May 11th, 2018
Bachelor of Arts Ceremony Friday, May 11th 9:00am - 11:00am Student Union Memorial Center Grand Ballroom (North entrance). RSVP online by Friday, April 27th. There is no charge for this ceremony and tickets are not required. There is no procession at this ceremony. Please arrive by 8:30am at the latest.Cap and gown are required. Due to limited seating, each graduate may bring up to eight guests... Read more
May 10th, 2018
Hooding Ceremony for MAs and PhDs Thursday, May 10th 2:00pm - 4:00pm Student Union Memorial Center North Ballroom. RSVP online by Friday, April 27th. There is no charge for this ceremony and tickets are not required. The procession will begin at 2:00pm. Please arrive by 1:30pm at the latest.Cap, gown, and hood are required. RSVP ONLINE RSVP for Graduate Pre-Commencement Ceremony SEATING We would... Read more
April 28th, 2018
Family Day is a day of workshops, music, activities, and refreshments just for kids ages 0 to 13 and their parents and guardians. It’s free and open to the public, and is a great way to engage with your child through reading, writing, play, and dance.
April 26th, 2018
Established in 1978, Persona is the University of Arizona’s undergraduate literary journal. Contributors to Persona read at this celebration of the new issue.
April 25th, 2018
The Poetry Center is proud to present Vaunda Micheaux Nelson, who will read from her work. After the reading, there will be a short Q&A and a book signing. Vaunda Micheaux Nelson credits her love of books to her late parents, who faithfully read to her every night. Through her work she hopes to give young people some of what her parents gave her -- opportunities to grow through story. Her... Read more
April 19th, 2018
The UA Prose Series celebrates 2017-18 first books by recent UA MFA graduates Francisco Cantú (2016), Thomas Mira y Lopez (2014), and Sylvia Chan (2014). Cantú’s debut book is The Line Becomes a River, Mira y Lopez’s The Book of Resting Places, and Chan’s We Remain Traditional (Center for Literary Publishing). UA Prose Series readings are co-sponsored by the UA College of Social &... Read more
April 5th, 2018
Ada Limón is the author of four books of poetry, including Bright Dead Things, which was named a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award for Poetry, a finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, a finalist for the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award, and one of the Top Ten Poetry Books of the Year by The New York Times. She will read from her work, followed by a Q & A.
April 5th, 2018
Translation studies can be a point of entry for studying how finance is represented in the news. When translation is considered both as intralingual and interlingual operations, it can shed light on the ways journalists paraphrase the complexities of finance for their audiences and how they do so differently in English and in French. Professor Pier-Pascale Boulanger of Concordia University in... Read more
April 2nd, 2018
South Asia contains spiritual traditions that have subtly influenced one another as well as the changing political and cultural heritage of people across the region. Join the University of Arizona's Institute for the Study of Religion and Culture and South Asia experts Rae Dachille, Caleb Simmons, and Eric Steinschneider as they discuss religious interpretations of "geography." Light refreshments... Read more
March 30th, 2018
The issue of whether enlightenment is sudden or gradual was one the crucial debates that helps to forge the Zen Buddhist school in Korea, China, and Japan. The crux of this “sudden/gradual issue” is this: is enlightenment something intrinsic to the mind that is achieved in a sudden flash of insight; or something extrinsic to it that must be developed through a sequential series of practices? (... Read more