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The University of Arizona ranks among the top 10 universities in the nation for producing graduates with foreign language degrees.
12 months ago
In celebration of Women’s History Month, the College of Humanities is spotlighting a few of our most dedicated and long-serving faculty and staff members who operate behind the scenes in various roles and are part of the essential fabric behind the...
1 year ago
From FORGE, a remodeled 1929 Montgomery Ward building in the heart of downtown Tucson, to the geodesic domes of Biosphere 2, the inaugural Urban Humanities Network “(Un)Conference” will draw close to a hundred scholars, practitioners & community...
1 year ago
Whether it’s in the classroom, on the comfy chair at home, or on hotel Internet from anywhere in the world, Humanities Seminars students love their classes.  
1 year ago
With a deep commitment to literary arts and languages and world-renowned experts and literary translators among the faculty, the College of Humanities was a natural partner for the American Literary Translators Association.  
1 year ago
The Center for East Asian Studies invites the campus community to learn about and celebrate East Asian cultures, with food, dance, music and more on the UA Mall on Wednesday.  
1 year ago
The Center for English as a Second Language is establishing its first student scholarship, in memory of Frank Pialorsi, who built and maintained CESL’s elite global reputation over his 30 years as director.  
1 year ago
Over its first decade, the College of Humanities Student Ambassador Program has included about 125 students who’ve represented and advocated for the college at recruiting events and a host of outreach projects.  
1 year ago
By its nature, literary translation can be a slow and isolated process, and one with limited training opportunities for those starting out.  
1 year ago
In celebration of Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the College of Humanities is spotlighting faculty, staff and students. This week, meet Omar Rodriguez, academic advisor for students majoring in Classics, East Asian Studies,...
1 year ago
When students in Gabriela Valdez’s section of Public Health 308 begin this week, they’ll be the first class of University of Arizona students taking a class that’s been entirely translated into Spanish.  
1 year ago
The University of Arizona’s new Language Training Center will deliver intensive language training to U.S. Department of Defense personnel, funded by a three-year, $1.5-million grant.
1 year ago
In celebration of Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month, annually celebrated from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the College of Humanities is spotlighting faculty, staff and students.
1 year ago
What would you do if your salad bit you back or started to talk? Eden? Plants between Science and Fiction, a multimedia exhibit about the role of plants in science fiction literature and film, invites you to engage in exactly this thought experiment...
1 year ago
To better suit the needs of University of Arizona students and reflect the skills and education it offers, the General Studies Program is changing its name to the Interdisciplinary Studies Program, starting this semester.   
1 year ago
Helen S. Schaefer, the longtime board member and namesake of the University of Arizona Poetry Center who championed arts, cultural and educational organizations across the university and Southern Arizona, died Sept. 1. She was 89.