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Prof. Christopher T. Lewis explains how the newest book in a mystery series set in Utah inhabits very recent events in Mormon culture.
The John R. Park Debate Society announced today it is again joining with the ABU Education Fund, an affiliate of Alliance for a Better Utah, to host Utah’s only legislative debates of the 2016 election cycle.
The award is presented to the most outstanding scholarly article published the previous year. Jensen is the first back-to-back winner of NCA's highest honor since 1980.
Mariam Thalos, Department of Philosophy, recently published her new book "A Social Theory of Freedom."
Christopher T. Lewis, Assistant Professor of Portuguese & Brazilian Studies in the Department of World Languages & Cultures, was featured Friday on “Top of Mind” with Julie Rose on BYU Radio
L2TReC was selected by The Defense Language and National Security Education Office (DLNSEO) as a Language Training Center (LTC) Program winner.
Associate Professor Lily Alavi, World Languages and Cultures, was recently honored by the Latter-Day Saint Student Association
Paisley Rekdal, Department of English, was the 2016 AWP Award Series winner for Creative Non-fiction.
Anne Peterson, Department of Philosophy, won the prize with her essay "The Primacy of the Organism: Being, Unity, and Diversification in Aristotle's Metaphysics."
"Heavy: The Obesity Crisis in Cultural Context" was recently published by Oxford University Press
The College of Humanities was delighted to find out that the John R. Park Debate Society program was also a Beacon of Excellence award recipient.
Taunya is a dedicated advocate for students and a campus-wide collaborator.
Professor Rachel Hayes-Harb, Department of Linguistics faculty member, was recently published in Frontiers in Psychology.
Shauna Edson, an MA student in Rhetoric and Composition through Communication and through Writing & Rhetoric Studies, was named one of a small handful of national Digital Inclusion Fellows
33 scholars from 11 countries will speak at the three-day conference on topics as diverse as Lesbian Romance, TV’s The Bachelor, Nora Roberts, Steampunk Romance, Cinderella, and Sheikh Romance.
UCEER Awarded $4 Million to Tackle Ethical, Legal and Social Impacts of Genomic Information
The 2016 selections for the Artist in Residence program at the Taft-Nicholson Center have been announced
The College of Humanities Bridge Program for Dual Language Immersion was featured on KSL
Join Professor Christine A. Jones and her Co-Editor Jennifer Schacker tomorrow evening for a small reception and presentation followed by a book signing
Dr. David Derezotes, Director of the Peace & Conflict Studies, was featured in At the U this morning for his show "The Radical Middle."
Abby Kaplan, professor of linguistics at the University of Utah, was featured in UNews this morning for her recently published book, “Women Talk More Than Men…And Other Myths about Language Explained.”
The Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs (CLASP) has recognized Christopher Lewis with its Junior Faculty Teaching Award.
Ashley Glenn in International & Area Studies has been awarded the 2016 University of Utah Outstanding New Advisor Award
Dean Dianne Harris recognized two Humanities Alumni and ten graduating students at a luncheon on May 5th, 2016.
Meet the amazing Humanities Graduates that will be recognized at our Distigusihed Alumni Luncheon and College of Humanities Convocation
Anne Jamison, Associate Professor of English at the University of Utah, has been quoted in several articles this week from around the country
Congratulations to the 2016 recipients of the Humanities Distinguished Faculty Service Award: Professor Richard Chi, and Professor Leslie Francis
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
Three Humanities students Jessica Chamorro, Sabrina Dawson, and Kate Mower have won the 2016-2017 Fulbright Awards
The University of Utah College of Humanities was thrilled to learn that two John Simmon Guggenheim Fellowships for 2016 were awarded to Professor Nadja Durbach and Professor Melanie Rae Thon.
Please join Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet and Congressman Jason Chaffetz for a special forum
Students discuss their amazing experiences while participating in the Honors Ecology and Legacy Minor
Senate Bill 152 passes during the recently concluded 2016 Utah Legislative session
Heather Stone wins the 2016 Thomas G. Stockham Medal for Conspicuously Effective Teaching, while Meaghan McKasy wins the 2016 Garr Cutler Energy Prize.
Over the course of the WSCA weekend, the John R. Park Debate Society competed in its final regular season tournament before Nationals.
This past weekend, the Rocky Mountain Regional Model finals in Denver conlcuded with most students from the University of Utah receiving an award
Congratulations to all the amazing faculty members from the University of Utah who were nominated.
James Tabery, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Adjunct Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine at the University of Utah is joining the Leonardo After Hours panel discussion.
The ‘Countering Cancer’ series, presented by Pfizer, portrays the dedicated people, initiatives, and organizations that are part of this effort and provides insights into their motivation and engagement.
A Public Event, featuring The Japanese National Debate Team and The John R. Park Debate Society
February is the month when the John R. Park Debate Society gears up for nationals and fine-tunes its competitive events going into the culminating tournaments of its season.
Jeff McCarthy, Director of the Environmental Humanities Graduate Program at the University of Utah, was featured today on KPCW's show "This Green Earth."
An Evening with Terry Tempest Williams and David Quammen "Yellowstone: Paradox of the Cultivated Wild"
Quammen and Tempest Williams will explore how parks like Yellowstone occupy a fraught social space pulled between visions of American land.
Think Progress recently interviewed Associate Professor Paul Reeve, one of the University of Utah College of Humanities' History Professors for their story on Islmaphobia.
