News

1 year ago
College of Humanities Religious Studies Professor Alex Nava was featured in national news in relation to the increased attention on police-related killings of blacks and the birth of the Black Lives Matter movement mirror the rise in social activist songs in mainstream black music. Read the articles: Salon, 12/20/16 Miami Herald, 12/20/16 Minneapolis Star-Tribune, 12/20/16 San Antonio Express-... Read More
1 year ago
Co-directors of the Learning Games Initiativein the College of Humanities, Ken McAllister & Judd Ruggill, discuss modern-day gaming and its history. Read the full UA News Story here.
1 year ago
The Pre-Commencement Ceremonies for Winter 2016 graduates of the UA College of Humanities were held on the morning of Friday, December 16 in the Grand Ballroom at the University of Arizona Student Union Memorial Center. In addition to Dean Alain-Philippe Durand opening and closing remarks, Outstanding Senior Ari Meldrum, delivered a speech. The College of Humanities Faculty and Staff salute this... Read More
1 year ago
Congratulations to this year's COH research grant awardees!  Straight to the Goal! 2016 COH Faculty Research Grants Awardees Professor Katia Bezerra Dept. of Spanish & Portuguese Project: Borders within Borders: Diasporas in the Lusophone World Professor Ana Carvalho Dept. of Spanish & Portuguese Project: The interplay of standard language ideologies and students' bilingual varieties in a... Read More
1 year ago
Dr. Colleen Lucey, Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian & Slavic Studies, recently received a Title VIII Advanced Research Fellowship from the U.S. Department of State for her proposal, "Prostitution and Sex Trafficking in Russian Politics and Society." This grant will provide three months of research support in Russia during  the summer of 2017. Her findings will help faculty reimagine... Read More
1 year ago
French and Italian Professor Fabian Alfie answers "four questions" about "Inferno" and the lasting impact of Italian poet Dante Alighieri's work on the origins of evil. Timeless and applicable as it was 700 years ago, hear how Dante struggled with questions of evil, human nature, redemption, goodness, sanctity.​ Read  more from UA News here.
1 year ago
Congratulations to Dr. Annette Joseph-Gabriel who has received a research award from the Start for Success Program through the Office of Research, Discovery & Innovation (RDI) at the UA.  Dr. Joseph-Gabriel will be conducting research in the digital humanities on the topic, “Mapping Marronage: Visualizing Trans-Atlantic Networks of Freedom.” 
1 year ago
The UA Department of East Asian Studies is partnering this month with the University Libraries to screen major movies that capture the World War II conflict between the United States and Japan. The screenings will be preceded by a short talk and followed by an audience discussion moderated by East Asian Studies Assistant Professor Nathaniel Smith. "Tora! Tora! Tora!" has already screened, but two... Read More
1 year ago
UA Health Sciences Hispanic Center of Excellence and UA Department of Spanish and Portuguese Introduce Spanish Language Classes for Health Sciences Students Developed in consultation with medical professionals, the new Spanish language classes created for undergraduate and graduate health students are open for enrollment, classes begin in spring semester 2017. To improve the cultural competency... Read More
1 year ago
Meet the Dean: Alain-Philippe Durand By Amy Williams University Relations – Communications September 12, 2016   They're experts in their fields and essential campus leaders. But how well do you know deans across the University? This regular Lo Que Pasa series introduces deans across campus and provides insight into their motivations, challenges and reasons for choosing to work at the UA. This... Read More

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