The World is Changing — and I’m Ready to Evolve With It

June 23, 2020  “Whatever is happening now in society will happen with or without us.” writes DWR and Latin American Studies minor Lillian M. Hernández Caraballo.

Arts and Humanities Summer Speaker Series

June 17, 2020  The UCF College of Arts and Humanities is hosting a series of talks from the faculty highlighting research and teaching in arts and humanities. The summer speaker series will run from June 18 through July 23.

Recent Spanish grad Abigail Weisse ’20 receives Fulbright

May 26, 2020  The travel-abroad program will send Abigail Weisse ’20 to teach English in Spain.

Staff Awards recognize dedication and success

May 06, 2020  The annual CAH staff awards recognize employees who have delivered exemplary service to the college and UCF.

Congratulations to CAH’s 2019-20 TIP and RIA Awardees

April 24, 2020  Congratulations to the faculty members who have been selected to receive 2019-20 UCF Teaching Incentive Program (TIP) Awards or Research Incentive Awards (RIA). 

Student uses spanish to improve healthcare for diverse communities

April 22, 2020  Zeynep Elshaer, who is majoring in biomedical sciences and Spanish, wants to be a doctor who won’t let language get in the way of delivering good care.

CAH faculty members receive promotion or tenure in 2020

April 07, 2020  This year, 30 CAH faculty members received promotion or tenure to celebrate their successes.

2020 Founders’ Day awardees in arts and humanities

April 01, 2020  Faculty members from across the college are honored for the 2020 Founders’ Day Honors Convocation, which recognizes UCF faculty members and students from across disciplines for their academic achievements, contributions and tenures.

UCF artists “Arts On!”

March 26, 2020  We may all be at home, but our UCF artists are still creating! We’ve created a new site compiling the creative activities of UCF’s isolated artists for everyone to enjoy. Go Knights, Arts On!

Event cancellations and updates for the UCF College of Arts and Humanities

March 13, 2020  The College of Arts and Humanities has made the difficult but necessary decision to cancel many upcoming events, including UCF Celebrates the Arts.

French translation certificate results in hospitality internship

February 24, 2020  French student Elizabeth McDonald will be the first student to partake in an internship in Paris as part of the requirements for UCF’s new French Translation and Interpretation Certificate.

Historian’s book about early Cuban history wins awards

February 20, 2020  UCF historian Luis Martínez-Fernández’s recently published book, “Key to the New World: A History of Early Colonial Cuba,” won the 2018 Florida Book Awards bronze medal in general nonfiction, first place at the 2019 International Latino Book Awards in the History category, and a feature from New Books Network.

Award-winning Positive Parenting Fables offers a modern twist on the classic fable

February 12, 2020  Positive Parenting Fables, the animated short film with a modern twist on the classic fable, is the result of a collaboration funded by the Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards.

Alla Kourova invited to speak at Russian cultural center anniversary

December 10, 2019  On December 5, associate professor of Russian Alla Kourova attended the 20th anniversary of the first Russian Cultural Center in the USA, at the Embassy of Russian Federation in Washington DC. The invitation was from the Ambassador of the Russian Federation, Anatoly Antonov, and the director of Russian Cultural Center...

TESOL Professor Delivers Plenary Talks at 3 Language Conferences

December 06, 2019  Keith Folse, professor of English as a Second Language in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, was invited to deliver plenary talks for affiliates of the International TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Association in California, Washington, and Maine.

Alla Kourova celebrates culture beyond classroom

November 18, 2019  As International Education Week kicks off, Alla Kourova reflects on her immersive teaching methods on-campus and abroad that help students learn more than the Russian language.

Spotlight on Latin American Studies Alum, Stefanie Babb

October 31, 2019  Stefanie Babb ’18 reflects on her time in the Latin American Studies program. Babb, a technical writer for a software development company, graduated from UCF with a BA in History, aBA in Latin American Studies, and minor in Spanish.

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.

Haidar Khezri: How Turkish attacks affect Kurdish women

October 16, 2019  The Kurds targeted in Turkish attack include thousands of female fighters who battled the Islamic State, says assistant professor of modern languages Haidar Khezri. In an opinion piece published on The Conversation and republished by UCF, Khezri explains how Kurdish troops have long fought for freedom — and women’s equality...

Five ways to celebrate Latinx Heritage Month 2019 at UCF

September 12, 2019  It’s September, which means it’s time for Latinx Heritage Month! Here are 5 fun ways you can celebrate with the College of Arts and Humanities.