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Upcoming SHPRS Events


Asian-American Experiences in the United States

  • Thursday April 15, 2:00pm
  • Online


Panel on Disability

  • Friday April 16, 3:30pm
  • Online

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    .@asuEnglish presents scholar, activist & "Othello-whisperer" Ayanna Thompson as a guest in its TomorrowTalks series. Thompson will discuss her book, "Blackface (Object Lessons)" in an online event on Thursday, April 15 at 6 p.m. MST.

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    Check out the Student Historian's Project, led by Philip Robertson, @ChandlerUnified; we're looking forward to adding these stories to Salt River Stories! cc @urbanhumanist @ASU_SHPRS

    John Carlson, associate professor of religious studies and interim director of @asu_csrc spoke with @DeseretNews about civil religion in America, what it is and if it is dying off. #ASUHumanities