Sociology

Caitlin Joyce Nov 10, 2017 2:17 pm

Breaking the Gender Binary

What does it mean to perform gender? One of the most obvious answers that comes to mind is expression through appearance. Our appearances dictate how society sorts us into categories of male or female (and occasionally, androgynous, other, or unknown). At the base level, one...

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Oct 25, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Loury Receives African American Women in Higher Education Award

Dr. Doreen Loury, assistant professor of Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Anthropology, was highlighted by The Philadelphia Tribune as the African American Women Veterans in Higher Education recipient at the Association of Black Women in Higher Education’s conference on Oct. 18. The Tribune also...

Oct 11, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Explore Phobias During Fright Week, Oct. 16-19

Have you ever wondered where phobias come from? Or why we fear certain things? Explore the science behind phobias and fears during Fright Week, Oct. 16 to 19, in the Rose and Mirror rooms. The week’s events are a collaboration between the Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Department,...

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Sep 26, 2017 Caitlin Burns

ABWHE 10th Annual National Conference Brings “Sister Power 2017” to Philadelphia

Celebrate “Sister Power” in Philadelphia with the Association of Black Women in Higher Education (ABWHE) as they honor Poet Laureate Sonia Sanchez, author and activist, at their 10th annual conference from Oct. 18 to 20 at the Sonesta Hotel and Temple University Center City Campus, Philadelphia...

Jun 14, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Hosts Association of Black Women in Higher Education on June 2

For the second year, students, faculty, and alumni participated in the Association of Black Women in Higher Education (ABWHE) Philadelphia Chapter’s Garden Party at Arcadia University on June 2. Dr. Doreen Loury, assistant professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice and director of...

May 18, 2017 Caitlin Burns

In Video, Class of 2017 Grads Share After Arcadia Plans

Find out what graduates of the Class of 2017 have planned after Commencement.   Watch the Video

May 16, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Philadelphia Futures Scholar Featured in Tribune

The Philadelphia Tribune featured Tatiana Redden ‘17 on May 6 as one of two Philadelphia Futures Scholars graduating in Arcadia’s Class of 2017. Philadelphia Futures is an organization that mentors first-generation college students. Redden has been involved with the program since high school....

BMDS Advisory Committee

May 9, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Black Male Development Symposium at Arcadia Explores How to Build Stronger Communities, May 13

The 2017 Black Male Development Symposium (BMDS) will be a life-changing experience and conversation with members of the black male community as they strive to examine, explore, dissect, articulate and most importantly develop strategies that will eradicate the inter-generational challenges...

May 9, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Philadelphia Mayor’s Office Honors Black Male Development Symposium Leaders

The Mayor’s Office of Philadelphia presented a citation to members of the Arcadia University community for their work over the past 10 years with the Black Male Development Symposium (BMDS). Dr. Doreen Loury, assistant professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice at Arcadia...

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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...

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Mar 13, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Redden ’17 To Present at Undergraduate Student Research Conference

Sociology major Tatiana Redden ’17 will present “They Taught Us Half a Story: The Effects of Miseducation in the U.S. School System” at the 7th annual Regional Undergraduate Student Research Conference at Lincoln University in Chester County on Saturday, April 8. Redden is one of two...