Check out Wagadu: A Journal of Transnational Women & Gender Studies‘ recent publication titled “Special Issue: Racialization. Spectacle. Liberation v.22.” Edited by graduate student Chriss Sneed, this special issue also includes a book review titled “Review of Melancholia Africana by Nathalie Etoke, Lanham” by graduate student Kristen Kirksey.
Check out the recent UConn Today article titled “Standing Against Despair,” featuring Professor of Sociology Mary Bernstein and her work with other University Professors to research and gather the data needed to approach gun violence differently, and to craft real solutions to the problem.
Congratulations to Sociology alumna Angie Beeman on her recent publication titled Liberal White Supremacy: How Progressives Silence Racial and Class Oppression. Beeman argues that white supremacy is maintained not only by right-wing conservatives or stereotypically uneducated working-class racial bigots but also by progressives who operate from a liberal ideology of color-blindness, racism-evasiveness, and class elitism.
Alumnus Geno Herring has made it his mission to ensure all Americans, regardless of skin color, race, economic status or religion, can obtain free voter education. After 25 years in public administration, he has now launched Best Candidate, the world’s first voter education tool box, and candidate search engine.
Please join us in congratulating alumna Mangala Subramaniam (2001), who will become senior vice provost for faculty affairs in the Virginia Commonwealth University Office of the Provost, effective Oct. 2.
We find ourselves again this summer in the midst of the continually challenging pandemic and racist and hate inspired mass shootings. Additionally, we have rising inflation, even as wages for most workers have been stagnant for decades leading to a resurgence in unionizing around the country; the hearings of the “Select Committee to Investigate the […]
Check out Professor Matthew Hughey’s recent article in Slate, “What Everyday White Americans and the Buffalo Shooter Have in Common.” **Excerpt from Article** In the rush to make sense of the shooting in Buffalo, many have categorized the violence as the reflection of hatred, bigotry, mental illness, and growing extremism. It may be tempting, or even […]
Congratulations to Professor of Sociology Mary Bernstein, who has been awarded the 2022 Provost’s Award for Excellence in Community Engaged Scholarship in the Distinguished Scholar Research Award category. Bernstein has shown a commitment to engaged scholarship through her intersectional research on sexual orientation, gender, and race, her teaching, and her service to the UConn community, […]
Congratulations to Graduate Student, Bryan Greene, who is among five UConn Students to receive the Fulbright Student Program award. Greene will be studying his research project, “From #ICantBreathe to #DontCallMeMurzyn: Exploring Anti-Blackness in Poland.” Read more about Bryan’s project in UConn Today.