“What’s in a Name?” virtual talk by Dr. LinDa Saphan on 4/19 at 5pm CST

“What’s in a Name?” virtual talk by Dr. LinDa Saphan on 4/19 at 5pm CST

For Southeast Asians, New Year is being celebrated in mid-April. Cambodian’s New Year has been associated with the takeover of Phnom Penh by the genocidal regime of the Khmer Rouge in 1975. To celebrate the beginning of the year of the Ox, we welcome LinDa Saphan to give a talk entitled “What’s in a Name?: From Thai Refugee Camp to New York City art gallery”. The talk will be held on Monday, 4/19, at 5pm CST via Zoom. (see flyer for…

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Faculty panel discussion on Richard Rothstein’s “Color of Law”

Faculty panel discussion on Richard Rothstein’s “Color of Law”

The Departments of Education, Economics, and the Neuhoff School of Ministry sponsored an interdisciplinary panel on Richard Rothstein’s “Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America”. The panelists included Dr. Mark Petersen (UD- History), Dr. Tammy Leonard (UD- Economics), Dr. Carla Pezzia (UD- Human and Social Sciences), and Dr. Tobias Winwright (St. Louis University- Theology). The event was moderated by Dr. Andrew Osborn (UD- English) and Dr. Jose Espericueta (UD- Modern Languages). You can find the…

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“POSITIONS”: Critical Race Theory by Cynthia Nielsen

“POSITIONS”: Critical Race Theory by Cynthia Nielsen

The Department of Human and Social Sciences is pleased to publish the first entry in the new HUSC blog feature, “Positions.” Click on the link to read the essay “The Catholic intellectual tradition, race, and openness to the other,” by Dr. Cynthia Nielsen, Associate Professor in the University of Dallas Department of Philosophy.

NEW HUSC BLOG FEATURE: “Positions”

NEW HUSC BLOG FEATURE: “Positions”

The Department of Human and Social Sciences announces a new blog feature and simultaneously the first contribution to it. The feature is called Positions, and the first contribution is a defense of critical race theory by University of Dallas Associate Professor Cynthia Nielsen.

HUSC 2101 Open Lecture on Epistemic Injustice

HUSC 2101 Open Lecture on Epistemic Injustice

This Wednesday, November 11, Dr. Cynthia Nielsen of the Philosophy Department will be presenting “Epistemic Injustice.” This is part of the Introducing the Human Sciences open lecture series, held every Wednesday, 12:20 – 1:10 pm. All are welcome to join us! Please contact Dr. Charles Sullivan for meeting details. Links to recordings will also be added here after each presentation.

HUSC 2101 Open Lecture on The Ethical Responsibility of the Human Scientist: The APA and Torture

HUSC 2101 Open Lecture on The Ethical Responsibility of the Human Scientist: The APA and Torture

This Wednesday, November 4, Dr. Scott Churchill of the Psychology Department will be presenting “The Ethical Responsibility of the Human Scientist: The APA and Torture.” This is part of the Introducing the Human Sciences open lecture series, held every Wednesday, 12:20 – 1:10 pm. All are welcome to join us! Please contact Dr. Charles Sullivan for meeting details. Links to recordings will also be added here after each presentation.

HUSC 2101 OPEN LECTURE ON FOOD INSECURITY AND CARE PROJECTS

HUSC 2101 OPEN LECTURE ON FOOD INSECURITY AND CARE PROJECTS

This Wednesday, October 28, Dr. Tammy Leonard of the Economics Department will be presenting “Food Insecurity and CARE Projects.” This is part of the Introducing the Human Sciences open lecture series, held every Wednesday, 12:20 – 1:10 pm. All are welcome to join us! Please contact Dr. Charles Sullivan for meeting details. Links to recordings will also be added here after each presentation.

HUSC 2101 Open Lecture on Ariel and Caliban, Rodó and Retamar

HUSC 2101 Open Lecture on Ariel and Caliban, Rodó and Retamar

This Wednesday, October 21, Dr. Mark Petersen of the History Department will be presenting on Ariel and Caliban, Rodó and Retamar. This is part of the Introducing the Human Sciences open lecture series, held every Wednesday, 12:20 – 1:10 pm. All are welcome to join us! Please contact Dr. Charles Sullivan for meeting details. Links to recordings will also be added here after each presentation.

HUSC 2101 Open Lecture on Erving Goffman and the Presentation of Self in Everyday Life

HUSC 2101 Open Lecture on Erving Goffman and the Presentation of Self in Everyday Life

This Wednesday, October 14, Dr. Charles Sullivan of the Human and Social Sciences Department will be presenting “Erving Goffman on  the Presentation of Self in Everyday Life.” This is part of the Introducing the Human Sciences open lecture series, held every Wednesday, 12:20 – 1:10 pm. All are welcome to join us! Please contact Dr. Charles Sullivan for meeting details. Links to recordings will also be added here after each presentation.

HUSC student survey on refugee resettlement

HUSC student survey on refugee resettlement

Mary Michael Hudgens, a current HUSC senior, is looking for people in the U.S. (over the age of 18) to complete a survey on media and public opinion of refugee resettlement as part of her thesis work. It takes about 10 minutes, and the questions cover which news sources you use, general knowledge on refugee resettlement in the U.S., opinions on resettlement policy, opinions on refugee resettlement, and general perception of refugees. Please feel free to pass along. Thanks for…

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