April 19, 2014

Social Science


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.


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.


Scholar to discuss 'moving beyond the asterisk' for American Indian students

Leading American Indian scholar Heather Shotton will explain how universities can help American Indian students succeed during a talk, April 10, at ASU's Tempe campus.


ASU student researches DREAMers' network

Alissa Ruth, who will graduate from ASU in May with a doctorate in anthropology, has spent the last seven years studying undocumented youth and local DREAMers.


ASU student earns research fellowship in religion and conflict

First-year ASU student Erin Schulte has earned a competitive fellowship in the Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict to grow her understanding of how religious ideology plays out in conflict and human rights issues around the world.


ASU conference to explore dual-language literacy March 28-29

Scholars, students and professionals discuss how dual-language literacy can benefit young students educated in America’s increasingly diverse and complex society.


ASU West campus hosts fast-paced high school speech competition

The Communication Assessment Learning Lab is looking for "Sparky's Next Great Public Speakers" and is hosting a competition to focus on the importance of public speaking, April 25 and 26.


Research | Social Science:  ASU geneticist tracks pathogens' evolution

Anthropological geneticist Anne Stone spends much of her time trying to decipher the origins and evolutionary paths of some of the world’s oldest diseases.


Living in the past: ASU archaeologist seeks new answers to old questions

Archaeologists consider what it was really like to live in the past – a paradigm shift that provides new answers to old research questions.


Research | Sustainability | Social Science:  Social factors trump resources for food security following disasters

Following a natural disaster, vulnerability to food shortage appears to depend more on a group's ability to migrate and form positive relationships with other groups than on resource factors.

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