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The American Literary Translators Association will have a new home in the University of Arizona College of Humanities.
Emilee Mead and Donna Swaim
2 months ago
Donna Swaim, who touched thousands of students’ lives in her 50 years teaching at the UA, brought a commitment to study abroad that the College of Humanities continues today.
2 months ago
College of Humanities Dean Alain-Philippe Durand and Center for Buddhist Studies Director Jiang Wu signed an agreement with the Maitreya Culture & Education Foundation to create a Maitreya Library at the University of Arizona. The agreement,...
2 months ago
Dr. Mae C. Jemison, keynote speaker at the UA’s 155th Commencement on May 10, will be presented with an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters by the College of Humanities.
3 months ago
Two College of Humanities staff members received UA Awards for Excellence at the 31st annual recognition ceremony. Toni Alexander, Assistant Dean for Business and Finance, and Tyler Meier, Executive Director of the UA Poetry Center, were honored for...
4 months ago
The Center for Digital Humanities has selected six faculty research projects for development awards. The projects will  combine research in a humanities discipline with cutting-edge technology, like data visualization, digital storytelling, motion...
4 months ago
Sarah Kortemeier, Library Director at the UA Poetry Center, is the recipient of the 2019 Felix Pollak Prize, awarded by the University of Wisconsin Press. Kortemeier is recognized for Ganbatte, a collection of poems that follows its speaker around...
Medical Humanities instruction.
4 months ago
A new collaboration between the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and the College of Humanities is focusing on teaching medical students empathy and compassion.  
4 months ago
Join us at an international party and get to know the wide range of languages taught at the UA! The Center for Educational Resources in Culture, Language and Literacy (CERCLL) will host the UA Language Fair, an event designed to raise the visibility...
5 months ago
A sold-out Humanities Seminars Program lecture by OSIRIS-REx principal investigator Dante Lauretta is more than just a chance to learn the latest about the asteroid sample return mission. The event doubles as a fundraiser for students, now and in...
5 months ago
The University of Arizona ranks among the top 10 universities in the nation for producing graduates with foreign language degrees.
5 months ago
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...
5 months ago
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...
7 months ago
The Humanities Seminars Program honored four UA professors with the annual Ted and Shirley Taubeneck Superior Teaching Award. 
8 months ago
The University of Arizona Poetry Center is pleased to announce the first five ambassadors in its multi-year Art for Justice Project, supported by the Art for Justice Fund.
8 months ago
From Kazakh to Kurmanji Kurdish, Language Canvas is making UA-developed learning programs for less commonly taught languages available to people everywhere.