October 25, 2014 - 6:00am

Landscape Architecture NYC Bus Trip

Guided by Prof. Jack Ahern

October 25, 2014 - 1:00pm

7th Annual Cole Lecture in Contemporary Issues

"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)

October 25, 2014 - 6:00pm

Department of Communication Alumni Celebration

Come celebrate the opening of the department's wonderful new home, the Integrative Learning Center.

October 27, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm

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

October 27, 2014 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Anthro 701: The Biocultural Perspective at UMass: Reflections on its origins and development

Panel discussion with UMass faculty past and present.

October 27, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Free ISSR Methodology Workshop: Making the Most of Your Sabbatical

Advice from Recently Returned/About to Leave Faculty

October 27, 2014 - 1:00pm

Making the Most of Your Sabbatical: Advice From Recently-Returned Faculty

Four SBS faculty will talk with the audience about their recent fellowship research-leaves and "staybatticals."

October 27, 2014 - 3:00pm to 3:45pm

Remembering George: Reminiscences and Readings

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.

October 27, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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.

October 27, 2014 - 4:00pm

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