Is the Orlando mass shooting and others an indication that we are losing our humanity? Neal Lester, an Arizona State University professor who is director of the university’s Project Humanities, will delve into that question.
Ruth Pointer of The Pointer Sisters will be in the Phoenix area this month. She’s promoting her new book, “Still So Excited: My Life as a Pointer Sister, co-written by Marshall Terrill, a public information specialist at Arizona State University. She will also headline ASU’s Project Humanities spring 2016 campaign kickoff “Humanity 101: Creating a Movement,” scheduled for February 11. Pointer will discuss her book and her speech at ASU.
Best-selling author and former Arizona State University professor Laurie Notaro will demonstrate how to incorporate humor into literature and writing as part of ASU’s Project Humanities “Humor….Seriously” event. Notaro will discuss her approach to writing humor.
Project Humanities at Arizona State University will launch its spring kickoff series “Heroes, Superheroes, and Superhumans,” February 10-16 to examine what constitutes heroes and heroism in pop culture and everyday life. Tony Parker, a Marvel and DC Comic artist and professor of Art at Phoenix College, will discuss the series and the topic of heroes.