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HUSC 2101 Open presentation: Woke Wars

HUSC 2101 Open presentation: Woke Wars

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)

HUSC Senior thesis presentation

HUSC Senior thesis presentation

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.

Zines from the Arts in Contemporary Cultures

Zines from the Arts in Contemporary Cultures

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!

HUSC Roundtable on Gentrification

HUSC Roundtable on Gentrification

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…

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Career Expo in Applied Anthropology at UNT

Career Expo in Applied Anthropology at UNT

The University of North Texas is hosting a career expo on February 16. UNT alum will be discussing their jobs, career paths, and how they use anthropology (human sciences) in their work. All students from the area are welcome to attend. See the flyer for more information. Make sure to introduce yourself to the UNT department chair, Dr. Lisa Henry, if you go. She is a wonderful person and great resource in the region. anthro-expo-flyer_area-universities

Introducing the Human Sciences

Introducing the Human Sciences

We hope everyone has returned from break invigorated and inspired! For anyone unsure of what we mean by Human Sciences or who wants to learn more about this unique program at UD, we welcome you to join us this Spring semester for our one-hour, pass/fail course: Introducing the Human Sciences (HUSC 2101), on Wednesdays from 11:00-11:50 am.   Other HUSC courses being offered this semester are the following: HUSC 2301: World in the 21st Century HUSC 3311: The Arts in…

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