Dr. Danielle Endres and Professor Jerry Root Awarded 2016-17 Honors Humanities Professorships
If enslaved peoples discover, enact, or perform freedom through narration, their stories issue a call to readers, that needs a response.
A Community Conversation About Immigration
Each year, our Humanities professors and instructors have the unique opportunity of teaming up with Go Learn, the U’s travel program, to lead students and community members on life-changing tours across the world
The 2016 Confutati Conference at the University of Utah is February 5-6th!
Can philosophy really save your life?
Members of the John R. Park Debate Society, take time to reflect on and discuss the Primary Debate that took place on January 28th, 2016.
Assistant Professor Christie Toth in the U’s Department of Writing & Rhetoric Studies was featured in At the U for her amazing efforts in leading a new research project.
The College of Humanties was excited to find out that one of our own alumni from the Languages & Literature department, Hediyeh Hosseini, participated in interpretting at the Sundace Film Festival on January 25th, 2016
Four College of Humanities Professors Win U's Career Services Faculty Recognition Awards
Professor of Linguistics, Johanna Watzinger-Tharp, on Utah's Dual Language Immersion Program
The College of Humanities’ Second Language Teaching and Research Center (L2TReC) has been awarded a Flagship Teacher Training grant sponsored by the National Security Education Program and administered by The Institute of International Education.
Join us for a lecture on February 8th 3:00-4:30pm CTIHB 101
The Taft-Nicholson Center Artist-in-Residence Program offers dedicated artists a supportive and transformational environment to further their creative development.
The College of Humanities is delighted to announce that Professor Mark Bergstrom has been selected as the next Director for the Taft-Nicholson Environmental Humanities Education Center
Humanities student Bailey Sheldon explores the new entrepreneurial Lassonde Studios interest in attracting humanities students
Professor Jakob (Jake) D. Jensen was awarded a 2015 New Innovator Grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The New Innovator Grant, established in 2007, supports unusually innovative research from early career investigators. The grant provides Professor Jensen with 2.2 million dollars to pursue a 5 year research program.
John R. Park Debate Society Wins Tournament Sweepstakes at 53rd Annual United States Air Force Invitational
The team defeated over 23 universities and colleges including San Diego State University, University of Vermont, University of Missouri, and the University of Alaska.
The lecture will air twice on October 3, at 8 p.m. EDT and Midnight EDT.
Dr. Stockton will be honored at Equality Utah’s 14th Allies Dinner: Queer New World on October 3rd, 2015 at 6pm.
Janet Theiss, director of the Asia Center has been presented with one of the first two inaugural Awards for Global Engagement.
A group of faculty from U of U International Studies has been awarded one of three highly sought-after Global Learning Across the Disciplines (GLAD) grants from the Office for Global Engagement (OGE).
Two Department of Communication faculty, Associate Professor Sean Lawson and Professor Avery Holton, were awarded an H2 Professorship to teach an innovative series of courses about drones throughout 2014, and now the successful courses are featured on MediaShift.
The symposium is presented jointly by the Departments of Communication and History at the University of Utah and is free and open to the public. It will take place on Thursday, September 24, 2015.
A documentary team from French television, France 4, will travel to the University of Utah this month to interview and film Anne Jamison about her work on fanfiction.
Our own Dean Dianne Harris and William “Bro” Adams, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, spoke at the Utah Humanities 2015 Human Ties Celebration event on Wednesday, August 26, at the Rose Wagner Theater
Last year, we were able to raise $2,994 from the College of Humanities staff and friends. We are very excited to announce that we are doing this event again on Oct. 24, 2015.
The amazing faculty and graduate students of the Department of Communication have been honored again and again this year for their outstanding achievements.
Under the direction of nationally recognized University of Utah faculty members, teachers attend week-long summer workshops to explore current scholarship on academic subjects, new pedagogical methods, curriculum development, and innovative classroom technologies.
L2TReC helped run a Russian immersion teacher training workshop and two Russian immersion student camps during July 2015.
In the Club - Associational Life in Colonial South Asia was celebrated at a launch event in Hyderabad, India.
This year's lecture by Karima Bennoune will take place November 5, 2015, at 4:00 p.m.
Spanish major Jason Chen has been selected for a Fulbright Award for 2015-2016, which will fund nine months of research and living abroad expenses in Mexico, starting in August 2015.
May Bartlett, Philosophy BA, has been chosen as student speaker for the University of Utah Commencement Ceremony alongside U.S. Secretary of Veteran Affairs Robert McDonald.
Metcalf’s most recent book, Requiem for the Living (Univ. of Utah Press, 2014) has received rave reviews.
The Confucius Classroom at Draper Elementary is one of the seven Confucius Classrooms that the Confucius Institute at the University of Utah has recently established at Utah public schools.
Director of Environmental Humanities Jeffrey McCarthy Encourages Participation in the Mountain Accord in Op-ed
Professor McCarthy encourages community members to participate in the Mountain Accord.
Professor Ron Coleman was honored Thursday with a Humanitarian Award presented by the Inclusion Center for Community and Justice.
Please join us in congratulating the inaugural winners of the Alta Sustainability Leadership Awards. They will be honored at a ceremony on Friday, March 6th from 2 – 3:30 pm in the Hinckley Caucus Room (255 OSH).
Listen to the audio from her address.
Distinguished author and English Department faculty member Melanie Rae Thon will publish a new work this fall. Readers can now also purchase her previous works as ebooks.