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2018

April

Soccer fanatics got a treat April 17 when Bruce Arena, the former U.S. men's soccer national team coach, visited Arizona State University. 

ASU students can expand their interests by combining various fields within their education, reports The State Press in an article on April 9.  

The Korean department at Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) is one of the college’s fastest growing programs, with more students benefiting every y

On Tuesday, May 8, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University will recognize its highest achieving students from the social sciences, natural sciences and humanities

Arizona State University seniors Benjamin Harris and Brittany Diaz, both majors in Russian at the

March

An Italian DJ-turned-food activist set up shop outside the Memorial Union on the Arizona State University Tempe campus Thursday, dusting flour from his records as he made pasta from scratch.

A Fulbright scholarship is one of the most prestigious ways to study abroad, offering exceptional graduates a chance to spend a year researching, studying or teaching, all while broadening th

While summer is a time for teenagers to relax and have some fun, it's also a great chance to get a leg up on their education.

Humanities studies and baseball? It’s not exactly an obvious pairing.

Anastasia Cossette has a busy schedule and a lot of interests. She studies both global health and economic justice, wanting to understand health inequity and medical organization.

Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures draws diverse and sophisticated faculty to its classrooms, all able to help students explore topics through a gl

Editor's note: This story is a personal account from the mother of an ASU graduate, and it has been edited for length and clarity.

February

Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) not only draws people passionate about global life, but gives those people a chance to begin their global career

Arizona State University's Open Door held its finale at the Tempe campus on Saturday, where visitors learned from ASU experts on a veritable smorgasbord of c

The School of International Letters and Cultures is a place for leaders, and one of the people demonstrating that is 

Arizona State University lecture Almira Poudrier was honored with the Juliana Yoder Friend of the Humanities Award, an annual recognition of those people and organizations who use human

For Taghreed Adnan, studying Arabic at the School for International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University wasn’t just a way to brush up on her language skills.

January

Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures is packed with students and professors explaining the benefits of studying language

At Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures, students and staff demonstrate every day how useful and accessible langua

Sophomore Mohamad Alkahlout studies civil engineering, with a special interest in public transportation and urban planning.

Some people think that STEM and liberal arts don’t go together.

It is rare to find a career based on one’s passion, yet Arizona State University alumna Sambo ‘Bo’ Dul has found exactly that in her job as an attorney at Perkins Coie LLP.

2017

December

The School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University, in partnership with the Municipal Credit Union in New York City, was able to provide a group of six students with

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement.

Thanks to his education at Arizona State University, alumnus Jack Erickson always knew he could learn from any experience.

On Tuesday, Dec.12, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University will recognize its highest achieving students from the social sciences, n

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement.

November

Professor Danko Sipka has been chosen as the president-elect for the prestigious National Federation of Modern Language Teachers Association.

Students on the lower level of the Memorial Union on Wednesday afternoon seemed unfazed by the Korean language pop song blaring from the Union Stage area.

Angelica Amezcua was the first in her family to receive a bachelor’s degree. Then she was the first in her family to receive a master’s.

Big questions about the nature of time and space and how they relate to mankind and the Earth have confounded some of the greatest minds since humans were capable of complex thought.

Travel, language and culture can be rewarding as a tourist, but Arizona State University School of International Letters and Cultures

October

Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures is offering students a chance to explore a range of international cultures through film and earn a

Fresh pasta, ideally ravioli with ricotta and spinach. Pizza and antipasto, made from organic ingredients sourced from local farms.

Two weeks ago Angela Merkel won a fourth term as Germany’s chancellor.

In a tribute to his impact on studies of medieval Chinese Daoism, former students of Arizona State University Regents' Professor Stephen Bokenkamp

Do you ever wonder about the origins of democracy? 

September

For 52 years at Arizona State University, David William Foster has studied a myriad of subjects related to Spanish, women and gender studies, Latin American urban culture, and the Jewish dias

Editor's note: This summer, Arizona State University School of International Letters and Cultures Professor Oana Almasan participated in an event in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, to sh

August

Arizona State University Associate Professor Michael Tueller walks down the flight of 26 steps that serves as the entrance to Arizona State’s Hayden Library.

