Interactive media and web conference sessions open to public

July 06, 2020  Texts and Technologies at UCF is hosting two virtual conferences this summer, both of which focus on the fusion of humanities questions with critical examination and playful exploration of the potential of technology.

English associate professor David Poissant publishes debut novel Lake Life

July 06, 2020  Poissant’s debut novel, Lake Life, published by Simon & Schuster, was reviewed in the New York Times.

Melanie Farmer ’20MFA wins Hurston/Wright literary award

June 10, 2020  Melanie Farmer ’20MFA, writer and educator based in Central Florida, wins a $2,000 cash prize and free tuition to attend a Hurston/Wright Writing Workshop.

26 Books, Videos and Plays That Can Help Educate on Race and Racism

June 09, 2020  To learn more about racial history and current events, check out these titles recommended by UCF faculty and librarians.

English major Jada Reyes wins 2020 Outstanding Student Support Award

May 26, 2020  English Major and future MFA student Jada Reyes won the 2020 Information Technologies and Resources (IT&R) Outstanding Student Support award.

Staff Awards recognize dedication and success

May 06, 2020  The annual CAH staff awards recognize employees who have delivered exemplary service to the college and UCF.

Congratulations to CAH’s 2019-20 TIP and RIA Awardees

April 24, 2020  Congratulations to the faculty members who have been selected to receive 2019-20 UCF Teaching Incentive Program (TIP) Awards or Research Incentive Awards (RIA). 

Meet Taylor Pryor, 2020 Order of Pegasus winner and English lit major

April 23, 2020  Taylor Pryor, an English literature major, is the 2020 Order of Pegasus recipient for the College of Arts and Humanities.

CAH faculty members receive promotion or tenure in 2020

April 07, 2020  This year, 30 CAH faculty members received promotion or tenure to celebrate their successes.

Announcing the Gloria Anzaldúa Research Excellence Award winners

April 07, 2020  This research excellence award stipend supports individuals pursuing advanced research near completion and of value to women’s and gender scholars.

LIFE at UCF honors Terry Thaxton for impactful initiative

April 03, 2020  UCF’s Learning Institute for Elders (LIFE) is honoring English professor Terry Thaxton for her work with the Literary Arts Partnership.

2020 Founders’ Day awardees in arts and humanities

April 01, 2020  Faculty members from across the college are honored for the 2020 Founders’ Day Honors Convocation, which recognizes UCF faculty members and students from across disciplines for their academic achievements, contributions and tenures.

English alumna Jaquira Díaz ’06 wins Whiting Award

March 27, 2020  UCF English graduate Jaquira Díaz ’06 was named as one of the 10 winners of the 2020 Whiting Award for emerging writers, earning her a $50,000 prize. Her debut memoir, Ordinary Girls, is about her challenging childhood growing up in the projects of Puerto Rico and Miami Beach, and her...

UCF artists “Arts On!”

March 26, 2020  We may all be at home, but our UCF artists are still creating! We’ve created a new site compiling the creative activities of UCF’s isolated artists for everyone to enjoy. Go Knights, Arts On!

The Powerful Force of Nostalgia

March 26, 2020  Peter Telep, a senior instructor in the Department of English, talks about why nostalgic toys hold power over us.

Event cancellations and updates for the UCF College of Arts and Humanities

March 13, 2020  The College of Arts and Humanities has made the difficult but necessary decision to cancel many upcoming events, including UCF Celebrates the Arts.

English student receives Order of Pegasus

February 20, 2020  English student Taylor Pryor is one of 24 students to receive UCF’s most prestigious student award, Order of Pegasus.

A Look Back at the Start of UCF’s Black Student Union

February 04, 2020  UCF alumni Roland Williams and Wiletha Williams share their experience as some of the university’s first students.

English faculty Micah Dean Hicks named 2020 NEA Creative Writing fellow

January 28, 2020  Department of English faculty member Micah Dean Hicks has been named a 2020 NEA Creative Writing fellow.

Alumni spotlight: Cody Miller

January 08, 2020  English alumnus Cody Miller was awarded the Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2016.