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Silos are out. Integration is in. And the humanities are here to stay. 
5 months ago
A project that uses digital mapping to layer additional data sets an offer new insights into The Narrative of Cabeza de Vaca and has earned Dr.
5 months ago
A project that weaves together Charles Dickens’ David Copperfield with a field study of historic Tucson locations has earned Dr. Jaqueline Barrios one of two Dorrance Dean’s Awards for Opening the Canon.  
5 months ago
The inaugural recipient of the Dorrance Dean’s Award for Research & Entrepreneurialism is Dr. Kristy L. Slominski, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies.  
6 months ago
With the support of a $5.4 million gift commitment from alumni Jacquelynn and Bennett Dorrance, the College of Humanities is launching the Fearless Inquiries Project, a strategic set of initiatives designed to make the University of Arizona a leader...
8 months ago
Congratulations to the 2021-22 COH Faculty Research Grant awardees!  Ana Carvalho Professor, Spanish and Portuguese Project: Voices from the Margins: A Language Documentary Chronicling Portuguese Speakers in Uruguay Erika Gault Assistant Professor,...
9 months ago
An NEH-funded project centered on the challenges of soldiers returning home after war will present a series of public discussions this week.  
9 months ago
Dorrance Dean Alain-Philippe Durand is pleased to announce Dr. Caleb Simmons as the next Faculty Director of the Bachelor of General Studies program in the College of Humanities. Simmons is an Associate Professor of Religious Studies in the...
9 months ago
The University of Arizona will participate in a three-year, $5-million grant-funded project that unites 16 universities in a national initiative to support Latinx humanities studies. The University of Illinois Chicago is the lead institution of the...
11 months ago
While most scholars focus on their singular specialty, Sonia Colina has long found herself drawn to both the formal aspects of language structure and the practical work of translating between languages.  
11 months ago
For Robert Stephan, summers mean archaeological field research in Greece, working on a project trying to understand the collapse of civilizations at the end of the Bronze Age.  
11 months ago
Professors Kátia da Costa Bezerra and Cynthia White have been awarded grant funding from AZ Humanities for the Listening to Other Voices project, a celebration of world literature featuring multiple events over two days in February.  Bezerra,...
11 months ago
The Center for Digital Humanities at The University of Arizona and Snobal, a technology company developing cloud enterprise virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) software, are the successful recipients of a Facebook Reality Labs (FRL)...
11 months ago
Two College of Humanities professors are among 24 UA employees selected to participate in the 2021-22 Academic Leadership Institute. 
11 months ago
The Arizona State Museum (ASM) and two College of Humanities centers – the Poetry Center and Center for Digital Humanities – have received a $190,953 Museums for America grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) for a...
11 months ago
By Kim Stoll, Fall 2021 Arizona Alumni Magazine A koan in Zen Buddhism is an unsolvable enigma, a question wrapped in paradox, to be pondered in meditation to help unlock enlightenment. A koan calls into question the limits of human perception and...