Social Sciences

Sheryl WuDunn: Half The Sky

Social Sciences Forum New Student Book Experience Sheryl WuDunn: “Half The Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity Worldwide” Wednesday, November 1, 7 – 8 p.m. University Center Ballroom Sheryl WuDunn’s book Half The Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity Worldwide is a passionate call to arms against what the authors argue is our era’s most pervasive human right …

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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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How did we get here? Women and the 2016 election

Social Sciences Forum Rebecca Traister, Author “How did we get here? Women and the 2016 election” Monday, November 21, 4 p.m.  Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery ***PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE. THE NEW LECTURE DATE IS 11/21***  Rebecca Traister, author of The New York Times bestseller, All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of …

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