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Dec 3
Shi Zhiru, professor of Religious Studies and program coordinator of Asian Studies, Pomona College.  To receive a link to the webinar, please sign up for our email list here: If you are already on our list, you will receive the link soon. This link you receive will allow you to access all of our 2020 fall events. No need to register multiple times. This lecture will be... Read More
Nov 14
The College of Humanities popular Young Alumni Brunch which will be held virtually on Saturday, Nov. 14 at 10 a.m. on Zoom. This year will undoubtedly look different than years past, but we are excited to extend the invitation to our young alumni all across the country and around the world. We look forward to recognizing this year’s recipient of the Young Professional Achievement Award, Vijay... Read More
Nov 7
A special concert to celebrate the Center for Buddhist Studies third anniversary, featuring He-Yi 何怡, Vocal & Guqin (Chinese Zither).  To receive a link to view the concert and an electronic program book in English and Chinese, please sign up for our email list here: You should receive a Zoom link automatically. If you are already on our list, you should have... Read More
Oct 14
American Flag and Map with Image of China Flag and Map Overlapping
Introduction 1.   “Different Viruses: Pandemic Politics in US and China” Fabio Lanza, Professor of Modern Chinese History This presentation explores the politics behind the pandemic, especially the politics of “blaming China” in the US (and, in part, of blaming the US in China). We will highlight not only the danger inherent in his viral tug-of-war, but also the hidden and deep global... Read More
Feb 19
Where in the world will your degree take you? Humanities graduates gain the most in-demand skills for the global work force: leadership, communication, intercultural competence, critical thinking, collaboration, adaptability and problem solving. Come and learn more about us and our nearly 30 FACULTY-LED STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS around the world, plus the wide array of SCHOLARSHIPS available! #... Read More


Nov 15
We invite you to join us on Friday, November 15th for a public symposium, Interdisciplinary Edo, New Perspectives on Early Modern Japan. This event brings together emerging scholars from across the United States, Japan, and the U.K. to think beyond conventional disciplinary boundaries toward an integrated approach to Japan’s early modern period. Our symposium is free and open to all, featuring... Read More
Nov 2
The College of Humanities invites you to celebrate the University of Arizona's 105th Homecoming.  Join us for our annual Young Alumni Brunch (with a mimosa bar!) while we enjoy remarks from our Alumna of the Year, Dana Vandersip (B.A. in Russian, 1988), and our Young Professional Achievement Award recipient, Dr. Megan Lisbeth Strang (B.A. in German Studies, Political Science, 2007). Don’t miss... Read More
Nov 1
The College of Humanities invites you to celebrate the University of Arizona's 105th Homecoming. Mingle with fellow Humanities alumni at our twilight rooftop mixer and meet Humanities faculty, friends and the 2019 COH Alumna of the Year, Dana Vandersip. Dana graduated with her B.A. in Russian in 1988 and currently serves as the Vice President of Development at Make-A-Wish, San Diego. We will have... Read More
Oct 22
Michael Puett, Harvard University 7PM @ UA Poetry Center 1508 E. Helen St. Visions of human flourishing that developed in classical China are among the most complex in world philosophy. Focusing on the inter-relations between anthropology, history, philosophy, and religion, Michael Puett explores these visions in relationship to developments in recent Western thought. Puett places the study of... Read More