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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

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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. 


What the SCOTUS Ruling Says About the Abortion Battle
Joshua Wilson, associate professor of political science, weighs in on the Supreme Court case regarding Texas abortion laws in this op-ed piece in Time magazine. Wilson wrote that Whole Woman's Health is a significant case for limiting the strategy of chipping away at abortion access.

Criminology Professor Talks About Mass Shootings in Wake of Orlando
In this interview with Colorado Public Radio, Scott Phillips, associate professor in the department of sociology and criminology, discusses how mass shootings are on the rise, but homicides overall are actually low.

Bounty Offered for Historical Documents from 1880s Cotopaxi Jewish Colony
Adam Rovner, associate professor of English, was interviewed on CPR's Colorado Matters program about a group of Jewish immigrants who settled in Cotopaxi, Colorado in the 1880s. Rovner is acting as the "neutral arbiter" judging historical documents which shed light on the role of Emmanuel Saltiel, the man who is often held responsible for the colony's failure.


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.