Durán Named Director of Confluence
Javier D. Durán has been appointed director of the University of Arizona's Confluence: A Center for Creative Inquiry, which was founded last year to improve support for and research in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Durán, associate professor of Spanish and border studies and a three-time UA alumnus, said the center's creation and its subsequent work will serve to promote critical thinking, creativity and innovative research.
As the center's name denotes, Confluence is about uniting individuals across disciplines in research and other creative activities, said Durán, also president of the Association for Borderlands Studies, an international network of scholars working in border studies. read more »