In June, several academic units from across Arizona State University co-sponsored a conference on "Disability and Social Justice in Kenya." The conference, which was held in Nairobi, Kenya, b

Arizona State University's reputation for innovation stems from many sources, especially faculty members.

It is said that one of the best ways to learn a language is to immerse yourself in the culture.

Six alumni, who graduated from the largest and most diverse college at Arizona State University, have joined forces to create a renewed sense of pride in their alma mater. 

July

In pursuit of a career that embodied her appreciation for language, Arizona State University alumna Elizabeth Meadows became a speech-language pathologist at Kino Junior High School.

Mike Tueller has many talents. He completed an academic conference paper in high school, served in the U.S. Navy and studied at Harvard University.

June

Editor's note: Lluis Algue Sala is a doctoral student at the School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University.

Many students have passions outside of their studies, but recent Arizona State University graduate Antonieta Carpenter-Cosand leveraged her language and art studies to showcase and teach othe

On June 4, thirty middle and high school students arrived at Arizona State University to kick off the ninth annual ASU Startalk Chinese Language Summer Camp.

Mike Tueller, a classics professor at Arizona State University’s School of International Letters and Cultures, has been praised by the

In May, faculty of Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures — including Professors Stephen West, Xiaoqiao Ling, Juan Pablo Gil-Osle and director Nina Berman — v

While newscasts and political discourse seem to highlight a divided word, an Arizona State University doctoral student student has found cultural overlap between Christianity, Judaism and Isl

May

For Alex Carrillo, what started as a major requirement has evolved into a passion for French, and for building communities at Arizona State University's 

A new class of Arizona State University graduates are looking to join the workforce or continue school. Alisa Turkina, however, has two years before that stage.

Arizona State University students Samantha Sanders and Ryan Featherston are championship winners in the 16th Annual Chinese Bridge Chinese Proficiency Competition held April 29 at the University of

The United States is home to more than 320 million people from dozens of countries and ancestries, in addition to Native American peoples.

April

Studying the culture of any country can occupy someone’s interest for years.

As the academic year comes to a close, Arizona State University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences recognizes exceptional faculty members who have gone above and beyond to help the next generat

Many students find studying abroad brings cultural awareness and helps their language skills.

At Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures, teaching language helps pr

On Tuesday, May 9, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University will recognize its highest achieving students from the social sciences, natural sciences and humanities at th

Lexie Vanderveen, a junior at the School of International Letters and Cultures, will participate in the prestigious

In an effort to boost international pride through the spirit of sport, Arizona State University’s School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) hosted the annual SILC Cup Thursday

March

A breakthrough is on the horizon for doctoral students and the dissertation process at Arizona State University.

Arizona State University is a massive engine that runs at warp speed, and a new initiative is inviting a group of campus leaders to look under the hood so they can keep it going decades into the fu

February

A new graduate certificate in Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) became available to students this fall, focusing on how to apply technology in foreign language teaching.

Vera Coleman has a strong interest in environmental and social debates.

January

Arizona State University student Isabella Jaber shows that learning a language doesn’t just help get you a job, but can elevate your role in a workplace and help you achieve a number of goals

2016

December

The Confucius Institute at Arizona State University was honored as “2016 Confucius Institute of the Year” at the 11th Global Confucius Institute Conf

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2016 commencement.

November

With a shrinking job market in tenure-track faculty positions, doctoral students in the humanities often must compete for alternative academic — known as “alt-ac” — careers, or even search fo

Sometimes a life pivots on a single decision, small and unintentional.

October

Recent virus outbreaks, such as Ebola and Zika, have helped to highlight a growing global need: public access to scientific data.

September

There’s a number of ways to serve one’s country, from military service to volunteerism. For Arizona State University alumnus Steven Gillen, it was the U.S.

August

One institute, two academic units and four schools within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University are welcoming new directors and chairs.

July

Samantha Winter grew up with Arizona State University in her backyard.

May

Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2016 commencement.

Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2016 commencement.

April

On Tuesday, May 10, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University will recognize its highest-achieving students from the social sciences, natural sciences and humanities at t

Stop what you’re doing and listen.

What do you hear?

March

It may be hard to believe, but already the better half of a century has passed since World War II broke out.

