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The American Literary Translators Association will have a new home in the University of Arizona College of Humanities.
4 months ago
Three renowned guest speakers will deliver a wide range of perspectives on the topic of free speech during the inaugural College of Humanities Perspectives Series, the cornerstone event in the newly launched Fearless Inquiries Project.   
5 months ago
With the right technology, a room can be a megaphone.  
7 months ago
The University of Arizona Poetry Center, part of the College of Humanities, is thrilled to announce a $135,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the largest grant dedicated to library collections in the Poetry Center’s 60-year history....
7 months ago
As part of ongoing talks aimed at strengthening the governmental and educational relationships between the University of Arizona and Kazakhstan, a delegation visited College of Humanities leadership to discuss potential collaboration.
7 months ago
The American Literary Translators Association continues its Arizona Translates! project this week, with a series of free, public events celebrating the craft of literary translation.  
7 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.  
7 months ago
Jessica Polsky, a 1998 graduate who turned her degrees in Italian and dance into an acting career that’s stretched from Broadway to Milan, is the College of Humanities 2021 Alumna of the Year.  
9 months ago
"Once upon a time…" Children know to recognize a story by that classic phrase, which captures attention and opens up whole new worlds. The 12th annual Tucson Humanities Festival, presented by the University of Arizona College of Humanities, will...
9 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,...
10 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...
10 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...
1 year ago
What would you say to the COVID-19 vaccine? Would you summarize your experience during the pandemic? Would you focus on your hopes for the future? 
1 year ago
A University of Arizona expert in applying immersive learning to the classroom is embarking on a new project that uses virtual and augmented reality to re-create common experiences of racism and discrimination.  
1 year ago
The College of Humanities and Africana Studies Program are hosting a series of virtual events this month to celebrate Black History Month.  
1 year ago
For the second consecutive year, the Department of French & Italian has received a grant to host the Tournées Film Festival, this year presenting a virtual, weekly series of seven films.