The University of Arizona
College of Humanities presents

The work of building a better world is ongoing. Countless people throughout history have dedicated their lives to fighting racism, erasing prejudice and uplifting the marginalized. The College of Humanities is transforming the 2020 Tucson Humanities Festival to call attention to these vital voices. JOIN US for a series of virtual presentations about what the ideals of freedom, equality and justice truly mean today, in America and around the world.

VIRTUAL EVENT SERIES

OCT 01 – 30

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VIRTUAL EVENT SERIES

OCT 01 – 30

Coming up NEXT:
OCT 30 @ 5PM on KXCI

THF RADIO: Makes Me Wanna Holler: The Minefield and Hopes of Being Black in America

Guest DJ: Ntare Gault, Africana Studies

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ALL
MONTH
POETRY IN ACTION: Art for Justice Chalking & Exhibit
@ 1508 E Helen St
THURS
OCT 01
EVERYDAY JUSTICE: How Students Can Create Equality on Campus
Moderated by Marcus Hastings & Karina Rodríguez with College of Humanities students
Webinar Panel LIVE on Zoom @ 4PM
IN BETWEEN | Virtual Conference
THE AMERICAN LITERARY TRANSLATORS ASSOCIATION
Free Public Events
OCT 01, 11 & 14
SOCIAL JUSTICE IN THE CLASSROOM
Free CERCLL Webinars for Educators
OCT 03 & 17
MON
OCT 05
THF FILM SERIES: Us
Commentary by Tani Sanchez, Africana Studies
Web Premiere @ 4PM
POETRY CENTER
Director’s Choice Voca Watch Parties
Free Readings Tuesdays @ 5PM
CRITICAL LANGUAGES PROGRAM
Less Commonly Taught Languages:
Free Lesson in Cantonese
OCT 06
WED
OCT 07
FREEDOM IN AFRICA: A Documentary & Digital Humanities Archive
Introduction by Phyllis Taoua, French & Italian
Web Premiere @ 4PM
THURS
OCT 08
BLACK LIVES MATTER: A Global Call for Justice and Liberation
Moderated by Daisy Jenkins with College of Humanities panelists: Bryan Carter, Erika Gault, Obenewaa Oduro-Opuni, Praise Zenenga
Webinar Panel LIVE on Zoom @ 4PM
MON
OCT 12
THF FILM SERIES: Purgatorio: A Journey Into the Heart of the Border
Commentary by Chuck Tatum
Web Premiere @ 4PM
EAST ASIAN STUDIES
Pandemic Blues & Blame Games: Anti-Asian Rhetoric & U.S.-China Antagonism
Free Webinar OCT 14 @ 4PM
THURS
OCT 15
RELIGION, RACE & HEALTH: Solutions to Disparities in Care
Moderated by David Beyda with College of Humanities and community panelists: Jerome Dotson, Kristy Slominski, Johnathan Vaknin, Francisco Garcia
Webinar Panel LIVE on Zoom @ 4PM
FRI
OCT 16
THF RADIO: The Criminal Song: Voicing Soviet Intelligentsia’s Dissent
Guest DJ: Anastasiia Gordiienko, Russian & Slavic Studies
LIVE on KXCI @ 5PM
MON
OCT 19
THF FILM SERIES: Fire at Sea
Commentary by Francesco Rabissi, French & Italian
Web Premiere @ 4PM
WED
OCT 21
ART FOR JUSTICE: New Poems & Digital Humanities Archive
Introduction by Diana Delgado, Poetry Center
Web Premiere @ 4PM
THURS
OCT 22
JUSTICE ACROSS BOUNDARIES: Migration, Multilingualism & Exchange
Moderated by Liudmila Klimanova with College of Humanities panelists: Carine Bourget, Wenhao Diao, David Gramling, Anita Huizar-Hernández
Webinar Panel LIVE on Zoom @ 5PM
FRI
OCT 23
THF RADIO: Race and Religion in Contemporary Hip-Hop
Guest DJ: Alex Nava, Religious Studies & Classics
LIVE on KXCI @ 5PM
HUMANITIES SEMINARS PROGRAM
One-night-only Lecture by Superior Court Judge Greg Sakall
OCT 23
OCT
26, 27, 28
TOWARD JUSTICE FOR ALL: The Global Impact of Humanities Research
PechaKucha Presentations by College of Humanities Faculty
Web Premieres @ 4PM daily
FRI
OCT 30
THF RADIO: Makes Me Wanna Holler
Guest DJ: Ntare Gault, Africana Studies
LIVE on KXCI @ 5PM

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