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The American Literary Translators Association will have a new home in the University of Arizona College of Humanities.
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Aurélia Mouzet, assistant professor Francophone Studies, founded the interactive theatre workshop Talk-it-OUT! to connect UA graduate students with local high schoolers in programs designed to dramatize difficult problems.
Young Writers Institute
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From budding poets and story writers to students looking to improve their schoolwork, high school students receive plenty of practice, training and advice from the UA’s Writing Skills Improvement Program.
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In collaboration with The Department of French and Italian and the College of Humanities at the University of Arizona, Contemporary French Civilization published by Liverpool University Press is pleased to organize an interdisciplinary conference on...
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The University of Arizona Poetry Center is receiving a $106,299 grant to install a high-density storage system that will enable its acclaimed collection to continue expanding for decades. The National Endowment for the Humanities grant, announced...
UA Volleyball Team
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UA volleyball team studying intercultural competence on a four-country trip to Europe On the University of Arizona volleyball team’s upcoming European tour, the student-athletes will be enrolled in a study abroad class, adding an educational and...
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The College of Humanities' second annual Dorrance Lecture Series June 3-5 drew large crowds for presentations on the intersection of humanities and advanced technologies. 
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UA College of Humanities researchers are spending four weeks this summer in China on a Fulbright-Hays grant to provide a group of K-16 educators with insights into Chinese culture, language and education.
Humanities Tech
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The UA College of Humanities continues its examination of the intersection of technology and humanities, with a slate of speakers, including UA President Robert C. Robbins, focused on the human aspects of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The second...
Emilee Mead and Donna Swaim
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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.
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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,...
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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.
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Students in two popular College of Humanities courses invite the campus to explore myths and what it means to be human.
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The popular Cyclovia Tucson will pass through the UA campus on Sunday, April 7, and in celebration of National Poetry Month, the UA Poetry Center aims to get all 40,000 expected attendees to interact with a poem in some way.  Cyclovia, a program of...
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A delegation of UA faculty members joined with colleagues from around the country in Washington D.C. this week for Humanities Advocacy Day. Organized by the National Humanities Alliance, the Advocacy Day coordinates the growing number of humanities...