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Introducing Spring 2018 New Faculty Hires
The Africana Studies Program at the University of Arizona prepares future leaders of a global and diverse economy from North and Latin America to Africa and Europe. It offers an interdisciplinary major, a minor in hip-hop cultures, and a variety of internships and study abroad opportunities. The program embraces new technologies and is a leader in online offerings and digital humanities.
Our center provides regional, national and international leadership in the academic field of Buddhist studies. The center's activities include a Buddhist studies lecture series, financial assistance to scholars and students of Buddhist studies, hosting academic conferences and workshops, a visiting scholar program, contemplative studies and community outreach.
Housed in the College of Humanities and working with faculty there and in other colleges across campus, we research culture, language and literacy in all its forms, focusing upon less commonly taught languages (LCTLs). We also provide educators with teaching resources and opportunities for meaningful professional development.
Since the fall of 1970, when the University of Sonora in Hermosillo sent 22 engineers to the UA to perfect their English language skills before beginning their graduate degrees in the College of Engineering, CESL has trained thousands of undergraduate and graduate students from nearly 100 countries for academic study at the University of Arizona. As a self-funding unit, CESL strategically...
The field of Classics examines the languages and literatures, art, cultures, history, and material remains of the ancient Mediterranean world from approximately 3000 B.C.E. to approximately 500 C.E., with particular emphasis on the civilizations of Greece and Rome and their reciprocal relations with the surrounding societies of the Near East, Egypt, North Africa, and Western Europe. This field...
CLP is a unit of the College of Humanities and is affiliated with the National Association of Self-Instructional Language Programs (NASILP). The national professional and accrediting association is headquartered at the University of Arizona. Standards and procedures for the design and administration of self-instructional language acquisition have been established by NASILP.
The Department of German Studies at the University of Arizona is designated as a German Center of Excellence by the American Association of Teachers of German.
The Seminars have been one of the university’s most successful self-supporting functions. Enrollments have grown to the point where classes are now offered year-round. During its 32-year history, 304 not-for-credit seminars have been offered to close to 17,000 community members.
We offer a variety of services, including interpreter training and testing in both the legal and medical fields, and self-study materials to ensure interpreters reach a level of excellence required by the field. NCI also offers translation and conference interpretation services, as well as customized language-access plans for schools, hospitals and any organization looking to ensure the rights...
Within this single space you will find opportunities to enjoy readings and lectures, classes and workshops, library exhibitions, field trips, K–12 educational resources, discussion groups, or just a quiet place to sit and read a book. It is, as beloved teacher and friend Steve Orlen said, “The best living room in America for reading poetry.” Welcome; we hope you stay awhile and return often....
The Religious Studies major provides students with a broad understanding of human diversity, the complexities of social and cultural systems of thought, and the human pursuit of meaning. Combined with core academic skills in written and oral communication, the Religious Studies major prepares students to become independent thinkers and problem solvers in the twenty-first century.
The Department of Russian and Slavic Studies offers a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Russian. It provides instruction designed to develop competence in the Russian language, awareness of cultural traditions, and an understanding of literature and the arts. All Russian conversation courses are oriented toward developing proficiency skills as determined by nationally recognized proficiency...
Double majors and dual degrees in SILLC are provided with knowledge and an increased understanding of the international landscapes and wide diversity of world cultures, languages, and literatures. Students may complete a double major, dual degree, or thematic minor one of SILLC's eight disciplines and most other majors/degrees offered on campus in all colleges.
The University of Arizona boasts one of the largest Spanish & Portuguese departments in the country. As one of the first UA departments to develop a heritage learners program, the Spanish and Portuguese Department offers a stimulating environment where students can grow and learn. Study programs allow students the opportunity to perfect their language skills so that they are able to...
Our program has a carefully selected staff of expert and committed instructional specialists/professional tutors. These writing coaches work one-on-one with students, staff, and faculty across all majors and degree programs. WSIP also offers regular writing workshops, custom workshops, and summer writing institutes.
- Africana Studies
- Center for Educational Resources in Culture, Language and Literacy
- Center for English as a Second Language
- Critical Languages Program
- East Asian Studies
- French and Francophone Studies
- German Studies
- Humanities Seminars Program
- National Center for Interpretation
- Poetry Center
- Religious Studies
- Writing Skills Improvement Center