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It’s easy to see how Dante Lauretta’s undergraduate degrees in physics and theoretical math are foundational in his career as a planetary scientist. But Lauretta gives just as much credit to his third major, Japanese, describing his study of language and culture as a challenge that helped him focus his curiosity on fundamental questions of existence and his drive to create knowledge for the human race.
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Three College of Humanities professors are assuming leadership roles in the Modern Language Association and Association of Departments of Foreign Languages. German Studies Department Head Barbara Kosta was elected to the executive committee of the...
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Denis M. Provencher, Head of the Department of French and Italian, is featured in the latest New Books in French Studies podcast. The interview centers on Provencher’s 2017 book Queer Maghrebi French: Language, Temporalities, Transfiliations, which...
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UA professor argues in a new book that the complicated legacy of independence movements impacts issues of human rights and democracy to this day. 
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It’s easy to see how Dante Lauretta’s undergraduate degrees in physics and theoretical math are foundational in his career as a planetary scientist. But Lauretta gives just as much credit to his third major, Japanese, describing his study of...
Mely Bohlman
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Congratulations to the College of Humanities’ Outstanding Senior for Winter 2018, Mely Bohlman!
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Our faculty and staff salute this talented group of graduates and wish them all the very best in their future endeavors!
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The Humanities Seminars Program honored four UA professors with the annual Ted and Shirley Taubeneck Superior Teaching Award. 
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Congratulations to the Fall 2018 COH Graduate Student Research Grant awardees!    Fall 2018 COH Graduate Students Research Grant Awardees Margherita Berti Second Language Acquisition and Teaching Project: Cultural learning through the lens of...
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Congratulations to the 2018-19 COH Faculty Research Grant awardees!    2018-19 COH Faculty Research Grant Awardees Sonia Colina Spanish & Portuguese Project: Equity and inclusion in research studies: Does translation hinder equal participation...
Global Excellence Awards
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Anne-Marie Engels-Brooks, an instructor, director, and advisor in the Department of French and Italian, is the recipient of the 2018 Excellence in Global Service Award.
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As OSIRIS-REx approaches the asteroid Bennu, a family-friendly variety show explores how space unites science and the humanities.  
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The University of Arizona Poetry Center is pleased to announce the first five ambassadors in its multi-year Art for Justice Project, supported by the Art for Justice Fund.
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From Kazakh to Kurmanji Kurdish, Language Canvas is making UA-developed learning programs for less commonly taught languages available to people everywhere.
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Benjamin Jens and Colleen Lucey, Assistant Professors in the Department of Russian and Slavic Studies, are featured in the latest episode of the We Teach Languages podcast.