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Dizikes Award and “Celebrating the Humanities” 2012

May 3, 2012 @ 12:00 am - 11:00 pm  |  Stevenson Fireside Lounge


Alan Christy, Associate Professor of History and East Asian Studies Director, is the 2012 recipient of the John Dizikes Teaching Award in Humanities. Both students and colleagues alike offered high praise regarding Alan’s teaching skills and the positive impact he has had on students over the years.

John Dizikes will be on hand to present the award to Alan and will join Humanities faculty, staff, and students in honoring our other Humanities affiliates receiving recognition during our “Celebrating Excellence in the Humanities 2012 “ Spring Awards Event on Thursday, May 3rd.

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The annual “Celebrating Humanities” event is an important opportunity to acknowledge those who have achieved special recognition, awards, distinctions and honors over the course of this last year. Highlights include the presentation of the Dizikes Faculty Teaching Award in Humanities, which honors the teaching efforts of faculty.

The categories for acknowledgement this year are:
Faculty Awards and Honors
Research Grants and Fellowships
Teaching Awards and Instructional Innovation
Major Publications
Undergraduate Awards and Honors:
HUGRA – supports and encourages undergraduate research in the Humanities
Dean’s and Chancellor’s – granted to undergraduates who have completed an outstanding senior thesis or project during the current academic year

This year’s Celebrating Humanities event will be held in conjunction with the HUGRA awards. Following is the schedule:

1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.: HUGRA Awards
3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.: Refreshments
4:00 p.m.-4:15 p.m.: Dizikes Award
4:15 p.m.-6:00 p.m.: Spring Awards


May 3, 2012
12:00 am - 11:00 pm


Stevenson Fireside Lounge
Humanites 1 University of California, Santa Cruz Cowell College
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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