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3 years ago
Summer Presession Courses Being Offered May 13 to June 1, 2019:  (All classes are online and Gen Ed, unless otherwise indicated.  AFAS 150B1 131 Contemporary Afro Brazil Zenenga,Praise   ONLINE AFAS 160A1 131 The Africana Experience Ijagbemi,Bayo  ...
3 years ago
Dr. Mae C. Jemison, keynote speaker at the UA’s 155th Commencement on May 10, will be presented with an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters by the College of Humanities. Jemison, an engineer, physician, entrepreneur, educator and the first...
3 years ago
The Center for Digital Humanities has selected six faculty research projects for development awards. The projects will  combine research in a humanities discipline with cutting-edge technology, like data visualization, digital storytelling, motion...
3 years ago
Professors in the UA College of Humanities shared music and topics related to Black History Month with KXCI Community Radio during the month of February. Invited on air during KXCI’s Home Stretch program, the professors discussed their research and...
3 years ago
In spring 2018, Lawrance is teaching two undergraduate courses: “History 328: Culture, Cuisine, and Power” and "History 395: Special Topics: (Africans in Exile)” Lawrance’s research in food originated from his work on the history of child labor in...
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3 years ago
AFAS 2018 Winter Session Classes are being offered now.  Classes are filling up quickly.  Register now.
4 years ago
Does your future have you seeing DOUBLE?  Double major with UA Humanities and gain a competitive edge.  Last year, more than half of UA Humanities graduates completed degrees with double or triple majors, representing more than 60 departments across...
5 years ago
AFAS 2017 Summer Session Courses available now!
5 years ago
About the Author:  Dr. Tani D. Sanchez is an Associate professor of Africana Studies at the University of Arizona.  She has an interest in racial representations in the media and in the study of African American history and culture.  She has worked...
5 years ago
Panelists talked about slavery in America.  Panelists included Ibram Kendi, author of Stampled from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America; Andres Resendez, author of The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian...
5 years ago
Dr. Bonnie Wasserman will be presenting a paper entitled: "The Mythological Curse of the Diaspora in Latin American Literature" for the 2018 MLA Annual Convention in New York City in January 2018.  
5 years ago
This ensemble will be dedicated to learning the mbira tradition associated with the Shona people of Zimbabwe. It will include playing the mbira dzavadzimu and hosho, singing, and dancing, as well as understanding the cultural contexts and purposes...

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