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UCF Russian Professor Celebrates Culture Beyond Classroom

November 17, 2020  As International Education Week kicks off, Alla Kourova reflects on her immersive teaching methods that help students learn more than the Russian language.

UCF Class Spotlight: North American Indians

November 16, 2020  This history course, which will be offered in the spring, provides an introduction to how native peoples have helped shape the United States.

Luciana Garbayo Receives College of Medicine Innovative Teaching Award

November 12, 2020  Luciana Garbayo was recognized by the UCF College of Medicine for her continued and effective use of innovative teaching methods in the clinical curriculum.

Voices from Texts & Technology: Lauren Rouse

November 12, 2020  Texts & Technology PhD student Lauren Rouse discusses her experience in the interdisciplinary doctoral program and how it is impacting her research and work.

Ann Gleig Writes About Race, Religion, Black Lives Matter Movement

November 12, 2020  Ann Gleig’s research has seen the interplay of religion and racial justice in the changing Buddhist communities in the US, giving her a unique perspective on race and religion in America. Using this perspective, she’s recently penned several articles.

11 Lesser-Known Facts about the Mayflower and Thanksgiving

November 11, 2020  As we approach the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower voyage on Nov. 11, a UCF historian tells us what the storybooks have right, what they might have wrong and why it’s all important in 2020.

UCF SVAD professor Kevin Haran is helping Veterans heal through art

November 09, 2020  Studio art professor Kevin Haran is teaching art via Zoom to local veterans at the Lake Baldwin VA Medical Center to help them cope with pain, addiction and homelessness. 

Honor Veterans with the UCF College of Arts and Humanities

November 09, 2020  Please join us throughout the month as we honor the people who have fought and served for our country in events and special initiatives.

UCF Alumni and student featured in the “2020 Florida Biennial: NOW is the Time / The time is NOW”

November 06, 2020  Four UCF alumni and a student are featured in the “2020 Florida Biennial: NOW is the Time / The time is NOW” exhibition taking place now through February 21, 2021 at Art and Culture Center/ Hollywood. 

We’re Hiring: Content Creator

November 06, 2020  The UCF College of Arts and Humanities is seeking a part time marketing/communications person to create and distribute compelling, timely and accurate editorial content.

UCF CREATE’s Work with Children Featured in Pompeii Exhibit at Orlando Science Center

November 05, 2020  The Orlando Science Center partnered with UCF CREATE to fund an afterschool program where children were taught about STEAM via the scientific and creative backdrop of Pompeii.

4 Things to Know When Writing to Your Local Representatives

November 05, 2020  Writing and rhetoric instructor Vanessa Calkins ’12MA discusses some basic information to keep in mind when reaching out to political officials.

4th Annual Language Speed Dating Event

November 05, 2020  Register here for the 4th annual language speed dating event.

Opinion: We Must Be Vigilant to Preserve Proper Respect for Our Veterans

November 04, 2020  Historian David Head discusses how Americans’ view of veterans has changed since the country’s founding times.

Studio Art alumni co-curate the 2020 Center for Book Arts Exhibition in New York

November 04, 2020  The public can visit the Center for Book Arts Main Gallery to see the “Americans Looking In” exhibit co-curated by two SVAD MFA alumni, highlighting “The Americans” photograph collection taken by Robert Frank. 

M.C. Santana Discusses Impact of Women Voters

November 03, 2020  Spectrum News 13 spoke with UCF’s Maria C. Santana, director of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program, about the impact women have on elections.

Lisa Nalbone Commissioned to Translate Benito Pérez Galdós Work

November 02, 2020  Associate Professor of Spanish Lisa Nalbone’s English translation of the short story “Rompecabezas” was commissioned by the Las Palmas, Gran Canaria University Press for publication.

CAH Faculty Receive $600,000 NSF Grant to Study Ethics in STEM Fields

November 02, 2020  The National Science Foundation supported study led by faculty members in Philosophy and Writing and Rhetoric to understand relationships between values and disciplinary ethics and has the potential to improve knowledge of underrepresented students’ experiences.

Addressing Equity and Access in the Digital Humanities

October 30, 2020  Dan Cox, a student in the Texts & Technology PhD program, talked with the UCF Libraries for Open Access Week about how the themes of equity and inclusion are relevant in the Digital Humanities.

Reading Hamilton with Donatella Galella: Diving into the politics of the pop-culture phenomenon

October 30, 2020  The Tony Award-winning show Hamilton became a pop culture phenomenon that reaches far beyond the typical Broadway audience. After multiple Broadway tours, over one billion album streams and a recorded cinematic performance on Disney+, the musical that flips the script on one of the lesser-known founding fathers has become a...