Welcoming New Faculty Members to the College of Arts and Humanities

August 22, 2023  The UCF College of Arts and Humanities welcomes new faculty members joining our college this upcoming fall semester!

Peter Larson Appointed Associate Dean of UCF College of Arts and Humanities

August 04, 2023  In his new role, Larson will initially be responsible for overseeing the college’s research, program assessment, faculty qualifications management and certification (FQMS), faculty evaluations (SPOIs) and SACS-COC accreditation activities.

UCF Student Film Receives Suncoast Regional Student Production Awards

July 18, 2023  The newest Honors documentary, Jewel of Parramore: The Wellsbuilt Museum, has received a Suncoast Regional Student Production Award.

Research in 60 Seconds: WWI’s Psychological Impact on Nurses

July 17, 2023  UCF history alum Kayla Elizabeth Campana ’15 ’22MA’s research focuses on the origins of psychological trauma and how treatment for it has changed over time.

CAH Faculty Honored with Promotion and Tenure in 2023

July 14, 2023  UCF awarded promotion and/or tenure to faculty members in the arts and humanities. Consideration for promotion and tenure takes nearly an entire academic year as faculty members are evaluated on three main areas: research, teaching and service.

Historian David Head Says Remember the “Founding Scoundrels”

July 07, 2023  Self-interested men like William Blount, Aaron Burr, and James Wilkinson helped build America, too, says historian David Head.

Florida-France Soldier Stories Memorializes Veteran Experiences

June 21, 2023  History professor Dr. Amelia Lyons has created a classroom research experience that impacts undergraduate students, graduate students and a global community of veterans. 

Kibibi Mack-Shelton Shares Lesser-Known Facts on Juneteenth

June 19, 2023  Kibibi Mack-Shelton, program coordinator of Africana Studies at UCF, spoke with Ivanhoe Newswire to share lesser-known facts about Juneteenth.

UCF Library Acquires Esteemed Translation of the Laws of Hammurabi: How Open Educational Resources Make Scholarship Accessible

May 30, 2023  UCF Special Collection “Open Educational Resources for the Ancient Near East,” curated by Tiffany Earley-Spadoni, gains Martha Roth’s highly esteemed translation of the Laws of Hammurabi.

CAH Staff Awards Honor Excellence and Service

May 12, 2023  The UCF College of Arts and Humanities’ annual staff awards recognize employees who have delivered exemplary service to their department, the university and the community.

PHOTOS: Reflecting on UCF Celebrates the Arts 2023

May 12, 2023  UCF Celebrates the Arts 2023 welcomed audiences of all ages, abilities and interests with more events than ever before.

UCF Researcher’s Work Reunites Descendants with Ancestors

May 09, 2023  Associate Director of the Center of Humanities and Digital Research, Amy Larner Giroux, discusses her research with the audience.

Historian Jim Clark on Cost of Florida Toll Roads

April 25, 2023  Historian Jim Clark joins ClickOrlando’s Florida’s Fourth Estate to talk about why traveling on so many of Florida’s roads comes at a cost.

Operación Pedro Pan Comes to UCF

April 04, 2023  Community experts share their experiences of undergoing the Operación Pedro Pan flights and the aftermath of their new lives in America as some of the 14,000 minors that came from Cuba to the United States.

Researcher Uncovers Lost Native American History

March 06, 2023  Amy Larner Giroux, a UCF researcher who specializes in digitizing the physical space of the St. Augustine National Cemetery, came across two graves, titled “Six Unknown Indians.”

Amy Larner Giroux Helps Identify Native American Graves

February 28, 2023  Amy Larner Giroux is working with a team of UCF researchers, the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes, the National Park Service, the Florida National Guard and Flagler College to uncover the experiences and identities of imprisoned Native American warriors.

4 Things to Know About Professor Kibibi Mack-Shelton, New Coordinator of Africana Studies Minor

February 27, 2023  Kibibi Mack-Shelton is joining the Department of History faculty as the new coordinator of the Africana Studies minor, an interdisciplinary program exploring contributions that Black individuals have made to civilization.

Luis Martínez-Fernández To Present Book at Bar Association of Puerto Rico

February 14, 2023  Luis Martínez-Fernández will present his new book at the Bar Association of Puerto Rico.

Eatonville Town Council Votes to Preserve Site of Historic Black School

February 14, 2023  The Eatonville Town Council has voted to preserve the site of the first school for Black children in Central Florida.

Don Harrell: Celebrate, Learn, Honor and Embrace Black History Month

February 13, 2023  Don Harrell, professor of Africana Studies at UCF, spoke with Ivanhoe Newswire about the significance of Black History Month.