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Energy and environmental historian Christopher Jones was recently featured on the April 30, 2015 edition of "Political Analysis" on The Progressive Radio Network, where he spoke about his new book "Routes of Power: Energy and Modern America".

History News Network (HNN) posted Calvin Schermerhorn's OpEd "What Else You Should Know About Baltimore", which addresses Baltimore and slavery, tied to the Freddie Gray homicide protests.

The Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era is pleased to annouce that the 2015 SHGAPE Roger D. Bridges Distinguished Service Award was conferred on Professor Philip Vandermeer, Arizona State University, at the SHGAPE Luncheon at the annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians in St. Louis, MO on April 17, 2015.

Prof. Jason Bruner’s essay, “Theology in Oral History” has been published in Marginalia Review of Books’ blog. In it, he talks about conversions to Christianity in East Africa beginning in the 1930’s and explains why oral history was preferred to written history for religious reasons. 

News and Events

Jason Bruner recently sat down with NBC news to talk about the show "A.D. The Bible Continues".

Since the launch of ASU's new Political Thought and Leadership program, students have been learning by answering and debating fundamental questions about democracy and government.

The second annual Humanities Career Fair will take place from 1 to 4 p.m., March 3, in ASU's Memorial Union Arizona Ballroom (MU 221) on the Tempe campus.

TEMPE, Ariz. – Jannelle Warren-Findley, retired professor of history in the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, died in Phoenix on February 4. She was 69.

In a presentation titled “Capitalism in Reverse: The United Farm Worker's Grape Boycott and the Power of Inter-racial Organizing,” Matt Garcia, director of the Center for Comparative Border Studies at Arizona State University, will discuss the accomplishments of the United Farm Workers movement.