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History has its eyes on "Hamilton." And so too does a group of storytellers honing their craft at Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University. Straddling the...
It’s an adult world, and kids are just living in it. But this weekend, on the Paul V. Galvin stage at Arizona State University, six short stories will explore just how young people can and do claim...
The 90th annual Academy Awards ceremony will offer a bit of everything: epic films, indies with heart, female directors, black best actor nominees, a Pakistani-American screenwriter, Meryl Streep (...
Film and video artist Jon Jost will visit Arizona State University this weekend to work with current ASU students in classes and workshops and to premiere his latest film, “Again and Again.” “ Jon...
There was no shortage of changes for the nation and Arizona State University in 2017. In a year that celebrated the 15th anniversary of the New American University, the faculty, staff and students...
Crocheting and big data might seem wholly unrelated, but for Arizona State University School of Film, Dance and Theatre Assistant Professor Jessica Rajko, the intricate webs of ever-expanding yarn...

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Jeff McMahon, associate professor in the School of Film, Dance and Theatre, presented an evening of his recent monologues at the Dixon Place Lounge in New York City July 12. The evening included...
Joseph Fortunato presented a first-place research paper titled "Bombs Away? Revisiting the ‘Failure’ of Spielberg's 1941" at the annual BEA convention in Las Vegas. He also served on a...
The Interdisciplinary Research Cluster “Embodied Cognition in Performance” at ASU’s Institute for Humanities Research, led by Bonnie Eckard, a professor in the School of Film, Dance and Theatre, and...
Gitta Honegger, professor in the School of Film, Dance and Theatre, played an integral role in the world premiere reading of the latest play by Nobel laureate Elfriede Jelinek . Jelinek’s new work...

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Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . Mayra Causor discovered her love of dance in high school, and after she earns her degree in...

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