Andrew Ross, head of Learning Support Services in the School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University, won a Fulbright award to visit Germany.

2015

December

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of student profiles that are

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of student profiles that are

It took patience and practice, but Azamat Mamadaliev was able to master the skateboard as a mode of transportation in about a week.

September

Known for his lyrical writing style, 18th-century poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow called music “the universal language of mankind.”

Known for his lyrical writing style, 18th-century poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow called music “the universal language of mankind.”

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of stories to mark Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs Sept. 15-Oct. 15.

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of stories to mark Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs Sept. 15-Oct. 15.

Stephen Bokenkamp was a pacifist during the height of the Vietnam War. So the Army made him a spy.

Stephen Bokenkamp was a pacifist during the height of the Vietnam War. So the Army made him a spy.

June

Eventually, Dominique Reichenbach plans to travel the globe as a United States Foreign Service Officer. But today she’s learning how to tie Chinese knots.

Four Arizona State University professors have joined the ranks of the highest faculty honor at the university, as Regents’ Professors for the 2014-2015 academic year.

May

A local health technology company is partnering with two Arizona State University Chinese-based programs to teach its employees the language and culture.

A local health technology company is partnering with two Arizona State University Chinese-based programs to teach its employees the language and culture.

Arizona State University will reshape the future of doctoral students in humanities by opening doors to a wider range of careers, professional opportunities and earning potential, says George Justi

Arizona State University will reshape the future of doctoral students in humanities by opening doors to a wider range of careers, professional opportunities and earning potential, says George Justi

Arizona State University alumna Aubrey Doyle has been using her language and intercultural skills to fight human trafficking since she graduated in 2012, and she wants to do more.

Arizona State University alumna Aubrey Doyle has been using her language and intercultural skills to fight human trafficking since she graduated in 2012, and she wants to do more.

April

ASU senior Sarah Stradling got the chance of a lifetime, thanks to her Italian minor, when she was offered an internship with Expo Milano, the 2015 Universal Exposition hosted in Milan, Italy.

With more than 500 million native speakers in 21 countries, Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world and generally considered one of the most beneficial second languages for native s

ASU senior Sarah Stradling got the chance of a lifetime, thanks to her Italian minor, when she was offered an internship with Expo Milano, the 2015 Universal Exposition hosted in Milan, Italy.

With more than 500 million native speakers in 21 countries, Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world and generally considered one of the most beneficial second languages for native s

Arizona State University will host the annual Italian Film Festival USA of Phoenix featuring the local premieres of eight recent, critically acclaimed Italian films, each shown with English subtitl

Arizona State University will host the annual Italian Film Festival USA of Phoenix featuring the local premieres of eight recent, critically acclaimed Italian films, each shown with English subtitl

March

Heritage language learners have access to an innovative way to share their cultural experiences and enhance their linguistic skills through a collaborative approach to education called the CIRCLE (

Heritage language learners have access to an innovative way to share their cultural experiences and enhance their linguistic skills through a collaborative approach to education called the CIRCLE (

The School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University is introducing a new approach to language course offerings that will allow beginning students the opportunity to meet se

The School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University is introducing a new approach to language course offerings that will allow beginning students the opportunity to meet se

February

Two distinguished professors, each from very different parts of the word, will share their first-hand knowledge regarding the significance of life experiences and the author’s voice as part of Ariz

Two distinguished professors, each from very different parts of the word, will share their first-hand knowledge regarding the significance of life experiences and the author’s voice as part of Ariz

January

Getting to know each other and learning about other beliefs is essential to peace among people and nations, asserts Souad T.

Getting to know each other and learning about other beliefs is essential to peace among people and nations, asserts Souad T.

A modern genre of web-based literature has been transforming Chinese culture and society since the 1990s, and China scholar Michel Hockx has been following the development of Chinese Internet liter

A modern genre of web-based literature has been transforming Chinese culture and society since the 1990s, and China scholar Michel Hockx has been following the development of Chinese Internet liter

“Humanities is all about the description of the human soul and the life that soul lives,” says Regents' Professor David William Foster of ASU’s School of International Letters and Cultures.

