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American Indian Technology with Paul Apodaca, Jan. 15

January 7, 2011 by | Soc

Paul Apodaca (Navajo/Mixton), Ph.D., will discuss the technological developments of American Indians across two continents as well as how the use of American Indian resources during the Industrial and Scientific Ages changed the world. Dr. Apodaca’s lecture will give insights into the development of the technologies, perspectives, and material culture that contributed to the Space

“I’m Not A Feminist, But …” Dec. 9

November 23, 2010 by | Events

Women’s Studies and Chapman Feminists present, “I’m Not A Feminist, But…” on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010 at 7:30 – 9 p.m. in Irvine Lecture Hall (SC 150). This is a faculty panel, student film and there will be a discussion after. Refreshments and snacks will be served.

Tea & Sociology, Dec. 7

November 16, 2010 by | News

On Thursday, Dec. 7, 2010, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences and The Department of Sociology present, Tea & Sociology: The Challenges of Documentary Film through a Personal Lense: The Politics of Representation with Women’s Studies Instructor Clara K. Magliola (pictured left) & Josefine Borrmann, Ethnographic Documentary Major.   This event is open to the public

Department of Sociology Movers and Shakers

November 16, 2010 by | Events

Associate Professor of Sociology Lynn Horton traveled and presented at Latin American Studies Association International Conference. Professor of Sociology Roberta Lessor was nominated for the Vice-President Elect Pacific Sociological Association 2011 – 2012. Assistant Professor of Sociology Stephanie Takaragawa is the Program editor for American Anthropology Association’s Society of Visual Anthropology.

Take a break and caffeinate … Tea & Sociology, Oct. 21, 2010

October 19, 2010 by | Events

India to Anguilla: A firsthand account to the effect of natural disasters and climate change on vulnerable peoples. Come hear Assistant Professor of Sociology Lynn Horton and fellow classmate Akio Lloyd talk about their summer research and travels. The Tea and Sociology event is a way of creating a community of intellectuals consisting of faculty and

Tibetan Buddhist Retreat, Jan. 2011

October 4, 2010 by | News

Tibetan Buddhist Retreat: SOC 326, Mind, Self and Society in Tibetan Buddhism. This is a 10 day retreat course at a Tibetan-American Meditation Center in Colorado Rockies (Shambhala Mountain Center). For those interested in Eastern Paths of Liberation, this is a wonderful opportunity to explore the teachings of Tibetan Buddhism as well as the Sacred

Department of Sociology

September 1, 2010 by | Soc

Victoria Carty, Ph.D., assistant professor, Department of Sociology, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences, recently published a book with Routledge Press titled, Wired and Mobilizing: Social Movements, New Technology, and Electoral Politics. The manuscript examines how new information technologies, including the Internet and new forms of social media, facilitate and enhance collective behavior to