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The University of Arizona Poetry Center is among the beneficiaries of a $1 million grant to the Academy of American Poets from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, one of the largest investments in poetry ever made by the leading cultural institution.
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Donors to the University of Arizona College of Humanities contributed more than $1.5 million in support during 2020, funding an array of student scholarships, faculty research and outreach programs.  
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For the second consecutive year, the Department of French & Italian has received a grant to host the Tournées Film Festival, this year presenting a virtual, weekly series of seven films.  
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Denis M. Provencher has been awarded a research chair for fall 2021 by the Université d’Ottawa, where he will conduct research on the queer immigrant Francophone community in Canada.  
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The University of Arizona Russian program ranks fourth in North America for graduating majors in Russian Studies.  
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A University of Arizona researcher is turning to digital mapping technology to reveal new insights about a nearly 500-year-old text and shed assumptions about early exploration of what is today the United States and the legacy of European power in...
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In the uncertainty and tumult of 2020, we turned to the humanities for guidance, comfort, answers, inspiration, lessons, hope, determination, clarity and ways to process grief and the impact of isolation.   
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Congratulations to the College of Humanities’ Outstanding Senior for December 2020, Derek Foehrkolb!  
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Two College of Humanities seniors have swept the university's 2020 Centennial Achievement Undergraduate Awards. 
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A new wide-ranging grant in Japanese Studies will fund faculty, graduate and undergraduate scholarships, research materials and more, a significant step toward the goal of being one of the country’s top programs.  
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Dr. Vijay Patel, a 2008 graduate in Religious Studies now working as Director of Dental Services at Marana Health Center, is the College of Humanities 2020 Young Professional Achievement Award recipient.  
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Donna Swaim, a revered teacher and mentor whose 50-year University of Arizona career stretched broadly across campus, from humanities to medicine to athletics, and included trips to dozens of countries for student study abroad, has passed away. She...
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The long-running medieval symposium series will move to a virtual format this year, as international scholars explore the topics of liberty, imprisonment and slavery.   Organized by Professor Albrecht Classen, of the Department of German Studies,...
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By Nick Prevenas, University Communications  The University of Arizona ranks 10th among U.S. public universities in arts and humanities, according to the latest subject rankings from Times Higher Education.
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Experts from the Department of East Asian Studies will hold a series of virtual talks this fall centered on tensions between the United States and China and ongoing discrimination against Asian Americans within the U.S.