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The Art and Business of Writing With Author J.A. Jance

UANews | May 6, 2014
Members of the campus and Tucson communities will be able to work directly with New York Times best-selling author J.A. Jance through a special course being held at the UA in May. During the course, Jance will cover the creative and business dimensions of writing.

New UApresents Season to Feature Jay Leno, Alec Baldwin, Alvin Ailey

UANews | April 29, 2014
UApresents has a full 2014-2015 lineup with acts including Jay Leno, Alec Baldwin, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Audra McDonald and former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.

UA Humanities Professors Take Digital Approach to Teaching the Past

UANews | April 2, 2014
What do technologies like geo-tagging, informatics and augmented realities have to do with humanities? Everything, according to faculty members at the UA College of Humanities.

Tucson Cine Mexico Returns This Weekend With Award-winning Films

UANews | March 26, 2014
The UA is co-hosting the ninth annual Tucson Cine Mexico – a celebration of contemporary Mexican cinema. The event features screenings of award-winning films and talks by directors, producers and other special guests.

Does High Culture Still have a Place in Contemporary America?

UANews | March 7, 2014
A new UA conference was established to consider the current state and future of high culture in America across disciplines, including dance, drama, visual arts, music and poetry. The Center for American Culture and Ideas at the UA is hosting the event, which seeks answers to the question: Considering contemporary technology and life, is the fate of high culture and art in America in jeopardy, or not?

Tucson Festival of Books Seeking Volunteers

UANews | March 3, 2014
The Tucson Festival of Books keeps getting bigger and better. Participation this year will include more than 500 authors, nearly 300 exhibitors and numerous local restaurants. It takes a few thousand volunteers to make it happen and about 400 volunteer positions still need to be filled.