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The American Literary Translators Association will have a new home in the University of Arizona College of Humanities.
1 month ago
Two of the five scholars in the inaugural class of the President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program will join the College of Humanities, paired with faculty mentors for a
2 months ago
Dr. Karen Seat, Head of the Department of Religious Studies and Classics, is the inaugural recipient of the University’s Distinguished Head/Director’s Award.  
2 months ago
College of Humanities Business Manager Natalie Olson is one of six recipients for this year’s University of Arizona Individual Awards for Excellence.  
4 months ago
The College of Humanities, together with the Department of Russian and Slavic Studies, condemns Russia’s assault on Ukraine. The University of Arizona is the home of many scholars and students who have spent their lives studying Ukraine, Russia, and...
4 months ago
Three renowned guest speakers will deliver a wide range of perspectives on the topic of free speech during the inaugural College of Humanities Perspectives Series, the cornerstone event in the newly launched Fearless Inquiries Project.   
4 months ago
A project that uses digital mapping to layer additional data sets an offer new insights into The Narrative of Cabeza de Vaca and has earned Dr.
4 months ago
A project that weaves together Charles Dickens’ David Copperfield with a field study of historic Tucson locations has earned Dr. Jaqueline Barrios one of two Dorrance Dean’s Awards for Opening the Canon.  
4 months ago
The inaugural recipient of the Dorrance Dean’s Award for Research & Entrepreneurialism is Dr. Kristy L. Slominski, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies.  
5 months ago
With the support of a $5.4 million gift commitment from alumni Jacquelynn and Bennett Dorrance, the College of Humanities is launching the Fearless Inquiries Project, a strategic set of initiatives designed to make the University of Arizona a leader...
5 months ago
With the right technology, a room can be a megaphone.  
6 months ago
The legacy of Dr. Donna Swaim, a beloved humanities professor who taught at the university for 50 years, will continue with a study abroad scholarship bearing her name.  
7 months ago
The University of Arizona Poetry Center, part of the College of Humanities, is thrilled to announce a $135,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the largest grant dedicated to library collections in the Poetry Center’s 60-year history....
7 months ago
As part of ongoing talks aimed at strengthening the governmental and educational relationships between the University of Arizona and Kazakhstan, a delegation visited College of Humanities leadership to discuss potential collaboration.
8 months ago
Dorrance Dean Alain-Philippe Durand is pleased to announce Dr. Caleb Simmons as the next Faculty Director of the Bachelor of General Studies program in the College of Humanities. Simmons is an Associate Professor of Religious Studies in the...
8 months ago
The University of Arizona has been named recipient of a $400,000 grant awarded by the National Endowment of the Humanities through their program, American Rescue Plan: Humanities Organizations, aimed at providing economic relief and recovery for...