Alumni Poet Spotlight: Audi Barnes ’17 ’20MFA

April 05, 2021  Audi Barnes ’17 ’20MFA is a poet, essayist, and the founder of the WE HAVE VOICES reading series dedicated to amplifying the work of local Black writers.

Celebrate the Arts From the Comfort of Your Couch

April 05, 2021  This year, UCF Celebrates the Arts is harnessing the power of art — and the virtual world — to bring our community together.

Lineup Announced for UCF Celebrates the Arts 2021

March 15, 2021  The arts are built on community, and together, we will Celebrate the Arts — with many outdoor events and virtual options, as well. Join the UCF community in downtown Orlando April 2–10.

UCF Celebrates Women’s History Month 2021

March 15, 2021  This year, the Women’s and Gender Studies Program will celebrate Women’s History Month with Voces Latinx: A Showcase of Students and Faculty Creative Endeavor.

4 CAH Faculty Members Named 2021 Women’s History Month Honorees

March 10, 2021  Each March, Faculty Excellence honors 31 women for their impact on students and UCF’s campus community. This year, four CAH faculty members are among the honorees.

2 CAH Alumni Named 30 Under 30 Alumni Award Winners

February 23, 2021  The 2021 class, including two College of Arts and Humanities graduates, will be honored in a celebratory event later this spring.

Opinion: Director Joss Whedon and His Shield of Feminism

February 19, 2021  In a guest column for the Orlando Sentinel, Anastasia Salter, Director of Graduate Programs and Texts and Technology, and Mel Stanfill, assistant professor of English and Texts and Technology, discuss the latest controversy surrounding Hollywood director Joss Whedon.

Poet Danez Smith to Give Reading and Masterclass

February 15, 2021  UCF will welcome poet Danez Smith for an online masterclass and reading on February 26 and 27 in collaboration with Valencia College

2 Teams Awarded 2020 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts and Wellness Innovation Awards

February 04, 2021  The winning projects, which received $25,000, were chosen for being interdisciplinary, sustainable and community focused.

Alumni Authors Spotlighted in New UCF Alumni Book Club Virtual Events

February 02, 2021  Lillian Laitman ’93 and David James Poissant, associate professor of English, were featured speakers at UCF’s new Alumni Book Club, which celebrate books written by alumni.

The Florida Review 44.2 Features New Awards for Environmental Writing

January 27, 2021  Issue 44.2 of The Florida Review features the winner of the new annual Humboldt Poetry Prize and environmental work in fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry genres.

UCF College of Arts and Humanities Faculty Awarded Seed Grants for Research

January 27, 2021  UCF CAH faculty members have been recognized for their high-risk, high-reward research.

3 CAH Alumni Receive Fulbright Award

January 27, 2021  Twelve recent UCF graduates, including three with minors from the College of Arts and Humanities, have received prestigious Fulbright awards, setting the university’s new single-year record.

Deadline extended: Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards

November 17, 2020  The Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards are $25,000 grants for interdisciplinary projects involving UCF faculty and community organizations.

UCF’s Center that Helps Preserve, Share History Awarded National Grant

October 26, 2020  The grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities will help UCF’s Center for Humanities and Digital Research expand its impact in the digital age.

In Memoriam: Patricia Angley

September 11, 2020  Patricia Angley, beloved English faculty member, has passed away. She was a relentless presence within the English department and continually brought moments of joy to her colleagues.

Faculty members rejoin CAH after reorganization

September 02, 2020  When the Nicholson School of Communication and Media joined the College of Sciences, six individuals opted to keep their positions in the College of Arts and Humanities.

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.