To engage in research and scholarly
activities to provide an understanding
of different cultures and histories
of the world and enhance human enrichment
through the arts, media and literature.
this cluster are the keepers and creators
of culture. They are storytellers and
scholars. They are writers and artists.
They are historians and communicators.
They are performers and advocates. Individually
and collectively, they foster a better
understanding of and rejoice in the
diversity of the worlds peoples
and ideas through images, words and
Programs and Centers
The programs and centers within the
Arts & Human Enrichment cluster
provide creative outlets through which
individual merit can be sought and realized.
The cluster includes the nations
largest publisher of contemporary literature
by U.S. Hispanic authors, Arte Publico
Press. With its School of Theatre and
the renowned Blaffer Gallery, the arts
arm of the cluster embraces experimentation
of expression and promotes a spirit
of discovery in the field of visual
art. The culture focus delves in the
various forms of social and psychological
interaction while promoting critical
thinking about global issues and problems.
UH boasts its own public broadcast television
station, KUHT-TV, and radio station,
KUHF-Radio, as well as other extensive
departments promoting the understanding
and interaction between societies and