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

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, the many-sided intellectual Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o is a 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

Regina José Galindo

Friday, November 14, 2014 - 11:00am

Regina Jose Galindo

Regina José Galindo was born in 1974 in Guatemala City, where she resides. She is an internationally renowned contemporary artist specializing in performance art. Her work explores the ethical implications of social injustice, racial and gender discrimination, and inequality. She has shown her work at the Venice Biennale, at the Graphic Design Biennale of Ljubljana, as well as Read more