New Latinx Cultural Expressions course explores culture, history and the arts
September 24, 2020 New for the Spring 2021 semester, “HUM 3647 Latinx Cultural Expressions” focuses on the art, music, film and literature of U.S. Latinx communities in the 20th and 21st centuries.
Learning is a Challenge, Even for Scientists
September 21, 2020 UCF Philosophy Professor Stephen Fiore has been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to study how faculty from many disciplines work together in an effort to better prepare future researchers for the teamwork needed to solve some of the world’s most complicated challenges.
Applications open for 2020 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards
August 28, 2020 The Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards are $25,000 grants for interdisciplinary projects involving UCF faculty and community organizations.
Philosophy welcomes Dwight K. Lewis, Jr. to faculty
August 24, 2020 Dwight K. Lewis Jr., PhD, researcher of the first African to attend a European university, joins the Department of Philosophy.
Interactive media and web conference sessions open to public
July 06, 2020 Texts and Technologies at UCF is hosting two virtual conferences this summer, both of which focus on the fusion of humanities questions with critical examination and playful exploration of the potential of technology.
Arts and Humanities Summer Speaker Series
June 17, 2020 The UCF College of Arts and Humanities is hosting a series of talks from the faculty highlighting research and teaching in arts and humanities. The summer speaker series will run from June 18 through July 23.
Staff Awards recognize dedication and success
May 06, 2020 The annual CAH staff awards recognize employees who have delivered exemplary service to the college and UCF.
Congratulations to CAH’s 2019-20 TIP and RIA Awardees
April 24, 2020 Congratulations to the faculty members who have been selected to receive 2019-20 UCF Teaching Incentive Program (TIP) Awards or Research Incentive Awards (RIA).
CAH faculty members receive promotion or tenure in 2020
April 07, 2020 This year, 30 CAH faculty members received promotion or tenure to celebrate their successes.
2020 Founders’ Day awardees in arts and humanities
April 01, 2020 Faculty members from across the college are honored for the 2020 Founders’ Day Honors Convocation, which recognizes UCF faculty members and students from across disciplines for their academic achievements, contributions and tenures.
UCF artists “Arts On!”
March 26, 2020 We may all be at home, but our UCF artists are still creating! We’ve created a new site compiling the creative activities of UCF’s isolated artists for everyone to enjoy. Go Knights, Arts On!
Philosophy Department Faculty Win Numerous Awards
March 20, 2020 Seven philosophy department faculty members have been recognized for their dedication to research and teaching. The awards highlight the faculty’s commitment to students and UCF as a whole.
Event cancellations and updates for the UCF College of Arts and Humanities
March 13, 2020 The College of Arts and Humanities has made the difficult but necessary decision to cancel many upcoming events, including UCF Celebrates the Arts.
Mark Fagiano creates virtual reality ethical experience
February 27, 2020 Dr. Mark Fagiano has created an ethical dilemma in virtual reality to turn a thought experiment into a hands-on learning experience. The Heinz dilemma was first presented by Lawrence Kohlberg and asks, “should you steal medicine to save your wife?” Through the virtual reality experience, you can choose to steal...
Keeping up with Cyrus Zargar: UCF’s Endowed Al-Ghazali Distinguished Professor in Islamic Studies
January 21, 2020 Cyrus Zargar has the goal to create connections through religion, social issues, and theology with students. Take a look into his recent accomplishments.
New books from faculty to add to your winter break reading list
December 02, 2019 Discover the perfect book to cozy up with over winter break among a list of seven of the College of Arts and Humanities’ most recent faculty publications.
UCF Ethics Bowl team qualifies for national competition
November 20, 2019 For the third consecutive year, the UCF Ethics Bowl team has qualified for the National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl in February. UCF’s two ethics bowl teams placed in 3rd and 9th out of 20 competing teams in the Mid-Atlantic Regional Ethics Bowl. The 3rd place win secured UCF’s entry into the...
Dr. Ann Gleig Honored as Rice University Distinguished Alumna
October 31, 2019 UCF Associate Professor of Religious and Cultural Studies Dr. Ann Gleig will be honored at Rice University as a 2019 recipient of the Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality’s Distinguished Alumna Award. In addition to accepting this award, Dr. Gleig will be giving a lecture on sexual...
Humanities lecturer Nicholas Shrubsole publishes book
October 25, 2019 Nicholas Shrubsole has published his first book, What Has No Place, Remains: The Challenges for Indigenous Religious Freedom in Canada Today (University of Toronto Press). As a primer to his upcoming book discussion, Shrubsole shared some details behind why he wrote his book.
UCF Center for Ethics launches with Lisa M. Lee in conversation
October 02, 2019 UCF has launched a new Center for Ethics, the culmination of several years of work by dedicated faculty in the College of Arts and Humanities with the support of the Office of Research.