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Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences (AHSS)

News and Events

News & Events


Publications and thoughtful commentary showcase the incredible work that comes out of our small liberal arts classrooms, studios and labs.

Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

News & Events

We want you to be part of our story! What have you been doing that we can share with our AHSS community? Share you story via email.

Read about AHSS alumni, students, faculty and staff in the monthly e-newsletter, expressions. Our faculty are sought-after experts in their fields. Read what some have to say IN THE NEWS. Also, check out our upcoming events listed below. 


Trump Campaign Considering Challenging Colorado Delegates
Professor Peter Hanson, political science, was interviewed by Denver's 7News on Donald Trump's campaign saying they may challenge the seating of the Colorado delegation at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland after several ballot irregularities and delegate number mix-ups at the state meetings this weekend.

The Resurgence of Women-Only Art Shows
Gwen Chanzit, professor in the School of Art and Art History and curator of modern art at the Denver Art Museum, participated in this New York Times story on women artists. 

DU Professor Says Nancy Reagan Paved Way for First Ladies
In this story on 9News, Jing Sun, associate professor of political science, says Nancy Reagan, during a visit to China in 1984 with President Reagan, changed the American image in the eyes of the Chinese public.


Join us! Register for any of the below events by calling 303-871-2425 or by clicking the 'Register Online' link for each event.

Alumni Reception and Livingston Lecture
The free AHSS alumni reception and John C. Livingston Lecture showcases the work of an esteemed AHSS faculty member. Connect with AHSS alumni, faculty and students, and help us recognize our Alumni Achievement Award recipients.

Harper Distinguished Speaker Series
This annual series brings to Denver a prominent leader in the field of liberal arts. This free lecture is made possible, in part, by the Heber Harper Humanities Distinguished Lectureship Endowment.

Faculty Lecture Series
This free series showcases the work being pioneered by AHSS faculty. Each month, faculty members share their current research or present recently published works.