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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

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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. 

IN THE NEWS 

Professor Shares Expertise on Colorado's History with TB

Professor Jeanne Abrams from the Center for Judaic Studies was interviewed by Colorado Public Radio on how tuberculosis fueled Colorado's growth.

What Draws Western Women to Terrorism?

Andrea Stanton, assistant professor of Islamic Studies in the department of religious studies, was interviewed by CNN about the lure of Islamic terror networks for Western women. 

Youth Protests: Denver's Next Generation is Finding Their Voice

In this Denver Post interview, Hava Gordon, associate professor of sociology who studies youth activism, said this generation of students is active — much of their organizing just happened behind school doors until now.

AHSS Events

Join us! Register for any of the below events by calling 303-871-2425 or by clicking the 'register now' links below.

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.

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.

Salons
At our stimulating salons, guests meet with DU faculty members in private homes to discuss topics of mutual concern or interest. Based on the 17th century tradition of intellectual debate and discourse, DU's salons explore a range of topics.