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ASU hosts author Karla Cornejo Villavicencio and a roundtable of faculty on the topic of Villavicencio's memoir, "The Undocumented Americans" on Nov. 10, 2022 at 6 p.m. ASU's Writing Programs has selected Cornejo Villavicencio's nonfiction book as its 2022-2023 common read.

The conversation will allow for questions by students and viewers, and will include the following experts from across The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences:

There is a new form of intolerance sweeping the art world today, one that demands conformity of thought and rejects nuance on complicated social issues. Those who question or challenge this new and evolving orthodoxy risk damaging their careers and reputations. Is it worth it to speak up, or is there more to lose by remaining silent? What is the impact on art when artists, whom we count on to use their voices and give them expression, are afraid to speak their minds?

The Center for American Institutions and the Political History and Leadership program at Arizona State University are committed to civic education for students and the larger community.

The mission of the PHL Engaging Citizenship Luncheons is to provide a deeper understanding of critical political and cultural issues confronting our nation. These meetings provide an opportunity for attendees from the community to deepen their understanding of issues including free speech, elections, constitutional rights, education, biotechnology and religious freedom. 

The monthly Information sessions offer you an opportunity to explore ASU's MSW, the highest ranked program in Arizona while meeting with faculty and staff. Uncover the option that's right for you in this 75 minute session; whether you've graduated with a BSW or you're exploring a new career path.

María Teresa Kumar is the founding CEO of Voto Latino (c4) and Voto Latino Foundation (c3) and an Emmy-nominated on-air analyst for MSNBC. Kumar deeply understands and is personally part of the fastest growing demographic group in America. This has given her a unique platform to shape some of the most pressing issues of our time, including police reform, gender pay equity, immigration, diversity and inclusion in tech, protecting the vote, and climate justice.

Arizona State University welcomes celebrated novelist Jonathan Franzen as a guest in its TomorrowTalks series. Franzen will discuss his book, "Crossroads" in an online event on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 at 6 p.m. Arizona / MST (6 p.m. PDT / 7 p.m. MDT / 8 p.m. CDT / 9 p.m. EDT). The conversation will be facilitated by ASU fiction writer Matt Bell, a professor of English and author of the cli-fi novel, “Appleseed.”

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The inaugural Cold Case Symposium, in recognition of Forensic Science Week. Hear from three speakers on their experiences with cold cases and learn how you can help advocate.

While wind and haboobs are a welcome change in the weather, Arizonans would be better to avoid being outside on a windy day. Inhaling dust can bring not only particulates but also a deadly fungus into our lungs that can causes Valley fever, an ailment unique to the southwestern United States. Most who become ill have mild symptoms, but for others it can be deadly. Diagnosing Valley fever can be difficult and frustrating.

Join The College's division of humanities for a weeklong celebration of the human adventure across time, history, culture and place. Discover how studying the humanities can lead to a fulfilling life and a more just world.

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