UA Humanities Week Oct. 5 to 9

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ADVANCE YOUR HUMAN CONVERSATIONS.

What can we discover about ourselves by decoding the past through film, literature, and music? In this week-long series hosted by the UA College of Humanities, you will explore contrasting cultures, international languages, and divergent ideas at the heart of what makes us human.

LOS INDIGNADOS: SPAIN AND THE OCCUPY MOVEMENT
Monday, October 5, 2015 –
5:00pm to 6:00pm
UA Poetry Center, Rubel Room 1508 E. Helen Street Tucson, AZ 85721

MUSICAL WORDS: OPERA AND POETRY IN ARIZONA LADY
Monday, October 5, 2015 –
7:00pm to 8:00pm
UA Poetry Center, Rubel Room 1508 E. Helen Street Tucson, AZ 85721

DIVINE ROMANCE: LOVE, SEX, AND RELIGION IN INDIAN BALLADS
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 –
5:00pm to 6:00pm
UA Poetry Center, Rubel Room 1508 E. Helen Street Tucson, AZ 85721

BURCHIELLO REDRESSED: TRANSLATING POETRY WITH IMAGES AND WORDS
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 –
6:30pm to 7:30pm
UA Poetry Center, Rubel Room 1508 E. Helen Street Tucson, AZ 85721

MAN VS. MACHINE: TRANSLATION IN THE DIGITAL AGE
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 –
5:00pm to 6:00pm
UA Poetry Center, Rubel Room 1508 E. Helen Street Tucson, AZ 85721

BEAUTY & THE BEAST-IARY: THE LION’S TAIL AND OTHER STORIES
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 –
6:30pm to 7:30pm
UA Poetry Center, Rubel Room 1508 E. Helen Street Tucson, AZ 85721

MORE THAN WORDS: TRANSLATING CULTURE IN LANGUAGE
Thursday, October 8, 2015 –
5:00pm to 6:00pm
UA Poetry Center, Rubel Room 1508 E. Helen Street Tucson, AZ 85721

FIELD HAND FARE: DIET AND SLAVERY IN THE AMERICAN SOUTH
Thursday, October 8, 2015 –
6:30pm to 7:30pm
UA Poetry Center, Rubel Room 1508 E. Helen Street Tucson, AZ 85721

WHEN THE RIVER RUNS CLEAR: WATER IN CONTEMPORARY CHINA
Friday, October 9, 2015 –
5:00pm to 6:00pm
UA Poetry Center, Rubel Room 1508 E. Helen Street Tucson, AZ 85721

A DATE WITH A TRAIN: ANNA KARENINA ON SCREEN
Friday, October 9, 2015 –
7:00pm to 8:00pm
UA Poetry Center, Rubel Room 1508 E. Helen Street

More info: www.HW.arizona.edu

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Carolyn Classen
Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for Tucsoncitizen.com for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, www.southernazjapan.org (since Jan. 2013).