News from CLASS
CLASS public history student recovers Latinx history as Smithsonian predoc
Allison Sáenz (’17) is starting her tenure as a Latino Museum Studies Program predoctoral fellow by the National Museum of American History (NMAH) and National Museum of the American Latino (NMAL) in Washington D.C. Fascinated with the Latina/o/x culture, immigration and the Central American diaspora in Houston, Sáenz will participate in hands-on recovery of history throughout the D.C. area, researching archival materials from disparate museums.
Professor’s comparative analysis goes ‘Beyond English’
India studies scholar Bhavya Tiwari, Ph.D., received an honorable mention for the Harry Levin Prize for her 2021 book “Beyond English: World Literature and India.” Awarded annually by the American Comparative Literature Association, this prestigious prize recognizes outstanding first books in the comparative literature discipline.
Leading by Example
At the University of Houston, where one-third of students are Hispanic, the four weeks of National Hispanic Heritage Month are particularly special. The University is highlighting just some of its students who are leading by example on campus and in their communities.
The Write Stuff
As the world’s oldest producer of contemporary and restored Hispanic literature in the nation, Arte Público Press at the University of Houston is celebrating more than 40 years of books that have broken boundaries and launched the careers of acclaimed authors.
UH College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences welcomes 15 new faculty members
These scholars underscore the college's commitment to supporting its diverse student body, producing competitive research and scholarship, and continuing to drive social responsibility in Houston and beyond.