First day of classes! Welcome to our new students, and welcome back to our returning students! We’re looking forward to a new semester and have a great line-up for our weekly lecture series (HUSC 2101: Introducing the Human Sciences). We’ll post the announcements each week. Our other classes this semester include: Intro to the Social Sciences (Sepper) Conceptual Foundations of the Human Sciences (Sullivan) Anthropology of Latin America (Pezzia) Tradition and Innovation (Pezzia) Senior Seminar (Pezzia) Have a great start…
Crossroads Community Services has two positions for this fall that they need to fill by August 24. Contact is Jesse Kramer (see http://www.ccsdallas.org/who-we-are/staff.html), who has provided the following details: 32-35 hours a week, with the largest need being 8am-12pm Monday through Thursday during pantry hours Available September 4 – December 21 $3,000 living allowance & $1,566.14 education award We have two open positions that need to be filled in two weeks, August 24! The Client Services Associate will collect client information and research data at reception and during intake….
As of Summer 2018, HUSC has changed its name! It is now officially called the Department of Human and Social Sciences. You can read about the name change here: https://udallas.edu/constantin/academics/programs/humansciences/name-change.php
Vaccine Skepticism and Controversy A Human Sciences presentation/discussion by Dr. William Cody Dept. of Biology Wednesday, October 11, noon – 12:50 pm Science Building 42 (between math & physics offices) Everyone is invited to participate! Vaccine Controversy Flyer
How to Put “Spirit” back into the Human Sciences A presentation with discussion by Dr. Scott Churchill (Psychology) Wednesday, September 20, noon – 12:50 pm Science Building 42 (between math & physics offices) Everyone is invited to participate!
Join us for an open talk being given as part of HUSC 2101 Introducing the Human Sciences: Woke* Wars Whitesplaining, Memeifying, and the Vandalizing of Perception A presentation with discussion by Dr. Charles Sullivan (Human Sciences and History) Wednesday, September 6, noon – 12:50 pm Science Building 42 (between math & physics offices) Everyone is invited to participate! *It means wanting to be considered correct, and wanting everyone to know just how correct you are. (Amanda Hess, New York Times)
Welcome back to all students, particularly our HUSC seniors! We’ve got a great group working on some really interesting thesis projects.
Mary Moss, our current HUSC senior, will be presenting her senior thesis this Thursday, April 27, at 2pm in HSC 114. Here thesis is entitled: “Smokers, Drinkers, and Independent Thinkers: A Study of Alcohol at the University of Dallas.” She looks at the role of alcohol on college campuses, in general, then examines the intersections between college-age alcohol consumption, Catholic Tradition, and Western Tradition, using UD as an ethnographic case study.
Our students in the Arts in Contemporary Cultures have produced their zines this semester and have done a wonderful job. Thanks go to Professor Steven Foutch and the Art department for guidance on how to construct different kinds of zines! We are placing ours around the DFW Metroplex. You can find them at the following locations: UD Campus Red Pegasus Comics The Wild Detectives Leave your comments here if you see one. Include where you saw them!
A Department of Human Sciences Roundtable Discussion IS GENTRIFICATION RUINING DALLAS? Monday, February 20 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Gorman Faculty Lounge DISCUSSANTS: Philipp W. Rosemann (UD Professor, Dept. of Philosophy): The Bishop Arts District: How Gentrification Destroys Diversity David D. Doyle, Jr. (Southern Methodist University Assistant Dean of Dedman College and Adjunct Assistant Professor of History): Gentrification: Lessons Learned – the Uptown and Oak Lawn Neighborhoods in Dallas Tammy Leonard (UD Associate Professor and Interim Chair, Dept. of Economics): The Reciprocal…