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22 hours ago
  The College of Humanities honored its Fall 2017 graduates at the Pre-Commencement Ceremony on Friday, Dec. 15 in the Grand Ballroom of the University of Arizona Student Union Memorial Center. Our faculty and staff salute this talented group of graduates and wish them all the very best in their future endeavors! On behalf of the entire college, Dean Alain-Philippe Durand extends our warmest... Read More
22 hours ago
Congratulations to the College of Humanities’ Outstanding Senior for Fall 2017, Rachel Dieman! Dieman graduates with a double major in Russian and Slavic Studies and Political Science. “As students of the humanities, we have the opportunity to bridge the cultural gap and help pull the world together, even at times when it feels as if it is falling apart. And as we study the humanities, we may... Read More
22 hours ago
Jimmain Middleton (1982-2017) Jerome Dotson, assistant professor of Africana Studies, delivered a speech in memory of Jimmain Middleton and presented Middleton’s family with his posthumous degree in Africana Studies.  Borrowing on an old African American folk saying, poet Sterling Brown once said, “Old sheep know the road, but young lambs gotta find their way.” On its surface, this saying seems... Read More
22 hours ago
Congratulations to this year's COH Teaching and Outreach Grant awardees!    2017-18 COH Teaching and Outreach Grant Awardees Professor Dalila Ayoun Dept. of French & Italian Project: Arizona Graduate Student Conference in French Professor Katia Bezerra Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese Project: Art and Resistance: Issue of Race, Gender and Social Justice in Contemporary Brazil Professor... Read More
1 day ago
Albrecht Classen, University Distinguished Professor of German Studies, has been honored with the rank of Grand Knight Commander of the Most Noble Order of the Three Lions.  The award is bestowed in recognition of Classen's outstanding service to German Studies. The Most Noble Order of the Three Lions is a dynastic order of chivalry formed by the Duke of Swabia, the head of the House of Bourgogne... Read More
2 days ago
Ted Taubeneck, a generous supporter of University of Arizona arts and humanities programs who enthusiastically embodied the ideal of lifelong learning, died last month. He was 91. As a longtime board member and chair of the Humanities Seminars Program, Taubeneck’s efforts were instrumental in quadrupling the program’s enrollment. And as a voracious student himself, Taubeneck was taking his 121st... Read More
3 days ago
Congratulations to Denis Provencher, professor and head of the Department of French and Italian, on being named Acting Director of the UA's Institute for LGBT Studies for Spring 2018.  Provencher is a scholar of contemporary French and Francophone cultural studies, with an emphasis on language and sexuality, and queer migration and diaspora studies.  Provencher's 20117 book Queer Maghrebi French... Read More
1 week ago
The University of Arizona Parent & Family Association's monthly faculty spotlight for December is on Rae Erin Dachille, an assistant professor of Religious Studies and East Asian Studies and an expert on Buddhism.  Here's the full profile:  Meet Rae Erin Dachille: Professor Who Brings Buddhist Studies to Life   Recalling her own inspiring experiences outside the classroom, Rae Erin... Read More
2 weeks ago
  Congratulations to the Fall 2017 COH Graduate Student Research Grant awardees!    Fall 2017 COH Graduate Students Research Grant Awardees Nan Ouyang East Asian Studies Project: The Making of a Sacred Place: The Rise of Mount Jiuhua in the Ming-Qing Periods and Republican Era (1368-1949) Jenna Altherr Flores Second Language Acquisition & Teaching GIDP Project: Multimodality, Social Semiotics... Read More
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  Congratulations to this year's COH Faculty Research Grant awardees!    2017-18 COH Faculty Research Grant Awardees Professor Albrecht Classen Dept. of German Studies Project: Academic Textbook on the History of Tolerance Professor Malcolm Compitello Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese Project: From Graphic Art and Back Again: Emilio Gil and Javier de Juan at the Intersections of Urban... Read More

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