high school students throughout Southern Arizona as they compete for the chance to proceed to the State and National Finals competition. The National Poetry Out Loud Competition,... Read More
The School of International Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (SILLC), the School of Anthropology, and the Department of Classics in conjunction with the National Endowment for the Humanities Enduring Questions Program are sponsoring an interdisciplinary panel of eight University of Arizona faculty on the subject of cooperation. One of the hallmarks of being human is our inclination to do... Read More
More a gallery performance, Giancarlo will be doing a 15-minute multimedia performance in Spanish titled “Es inútil negar las lesiones” (“It’s Useless to Deny the Lesions”). After, there will be time to meet him and ask questions about his exhibit, BirúPirúPerú. Giancarlo Huapaya (Lima, Peru) is author of the books Estado y Contemplación/ Canción de Canción se Gana, Polisexual and Taller Sub... Read More
Samuel Steinberg is Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese at USC since July 2012. His research and teaching engage modern and contemporary Latin American literature and visual culture, as well as critical theory and political thought. His recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in Política Común, Mexican Studies, and Revista Hispánica Moderna. Currently he is finishing the book... Read More
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese is pleased to welcome back two of its most distinguished Ph.D.s for a Colloquium and Panel Discussion. Professors Susan Larson, Associate Professor of Spanish at the University of Kentucky and Ben Fraser, recently promoted to Associate Professor at the College of Charleston will return to take part in a symposium entitled "Hispanists and Interdisciplinary... Read More
This is the first meeting of a multi-session course. FRIDAYS 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Jan. 30, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27, March 6, 13, 27, April 3, 10, 2015 Can a movie probe more deeply into theology than other works? Can it show the strengths and weaknesses of religious thought more directly, more dramatically? This seminar probes theology and film, examining movies with strong Christian themes. We... Read More
The Sienese poet Meo dei Tolomei (ca. 1260-ca. 1310) is recognized as an important figure in the comic poetry of the Italian Middle Ages.  He specialized in vituperium, the poetics of insult and denigration.  During the High Middle Ages, all literature was said to be a subset of ethics, and it performed its ethical functions in two ways: the praise of the virtuous, and the reprehension of the... Read More The College of Humanities adheres to established University policies and protocols regarding employee compensation as it subscribes to the philosophy that a compensation program should be directed toward attracting, retaining, and rewarding a qualified and diverse workforce. Among... Read More
Here & There  Serbia, directed by Darko Lungulov, 2009 A depressed New York musician Robert, played by David Thornton, is given the opportunity to gain some quick cash by helping a Serbian immigrant Branko. Branko offers to pay Robert if he travels to Serbia to marry and gain citizenship for his girlfriend. In the process, Robert learns osmething about himself. English subtitles.
The RelSec (Religion, Secularism, and Political Belonging) Project at the University of Arizona is pleased to welcome internationally distinguished scholar Judith Butler to campus on Tuesday, Sept. 29. Butler is Maxine Elliot Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature and the Program of Critical Theory at the University of California, Berkeley. There, she served as Founding Director of... Read More