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Chicago Tribune Profiles LAS Distinguished Professor Luis Urrea's "The House of Broken Angels"
Mar 09, 2018
Distinguished English Professor Luis Urrea's New Book Featured in Publishers Weekly
Feb 25, 2018
Professor Barbara Risman Reflects on Gender Structure and Millennials
Feb 14, 2018
Dick Simpson Reflects on Career and New Memoir
Nov 17, 2017
Excerpts From LAS Professor Beth Richie’s Book Featured in Truth-Out Article
Oct 22, 2015
New Book and Article Publications from Department of Sociology Faculty
Feb 21, 2014
Recently, a number of faculty members in the LAS sociology department have published books and studies.
History Professor's Most Recent Book Reviewed by Project Muse
Nov 27, 2013
Professor of History Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska's most recent work was reviewed by Project Muse, an online database of scholarly works.
"Of Note" in the Sociology Department
Oct 21, 2013
The Department of Sociology "Of Note" fall 2013 issue has been released highlighting some of the recent faculty, student and departmental accomplishments including that the department has become the new home to "Social Problems" professional journals.
Dick Simpson: Expert in the News
Oct 09, 2013
Dick Simpson, professor in the Department of Political Science and former Chicago alderman, frequently appears as a featured expert in news stories covering state and city government, politics and corruption.
OutHistory Launches New Website
Sep 27, 2013
OutHistory, a website dedicated to documenting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) history, launched a redesigned website through the collaboration of John D'Emilio, professor of history and gender and women's studies, and Jonathan Ned Katz, creator and director of the site.
New at LSRI
Sep 20, 2013
Entering the new academic year, the Learning Sciences Research Institute (LSRI) welcomes new students and faculty to a new space. Read more about the happenings of LSRI in the most recent newsletter.
Trip to Field Museum Inspires Award-Winning Poem
Sep 16, 2013
Roger Reeves, assistant professor of English, is among 69 winners whose work was chosen from thousands of entries for the Pushcart Prize, awarded to works of poetry, short fiction and essays published by small literary magazines or small presses around the world. Reeves was selected for his poem “The Field Museum,” which originally appeared in the Winter 2013 issue of The Cincinnati Review.
Cris Mazza Soon to Release Memoir
Sep 04, 2013
NewCity's Fall literature preview features the forthcoming memoir, Something Wrong With Her, by Cris Mazza, UIC professor of English and director of the Program for Writers.
Newly Named Co-Editors for the 'Social Problems' Journal Hail from LAS Sociology Department
Aug 19, 2013
Pamela Quiroz, professor of sociology, and Nilda Flores-Gonzalez, associate professor of sociology and Latin American and Latino studies, have been selected as the co-editors of Social Problems (University of California Press, 1953-2013), the official publication of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, and one of the leading sociology journals.
Stellan Ohlsson's Book Recieves Prestigious Review
Jul 03, 2013
Deep Learning: How the mind overrides experience (Cambridge UP, 2011) by Stellan Ohlsson, professor of psychology, will be reviewed in the summer issue of the American Journal of Psychology.
Committee on LGBT History Announces LAS Professor as John Boswell Prize Recipient
Jan 25, 2013
The Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History (CLGBTH) announced Professor of History and Gender and Women's Studies John D'Emilio as the winner of the 2012 John Boswell Prize.
Interview on Ransby's New Book, Eslanda: The Large and Unconventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson, Available Online
Jan 23, 2013
The Chicago Public Radio interview with Barbara Ransby, UIC professor of history and African American studies and director of gender and women's studies, about her new book, Eslanda: The Large and Unconventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson, is available online.
Assistant Professor of Sociology Authors New Book: Respect Yourself, Protect Yourself: Latina Girls and Sexual Identity
Jan 18, 2013
Assistant Professor of Sociology Lorena Garcia authors new book on how Latina girls manage sexuality.
Latina Girls and Sexual Identity
Sep 25, 2012
Lorena Garcia, an assistant professor of sociology, recently published a new study, Protect Yourself, Respect Yourself: Latina Girls and Sexual Identity.
New Guide for SEL Published
Sep 21, 2012
"The 2013 CASEL Guide: Effective Social and Emotional Learning Programs", co-authored by Roger Weissberg, was recently released.
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