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The College of Humanities is now accepting nominations for Spring 2018 awards. NOMINATION DEADLINE: Friday, March 2, 2018 1) College of Humanities Distinguished Teaching Award The Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes teaching excellence at all levels but the College places particular emphasis on teaching at the undergraduate level.Eligibility: College of Humanities faculty members. 2) College... Read More
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By Jordyn Stinnett, UA Office of Global Initiatives Accolades are abundant for David Soren, Regents’ Professor of Anthropology and Classics at the University of Arizona. He was named 2018 Undergraduate Teacher of the Year by the Archaeological Institute of America. He was granted honorary Italian and Greek citizenship – and officials in the Umbrian region of Italy recently named an olive strain... Read More
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Graduates of the University of Arizona’s College of Humanities have gone onto successful careers around the world, applying their expertise in leadership, critical thinking, collaboration, adaptability, problem solving, and intercultural competence in a wide variety of industries. To help share these stories, the College has launched an expanded and updated version of our department alumni... Read More
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The UA Poetry Center, part of the College of Humanities, is featured on the latest episode of Arizona Illustrated from Arizona Public Media. The segment (which begins about 10 minutes into the episode) showcases the center's history, its beautiful facility, and the recent acquisition of the center's 50,000th volume of poetry, making it one of the largest collections in the country.           
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The College of Humanities honored its Fall 2017 graduates at the Pre-Commencement Ceremony on Friday, Dec. 15 in the Grand Ballroom of the University of Arizona Student Union Memorial Center. Our faculty and staff salute this talented group of graduates and wish them all the very best in their future endeavors! On behalf of the entire college, Dean Alain-Philippe Durand extends our warmest... Read More
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Congratulations to the College of Humanities’ Outstanding Senior for Fall 2017, Rachel Dieman! Dieman graduates with a double major in Russian and Slavic Studies and Political Science. “As students of the humanities, we have the opportunity to bridge the cultural gap and help pull the world together, even at times when it feels as if it is falling apart. And as we study the humanities, we may... Read More
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Jimmain Middleton (1982-2017) Jerome Dotson, assistant professor of Africana Studies, delivered a speech in memory of Jimmain Middleton and presented Middleton’s family with his posthumous degree in Africana Studies.  Borrowing on an old African American folk saying, poet Sterling Brown once said, “Old sheep know the road, but young lambs gotta find their way.” On its surface, this saying seems... Read More
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Congratulations to this year's COH Teaching and Outreach Grant awardees!    2017-18 COH Teaching and Outreach Grant Awardees Professor Dalila Ayoun Dept. of French & Italian Project: Arizona Graduate Student Conference in French Professor Katia Bezerra Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese Project: Art and Resistance: Issue of Race, Gender and Social Justice in Contemporary Brazil Professor... Read More
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Albrecht Classen, University Distinguished Professor of German Studies, has been honored with the rank of Grand Knight Commander of the Most Noble Order of the Three Lions.  The award is bestowed in recognition of Classen's outstanding service to German Studies. The Most Noble Order of the Three Lions is a dynastic order of chivalry formed by the Duke of Swabia, the head of the House of Bourgogne... Read More
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Ted Taubeneck, a generous supporter of University of Arizona arts and humanities programs who enthusiastically embodied the ideal of lifelong learning, died last month. He was 91. As a longtime board member and chair of the Humanities Seminars Program, Taubeneck’s efforts were instrumental in quadrupling the program’s enrollment. And as a voracious student himself, Taubeneck was taking his 121st... Read More

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