April 21, 2014

Business, Culture & Affairs

04/01/14

Panel discussion on press freedom to be held at ASU Cronkite School

The Committee to Protect Journalists and Bloomberg News are hosting a panel discussion at The Cronkite School on the threats to press freedom posed by the Obama administration and the National Security Agency.

04/01/14

Events at ASU to commemorate civil rights leader Cesar Chavez

The School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at ASU will host three events commemorating civil rights leader Cesar Chavez.

04/01/14

Humanities symposium explores concept of 'home'

ASU's Institute for Humanities Research Fellows Symposium will critically examine the concept of home and the way it informs and is informed by geography and history, identities and ideologies, and imagined and lived experiences.

04/01/14

Film screening depicts Mexican human rights crusader

The film "Eufronisa’s Revolution" documents one woman's crusade for the rights of women and indigenous people in rural Mexico.

04/01/14

Education | News coverage:  ASU education dean gives expert testimony to US Senate committee

ASU's Mari Koerner recently testified before a congressional committee about the importance of teacher preparation in the nation's education colleges.

04/01/14

Diversity | Humanities | News coverage:  Neal Lester discusses the 'N-word'

ASU's Neal Lester discusses "easily the most inflammatory, shocking and historic word in the English language."

03/31/14

Journalism | News coverage:  The 'almost-journalists' making a difference in online media

Advocate journalists who provide coverage of current affairs with a clearly-stated worldview are an overlooked and essential element of the digital media landscape, argues Dan Gillmor, a professor of practice at ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

03/31/14

Fostering a cross-cultural connection between US, China

ASU recently hosted the 2014 American Studies Seminar, bringing eight faculty members from Sichuan University in China to meet with faculty from throughout ASU.

03/28/14

ASU scientist finds women shaping Mexico's shrimp industry

An ASU transborder and sustainability scholar has studied the ethnography of northwest Mexico’s fishing communities to find the role of women ensuring family food security is expanding.

03/28/14

Journalism | News coverage:  ASU professor pens op-ed on 1st Amendment, Fred Phelps

In a Time magazine article, ASU journalism professor Joseph Russomanno explains Westboro Baptist Church's complicated relationship with the First Amendment.