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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.