Guided by Prof. Jack Ahern
"Flirting with Danger: Young Women's Reflections on Sexuality and Violence" presented by Prof. Lynn Phillips (communication) with special introduction by Prof. Sut Jhally (communication)
Come celebrate the opening of the department's wonderful new home, the Integrative Learning Center.
Prof. Laura Grindstaff Presents "When Your Game Face is a Smile: Cheerleading, Postfeminism, and Gender Performativity"
A public talk by Professor Laura Grindstaff (sociology), University of California Davis, charts the evolution of cheerleading over time and explores the gender/race/class politics at play in the various types of cheerleading currently practiced
Panel discussion with UMass faculty past and present.
Advice from Recently Returned/About to Leave Faculty
Four SBS faculty will talk with the audience about their recent fellowship research-leaves and "staybatticals."
Tribute to George Armelagos, professor emeritus of anthropology, who died earlier this year. Hosted by Department Chair Tom Leatherman and Alan Swedlund, professor of anthropology at Hampshire College.
Transforming Afro-Cuban Neighborhoods in Havana: A Movement for Social and Gender Equity in Community Development
STPEC and CHC co-sponsor a Special Topic Talk in Social Thought and Political Economy.
Social Science Matters: Perspectives on Inequality—George Armelagos Lecture in Biocultural Anthropology: Alan Goodman
"Bred in the Bone? The Harmful Illogical Leaps of Race Realism and Geneticization" presented by Alan Goodman