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.