First CURE Seminar of Fall Semester to Take Place on 9/15

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) will begin its fall season on Friday, September 15, with a presentation by Dr. Susan Clampet-Lundquist, Associate Professor of Sociology at Saint Joseph’s University.  Dr. Clampet-Lundquist will present, “‘If You Can Weather the Storm:’ Urban Inequality and the Transition to Adulthood.”  Dr. Clampet-Lundquist will discuss how, for adolescents and … Read more of First CURE Seminar of Fall Semester to Take Place on 9/15

Announcement of Faculty Promotions and Tenure Appointments

Congratulations to the following faculty members who received promotions and tenure appointments approved by the Board of Governors at meetings on Thursday, April 6th: Department of English  Dr. James Brown – Associate Professor Dr. Aaron Hostetter – Associate Professor Professor Paul Lisicky – Associate Professor Department of Mathematical Sciences Dr. Nawaf Bou-Rabee – Associate Professor Department … Read more of Announcement of Faculty Promotions and Tenure Appointments

Join us for a Screening and Discussion of “13th” on 4/6

The School of Social Work, the Division of Student Affairs, and the Undergraduate Student Organization will host a screening and panel discussion of Ava DuVernay’s Oscar-nominated documentary, 13th, on Thursday, April 6th, at 5 p.m. in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room.  This event is free and open to all, though advanced registration is strongly encouraged.  Light … Read more of Join us for a Screening and Discussion of “13th” on 4/6

Register Now for the Diverse Unfreedoms and their Ghosts Conference on 3/31

Registration is now open for the one-day conference, “Diverse Unfreedoms and their Ghosts”, scheduled for Friday, March 31st.  The conference will examine relationships between diverse unfreedoms (such as slavery, imprisonment, captivity, serfdom, domestic service, caste, etc.) as people understand and negotiate them, in autobiographic narratives, fiction, course cases, disputes, etc.; transitions between social institutions and … Read more of Register Now for the Diverse Unfreedoms and their Ghosts Conference on 3/31

Registration Now Open for the Women’s History Month Conference

Registration for the Women’s History Month Conference, “From Bossy 2 Boss,” is now open!  The conference will take place on Friday, March 3rd.  Topics of discussion will include activism, arts and culture, gender and religion, leadership, motherhood, and power, privilege, and politics.  The keynote speaker will be Amy Siskind, co-founder and president of The New … Read more of Registration Now Open for the Women’s History Month Conference

CURE Seminar Series Kicks Off Spring Season on 2/3

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) will begin its spring season on Friday, February 3rd, with a presentation by Dr. Joan Maya Mazelis, Assistant Professor of Sociology and CURE-affiliated scholar.  Dr. Mazelis will discuss her new book, Surviving Poverty: Creating Sustainable Ties Among the Poor.   Surviving Poverty carefully examines the experiences of people … Read more of CURE Seminar Series Kicks Off Spring Season on 2/3

Join us 1/23 for a Faculty Book Launch with Dr. Joan Maya Mazelis

Join us on Monday, January 23rd, for a Faculty Book Launch with Dr. Joan Maya Mazelis, Assistant Professor of Sociology.  Dr. Mazelis will discuss her new book, Surviving Poverty: Creating Sustainable Ties Among the Poor, published by NYU Press.  Dr. Lori Minnite, Associate Professor of Public Policy and Administration, will serve as the moderator.    All are welcome … Read more of Join us 1/23 for a Faculty Book Launch with Dr. Joan Maya Mazelis

Lecture Regarding Music in Fishing Culture Scheduled for 11/29

Eric Debrah Otchere of the University of Cape Coast in Ghana will be a guest lecturer on Tuesday, November 29th, to discuss, “Seashore Harmonies: The Message in the Songs of a Dying Fishing Culture.”  He will speak particularly about two surviving singing-fishing communities in Cape Coast and how the fishing songs reflect the belief system, … Read more of Lecture Regarding Music in Fishing Culture Scheduled for 11/29