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Department of Social Sciences

Spring 2015 Events

Social Sciences Lecture Series

February 5, 2015
Jennifer Arney, Assistant Professor of Sociology, UHCL “Applied Medical Sociology in Texas Medical Center”

2:30 - 3:30p.m. Main Building, N-1099
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Photograph of Visiting History Professor Jeffery ParkerFebruary 19, 2015
Jeffrey Parker, Visiting Assistant Professor of History, UHD “Sex Work at a Crossroads: The Politics of Race, Migration, and Prostitution in Panama”

2:30 - 3:30 p.m. in main building, room N-1099.

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Photograph of Dr. David Ryden, professor of Historoy, Associate Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences UHDFebruary 26, 2015
David Ryden, Professor of History, UHD “The Society of West India Planters and Merchants in the Age of Emancipation, ca. 1816–1835”

2:30 - 3:30 p.m. in main building, room N-1099.
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Photograph of Dr. Johnathan Chism, Professor of History at UHDMarch 12 ,2015
Johnathan Chism, Lecturer in History, UHD “The Saints Go Marching: The Church of God in Christ and the Civil Rights Movement in Memphis, Tennessee, 1954-1968”

2:30 - 3:30 p.m. in the Academic building, A-300.

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Photograph of Dr. Joseph Westfall, Professor of Philosophy at UHDApril 2, 2015
Joseph Westfall, Associate Professor of Philosophy, UHD “Continental Trends in the Philosophy of Film”
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. in main building, room N-1099.


Photograph of Elizabeth Lewis, owner and designer of Verge Design StudiosApril 16, 2015
Elizabeth Lewis, Owner & Designer, Verge Design Studio “Wayfinding: How Designers and Architects Use Psychology to Influence the Way We Move through the Built Environment”
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. in main building, room N-1099.
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April 29, 2015
Joanna Kaftan, Associate Professor of Sociology, UHD “National Identity and Governmental Authority: The Intersection of National Identity, Immigration Policy and the Child Welfare System in the United States”
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. in main building, room N-1099.


Contact Claude Rubinson for more information on the lecture series.

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