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April 16, 2020
The Fred and Barbara Borga Award was established in honor of Fred and Barbara Borga through the generosity of their son Ross Schwartzberg. The award supports outstanding undergraduate students at the University of Arizona who are majoring in…
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March 19, 2020
Dear College of Humanities Students, Despite the ever-changing challenges posed by the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), the College of Humanities remains focused on two priorities for students: your health and your academic progress toward…
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Jan. 10, 2020
Hataali Jones Benally will be presenting a talk on Diné (Navajo) culture, religion, and history. He will be accompanied by his son, Clayson Benally, who is a drummer and hoop dancer. The event will include traditional Diné (Navajo) songs and dance…
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Nov. 26, 2019
The link to Dr. Hidalgo's PowerPoint presentation can be found here.    The Department of Religious Studies and Classics invites you to the 2020 Robert A. Burns Lecture, followed by a Panel Discussion on “Religion and the Arizona Border.”    The…
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Nov. 20, 2019
Once again faculty from Religious Studies will be representing UArizona at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion (AAR) and the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL). AAR is the world's largest association of scholars of religion and…
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Nov. 19, 2019
Arizona in India Students have the opportunity to earn 6 units of Religious Studies credit in summer 2020 through the Arizona in India study abroad program, led by Professor Caleb Simmons. Funding is available (see below). …
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Nov. 12, 2019
Professor Caleb Simmons was invited and recently participated in "Aesthetics, Social Change, and the Politics of Culture: A Conference in Honor of Professor Indira V. Peterson" part of the New Cultural Histories of South India Conference Series at…
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Sept. 19, 2019
The 10th annual Tucson Humanities Festival features 10 events offering thought-provoking lectures, panels, readings and films by faculty and special guests, including poet and author Sandra Cisneros.   …
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Aug. 12, 2019
Religious Studies Professor Alex Nava was featured in "Bongo Explosion: The Rebellious Dimensions of Latin Music" in the Los Angeles Review of Books. The article contains a conversation between Ilan Stavans and Professor Nava, conducted in spring…
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July 10, 2019
An article written by Professor Caleb Simmons was featured in the July 10 issue of Lo Que Pasa UA@Work, an online magazine for UA employees. The article highlights Professor Simmons's research and field work on his most recent trip to India in…
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May 17, 2019
Donna Swaim, who touched thousands of students’ lives in her 50 years teaching at the UA, brought a commitment to study abroad that the College of Humanities continues today. In thanks for her life-long service to the University of Arizona and her…
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May 10, 2019
Congratulations to the College of Humanities’ Outstanding Senior for Spring 2019, Chelsea Forer! Forer graduates with honors, completing a double major in Religious Studies and Biological Anthropology and spent two years as a College of Humanities…