“Humanities is all about the description of the human soul and the life that soul lives,” says Regents' Professor David William Foster of ASU’s School of International Letters and Cultures.

Five Arizona State University undergraduates have been awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad.

Five Arizona State University undergraduates have been awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad.

2014

November

President's Professor Ileana Orlich, in ASU's School of International Letters and Cultures, was one of three recipients of the inaugural

President's Professor Ileana Orlich, in ASU's School of International Letters and Cultures, was one of three recipients of the inaugural

October

Two faculty members in German in the School of International Letters and Cultures have received awards for teaching excellence from the Arizona Language Association (AZLA) at the organization’s ann

Two faculty members in German in the School of International Letters and Cultures have received awards for teaching excellence from the Arizona Language Association (AZLA) at the organization’s ann

Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures launched its fall 2014 International Artist Lecture Series with a talk by renowned Mexican author and journalist Elena Poniat

Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures launched its fall 2014 International Artist Lecture Series with a talk by renowned Mexican author and journalist Elena Poniat

September

Students in the School of International Letters and Cultures and the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at ASU commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall through a host of lectu

Students in the School of International Letters and Cultures and the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at ASU commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall through a host of lectu

Renowned French-born, Mexican journalist and author Elena Poniatowska will kick off ASU’s School of International Letters and Cultures' Fall 2014 International Artist Lecture Series with her talk “

Renowned French-born, Mexican journalist and author Elena Poniatowska will kick off ASU’s School of International Letters and Cultures' Fall 2014 International Artist Lecture Series with her talk “

In recognition for her contribution to the French language and culture through scholarship and education, the Government of France has inducted Aleksandra Gruzinska, professor of French at Arizona

In recognition for her contribution to the French language and culture through scholarship and education, the Government of France has inducted Aleksandra Gruzinska, professor of French at Arizona

As part of the Chinese mid-autumn harvest Moon Festival celebrations, Arizona State University’s Confucius Institute will host the sixth annual China Forum, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Sept.

As part of the Chinese mid-autumn harvest Moon Festival celebrations, Arizona State University’s Confucius Institute will host the sixth annual China Forum, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Sept.

Arizona State University professor Cynthia Hogue has been awarded a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Literature Translation Fellowship for 2015.

Arizona State University professor Cynthia Hogue has been awarded a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Literature Translation Fellowship for 2015.

August

Interested in learning Italian or Spanish to enhance your travels, enrich your world-view or energize your brain?

Interested in learning Italian or Spanish to enhance your travels, enrich your world-view or energize your brain?

April

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has launched a new initiative designed to reward outstanding doctoral and masters students recognized nationally or internationally during academic year 201

The Zebulon Pearce Distinguished Teaching Awards were established in memory of Zebulon Pearce, who graduated from Territorial Normal School at Tempe (now ASU) with teacher's credentials in 1899.

Professor Madeline Spring has been selected to receive the 2014 Gary S.

A desire to contribute new knowledge to combat injustice and misunderstandings unite the Spring 2014 Graduate Completion Fellows.

The School of International Letters and Cultures in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will host the 2014 Italian Film Festival USA on Saturday, April 26, in Coor Hall, room 174, on the Tempe

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences students selected as Dean’s medalists will graduate in May with diplomas in their hands and opportunities ahead. 

Twenty-two doctoral candidates at Arizona State University were awarded Graduate Dissertation Fellowships to complete their post-candidacy doctoral work.

From karaoke to origami, anime to sushi bars, judo to manga, the way of the samurai to bonsai, Japanese popular culture has become part of international culture.

Although many studies have associated the demise of complex societies with deteriorating climate, few have investigated the connection between an ameliorating environment, surplus resources, energy

March

“Women of Ciudad Juárez” will be performed at 7:30 p.m., March 29 and March 31 at ASU’s West campus.

The School of International Letters and Cultures' study abroad programs are among the longest-running and most prestigious at Arizona State University.

ASU asked several graduates with liberal arts degrees to describe their career experiences and the choices they have made. Would they do anything differently in preparing for a career?

