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Center for the Arts and Humanities

The Center for the Arts & Humanities at Santa Clara University fosters interdisciplinary collaboration in research, creative activity, and outreach. We build and support partnerships, projects, and programming on campus and with our local community. The CAH brings together faculty, students, staff, visiting artists and scholars, and community members to pursue meaningful expression and intellectual inquiry--the building blocks for a better future and a more just world.

What We're Up To

Click here to CAH Fellow Profile: Juan Velasco
Click here to CAH Fellow Profile: Juan Velasco
CAH Fellow Profile: Juan Velasco

To learn more about why Juan Velasco decided to research the topic of Salaria Kea’s biography and pursue his project, “A Film Treatment/Screenplay Based on Salaria Kea’s Biography”, check out Juan Velasco's Profile.

Click here to BD Wong's Winter ResidencyPhoto of BD Wong
Click here to BD Wong's Winter Residency
BD Wong's Winter Residency

BD Wong returns to campus for his Winter residency from February 14-18. He will direct and take part in a talkback about a new student play, join the choir in a musical celebration of Stephen Sondheim's life and legacy, screen a film adaptation and discuss creative collaboration in the age of COVID, and more. Visit our website for details and registration links.

Click here to New CAH Blog Series on Water
Click here to New CAH Blog Series on Water
New CAH Blog Series on Water

What role has water played in your lives, your research, your creative work, your memories, your teaching, your sense of self and of community? Read the latest contributions to the CAH blog on racial and environmental justice, and submit your posts to our team.

 

Our Initiatives

The CAH regularly partners with on- and off-campus groups, organizations, and communities to build capacity, locate new resources, serve the community, and advocate for the arts and humanities. Reach out to us if you are interested in partnering on a short- or long-term project!

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Alert icon The Center for the Arts and Humanities at Santa Clara University stands in solidarity with those rising up to call for an end to the long, ongoing, and destructive reality of racial injustice and white supremacy in the United States. We stand with them against hate, against racism, against inequality, against police brutality and impunity. And we stand in solidarity with Black faculty, students, and staff–always, but especially at this moment when racialized and heightened state violence adds to the burdens of grief, trauma, and vulnerability.
- Dennis Gordon (Political Science), Christina Zanfagna (Music and Ethnic Studies), Michelle Burnham (English), Amy Randall (History)