William M. Rodgers Undergraduate Geography Major Scholarship Winners Announced

March 30, 2020

The Geography and Environmental Sciences department is very proud to announce this Spring 2020 recipients of the William M. Rodgers Undergraduate Geography Major Scholarship : Nicole Boudreaux, Sarah Zimmer, Briley Manzanares, Hillary Hillam, and Rebecca Dennis.

On-line Symposium focuses on Sarah Tyson’s Where are the Women

March 30, 2020

On March 25, Syndicate (a living network of scholarship in the Humanities) began holding an on-line symposium to discuss Associate Professor of Philosophy Sarah Tyson’s new book Where are the Women? Why Expanding the Archive Makes Philosophy Better .

Christine Sargent is the Spring 2020 ACOR-NEH Fellow

March 5, 2020

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Christine Sargent is the Spring 2020 American Center of Oriental Research-NEH fellow . During her ACOR fellowship, Sargent will be working on her first ethnographic monograph, which is based on her Ph.D. dissertation. While at ACOR this spring, Sargent will continue visiting familiar faces from her...

Charles M. Musiba receives Montgomery Fellowship

March 5, 2020

Charles M. Musiba, Associate Professor of Anthropology, recently received the Montgomery Fellowship in Residence. Other prominent fellows of the program include Richard Leakey, Steven Jay Gould, Nobel Peace winner Wangari Maathai, former President Gerald Ford, Bishop Desmond Tutu, Toni Morrison, and Yo-Yo Ma. Musiba will be taking residence in the...

Dig into the Best Films of 2019 with the English Podcast CulturKlatsch

March 5, 2020

This third episode of the English Department sponsored podcast is focused on the best films of 2019, the politics of the Oscars, and the ways in which the Academy is changing. Guests include Assistant Professor Andrew Scahill and students Alyssa Haskel, Kamesh Saba, and Jake Johnson. The podcast is available...

Cynthia Wong Keynotes on Kazuo Ishiguro

Feb. 18, 2020

Regarded as an international expert on British author and 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature winner Kazuo Ishiguro, English Professor Cynthia F. Wong gave the keynote speech, “’Cathartic Magnificence' in Kazuo Ishiguro's Fiction" at the International Ishiguro Conference held at University of Wolverhampton, in the United Kingdom, on February 1, 2020...

Christopher Beekman Edits New Book on Anthropomorphic Imagery

Feb. 18, 2020

Associate Professor of Anthropology Christopher S. Beekman, along with Brigitte Faugère, recently edited, Anthropomorphic Imagery in the Mesoamerican Highlands: Gods, Ancestors, and Human Beings (University Press of Colorado, Boulder). In the book, Latin American, North American, and European researchers explore the meanings and functions of two- and three-dimensional human representations...

Stephen Hartnett and Patrick Shaou-Whea Dodge Publishing on Taiwan

Feb. 18, 2020

Communication Professor Stephen Hartnett and Associate Professor CTT Patrick Shaou-Whea Dodge published On Postcolonial Remembering and Democratic Openings in Taiwan; An Interview with Former Political Prisoner, Fred Chin , in Public Seminar . Stephen Hartnett also published Transitional Justice and the Voyage of Democracy in Taiwan , in SupChina last month.

Approaching Deadlines: CLAS and Campus Awards and Grants

Feb. 18, 2020

February 21, 2020 CU Denver Annual Award for Excellence in Mentoring (One campus-wide award, $1500, contact Betsy Metzger in the Provost’s Office) CLAS Outstanding Faculty Achievement Award (One College award $5000 / year for 3 years, contact Kathleen Bollard in CLAS Dean’s Office) CLAS & CU Denver Awards for Excellence...

Kristin Kilbourn and Colleagues Receive $3.375 Million in Renewed Funding for the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network

Feb. 5, 2020

Fifty-three cancer researchers from eight different academic institutions around the country (and their federal agency partners) met in Chapel Hill on January 27 and 28 to launch the next five years of the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network (CPCRN). Kristin Kilbourn, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology, will...