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.

New books from faculty to add to your winter break reading list

December 02, 2019  Discover the perfect book to cozy up with over winter break among a list of seven of the College of Arts and Humanities’ most recent faculty publications.

$3.4 million grant to help homeowners evaluate property risks

October 22, 2019  Dr. Sonia Stephens of English and Texts & Technology is part of the team developing the program. She is a co-principal investigator of the project.

English professor Tison Pugh wins international book award

October 02, 2019  Following a series of awards earlier this year, UCF English professor Tison Pugh has been honored for excellence in writing and teaching with the 2019 Teaching Literature Book Award.

New faculty members strengthen the arts & humanities

August 26, 2019  Please join us in welcoming our new colleagues in the College of Arts and Humanities.

English professor Tison Pugh wins national award for LGBTQ book

June 20, 2019  Professor Tison Pugh’s book, “The Queer Fantasies of the American Family Sitcom” won The Popular Culture Association John Leo and Dana Heller Award for the Best Work in LGBTQ Studies.

English assistant professor Jake Wolff publishes debut novel

June 14, 2019  Assistant English professor Jake Wolff shares his inspiration for his first novel, “The History of Living Forever” as well as his thoughts on UCF, advice for young writers and more.

Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards

May 22, 2019  Apply for the Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards now through October 10. Two winners will be selected and receive $25,000 each. The purpose of the awards is to build sustainable models for arts and wellness innovation both across the community and UCF campus.