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The University of Arizona ranks among the top 10 universities in the nation for producing graduates with foreign language degrees.
6 months ago
Listen to a global hip-hop playlist curated College of Humanities faculty, on YouTube or Apple Music.   
6 months ago
Interdisciplinary artist, cultural strategist and entrepreneur Favianna Rodriguez was selected as the 2023 Dorrance Dean’s Scholar/Specialist-in-Residence.  
6 months ago
The Center for East Asian Studies has received a federal grant to fund a summer Chinese language immersion program designed for high school students and college freshmen and sophomores.  
6 months ago
Even for a physician, the humanities is a lifelong journey, according to Dr. Ross Schwartzberg.   As a University of Arizona undergraduate student with his sights set on medical school, Ross Schwartzberg carved out space in his schedule to follow...
6 months ago
As a true “voice for the voiceless,” and a bilingual one at that, Jessie Bustamante has dedicated her career to being an advocate, supporter and fundraiser for individuals who have disabilities.  
7 months ago
The College of Humanities has created a new scholarship that will award 30 students $2,000 each for study abroad programs.  
7 months ago
What began as a course in "Spanish for the Spanish Speaking" in the fall of 1965 has grown into the oldest and most extensive Spanish as a Heritage Language program in the country.
8 months ago
Aileen A. Feng, Associate Professor of Italian and Director of Italian Studies, has received a nine-month residential fellowship at the Newberry Library in Chicago, where she will have research access to a collection of rare books dating to the 15th...
8 months ago
Style is at the center of human cultures, found in the essence of everything from personal expression to artistic movements. For 2023, the Tucson Humanities Festival will take on style in a variety of forms, examining how trends captivate, how...
8 months ago
On a whirlwind trip to Israel and the United Arab Emirates, the Wildcats basketball team combined games and practices with visits to ancient archaeological sites and cultural experiences.  
8 months ago
Santa Arias, Professor and Head of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, is one of 20 faculty and staff members chosen for the 2023-24 Academic Leadership Institute.  
8 months ago
Using a new online platform, University of Arizona professors are transforming Italian classes to deliver language instruction combined with relevant, up-to-date cultural lessons that allow students to explore their own interests through hands-on...
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9 months ago
The College of Humanities is pleased to welcome new faculty for the upcoming academic year. “These are outstanding scholars who represent the breadth and diversity of Humanities scholarship and teaching,” said Dorrance Dean Alain-Philippe Durand. “...
Roberto Paolini, an artist from Cerveteri, Italy, uses a brush to apply red clay onto a vase modeled after an ancient southern Italian vessel. Paolini, who is one of only a few artists today who practice the ancient style called red-figure vase painting, visited campus in April to demonstrate the craft for UArizona students. Photo by Kyle Mittan, University Communications
11 months ago
Courses, visiting artists and a lab devoted to reverse-engineering pottery give University of Arizona students a deeper understanding of the Mediterranean region's ancient history
1 year ago
College of Humanities Student Ambassadors assist the college in recruitment, events and serve as peer mentors to incoming students. Each year, the cohort includes some of the best and brightest students in the college. Congratulations to the class...