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September 11, 2015 - 12:30pm

Putting the Education Back in “Educational” Apps

Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek, Ph.D Stanley and Debra Lefkowitz Distinguished Faculty Fellow in the Department of Psychology at Temple University and Director of the Temple Infant and Child Laboratory

September 17, 2015 - 6:30pm

Theory and Practice of Direct Action: Social Science Matters Panel

Four panelists will discuss their experiences in and perspectives on the use of direct action resisting war and torture (School of the Americas Watch, Anti-Drone Action), police killings (Black Lives Matter), foreclosures (Springfield No One Leaves) and nuclear power (Clamshell Alliance).

September 25, 2015 - 4:00pm to September 27, 2015 - 5:00pm

6th International Digital Storytelling Conference

The University of Massachusetts Amherst and Smith College will host the 6th International Digital Storytelling Conference, titled "Voices of Change: Storywork in Activism, Education and Public Service." This conference will be held Sept. 25-27 with events taking place on both campuses. In addition, pre-conference satellite events will be held on each of the Five College campuses. Learn more about the conference.

October 8, 2015 - 4:00pm

Cole Lecture on Contemporary Issues: The Role of Journalism in the Enduring Struggle for Racial Justice

The past two years remind us that the centuries-old struggle for racial justice in the United States is far from over. Founded on contradictory and irreconcilable principles, our country enshrined the ideals of freedom and equality in its political charter, while forging an economic and social order dependent on slavery.  From the colonial era to the present, racial caste has endured as a singularly destructive force in our national life, excluding many people of color from the full benefits of citizenship while systematically delimiting their social and economic opportunities.

October 15, 2015 (All day)

Fall Deadline for SBS Faculty Research Grants

In order to support the development and growth of the diverse and excellent faculty research in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, the Dean’s Research Council offers two categories of grants to support research each year. SBS has a strong commitment to a range of social science research approaches, including, but not limited to, basic, applied, and community-engaged research.

November 17, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Four @ Four

An afternoon of brief snippets of faculty research over hors d'oeuvres and beverages. Faculty presenters TBD. Open to all SBS faculty and staff!

March 11, 2016 (All day)

Spring Deadline for SBS Faculty Research Grants

In order to support the development and growth of the diverse and excellent faculty research in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, the Dean’s Research Council offers two categories of grants to support research each year. SBS has a strong commitment to a range of social science research approaches, including, but not limited to, basic, applied, and community-engaged research.