News and Events

STPEC Information Session

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
What is Social Thought and Political Economy (STPEC)? What courses do STPEC students take? What kind of job can you get with a degree in STPEC? If you are interested in learning more about STPEC, please join us for snacks and a relaxed information session about the major.
E-31 Machmer Hall

STPEC Alum Matt Nagler '99 to lead 3-part professional development workshop

SBS will be holding a three-part student-friendly professional development series for undergraduate students in the spring semester. The series will teach students the best ways to stand out and highlight their strengths, common pitfalls to avoid, and the key traits and qualifications employers wish more entry-level professionals would bring to the workplace. Matt Nagler '99, Managing Partner at BANKW Staffing, will be leading the workshops. 

Study Abroad in Argentina during the Spring 2018 Semester

STPEC is offering a social studies Semester Abroad in Argentina through the Universidad Nacional de San Martin (UNSAM) during the Spring 2018 semester. This program offers a unique opportunity for immersion in Buenos Aires, with classes in English.

STPEC Student Spotlight

STPEC Junior Ashley Everson secures Commonwealth Honors College funding to work as a Research Assistant for STPEC Associate Director Graciela Monteagudo. Ashley will assist Monteagudo with research covering social movements that use direct action in the struggle against femicides in Argentina. The reasearch will be presented at the upcoming International Annual Congress of Latin American Studies Association (LASA) in Barcelona, Spain, as part of a panel that has just been selected by the Gender and Feminisms Section of LASA for sponsorship. Congratulations Ashley! 

White Supremacy in the Age of Terror

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm
What does the anthropology of white supremacy have to say about the Global War on Terror? Junaid Rana will discuss the concepts of racial becoming and racial infrastructure as part of an ethnographic description of everyday life in a working class Pakistani neighborhood in New York. More broadly this work examines how white supremacy has conjured Islam and Muslims as an object of racecraft that under current rubrics of policing solidify a wide range of law enforcement of communities of color.
Bernie Dallas Room in Goodall Hall