Arts and Humanities

July 24, 2017
The program's multidisciplinary focus will allow students to concentrate on literature of a specific world region, language or country — or to study a particular theme.
In the fall, the UA Poetry Center will host the Poetry Coalition's annual meeting. (Photo: Robert Reck)
July 19, 2017
The Poetry Coalition, a national group for which the Poetry Center was a founding member last November, will conduct its annual meeting on the UA campus in the fall.
UA professor Melissa A. Fitch (center) with Priti Singh (left) and Aprajita Kashyap, professors at the Centre for Canadian, U.S. and Latin American Studies at the School of International Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi, India.
July 12, 2017
Through her research into popular culture, Melissa A. Fitch of the UA's College of Humanities has examined assumptions about peoples in Latin America and Asia.
The Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry's 2017-2018 Graduate Fellows are (top row, from left) Jenna Altherr Flores, Isan Brant, Conor Elliot Fitzgerald and Brittany Singletary and (bottom row, from left) Arica Crootof, Sophia Borgias, Saleh Ahmed, Saffo Papantonopoulo and Joseph Dupris.
July 11, 2017
Members of the Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry's class for 2017-2018 are studying issues such as California's Owens Valley water conflict and human allomaternal care.
June 26, 2017
The new Tinkerlab, a partnership that also involves the iSpace, the College of Engineering and the Sonoran Glass School, promotes hands-on engagement for all ages.
Alex Trebek with UA faculty member Tucker Dunn. (Photo courtesy of Jeopardy Productions Inc.)
June 5, 2017
It has been a lifelong dream of Tucker Dunn's to make it to the quiz show "Jeopardy!" On Friday night, an episode in which the UA English language instructor appears will air.
“In his memoir of his years working for the Border Patrol, Francisco Cantú observes, analyzes and dreams about the U.S./Mexico border,” wrote the Whiting Award selection committee.
May 16, 2017
MFA alumnus Francisco Cantú received the prestigious Whiting Award in nonfiction based on his work chronicling his experiences as a U.S. Border Patrol agent.
UA architecture students will travel to Italy with the Arizona in Italy Orvieto Study Abroad Program. While there, they will develop plans for a museum and exhibition center in the town of Lugnano. (Photo courtesy of the UA Office of Global Initiatives)
May 16, 2017
Architecture students will travel to Italy to develop plans for a museum and exhibition center in Lugnano in Taverina, which was hit by a deadly malaria outbreak in the fifth century. It's part of the UA's largest study abroad program, offered through the Office of Global Initiatives.
April 21, 2017
UA researcher Elizabeth Kickhman provides insight to as to why when one language flourishes, others perish.