Written by
Beth Etter

Connected by Water: Semester at Sea illuminates our cross-cultural connections

Eleanor Moseman, associate professor of art history, studies the role women artists play as cultural producers. Her experience teaching on Semester at Sea brought a global comparative element to her courses Intro to Visual Art and Women in Art History, encouraging students to compare art in Spain, Japan, and Ghana.

Spring 2022

CLA Graduate Students: Thinkers, Makers, and Leaders of Tomorrow

Graduate students provide teaching, research, creative artistry, and other support to the College of Liberal Arts and to CSU.

Encouraging Creative Writers: Former faculty support graduate students in the English department

Several former faculty in the creative writing program at CSU are investing in the next generation of creative writers by funding fellowships that support those students who do not have a GTA position. 

Professional master’s programs empower grad students to work while they earn their degree

Students in the College of Liberal Arts’ professional master’s programs – Public Policy and Administration, Sport Management, and Arts Management – are using the flexibility of their programs to gain internship and work experience while they complete their degrees.  

Winter 2019/Spring 2020

The Liberating Arts: Studying leadership, civic engagement, creativity, and innovation at CSU

Chancellor Emeritus Joe Blake has established the Blake Leadership Scholars Program in the College of Liberal Arts to bring the brightest, most engaged minds to campus to learn with and from our expert faculty.

Spring 2019

Understanding identity in online worlds

What is the difference between ‘real life’ and ‘virtual life’? How do we construct identity? How do we create social norms? For many years, experts have studied how social norms are created, and with the advent of the internet and online gaming, researchers are now exploring the way people interact with, use, and respond to technology as they perform and craft those identities.

Winter 2020

Balancing our bodies: How people in early modern Spain approached health and medicine

Our ideas about what health is and what sickness and disease mean are big questions about what kind of society we want to live in, what it means to have a good life, and what it means to be living as you believe is most appropriate or best. In early modern Spain notions of health and healthcare changed due to religious expulsion or conversion, colonialism, and more.