How the humanities are taking their place within sustainability science

Environmental Humanities

How the humanities are taking their place within sustainability science

How can humanities research contribute to creating a healthier planet? Sustainability and humanities scholars from ASU gathered at the Walton Center for Planetary Health to discuss this question and more

ASU to launch humanities-driven sustainability hub

Arizona State University’s Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory is now home to the UNESCO BRIDGES Sustainability Science Coalition Flagship Hub. The Flagship Hub launched on Oct. 19 at the

ASU to spotlight humanities-driven research at international sustainability congress

A new Arizona State University hub will lead two humanities-driven sessions at an international sustainability conference taking place in South Africa June 20–24.

How environmental humanities is changing the renewable energy conversation

ASU alumnus breaks down just energy transitions and the future of environmental justice Written by Emily Balli In September, the Department of Energy released the Solar Futures Study, outlining the Biden administration’s efforts

Feb 18: Black and Indigenous Relations of Doing and Being

Author Tiffany King will present the 2021 Environmental Humanities Initiative Distinguished Lecture, a keynote address of the International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture (ISSRNC) Conference.

Video: Environmental Humanities Initiative distinguished lecture with Elizabeth Hoover

A recording of the Environmental Humanities Initiative’s 2020 distinguished lecture with Elizabeth Hoover is now available, along with a video of the lecture discussion, at the Institute for Humanities Research YouTube channel.

Wednesday: Teaching in the Wake of Racial Violence with Carol Anderson

All are invited to attend a conversation with acclaimed historian Carol Anderson, human and civil rights advocate, expert on African American history and 20th-century politics and the author of the critically-acclaimed "White Rage." The event is sponsored by ASU's Institute for Humanities Research.

Antiracist Resources curated by the IHR

A list of antiracist resources is now available on the Institute for Humanities Research website for use in humanities courses and for the community.

Project Humanities launches new podcast club

Next discussion: June 18. “Talking, Listening and Podcasting with ASU Project Humanities” is a new series that invites individuals to experience a podcast independently, then come together to talk about and learn from it.

New online magazine 'Transformations' explores role of change

ASU's Narrative Storytelling Initiative launched its latest venture to explore the power of transformative experiences in an online magazine called Transformations, which features powerful, personal essays.

ASU Environmental Humanities Initiative is partner in Global Humanities Institute grant

The Environmental Humanities Initiative of the Institute for Humanities Research at Arizona State University is collaborating with the University of Texas Humanities Institute in a grant awarded by the Consortium of Humanities Centers

After 50 years of Earth Day, ASU environmental experts see shift to grassroots activism

Since the first Earth Day in 1970, attitudes in the United States concerning environmentalism have gradually evolved from a focus on addressing pollution to a focus on protecting and nurturing