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Humanities @ Home: Humanities and Healing

May 11, 2021

Humanities @ Home and the Center for Humanities & the Arts (CHA) held a panel discussion about ways in which the humanities can be used as tools and connectors to navigate traumatic events on May 11, 2021 at 5pm MT via Zoom Webinar. Panelists included Ben Barron , PhD Student...

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Seeing Differently: The Art of Communicating Climate Change

April 22, 2021

Climate change affects each and every one of us, from right here in Colorado to communities around the world. The need for collective action on this global challenge has never been more urgent. And yet, scientific facts and news reports alone are not always enough to persuade others. Humans engage...

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Cox Family Process Speaker Series: Dr. Priscilla Wald

March 29, 2021

The Center for Humanities & the Arts (CHA) at CU Boulder held the inaugural installment of the Cox Family Process Speaker Series featuring Dr. Priscilla Wald (English, Duke University) on March 29, 2021 at 3pm MT via Zoom Webinar. The Cox Family Process Speaker Seriesannual programming will bring renowned artists...

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Difficult Dialogues: Power

Feb. 10, 2021

The Center for Humanities & the Arts (CHA) and the CU Boulder Libraries offered the next installment in the Difficult Dialogues panel series on Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 at 12pm virtually via Zoom. This event was meant to examine the different ways that power impacts the lives of people at...

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Cultural PostMortem 2020

Jan. 27, 2021

How can artists and scholars help the nation contend with the peril in which we find ourselves? The 2020 US presidential race was one of the most politically and ideologically divisive and contentious races that we’ve ever seen. And as the events of January 6, 2021 have illustrated, the nation...


Citizenship: Past and Present

Jan. 20, 2021

Citizenship, its definitions, and its obligations has been very much in the news lately. After watching the Inauguration, please join us for a panel discussion on citizenship on Wednesday, January 20th at 12pm noon MT . The panel features experts on the history, law, and ongoing meaning of citizenship in...

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What It Means to Disagree, Admit a Degree of Uncertainty, and Maintain a Robust Friendship: A Dialogue

Nov. 20, 2020

What It Means to Disagree, Admit a Degree of Uncertainty, and Maintain a Robust Friendship: A Dialogue Date: November 20, 2020 Time: 12:00pm MT Where: Virtual Recording : Patty Limerick, director of the Center of the American West, and Jennifer Ho , director of the Center for Humanities &...

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CHA Shelter Project Showcase

Nov. 12, 2020

On November 12th, 2020 at 4pm MT, the CHA is hosted a virtual showcase honoring those who were recipients of our Shelter in Place micro grants ! Many of the award recipients, a mix of CU Boulder faculty, staff, graduate students, and undergraduate students, spoke about their projects, providing insight...

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CHA First Vote Panel Discussion

Oct. 22, 2020

First Vote Documentary Panel Discussion On October 22, 2020 at 6pm MT, the Center for Humanities & the Arts hosted a panel discussion on FIRST VOTE, a character-driven documentary film with unparalleled access to a diverse cross section of politically engaged Chinese Americans. Director Yi Chen and the four subjects...

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Difficult Dialogues: Unpacking Whiteness (what it means to say that CU Boulder is "so white")

Sept. 9, 2020

What is “whiteness,” and how do concepts like “white privilege” and “white supremacy” contribute to anti-Black racism and systemic racism? Where do we see whiteness on campus (what does it mean to say that CU Boulder is “so white”)? How can we engage the CU Boulder community about these issues,...