Social Sciences

Black Woman Narrative Interrupted: Debunking Mainstream Narratives about Physical Activity

Social Sciences Forum Rashawn Ray, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Maryland, College Park “Black Woman Narrative Interrupted: Debunking Mainstream Narratives about Physical Activity” Tuesday, October 18, 4:30 p.m.  Albin O. Kuhn Library, 7th floor   Why are black women in the U.S. more likely to be obese and less physically active than other groups, and …

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The Black Presidency

Humanities Forum Michael Eric Dyson, University Professor of Sociology, Georgetown University, and radio host “The Black Presidency” Thursday, October 27, 5 p.m.  Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery, 7th floor In “The Black Presidency,” Michael Eric Dyson will explore the role of race in shaping Barack Obama’s identity and groundbreaking presidency. With the overwhelming number of …

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