When students take classes in Latin American studies, they learn a lot about its history, literature, food, music and its culture of revolution and politics, but almost nothing of its intellectual or philosophical culture, according to Emeritus Professor of philosophy Ted Humphrey.
Zócalo Public Square, a creative unit of Arizona State University, is honored to be the recipient of a grant of $250,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a two-year event and editorial series exploring the question, “How should societies remember their sins?”
The School of International Letters and Cultures brings the 21st U.S. poet laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera, to Arizona State University for the 14th Gathering of Latin American Writers in the United States, held Sept.
In 2019, the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Arizona State University made a definitive statement to the academic world about the issue of race in premodern studies when it hosted its inaugural RaceB4Race conference: Not only did race exist as a social issue back then, it deserves to be reconsidered in our modern-day interpretations of classical texts.
Award-winning writer and scholar Clint Smith to speak at ASU's Marshall Distinguished Lecture Series
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University will host the annual Jonathan and Maxine Marshall Distinguished Lecture Series with Clint Smith, award-winning writer, poet, scholar and staff writer at The Atlantic.
This year, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University will host the inaugural Humanities Week — a collection of special events to highlight the ways in which students and faculty are exploring the human adventure across time, culture and place.
For every generation, there is at least one collective, momentous occasion that leaves an indelible mark on the timeline of their lives. For boomers, Gen Xers and a good number of millennials, the moment the first plane crashed into the north tower of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, is unquestionably one of those occasions.
Twenty years on, what does 9/11 — an event that radically altered the arc of global history — mean to Generation Z, many of whom weren’t even alive at the time? And what might it mean to the generations that follow?
Ross Emmett, director of Arizona State University’s Center for the Study of Economic Liberty and professor at the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership, recently began his term as president of the History of Economics Society, an organization dedicated to “encouraging interest, fostering scholarship and promoting discussion among scholars and professionals in the field of history of economics and related di
Nobody ever said getting a book published was easy. But over the years, an impressive number of Arizona State University graduates have done just that, many of them in the popular young adult (YA) genre.
In the crowded landscape of divisive topics and misinformation in the U.S. right now, one of the most contentious issues is critical race theory — the target of a flurry of legislation in many states.
On Tuesday, Project Humanities at Arizona State University presented a webinar titled, “Dispelling the Myths: Critical Race Theory in K–12 Classrooms.”