lucile

Prof, others celebrate publication of Remembering Lucile

Jan. 17, 2019

Never officially recognized during her lifetime, the first African American woman to graduate from the University of Colorado was posthumously honored this spring. Now, a biography telling the long-overlooked story of Lucile Berkeley Buchanan has been published.

distinction

College names three new professors of distinction

Aug. 1, 2018

In recognition of their exceptional service, teaching and research, three members of the University of Colorado Boulder faculty have been named 2018 Professors of Distinction by the College of Arts and Sciences.

trump

Trump's America, one year later, is focus of diverse panel discussion

Jan. 14, 2018

A panel discussion titled “Trump’s America: One Year Later” is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 24, at 5:30 p.m. in Hale Science Room 270

diversity

One veteran’s take on diversity

Nov. 10, 2017

Jackson Reinagel is a Navy veteran, a nontraditional student, and a junior majoring in women and gender studies at the University of Colorado Boulder. Reinagel, who is weighing a career in academe or law, is also a transgender man.

Disaster

CU Boulder experts discuss disaster preparedness

Sept. 13, 2017

Disaster preparedness is the focus of the next Social Sciences Today Forum at CUBoulder. The event, titled “Disasters: Can We Be Prepared?” features three experts and is scheduled for Sept. 26, at noon in Old Main Chapel.

AIDS

AIDS and Masculinity in the African City

Aug. 15, 2017

AIDS has been a devastating plague in much of sub-Saharan Africa, yet the long-term implications for gender and sexuality are just emerging. AIDS and Masculinity in the African City tackles this issue head on and examines how AIDS has altered the ways masculinity is lived in Uganda—a country known as Africa’s great AIDS success story. Based on a decade of ethnographic research in an urban slum community in the capital Kampala, this book reveals the persistence of masculine privilege in the age of AIDS and the implications such privilege has for combating AIDS across the African continent.

Routledge Handbook of Interpretive Political Science

Routledge Handbook of Interpretive Political Science

Dec. 19, 2016

Interpretive political science focuses on the meanings that shape actions and institutions, and the ways in which they do so. This Handbook explores the implications of interpretive theory for the study of politics.

The pain of partition

The pain of partition

Sept. 13, 2016

Scholar Deepti Misri explores gender violence in post-colonial India in Kayden Award-winning book. In many cases, she argues, anti-minoritarian violence intends to convey a message.