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University of Arizona Department of East Asian Studies Professor and Center for Buddhist Studies Director Jiang Wu is one of 171 scientists, writers, scholars and artists awarded a 2023 Guggenheim Fellowship. Wu said he was thrilled to be named a fellow and called the honor a "gratifying moment that comes after so many years of hard work and research."
2 weeks ago
HSI grant will fund activities focused on the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, including a student internship program, first-year writing curriculum and faculty fellowships The University of Arizona will receive $3 million for a new project aimed at...
3 weeks ago
An ongoing collaborative project between the University of Arizona and researchers in California and Texas has received a new round of funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities.  
1 month ago
Dr. Marcy Ziska, Instructor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, is the recipient of the College of Humanities 2023 Distinguished Teaching Award.  
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Dr. Janice McGregor, Assistant Professor of German Studies, is the recipient of the College of Humanities 2023 Distinguished Undergraduate Advising/Mentoring Award.  
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Two professors in the Department of Russian and Slavic Studies have been promoted, demonstrating excellent performance in teaching, service and research.  
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One professor in the Department of Public and Applied Humanities has been promoted, demonstrating excellent performance in teaching, service and research.  
1 month ago
One professor in the Department of German Studies has been promoted, demonstrating excellent performance in teaching, service and research.   
1 month ago
One professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese has been promoted, demonstrating excellent performance in teaching, service and research.  
1 month ago
Four professors in the Department of Religious Studies and Classics have been promoted, demonstrating excellent performance in teaching, service and research.  
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One professor in the Department of Africana Studies has been promoted, demonstrating excellent performance in teaching, service and research.  
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With classes described as diverse and dynamic, Letizia Bellocchio, Associate Professor of Practice in the Department of French and Italian, has been awarded the university’s 2023 Gerald J. Swanson Prize for Teaching Excellence.  
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Lillian Gorman, Assistant Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, is awarded the university’s 2023 Mentoring Future Scholars Award.  
2 months ago
University of Arizona Department of East Asian Studies Professor and Center for Buddhist Studies Director Jiang Wu is one of 171 scientists, writers, scholars and artists awarded a 2023 Guggenheim Fellowship. Wu said he was thrilled to be named a...
3 months ago
In a new paper published in a joint issue of the ADE/ADFL Bulletin on the Public Humanities, Alain-Philippe Durand and Ken S. McAllister describe a vision for humanities education centered on what they call “Contrarian Entrepreneurial Humanists.”  
3 months 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...