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The Malfunction Heard Around the World: Cultural Appropriation, White Privilege, and Misogynoir
Monday, January 22, 2018
By Angelique Harris Many college-aged students are too young to remember Super Bowl XXXIX. In fact, I doubt few people even remember the fact that the New England Patriots played the Carolina Panthers in this game (actually, no, maybe a...

Joining the Conversation: Why Study Theory?
Thursday, January 18, 2018
By Karen Sternheimer If you are a student of sociology, one of the first things you learn is about theory. You are probably also required to take an entire course in sociological theory, which is not always students’ favorite course...

The Sociology of Knowledge and Textbooks
Monday, January 08, 2018
By Karen Sternheimer Sociologists are interested in all things social, even how we come to know what we know. The sociology of knowledge is a fundamental question in sociological thought: how is knowledge produced? We also think critically about the...

New Semester Rulin’s
Thursday, January 04, 2018
By Colby King What are your resolutions for the New Year? How about for the new semester? I was thinking about these questions myself after a friend shared with me Woody Guthrie’s “New Years Rulin’s,” which he wrote in his...

How Sociology Can Save the World
Monday, December 25, 2017
By Peter Kaufman The title of this post comes from the name of a Lifelong Learning Institute class I taught recently. Lifelong Learning Institutes exit throughout the United States offering non-credit courses for adults 55 years and older. The class...