Faculty news: World Literature Lecture Series

Feb. 19, 2019

Annjeanette Wiese will present a lecture on American novelist E. L. Doctorow on Friday, March 22nd at 7:00 p.m. as a part of the World Literature Lecture Series hosted by the Boulder Book Store and the University of Colorado at Boulder. See the flyer here for more details and other...

Lecture 1/22/19 "The Beach Effect" by Dr. Hannah Freed-Thall NYU

July 22, 2018

Please join us in hearing Dr. Freed-Thall from NYU give her lecture on Jan. 22, 2019 at 5:15 in Humn 1B80. The Beach Effect Modernism’s love of the city is well established. This talk investigates the seashore as a generative site for twentieth-century thought. Artists, authors, scientists, and filmmakers imagine...


Spring 2019 Commencement

Congratulations Spring ’19 Graduates! Join us as we celebrate the graduating class of spring 2019. This semester’s commencement ceremony will be held on Friday May 10, 2019 in UMC 235. Refreshments will be served at 10:30am in UMC 235 and the ceremony will begin at 11:00 am and end at...

May 2 Book Launch for Brian Catlos’s Kingdoms of Faith

April 26, 2018

May 2 Book Launch for Brian Catlos’s Kingdoms of Faith. A New History of Islamic Spain to be held at The Tattered Cover. A book launch for Kingdoms of Faith. A New History of Islamic Spain (New York: Basic Books) by Brian A. Catlos ( Religious Studies, CU Boulder )...

Lecture 4/30/18: “Genres of Criticism” by Dr. Ross Wilson

April 1, 2018

The Humanities Program will be hosting the following event Monday 4/30/18 at 4 p.m. in Eaton Humanities 190. The lecture is on the development of criticism as a genre, part of a forthcoming book on this subject by Dr. Ross Wilson, Cambridge University. Dr. Wilson is the author of books...

Faculty News: Brian Catlos awarded Haskins Medal

Feb. 1, 2018

The 2018 Haskins Medal is awarded to Brian A. Catlos for his monograph, Muslims of Medieval Latin Christendom, c. 1050-1614 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015). Committee members: Richard W. Kaeuper (Chair); Jocelyn Wogen Brown; Alastair Minnis. Awarding the coveted Charles Homer Haskins Medal to Brian Catlos for his Muslims of...

Faculty News: Brian Catlos

March 14, 2017

Brian Catlos is being given an Award for Service Excellence by the Boulder Faculty Association for his work on Mediterranean Studies and the CU Mediterranean Studies Group at CU Boulder. On March 14, 2017 the University Womens’ Club Luncheon Lecture is “From Bob Dylan to Bill Gates: What Does Islam...

Fall 2012 Commencement Dec.21 11am

Oct. 29, 2012

Humanities Fall Commencement Dec. 21 11am UMC 5th Fl.

Humanities Spring 2012 Graduation Ceremony

May 24, 2012

At our recent Spring 2012 Graduation Ceremony we honored over forty Humanities majors including seven students graduating with honors and five graduating with distinction. We were also delighted to host best-selling author, Diane Mott Davidson to give the keynote address, “Humanities 501: Thoughts for the Road Ahead. ” Ms. Davidson...


‘The Winter’s Tale’

Oct. 25, 2011

The Humanities Program’s very own Shirley Carnahan and Giulia Bernardini will star in the Shakespeare Oratorio Society’s staged reading of ‘The Winter’s Tale’! Come see them perform for free: Tuesday, November 1st (6pm, Boulder Public Library Canyon Theatre) or Wednesday, November 2nd (7pm, California Actors Theater at Twin Peaks Mall,...