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Spring 2015: Political Science Bilingual Course

Posted On October 24, 2014
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The Political Science Department is offering a bilingual course for Spring 2015:

Corruption, Violence, and Culture: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of the Political Culture

Are civil war, endemic violence, corruption, and poverty caused by a country’s “political culture?” This seminar explores the concept of political culture, where it comes from, and why it matters. We… more »

SOCI 8900: Special Topics in Sociology

Posted On August 8, 2014
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SOCI 8900: Special Topics in Sociology (Race, Gender, and Sexuality) taught by Dr. Katie Acosta. Open to all interested graduate students. In the course, students will explore how one’s intersecting marginalities influence their social location. Students will read a wide array of scholarly work in the areas of race, gender, and sexuality — from seminal theoretical… more »

Portuguese Classes Fall 2014

Posted On August 8, 2014
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Two sections of PORT 1001 are being offered. They are CRN 84448 / TR / 11:00am – 12:15pm &  CRN 81837 / TR / 1:00pm – 2:15pm. One section of  PORT 2001 is being offered: CRN 87986 / TR / 2:30pm – 3:45pm.

Ask Us About Study Abroad Opportunities!!!

There are several U.S. and Brazilian companies in… more »

Dr. Jennifer McCoy quoted about Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro

Posted On March 15, 2013
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CLALS member, Dr. Jennifer McCoy, Distinguished Professor of Political Science, was quoted in an online New York  Times article about Venezuela’s new acting president, Nicolas Maduro.

“Chávez was a master at addressing very different interests and holding them together as the undisputed leader,” said Jennifer McCoy, the Americas program director at the Carter Center in Atlanta.… more »