New violin professor Ross Monroe Winter embraces pedagogy and possibilities
November 14, 2019 New music faculty Ross Monroe Winter brings his varied professional and academic background to UCF.
SVAD Professor Amer Kobaslija Featured in Art in America
November 13, 2019 Studio art professor Amer Kobaslija was recently featured in Art in America for a review on his latest exhibition at Arthur Roger in New Orleans.
History M.A. student Matt Patsis in Orlando Sentinel: The forgotten people of the forgotten war
November 12, 2019 History M.A. student Matt Patsis wrote a guest column in yesterday’s Orlando Sentinel entitled “The forgotten people of the forgotten war.”
James Weldon Johnson Lecture Series: Exploring gynecology through a socio-cultural anthropological lens
November 12, 2019 Nessette Falu, PhD, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at UCF, delivered the second lecture in the 2019 James Weldon Johnson Lecture Series, “Afrofuturistic Bem-Estar: Black Lesbians’ Wellbeing, Liberation, and Gynecology in Brazil.” Falu framed the discussion in the context of the growing field of Afrofuturism, and used “an afrofuturistic vision to...
Remembering Jagdish Chavda, longtime professor of art and graphic design
November 08, 2019 Longtime University of Central Florida faculty member Jagdish Chavda passed away on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. Originally hired with a background in cinematography, Chavda was the first tenured professor to teach in the graphic design program then housed in the UCF Art Department.
Submissions invited for Electronic Literature Organization Conference 2020 at UCF
November 08, 2019 The Electronic Literature Organization Conference is coming to UCF in July 2020, and invites submissions from scholars, artists, and writers interested in born-digital narratives and the future of literature.
T&T Student Stories: Technology in Business and Education
November 05, 2019 T&T student Jennifer Morin explores how approaching technology through a humanities lens offers tools for understanding the changing landscapes of business and education.
Veterans honored with world-premiere music at UCF concert
November 04, 2019 Just in time for Veterans Day, a free UCF concert will honor soldiers with a world-premiere piece of music written in Florida and inspired by men who died in battle a century ago.
SVAD Faculty and Student Present at Adobe Max 2019 with Limbitless Solutions
November 03, 2019 Anna Kester and Matt Dombrowski, who serves as the art director for Limbitless and is an assistant professor at UCF’s School of Visual Arts and Design, talked to about 100 educators during the Adobe Max 2019 conference about the way art and technology can be used together to make a difference...
40 Years — And Counting for the Marching Knights
November 03, 2019 Since 1980, the UCF Marching Knights have been a major force at the university.
T&T Student Stories: Re-imagining Technical Communication
November 03, 2019 T&T PhD student Amanda Altamirano shares how T&T’s interdisciplinary approach helps her envision the future of technical communication both in the profession and the university.
T&T Student Stories: Interdisciplinary Fandom Research
November 01, 2019 Texts & Technology PhD student Lauren Rouse shares how interdisciplinary digital humanities work is giving her new tools for thinking about fanfiction and online communities.
Alumnus James Hall carves way to second Halloween Wars win
October 31, 2019 The two-time alumnus of the School of Visual Arts and Design is now a two-time winner of the Food Network show.
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...
Representatives from the 5th and 13th Circuit Courts speaking at workshop on Monday
October 30, 2019 Representatives from the 5th and 13th Circuit Courts will be presenting a workshop about Court Interpreting and how to become state certified.
From an Off-Broadway John Belushi tribute to an L.A. comedy group – see what Theatre Studies B.A. alumni have been up to
October 29, 2019 See what our Theatre UCF alumni are up to from an Off-Broadway debut of a new comedy to coordinating an outdoor music festival and more.
T&T Student Stories: History Meets the Digital
October 27, 2019 T&T PhD student Evan Wallace shares how digital humanities has helped him build connections between his research in medieval Russian history to contemporary discourse.
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.
T&T Student Stories: From English Literature to Digital Humanities
October 23, 2019 Texts and Technology PhD student Dolores Batten shares her journey from literature to digital texts at UCF.
$3.4 million grant to help homeowners evaluate property risks
October 22, 2019 Dr. Sonia Stephens of English and Texts & Technology is part of the team developing the program. She is a co-principal investigator of the project.