It’s a myth that if you major in the liberal arts in college, you are destined for a lifetime of low-wage jobs and limited mobility, according to a recent report from the Association of American Co

Editor's note: ASU's Kamra Sadia Hakim, a global studies major and Gilman Scholar, is currently studying

February

In a world that some say desperately needs the humanities, Arizona State University will bring together nationally prominent humanists and its own distinguished faculty March 6 to discuss how to pr

Renowned Afro-Brazilian filmmaker and writer Joel Zito Araújo will present a screening of his award-winning film "Denying Brazil" at ASU's School of International Letters and Cultures' Internationa

In line with its commitment to advance Chinese language and culture education, Arizona State University’s Confucius Institute and the School of International Letters and Cultures will be hosting a

The School of International Letters and Cultures welcomes international artists from Argentina, Mexico, Brazil and Italy to ASU for a lecture series this spring.

ASU's School of International Letters and Cultures in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is teaming up with the Archeological Institute of America, Central Arizona Society and ASU’s Project H

Arizona State University’s largest and most successful open-house event of the year – Night of the Open Door – expands to four campuses, with even more to exp

January

David Estrada, a recent graduate of Arizona State University, has received a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to teach English in Armenia.

2013

December

Maria Chappell, an ASU senior majoring in anthropology and Chinese, has been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Scholarship to study in China to improve her Chinese language and cultural knowledge.

The 17 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences students selected as Dean’s medalists will walk across the commencement stage Dec.

October

Translation, the rendering of text from one language into another, is an art and a science, a skill and a craft, a talent and the result of hard work.

ASU tied with Princeton, Rutgers in number of Fulbrights

Mariana Bahtchevanova, ASU alum and senior lecturer of French in the School of International Letters and Cultures, was recognized for her excellence in teaching with the "2012-2013 Outstanding Fore

ASU ranks first in nation for doctorates awarded to Native Americans in education, law and all disciplines

September

Vera Coleman, a doctoral student in Spanish literature in the School of International Letters and Cultures in ASU's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was inspired to take a new direction with h

Forty years after a coup put an end to a long tradition of democratic rule in Chile, a free conference Sept.

A book of experimental poetry translated from French by two Arizona State University professors has won the 2013 Harold Morton Landon Translation Award presented by the

David William Foster, a Regents’ Professor of Spanish and women and gender studies at Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures, recently wrote “Glimpses of Phoenix: T

To enhance friendship and economic cooperation between the United States and China, Arizona State University’s Confucius Institute will host

Gustavo Arellano to attend Project Humanities lecture

Editor's Note: This story is part of an ongoing series about student excellence at the university.

In the decades preceding World War II, millions of European immigrants came to settle in Argentina, and the Jewish were one of the largest groups.

ASU students have the opportunity to study ancient Greek and Roman language, history, culture and archeology – the roots of modern academic programs in the humanities – with the School of Internati

August

This fall, the School of International Letters and Cultures is pleased to announce the return of its International Artists Lecture Series.

Teacher Training Program also provides experience with American culture

Editor's Note: This story is part of an ongoing series about student excellence at the university.

At three-years-old, President’s Club scholar Winnie Lau immigrated to the United States from Hong Kong with her family. Her parents were not well-educated and struggled to speak English.

June

Eleven Arizona State University students will study throughout the world during the 2013-2014 academic year with support from The Benjamin A.

Rudy Calderon graduated from Arizona State University and Barrett, The Honors College at ASU in May. His younger brothers are following in his footsteps, guided by their father.

Arizona State University students will live and study in diverse areas of the world as recipients of the 2013 David L. Boren Scholarship for Undergraduate Students.

What role can music play in peacebuilding? What lessons can we learn from religious pluralism in India? How is education shaping opportunities for Muslim women in the Middle East?

May

Thirteen Arizona State University students have been awarded the Benjamin A.

Tina Cai and Zachary Marin, students in the Chinese Language Flagship Program in Arizona State University’s School of International Letters and Cultures, have been awarded the Fulbright-Hays GPA Sc

Zachary Marin and Tina Cai, students in the Chinese Language Flagship Program in Arizona State University’s School of International Letters and Cultures, have been awarded the Fulbright-Hays GPA Sc

Two semesters of collaboration and communication across disciplines provided Graduate College fellowship recipients with new insights into their research.

