Arts and Humanities

Tools of the trade: translation headphones await participants in a business conference room.
Aug. 1, 2018
Properly trained interpreters and translators have never been in more demand. The UA National Center for Interpretation strives to produce professionals to meet the needs of an increasingly interconnected world.
From left to right: Ken McAllister, Jacob Nathaniel Brown, Onieda Hudson, Carlos Weiler and Judd Ruggill attended the formal Service of Thanksgiving for Stephen Hawking at London's famous Westminster Abbey. (Courtesy of Ken McAllister)
July 24, 2018
For a delegation of UA professors and students, witnessing the Service of Thanksgiving for Stephen Hawking was a once-in-a-lifetime experience and a chance to reflect on humanity’s pursuit of knowledge.
July 12, 2018
The American Literary Translators Association, the only organization in the U.S. dedicated exclusively to literary translation, will have a new home in the UA College of Humanities.
Soft skills such as critical thinking, communication and teamwork are in high demand by employers, making the humanities an increasingly important part of students' educations.
July 2, 2018
"There is no such thing as a starving humanist. These people are employed in all kinds of jobs in all kinds of fields," Alain-Philippe Durand says of the UA's focus on the humanities.
Andrew Schulz
June 28, 2018
Andrew Schulz comes to the UA from Penn State, where he raised the profile of research and creative practice in the arts and established the Arts and Design Research Incubator.
June 1, 2018
From Ansel Adams to Joan Liftin, the Heritage Gallery at the UA's Center for Creative Photography offers a year-round window into the past and present of American photography.
UA students and peers from the Moscow University for the Humanities share a meal they prepared together, combining Russian dishes and traditional Sonoran food.
May 21, 2018
A federal grant to the Department of Russian and Slavic Studies funds a food-centric project, including a course on Russian and American foodways and a study-abroad exchange.
May 16, 2018
The UA College of Humanities is exploring the intersection of technology and the humanities, focusing on the vital role of human context and perspective in guiding digital innovations.
Alberto Ríos and Linda Smith, "Inside Chance." The limited-edition artist’s book is designed like a puzzle, revealing eight lines of poetry that can be read in 26 different ways.
April 23, 2018
At the University of Arizona Poetry Center, rare books are at the core of one of the world’s largest poetry collections.