Month: March 2020

Matthew W. Hughey’s article “Debating Du Bois’s Darkwater: From hymn of hate to pathos and power”

  Read Matthew Hughey’s new article, “Debating Du Bois’s Darkwater: From hymn of hate to pathos and power,” published in Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power. “The initial 1920 publication of W. E. B. Du Bois’s Darkwater: Voices from Within the Veil sold over 15,000 copies. Its initial 1969 reissue, and subsequent reprints, have since garnered even more sales […]

Kim Price-Glynn Awarded Hartford Matters Teaching Grant!

The Sociology Department is pleased to announce that Kim Price-Glynn has been awarded a Hartford Matters Teaching Grant to support the development of a service-learning course, “Sociology of Carework.”   Established by the UConn Hartford Director’s Office, the Hartford Matters Teaching Grant supports faculty efforts to:     – center student learning through engagement and collaboration with people, places and organizations in the […]

Coming Soon! Kappa of Connecticut Chapter of Alpha Kappa Delta

The UConn Sociology Department is pleased to announce that we have been approved to establish the Kappa of Connecticut chapter of Alpha Kappa Delta under the direction of Matthew Hughey (chapter representative).   Alpha Kappa Delta: The International Sociology Honor Society Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) is the International Sociology Honor Society.  AKD was founded in 1920 at […]

Matthew Hughey’s New Book!

Matthew W. Hughey and Gregory S. Parks’s book: A Pledge with Purpose: Black Sororities and Fraternities and the Fight for Equality Gregory S. Parks is Professor at Wake Forest University School of Law. He is co-author of The Wrongs of the Right: Language, Race, and the Republican Party in the Age of Obama and The […]

Noel A. Cazenave’s Perspective on Political Engagement Among African Americans

Noel A. Cazenave – Interview on Political Engagement Among African Americans Ph.D. – Professor of Sociology, University of Connecticut What accounts for low levels of voter turnout among African Americans? A major problem is the lack of candidates and platforms that truly articulate our concerns. Having to continuously vote for “the lesser of two evils” […]