Graduates from Arizona State University’s class of 1963 have returned to their alma mater for their Golden Reunion on May 9 and 10.

ASU students Jesus Yanez-Reyes and McCall Hoerz have combined their love for Italian with their professional interest in broadcasting through an internship sponsored by The Italian Language Program

Two students from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication are brushing up on their Italian, honing their broadcasting skills and globalizing their education thanks to a new

On April 14, Samantha Piper, a declared Spanish major in the School of International Letters and Cultures in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, competed in the Annual Arizona Japanese Speech

April

Brittany Morris, a junior in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, has been awarded a research scholarship from the Center for Religion and Conflict to travel to Kuwait t

George Justice, a noted scholar of 18th century literature and the history of publishing, has been appointed dean of humanities in ASU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. 

ASU's Vice Provost for International Strategic Initiatives, Denis Fred Simon, has been chosen to receive a Fulbright Award for specialized study in South Korea.

“Hard work always pays off,” says Vanessa Fonseca, a graduating doctoral student from the Spanish program in the School of International Letters and Cultures. “It’s cliché but so true.”

Dean’s Medals will adorn 20 of the nearly 3,000 ASU seniors graduating with degrees in natural sciences, humanities and social sciences this spring – an honor bestowed by the College of Liberal Art

"If you think the cost of getting an education is a lot, the cost of not getting an education is even greater,” says Randy Sanders, a determined Russian major from the School of International Lette

Translation, the rendering of text from one language into another, is an art and a science, a skill and a craft, a talent and the result of hard work.

Renowned Italian independent filmmaker Marina Spada will present the capstone lecture in Arizona State University’s School of International Letters and Cultures’ International Artists Lecture Serie

Many of the most vexing challenges in human rights today involve protecting vulnerable populations from the ravages of environmental degradation, food insecurity and climate change – threats that c

Samantha de Palo, a student in Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University, has been granted a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to teach English in Mexico.

March

Through the Warner-Fong Endowment, the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at Arizona State University has awarded a fellowship to outstanding student Will Smith.

“DaDa Trans iT,” an experimental theater piece based on the literary and artistic Dada movement, will play at the Empty Space theatre in Tempe March 20.

The School of International Letters and Cultures' study abroad programs are among the longest-running and most prestigious at Arizona State University.

February

The archaeology of Troy, in what is now Turkey, has captured the human imagination for nearly a century and a half.  In l988 archaeologists from the University of Cincinnati and the University of T

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University will host the annual American Academy of Religion - Western Region (AAR/WR) conference March 9-11 on the Tempe campus. 

With a world-class faculty offering courses in more than 20 languages and cultures, ASU's School of International Letters and Cultures is one of the most dynamic international humanities programs i

The Institute for Advanced Study is one of the world’s leading centers for theoretical research and intellectual inquiry. Each year, approximately 200 scholars fro

The U.S. National Security Agency recently awarded the School of International Letters and Cultures a continuation grant in support of the ASU Chinese Language Camp: From STARTALK to Flagship.

"The Valtellina and UNESCO: Making a Global Landscape" by Thomas Puleo, assistant professor in the School of Politics and Global Studies, was released this fall by Lexington Books, an imprint of th

Faculty of Spanish in ASU's School of International Letters and Cultures recently published new books that challenge widely held cultural assumptions about friendship, Phoenix and Latin American fi

When the sun sets over the Phoenix area on March 2, a spotlight will shine on Arizona State University and the launch of the Night of the Open Door, a signatu

Over 2,000 years ago, southern Italy was the flourishing center of world civilization.

For centuries, students who wanted to become informed, educated leaders have tested their minds against the greatest thinkers of antiquity.

January

Innovative and multidisciplinary research earned 19 doctoral candidates at Arizona State University a Graduate College Dissertation Fellowship to complete their post-candidacy doctoral work.

Whether you’re a student – or a businessperson, entrepreneur, retiree or other knowledge-seeker – Arizona State University offers an opportunity to learn firsthand about language, culture, even soc

With a population of 1.7 million, Lyon is the second-largest city in France after Paris.

With the "end of the world" averted on Dec.

