Spotlight: UCF College of Arts and Humanities 2020–21 Year-in-Review
September 09, 2021 Spotlight, our college’s annual year-in-review, features stories, photos and videos that shine a light on the impact of the arts and humanities.
Call for proposals: UCF Celebrates the Arts 2022
September 08, 2021 UCF Celebrates the Arts is accepting event/exhibit proposals for festival inclusion. Deadline to apply is September 26.
UCF Adjunct Professor and Rabbi Shares Insight on Jewish High Holy Days
September 03, 2021 Rabbi Sanford Olshansky, adjunct professor of Judaic studies, shares the traditions of Rosh Hashanah — the first of the Jewish High Holy Days spanning 10 days — and Yom Kippur, which marks the end of the observance.
Peter Larson Reappointed Chair of the History Department
August 06, 2021 Peter Larson, chair for the Department of History since 2016, has been reappointed as chair.
Opinion: Presidential Rankings Are a Game — Not History
July 30, 2021 Historian David Head discusses how surveys lead people to focus on small differences between presidents rather than the major challenges of their times.
Amy Foster Discusses Wally Funk’s Historic Journey to Space
July 20, 2021 Amy Foster, associate professor of history, was featured in a Rolling Stone piece about the 60-year journey of trailblazing aviator Wally Funk.
History Professors Provide Background and Insight Into Cuban Protests
July 15, 2021 History professors James C. Clark and Luis Martínez-Fernández have been featured by a number of news outlets for their insight into the recent protests in Cuba.
UCF Summer 2021 Commencement Schedule and Fall Makeup Ceremony Announced
June 08, 2021 Summer 2021 Grad Walk takes place August 4–6 and three in-person commencement ceremonies will be held August 7.
Discover the History of Juneteenth with Dr. Fon Gordon
June 07, 2021 On June 8 from 7:00–8:00 p.m., the Orange County Library System will host Juneteenth in American History, a free virtual event featuring Fon Gordon, associate professor of history and coordinator of Africana studies.
The American Association of Ukrainian Studies Honors Book by Vladimir Solonari
May 06, 2021 The American Association of Ukrainian Studies awarded honorable mention to Vladimir Solonari’s book, A Satellite Empire: Romanian Rule in Southwestern Ukraine, 1941-1944. Solonari is an associate professor of history and his research focuses on the policy of ethnic cleansing in World War II Romania.
A Decade of Digitally Preserving the Past
May 05, 2021 In celebration of the project’s tenth anniversary, explore the past by reading the 2020-2021 RICHES in Review publication, featuring some of RICHES’ projects and research initiatives.
Staff Awards Recognize Dedication and Exemplary Service
April 29, 2021 The annual college staff awards recognize employees who have delivered exemplary service to the college and UCF.
Remembering Paul W. Wehr
April 28, 2021 Paul W. Wehr was a part of the UCF History Department from its inception through 1995, making a remarkable impact on UCF and surrounding communities.
CAH Faculty Members Receive Tenure and Promotion in 2021
April 26, 2021 In 2021, 28 arts and humanities faculty members received promotion or tenure to recognize their dedication to the university.
Hakan Özoğlu Discusses the Ottoman Empire on WUCF’s Global Perspectives
April 15, 2021 Professor of history and director of Middle Eastern Studies Hakan Özoğlu was featured on a recent episode of WUCF’s Global Perspectives.
UCF Professor Brings Online Classes to Life with Custom TV Shows
April 13, 2021 With the help of UCF’s Center for Distributed Learning, Ken Hanson, Professor of Judaic Studies, transports online students to the Middle East.
2021 Founders’ Day Awards Honor Excellence in the Arts and Humanities
April 07, 2021 Faculty members from across the college were honored for the 2021 Founders’ Day Honors Convocation, which recognizes UCF faculty members and students from across disciplines for their academic achievements, contributions and tenures.
Meet the 2021 Pegasus Professors
April 07, 2021 Five UCF faculty members have been chosen for the 2021 Pegasus Professor award, including Luis Martínez-Fernández, associate professor of history.
2021 Founders’ Day Honorees
April 07, 2021 The annual recognition celebrates the outstanding academic achievements of our faculty members and students.
Graduation Info for 2021 Spring Graduates
April 05, 2021 The commencement ceremony for graduates of the College of Arts and Humanities will be Friday, May 7 at 9 am.