Library Stories

Location: Online

In partnership with Pima County Public Library, listen in every week as scholars from across the College of Humanities share stories and tales that celebrate community, understanding and togetherness.

Eden?: Plants Between Science and Fiction

Location: Various

What would you do if your salad bit you back or started to talk? This multimedia exhibit about the role of plants in science fiction literature and film, invites you to engage in exactly this thought experiment. Exhibits shown across two spaces on the University of Arizona campus and accompanied by a series of events. Conceptualized by graduate students at the University of Münster in Germany and presented by the Department of German Studies.

Hispanic Heritage Tailgate

@ 3:30 – 6PM
Oct. 8
Location: Free area outside the Cole and Jeannie Davis Sports Center

The College of Humanities Department of Spanish & Portuguese invite you to join us at the Arizona Athletics’ annual Hispanic Heritage pre-game celebration. Stop by our tent for free churros, aguas frescas, awesome giveaways and more! Enjoy just the tailgate fun, or stay to watch the Family Weekend game – Gatos vs. Patos!

Rock the Spot

Oct. 14 – 16
Location: 33 W. Congress St

Come out for a 3-day graffiti jam featuring live large-scale paintings with 50+ artists working together. Rock the Spot will showcase local Tucson artists in collaboration with graffiti artists from around the US. Co-sponsored by the College of Humanities and Department of Africana Studies.

What We Learned While Alone: Global Voices Speak to the Pandemic

@ 4PM (Arizona) / 7PM (EDT)
Oct. 24
Location: Live Stream from National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC (Registration Required)

Join us online for a unique theatrical event that combines spoken word, music, movement, and digital dialogue to create an innovative interactive experience. This event is organized by Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences in collaboration with Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University and the University of Arizona Poetry Center.

Monster Party on the Mall

@ 11AM – 1PM
Oct. 31
Location: UA Mall

Join the Department of Russian and Slavic Studies for a Halloween celebration that explores monsters, from their roots in folklore to cultural ubiquity in TV and films. Enjoy free food, drinks, dancing and games and learn about the origins of monsters like werewolves and vampires in Slavic folklore. Dress as your favorite Halloween creature and bring your carved pumpkin to win prizes! All UA students and community members are welcome to participate.