Thomas Jefferson once wrote, “A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and in the point of Life.” A global center for architecture, art, cinema, fashion, food and music, Paris co

The School of International Letters and Cultures’ study abroad programs are among the longest running and most prestigious at Arizona State University.

2012

December

Honored by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for their academic achievements, Dean’s Medals will adorn 18 of the 1,471 ASU seniors graduating with degrees in natural sciences, humanities and

The School of International Letters and Cultures’ study abroad programs are among the longest running and most prestigious at Arizona State University.

November

The School of International Letters and Cultures’ study abroad programs are among the longest running and most prestigious at Arizona State University.

In celebration of the 94th anniversary of Polish independence, Honorary Consul Bogumil Mikolaj Horchem of the Consular Corps of Arizona presented School of International Let

The Summer Program in Brazil is a unique joint program between the School of International Letters and Cultures and the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning at Arizona State Universit

The School of International Letters and Cultures’ study abroad programs are among the longest running and most prestigious at Arizona State University.

What does an energy narrative look like? Why do we need an energy narrative, and how do we tell that story?

On Nov. 16, ASU's School of International Letters and Cultures in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will host the third annual Fall Forum in Classics for Arizona high school students.

The School of International Letters and Cultures’ study abroad programs are among the longest running and most prestigious at Arizona State University.

Daoism, one of China's indigenous major religions, traces its roots back to the sixth century BC.

Arizona State University Libraries has acquired a privately held collection of manuscripts created by Nicaraguan poet Rubén Darío.  Darío (1867-1916) is considered one of Latin America’s most famou

October

The School of International Letters and Cultures’ study abroad programs are among the longest running and most prestigious at Arizona State University.

In partnership with the School of Overseas Study at Sichuan University in China and the ASU Confucius Institute, ASU's School of International Letters and Cultures is offering an intensive eight-we

“Through my story you can see how history can pass through people’s lives,” says Ethiopian-Italian author Gabriella Ghermandi.

For the past 15 years, the Romanian studies program in ASU’s School of International Letters and Cultures has joined forces with the faculty of Philology at Babes Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca,

It’s 1954. Michael, an 11-year-old boy, is on a three-week journey by sea from Ceylon to join his parents in England.

The School of International Letters and Cultures offered the first French and Italian language courses on the downtown campus in fall 2008 for journalism students in the Walter Cronkite School of J

September

For the 10th consecutive year, the School of International Letters and Cultures is offering “Japanese Language in Hiroshima,” a faculty-directed summer abroad program in Hiroshima, Japan.

ASU’s School of International Letters and Cultures’ Learning Support Services (LSS) has recently completed construction of its new “project-based learning lab” – the SILC LSS Collaboratory.

Conceptualized by Andrew Ross, head of Learning Support Services in ASU's School of International Letters and Cultures in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Stephane Charitos, director o

Souad T. Ali, associate professor of Arabic literature and Middle East/Islamic studies in the School of International Letters and Cultures, was awarded a U.S.

Home of one of the greatest literary traditions of the world, Brazil publishes more literature than the other major Latin American countries combined.

August

The focus will be on all things Chinese when Arizona State University’s Confucius Institute and the Arizona Chinese United Association host their annual symposium and Mid-Autumn Festival and Nation

Prize-winning Japanese author Hirano Keiichiro will read from his work and participate in a free multilingual reading and discussion at 4:30 p.m., Sept.

June

Five Arizona State University students have been awarded undergraduate Boren Scholarships to study abroad during the 2012-13 academic year.

May

Six students from Arizona State University have been awarded prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to study abroad this summer in four different countries around the globe.

Five silver-tongued, first-year Greek language students at Arizona State University are proving that the competitive legacy of the ancient Greeks is alive and well in Tempe, Ariz.

April

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded fellowships to a diverse group of 181 scholars, artists, and scientists in the United States and Canada, in its 88th annual competition.

Six outstanding ASU professors were named 2011 and 2012 President's Professors at the 2012 Faculty Excellence Awards ceremony, hosted by ASU President Michael Crow and Executive Vice President and

January

When Miral al-Tahawy moved from Egypt to Brooklyn as a post-doctoral fellow in 2008, she never dreamed that her new neighborhood would bring her literary inspiration – and international notice.