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Silos are out. Integration is in. And the humanities are here to stay. 
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College of Humanities double major Rob Lisak is featured as the UA Honors College student of the week.  Lisak majors in Religious Studies and East Asian Studies and talked with the Honors College about his experiences studying abroad in Hangzhou.  
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A $50,000 commitment from Dr. Ross Schwartzberg will establish a new scholarship for UA students majoring in Religious Studies for Health Professionals, as well as an annual lecture series focusing on health and religion. Dr. Schwartzberg, who...
Joela Jacobs, Assistant Professor of German Studies, stands with Gene Bank by Alan Sonfist
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An estimated 250 million roses are given each Valentine’s Day. But in a cultural context, that classic symbol of love reveals even more about the relationship between people and plants. Humanity is dependent on plants for survival, but scholars have...
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Daisy Vargas, a UA Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, has been selected as one of 10 participants in the prestigious 2019 Young Scholars in American Religion Program.  Vargas, who joined the University of Arizona College of Humanities faculty...
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The National Center for Interpretation and the Graduate College are pleased to announce the competition for the 2019-20 NCI Graduate Fellowships. Awards: Two cash awards, each consisting of $6,250, and three .50 Graduate Tuition Scholarships for a...
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As the country’s national museum embarks on an effort to showcase the history and impact of video games in American society, two UA experts are advising the Smithsonian’s curators on the exhibit. Ken McAllister and Judd Ruggill, co-directors of the...
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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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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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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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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...
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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!
Mely Bohlman
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Congratulations to the College of Humanities’ Outstanding Senior for Winter 2018, Mely Bohlman!
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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...