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Latin History for Morons: Ethnic Studies, Student Achievement, and Eurocentrism
Monday, April 24, 2017
By Teresa Irene Gonzales During spring break, my husband and I went to see John Leguizamo’s latest one-man show “Latin History for Morons” at the Public Theater in New York City. Performing as a slightly disheveled, professorial version of himself,...

Learning Sociology through Collaboration
Monday, April 17, 2017
By Karen Sternheimer If sociology teaches us that we learn about our social world, others, and ourselves through social interaction, it stands to reason that a great way to learn about sociology is through interacting with others. On the most...

Neoliberalism: A Concept Every Sociologist Should Understand
Monday, April 10, 2017
By Peter Kaufman I have a confession: When I teach sociology I am often guilty of ignoring one of the most important concepts that every sociologist should understand. In fact, one of the main reasons for writing this post is...

Get Out and Du Bois: Sociology at the Cinema
Monday, April 03, 2017
By Jonathan Wynn If you haven’t had a chance to see Jordan Peele’s thinky-horror blockbuster, Get Out, you should. It’s the story of a young black photographer named Chris and his new girlfriend, Rose. Things start getting really uncomfortable when...

Signs of Gender
Monday, March 27, 2017
By Sally Raskoff You might be seeing new restroom signs popping up in public or private spaces. Single-person bathrooms are getting a makeover in many places with the gender specific labels replaced with gender “neutral” labels. Thus, anyone who has...