Arts and Humanities

In front of the statue of Maitreya Buddha at Xuedou (Snow Pass) Monastery with the abbot, UA professor Albert Welter and UA graduate students
Nov. 27, 2017
A research project involving professor Albert Welter examines China's Hangzhou region as a "homeland" for Buddhist culture and traditions throughout East Asia.
A UA-led research team is developing a broadband network in Harlem for free, public use.
Nov. 27, 2017
A research team led by the UA's Dan Kilper and Bryan Carter is working with community stakeholders to make the Manhattan neighborhood of Harlem a place where computing is inexpensive, fast and secure for all residents — and not just the tech-savvy and well-to-do.
Nov. 20, 2017
The spring semester courses feature a wide range of subjects, spanning the globe from China to Africa and human history from antiquity to the turbulence of 1968.
"The End of Concern" traces the history of an unusual and often-overlooked moment in time.
Oct. 24, 2017
In a new book, UA historian Fabio Lanza examines the intellectual history of the Committee of Concerned Asian Scholars and how it can inform U.S.-China relations today.
The archaeological dig at Warren Ballpark in Bisbee is now concentrating near the dugouts and right behind home plate, to see what customers in the good seats might have dropped, according to UA professor Robert Schon.
Oct. 23, 2017
Professor Robert Schon is excavating Bisbee's Warren Ballpark, which is almost as old as the World Series itself, to gain insight into Southwestern life in the early 1900s.
Halloween, celebrated annually on Oct. 31, began as a pagan festival but has a strong historical tie to the Protestant Reformation.
Oct. 23, 2017
Halloween's ghosts are a reminder of the day's origins in Celtic history. Despite its pagan start, or perhaps because of it, Halloween also played a role in religious history as Reformation Day.
Jere Michael's film, "Off the Street," follows aspiring young artists at a summer art camp in 1968. (Image courtesy of Hanson Film Institute)
Oct. 16, 2017
The UA's Hanson Film Institute will present "Off the Street," which documents a summer art camp created in response to civil unrest after the death of Martin Luther King Jr.
Sept. 27, 2017
The festival, which begins next week, will examine moments of principled defiance, quiet dissent and thundering discord throughout history — and the changes they created.
Stacy Howard (left) on set with "Amásání" star Erica Anna Green (Photo: Yadira Villarreal)
Sept. 25, 2017
Graduate Stacy Howard's film will be screened at a large indigenous film festival, while three other graduates' films have been chosen for a national public television series.