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College of Arts and Humanities

“The arts and humanities fuel innovation across the university by the creative process itself. The arts and humanities help our students see the world through different lenses. They are where you learn to write and communicate more effectively, explore creativity, and study culture to better understand how we interact with each other."

—Dean Jeff Moore

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College of Arts and Humanities

Creative Writing alumnus named 2018 NEA Literature Creative Writing Fellow

December 13

Jaroslav Kalfař ‘11 was recently awarded a highly competitive and prestigious National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship for $25,000. Kalfař majored in Creative Writing at UCF before completing his MFA at New York University, and published his first book, Spaceman of Bohemia, with Little, Brown this past year.

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Theatre UCF Replaces Play by Writer Accused of Sexual Misconduct

December 6

Theatre UCF is replacing the previously scheduled play The Day Before Yesterday with Rebecca Gilman’s Boy Gets Girl to run Feb. 22 through March 4. “As an educational institution, it is our job to instruct students how to produce and participate in theatre. However, it is also our duty to teach them to do so with integrity and respect. […]

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FIEA Alumnus, Author Aims To Inspire ACE Book Club Students

December 1

At the brand-new Academic Center for Excellence adjacent to UCF Downtown’s Center for Emerging Media, FIEA alumnus Matthew Laurence ‘07 read his book with students in the ACE book club. Looking for ways to connect with the PreK–8 school, FIEA had reached out to donate several dozen copies of Laurence’s book and offered to have the author speak at the school.

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Philosophy students win Mid-Atlantic Ethics Bowl, head to Nationals in Chicago

December 1

The UCF student team from the Department of Philosophy won the Mid-Atlantic Regional Ethics Bowl held at the University of North Georgia. The team now moves on to the National Ethics Bowl in Chicago in March.