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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 

How Poverty Changes a Mother's Brain and Her Baby's as Well

Psychology assistant professor Pilyoung Kim was interviewed by Colorado Public Radio on how poverty and stress influence brain development in children, and affect the brain's of new moms. This is part of her ongoing research through the Family and Child Neuroscience Lab at the University of Denver.

Why Aren't American Museums Doing More to Return Nazi-looted Art?

Elizabeth Karlsgodt, associate professor of history, wrote an op-ed piece in The Conversation  on the connection between Nazi-looted art during World War II and the newly released movie "Woman in Gold," starring Helen Mirren.

AHSS Events

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.

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.