CoH logo2016 Humanities Distinguished Faculty Service Awards

Congratulations to the 2016 recipients of the Humanities Distinguished Faculty Service Award: Professor Richard Chi, and Professor Leslie Francis


OAH logoAssociate Professor Matthew Basso to be an OAH Distinguished Lecturer

Matthew L. Basso, Associate Professor of History and Gender Studies at the University of Utah, has been added to the Organization of American Historians (OAH) distinguished lectureship program roster for 2016-2017


FulbrightThree Humanities Students Win Fulbright Awards

Three Humanities students Jessica Chamorro, Sabrina Dawson, and Kate Mower have won the 2016-2017 Fulbright Awards


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Tunnel Vision: A Selection of Books from the Rare Books Collection

Ongoing through Friday, June 3, 2016
Marriott Library - J. Willard (M LIB)

Tunnel Vision: A Selection of Tunnel, Pop-up and Movable Books from the Rare Books Department Tunnel Vision features a selection of pieces from the rare book collections produced using various paper manipulations to create the illusion of depth — framing and narrowing the viewers’ perspective. This exhibition is the result of a collaboration between the Book Arts Program, the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, and the Rare Books Department. It coincides with two events (see below) inspired by Nancy Holt’s famous land art piece, Sun Tunnels, located in Utah’s west desert.

20th Balkan South Slavic Conference

Ongoing through Saturday, April 30, 2016
Language & Communication Bldg (LNCO)

The 20th Biennial Conference on Balkan and South Slavic Linguistics, Literature and Folklore will take place at The University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT, USA, April 28-30, 2016. If you are planning to attend, please register at here.

West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 34

Friday, April 29, 2016, 9am - 5pm

The West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics is being hosted by the Department of Linguistics at the Salt Lake Public Library April 29-May 1, 2016, with support from the Tanner Humanities Center. Detailed information and the schedule of presentations is available at

Department of Linguistics End of Semester Party

Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 12 - 2pm
Language & Communication Bldg (LNCO)

End of Semester Party for the Department of Linguistics. Food and games will be provided by the department.

The University of Utah Park City Institute

Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 6 - 8pm
Joe Quinney Winter Sports Center Upper Legacy Center 3419 Olympic Parkway

The University of Utah and The Utah Olympic Park cordially invite you to attend The University of Utah Park City Institute featuring Dr. Dianne Harris Dean College of Humanities Professor of History University of Utah Full season membership with guest: $125 Full season membership single: $85 Individual lecture with guest: $50 Individual lecture single: $35 To register and ensure adequate seating and refreshments, please RSVP at  or to Brooke Abel 801-585-0749 

Third Saturday for Families: Torn Paper Landscapes

Saturday, May 21, 2016, 1 - 4pm
Sorenson Arts and Education Complex

Artists have incorporated paper in their art making for centuries. Using torn paper and colored chalk, let the natural environment around you inspire your own landscape creation. This program is supported in part by the Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts & Parks (ZAP) program.

Environmental Communications Seminar

Sunday, June 19 - Sunday, June 26, 2016
Taft-Nicholson Center

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