College of Humanities

  • 2013 Commencement - cheering grads
  • Chicano Studies mural
  • Professor Jody Myers
  • Students seated in mural-covered classroom

College of Humanities

Welcome to Humanities

Dean Say talks marriage equalityAs education becomes ever more focused on professional degrees and vocational training, employers increasingly report that what they seek is not necessarily more specialized degrees but rather people who can think, who can synthesize, who can analyze, and who can apply a broad base of thought to a wide variety of areas.

The College of Humanities teaches students to read, write and think. Our graduates are prepared for a 21st-century workforce that advances those who have the power not just to achieve and innovate but to communicate their ideas to an audience beyond their applied field.

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Featured Events

CHS Benefit Concert

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 6:30pm

Benefit Concert Banner

Celebrating 45 Years of Traditional Mexican Music, Song, and Dance in the Department of Chicana/o Studies: An evening of Vibrant Sones Jarochos, Sones de Mariachi, Huapangos, Boleros, Corridos and Rancheras. Read more

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Ngugi wa Thiong'o

Distinguished Professor, author, and Nobel Prize for Literature Finalist. A many-sided intellectual, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o is novelist, essayist, playwright, journalist, editor, academic and social activist. Ngũgĩ burst onto the literary scene in East Africa with the performance of his first major play, The Black Hermit, at the National Theatre in Kampala. Read more