Anthropology

Photo by Felicia Hall '19

May 2, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Welcomes Holocaust Survivor at Remembrance Event

By Felicia Hall '19 The Arcadia University community gathered on April 25 for the second annual Remembering the Holocaust event, co-hosted by Arcadia Hillel and the Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Department. The remembrance event provided students an outlet to commemorate the...

Apr 11, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Loury Appointed to National Conference on Race and Ethnicity

The National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education (NCORE) has appointed Dr. Doreen Loury, assistant professor of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, and director of the Pan African Studies Program, to serve on its National Advisory Council (NAC). As a member of the...

Amber Amin '17 speaks during the unity rally on Feb. 3.

Feb 3, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Community Unites for Diversity in Response to Executive Order

A crowd of more than 100 students, faculty, and staff joined together on Feb. 3 to unite in response to the Executive Order by the White House. While holding signs that called for diversity in communities, attendees were invited to share their concerns and hopes for the future. “I am glad to see...

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Oct 21, 2016 Jen Retter

Oct. 25: Student Voters Prepare for Election with Daylong Forum

In preparation for the 2016 presidential election, Arcadia University is hosting Election Fest, an opportunity for students to discuss political and electoral processes with faculty and staff. The daylong event is on Tuesday, Oct. 25 in the University Commons Great Room. Students representing 18...

Oct 4, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Community Rallies in Support of #Missing24

Wearing all black and holding signs of support, students, faculty, and staff gathered on Haber Green on Sept. 26 to stand in solidarity with the #Missing24 movement started by actor Isaiah Washington. The demonstration included an open mic, where University community members shared spoken word...

Dr. Loury presents during Social Justice Week at Arcadia.

Jun 9, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Loury Recognized Honored for Community Involvement by Youth Coalition

Dr. Doreen Loury, assistant professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, is this year’s recipient of the Northwest CommUnity Coalition for Youth (NCCY) Good Neighbor Award.  She will be recognized for her work with young adults to improve educational opportunities and learning...

Criminal justice majors Ayesha Bryan ’16 and Shawn Brennan ’16 received the Agent of Social Change Award.

Apr 1, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Social Justice Week Gives Voice to Awareness of Abuse

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, the Pan African Studies Collective, and the Criminal Justice Society held its annual Social Justice Week from March 21 to 24, which focused on raising awareness about violence against women. The weeklong symposium featured...

Mar 22, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Faculty and Students Showcase Research at South African University

From Feb. 18 to 28, Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice faculty members Drs. Ana Maria Garcia, Anne Lee, and Favian Alejandro Martín presented research alongside students at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa. The work ranged in topics from wrongful convictions...

Mar 10, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Social Justice Week at Arcadia University Looks at Harassment, Abuse

Arcadia University’s Social Justice Week, from March 21 through the 24, will feature presentations and lectures on sexual harassment and abuse, looking closely at war-torn nations and online platforms. The week aims to open and further discussions of how these abuses can be addressed on national...

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Mar 3, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Loury Examines Role of Higher Education in African American Communities

Dr. Doreen Loury, assistant professor of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, is a panelist in the 46th annual Pennsylvania Black Conference on Higher Education, “Black Lives Matter: Critical Dialogue for the Greater Good Post Brown & Martin,” in Philadelphia on March 3. The panel...

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Dec 1, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Students, Faculty Present at Criminology Conference in Washington, D.C.

Shawn Brennan ’16, Ayesha Bryan ’16,  Allison Danta ’16, and Robert Ungurean ’16, along with Assistant Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Dr. Favian Martín and Instructor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Dr. Anne Lee, presented research at the annual...

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Nov 30, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Joan Saverino Presents on Bread Making and Embroidery

Dr. Joan Saverino, adjunct professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, combined the domestic and the academic in two presentations on the social and cultural importance of bread making and embroidery. On Oct. 9, Dr. Saverino presented on “The Intimacy of Bread Making, Culinary...