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April 15, 2021 12:26 PM
The Department of Philosophy has named Professor David Jensen as associate chair to Professor David Laraway, the current chair of the department. Jensen served previously as the associate chair of the department with the last department chair as well. In this associate chair position, Jensen will assist Laraway in governing and administrative efforts of the department.
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April 05, 2021 10:19 AM
Important Information for April 2021 Graduates in the College of Humanities
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April 02, 2021 01:16 PM
Students taking the debate course learn important skills and cultural attitudes to prepare them for life abroad.
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March 29, 2021 05:12 PM
How ASL Students and Professors Have Dealt with COVID-19 Restrictions
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March 23, 2021 11:23 PM
Despite the challenges of remote campus events, members of the English department feel that the English reading series event is now better than ever.
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March 12, 2021 01:21 PM
With hundreds of participants and attendees, this year’s English Symposium was a massive success despite the challenges of moving to an online format.
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March 12, 2021 11:35 AM
Michael Peck leads out in bringing new learning opportunities to his Kekchi class.
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March 12, 2021 11:26 AM
For the BYU Philosophy Club, many of today's most pressing issues can be understood through reasoned discussion.
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March 01, 2021 09:48 AM
Humanities students competed in the annual 3 Minute Thesis competition on Thursday, where 3 students came away with cash prizes. The first place winner will have the chance to present their three-minute thesis at the university competition on March 11.
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February 26, 2021 06:46 PM
French literature professor Marc Olivier made a splash with his book "Household Horror: Cinematic Fear and the Secret Life of Everyday Objects," landing him a series editor position for a new series, Icons of Horror.
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February 26, 2021 06:46 PM
College of Humanities alumna Lori Fuller Sosa recently received an editing scholarship sponsored by ACES: The Society for Editing.
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February 26, 2021 11:05 AM
Associate Professor Brandie Siegfried passed away peacefully on February 16, 2021, after a battle with cancer. She will be greatly missed by her friends, family, colleagues, and students, all of whom benefitted from her passion for literature, truth, and beauty.
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February 22, 2021 01:49 PM
BYU is rapidly expanding the translation and localization minor, a program that will have lasting impacts on the lives of people around the world.
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February 22, 2021 10:04 AM
Retired professor Van C. Gessel recently received a lifetime-achievement award honoring his work in Japanese translation.
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February 18, 2021 12:16 PM
Just before the semester began, the BYU English Department announced a redesigned English major, which includes changes to the offered courses and requirements of the degree.
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February 10, 2021 09:02 PM
Julia Flanders, a pioneer in the digitization of text and the creation of online corpora, addressed BYU and University of Utah professors and students regarding her work.
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February 09, 2021 01:32 PM
Short and sweet took on new meaning as BYU students rose to the challenge of Short Édition’s inter-university writing competition.
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January 21, 2021 12:36 PM
When BYU installed two short story dispensers on campus last fall through the nonprofit Short Édition, students were invited to participate in a writing contest with the 13 other universities that house the dispensers.
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