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Series encourages open discussion about gun violence

As the students discuss what they’ve learned, instructors Sarah Lindstrom Johnson, an associate professor in Arizona State University’s T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics, and James Blasingame, a President’s Professor in the Department of English, occasionally weigh in...

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Where the Humanities Are Not in Crisis

SINCE NYU PROFESSOR John Guillory’s book Professing Criticism: Essays on the Organization of Literary Studies appeared last fall, perusing the ensuing debates has been like eavesdropping on a tiff among academic stars. Critique of the book has added important context on political and cultural topics, as well as on the author’s tenuous attempt to link the notion of “profession” to “criticism.” Essays...

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ASU Humanities Lab students present climate change research to government officials in Washington, D.C.

A group of Arizona State University students got a glimpse into climate change and United States foreign policy this spring. The Humanities Lab course, “Diplomacy Lab: Latin America”, explored and investigated how urban communities in Brazil address climate change and developed a research project to present to several national agencies.

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Mindful garments: Sustainable Fashion at ASU

As we continue to grapple with environmental consequences of consumptive fashion, ASU community members reflect on efforts to integrate sustainability into curriculum

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ASU students, Maryvale teens, educators collaborate on resources for college success

Watts College-based studio assisted Humanities Lab, community to provide information on completing applications, dealing with challenges.

  

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ASU Humanities Lab students show teens a pathway to college

A group of high school students got a fun taste of Arizona State University on Thursday, when they were treated to dinner, live music, a visit by Sparky...

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Humanities Lab's Sally Kitch pitches transdisciplinary solutions to the Julie Ann Global Futures Laboratory

When Sally Kitch, founding director of the Humanities Lab, heard about Schlosser's plans, she wasted no time pitching him on folding humanities into the laboratory...

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Humanities Lab students continue to leave lasting marks at ASU, in greater community

Have you ever thought about the amount of single-use plastic cutlery disposed of daily on the ASU Tempe campus? How about...

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ASU students 'disrupt disability'

Humanities Lab course produces projects that increase accessibility at the university

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Phoenix Mercury Showcase Mural

A recent Phoenix Mercury video featuring new merchandise was filmed against backdrops that include Black Lives Matter murals…

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3 ASU humanities faculty share their thoughts on creating a more sustainable future

From food insecurity to biodiversity collapse, the field of environmental humanities addresses big issues from…

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Mapping Access seeks to make ASU campuses easier to navigate for all

On March 19, a group of students and faculty assembled on the West campus. It split in half and the group traveled from building…

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New courses use lessons from pandemic to address problems facing community

ASU’s Humanities Lab is offering courses in response to COVID-19 both this semester and in Fall 2021, utilizing interdisciplinary…

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ASU students join together to create an Accessibility Coalition

A group of ASU students has formed the Accessibility Coalition to represent the disability community at the University. The new coalition seeks to foster inclusion…

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Sound and Well-Being Lab hosts ‘sound bath’ for students

The Sound and Well-Being Humanities Lab course hosted a sound bath Tuesday afternoon. Sound baths have been shown to release stress and anxiety in studies..

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A New Study Abroad Course Has a Humanities Lab Spin

In fall 2018, Arizona State University professors Sujey Vega and Christiane Reves joined forces to team-teach an interdisciplinary Humanities Lab called…

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Humanities Lab gives insight on social justice and energy

The lab will focus on the move to cleaner energy sources and the negative social aspects of that change, which one of the course teachers said is an important local…

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5 New Courses Address Social Change at ASU’s Humanities Lab

The Humanities Lab was created in 2017 to allow students to explore grand social challenges from multiple perspectives with an emphasis on community engagement…

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The Humanities Lab announces co-director Juliann Vitullo

The Humanities Lab is very pleased to welcome Juliann Vitullo as its new Humanities Lab co-director. Vitullo is a faculty member with the School of International…

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Connected Academics at ASU

As the 2018-19 academic year came to a close and most students and faculty began their summer hiatus, Connected Academics at ASU geared up for two, separate, three-day events…

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Out of the Classroom and Into the Community

Students in the Facing Immigration II course impact the community through artistic expression and storytelling…

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ASU Project Uses Immigration Stories to Inspire Community Mural

Set against the political backdrop of bitter immigration debates on Capitol Hill, a class of ASU students is working on building bridges through their art…

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Confronting Grand Social Challenges with Humanities

University and Regents’ Professor Sally Kitch created the Humanities Lab to engage students of all disciplines with real-world problems…

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ASU Students Use Art to Tell their Immigration Story

Many people and families living in the U.S. have some type of immigration story that characterizes their personal or family’s history. For one ASU humanities lab…

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Mural Paints True Picture of Immigration

An intergenerational group, including ASU students and members of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, gathered Sunday to connect and work on a new mural…

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New Certificate Offers Innovative Approach to Challenges in Health

ASU to offer new Health Humanities Certificate, encouraging interdisciplinary and culturally-responsive study of health and wellbeing…