Creative writing

Professor partners with Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics to bring ASU Worldbuilding Initiative to life

In her 2014 National Book Award acceptance speech, acclaimed science fiction and fantasy writer Ursula K. Le Guin said, “Hard times are coming, when we’ll be wanting the voices of writers who can see alternatives to how we live now, can see through our fear-stricken society and its obsessive technologies to other ways of being, and even imagine real grounds for hope. We’ll need writers who can remember freedom — poets, visionaries — realists of a larger reality.”

ASU business student pens inspiring story dedicated to Syrian refugees

Arizona State University first-year student Selena Morse has taken on challenges of environmental conservation and humanitarian advocacy for much of her life.

Using her fluency in Mandarin and master scuba diver certification, Morse has collected marine data for an international wildlife organization and promoted gender equality through fundraising efforts to provide educational opportunities for girls.

New novel underscores timeliness of historical lessons from the Holocaust

Never again.

A simple phrase; two small words to represent the magnitude of a global commitment to forever stand against the atrocities of the Holocaust.

Yet, as International Holocaust Remembrance Day is recognized on Jan. 27 this year, societies across the world continue to see an alarming affinity among certain groups with ideologies that would seem to threaten that solemn promise.

6 spring ASU English classes for interpreting, creating meaning

We’ve been told that so much gets lost in translation. And this is true; intention, humor and layered meanings often go by the wayside when trying to convey an idea from one language, setting, discipline, media or culture to another.

But there’s a lot to be gained in translation as well. At its essence, translation is about carrying ideas, holding space until meaning is made or understood.