Arizona State University’s School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies is welcoming two new postdoctoral scholars beginning this fall. Both of them will be working with the political history and leadership program and will be teaching a variety of history courses.
Five new faculty members joined the School of International Letters and Cultures this fall, bringing their expertise on a range of topics including Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese and American Sign Language.
Meet the school's new faculty members:
When it comes to the topic of transgender athletes competing in sports, people have a lot to say. But it's more than just talk. This debate is expressed through popular culture, policies and politics.
Essentially, it boils down to this question: Do “fairness” and “inclusivity” hold the same weight in sports?
According to the International Olympic Committee, “participation in sport is a human right.” Translation: yes. But not everyone agrees.
Faculty members in Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures kept busy over the summer by not only preparing their syllabi for the fall semester but also presenting and publishing their research, earning professional credentials and traveling abroad.
This summer, faculty from Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures provided lessons in Portuguese and Italian to a group of 86 students participating in Friendly House’s Talent Search college and career readiness program.
This fall, the humanities division at Arizona State University will welcome scholar Elisa New as the first-ever director of the Center for Public Humanities in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The new center will join the division's 11 existing centers, with the goal of bringing the best of humanities teaching and learning to worldwide public audiences.
It’s not easy bein' green, a famous frog once said.
In the case of a certain legendary knight, it’s not a spoiler to say that sometimes being green will cost you your head.
“The Green Knight,” a new film from A24 starring Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander, Joel Edgerton and Sarita Choudhury, premieres Friday, July 30 — only in theaters. It’s based on a medieval Arthurian legend, “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight,” that’s written in alliterative verse and details a “beheading game.”
In the early morning of July 7, Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated in his home. Many details of the killing are still coming to light, as the investigation is ongoing, but it nevertheless marks an unfortunate event in Haiti’s long and tumultuous history.
Seventy-five years ago, in the summer of 1946, President Harry Truman signed an executive order to officially terminate the War Relocation Authority (WRA). The WRA had been created four years prior in 1942 to move Japanese Americans from the West Coast and into involuntary confinement during World War II.