• Medieval and Renaissance Studies

    The Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (ACMRS) explores all aspects of the Middle Ages and Renaissance (or Early Modern period) across cultures, disciplines, and geographical locations. Read more

  • Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict

    Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict houses an array of collaborative student programs and research initiatives that engage the complicated role of religion, for good and ill, across societies and cultures, including faculty seminars, conferences, publications and reports. Read more

  • Jewish Studies

    Jewish Studies at ASU exemplifies the spirit of the New American University, while honoring the deep learning of the academic study of Judaism. Read more

  • Center for Imagination in the Borderlands

    The Center for Imagination in the Borderlands aims to spark inquiry, action and reimagine what America’s borderlands can be. It is part of the humanities division of The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at ASU. Read more

Humanities at ASU: Sharing the human experience

The humanities explore the past and present of human culture so we can understand ourselves — and create a better world for the future.

Arizona State University students and scholars, from the first-year student setting foot on campus for the first time to the distinguished faculty member with worldwide eminence, come together in and out of the classroom to understand our world and to create new knowledge about the peoples and cultures inhabiting the Earth. Humanities is embedded in many different academic programs at the university, from the life sciences, law, media, arts and engineering to ASU’s distinguished humanities departments, schools and research centers.

Come see some of what humanists@ASU do and the transdisciplinary research, education and community service that underpins ASU — a New American University.