How do you break down cultural stereotypes? For two groups in the U.S. and Pakistan, it was through storytelling.

The U.S. State Department awarded $1 million to Dr. Claudia Sadowski-Smith for a three-year project to develop faculty capability in research and teaching of American literature at Kinnaird, a 100-year-old women’s college in Lahore, Pakistan. The program allows faculty and students from ASU and Kinnaird to participate in dialogues and workshops about literature on both sides of the globe.