April 24, 2015

Humanities

04/23/15

'Politics of Emotion' subject of ASU humanities symposium

Over the past year, research fellows at the Institute for Humanities Research have been engaging in studies of affect and reason in various historical contexts and, after several months of intensive inquiry, believe they may have found some answers.

04/22/15

ASU hosts conversation with Anderson Cooper on media, democracy

Renowned journalist, author, social activist to present second annual Delivering Democracy Lecture April 25 in Phoenix

04/14/15

Youth invited to create 'rl txt' at ASU summer writing camp

Young writers have an opportunity to develop and explore the power of writing this summer at Arizona State University.

04/09/15

ASU scholars to discuss keys to job success for humanities students

Three ASU faculty members will discuss their research on what skills employers are looking for when new humanities graduates enter the writing workforce.

04/09/15

Earth / Space | Science | Humanities | News coverage:  'What to do when an astronaut dies in space' focus of ethical analysis by ASU student

Questions like whether a body left in space can be used as compost, and whether it’s legal to let a corpse drift into the great beyond are posed by Daniel Oberhaus, an English and philosophy senior at Arizona State University in an article for Slate.

04/08/15

Downtown lecture series concludes with Native American storytelling

Dorothy Rhodes says she took for granted the stories and customs she learned from her elders growing up on several reservations. Now she fully understands the importance to preserve her peoples' history and will present a lecture on Native American storytelling.

04/08/15

Creation Project to culminate in performance of Haydn's masterpiece at ASU Gammage

The Creation Project, a semester-long, university-wide series inspired by Franz Joseph Haydn's masterpiece "The Creation," will culminate with a performance of Haydn's magnificent oratorio at 7:30 p.m., April 29 at ASU Gammage.

04/01/15

Historical needlework research leads to Fulbright award for ASU professor

Arizona State University professor Maureen Daly Goggin has been awarded a 2015-2016 Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant for teaching and research on historical needlework practices in Austria and the Czech Republic.

03/27/15

Heritage language learning project reaches into community

Heritage language learners have access to an innovative way to share their cultural experiences and enhance their linguistic skills through a collaborative approach to education called the CIRCLE Project.

03/25/15

ASU novelist looks at cultural encounters in 18th century Latin America

ASU instructor Lori Eshleman's new book of historical fiction set in 18th century South America resonates with social and political conflicts of the modern world.

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