The Social Sciences Forum presents the Distinguished Lecture in Psychology, featuring Fathali Moghaddam, Professor, Department of Psychology and Director, Conflict Resolution Program, Department of Government at Georgetown University, who will speak on How Psychologists Failed. The speaker shares, "We psychologists neglected the poor and minorities, favored the rich and privileged, and got science wrong and now this is what we have to do to get things right." Alison Wylie's areas of specialization are philosophy of the social and historical sciences, feminist philosophy of science, history and philosophy of archaeology, and ethics issues in the social sciences. Most fundamentally she is… Continue Reading Fathali Moghaddam: How Psychologists Failed
The Department of Gender, Women's, + Sexuality Studies presents the annual Joan S. Korenman Lecture, featuring artist and theorist Alan Pelaez Lopez, who will speak on Trans4Trans Care: Reflections on the Undocumented Trans*Imagination. This event is part of the spring 2023 Humanities Forum. Lopez's talk will trace the “constant and continual rupture” that undocumented trans* and nonbinary subjects in the United States are subjected to and the mechanisms of imagination necessary to rupture the continual logic of empire, gender, and political membership.
The Social Sciences Forum presents the Eckert Lecture on Health & Inequality, featuring Eric Wright, Distinguished University Professor of Sociology and Public Health Chair, Department of Sociology at Georgia State University, who will speak on Adverse Childhood Events, Trafficking, and the Health of Runaway and Homeless Youth.
The Social Sciences Forum presents the annual Low Lecture, featuring Michelle R. Scott, professor of history and affiliate faculty in GW+SS, LLC, and Africana Studies at UMBC, who will speak on her new monograph, T.O.B.A. Time: Black Vaudeville and the Theater Owners Booking Association in Jazz Age America, an intriguing account of black entertainment and black business during the 1920s and 30s.
The Social Sciences Forum presents the Human Context of Science and Technology Program Lecture, featuring Alison Wylie, Professor, Canada Research Chair (Tier I), Philosophy of the Social and Historical Sciences, Department of Philosophy at the University of British Columbia, who will speak on Collaborative Practice in Archaeology: Why Human Context Matters.
Drawing on interviews with gig workers, policymakers, Uber lobbyists, and community organizers, Katie J. Wells will discuss her new book and explain how Uber offered a lifeline — though a costly one — to cities struggling with broken transit, underemployment, and racial polarization. The story she will tell is not the story of one company and one city. Instead, Wells will offer a 360-degree view of an urban America in crisis.
In conjunction with the exhibition Lost Boys: Amos Badertscher’s Baltimore, the Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery presents a panel discussion, LGBTQ+ Oral Histories: Ethics and Practice. The discussion will feature Kate Drabinski (UMBC), Joseph Plaster (Johns Hopkins University), Hunter O’Hanian (independent scholar and curator), and students of the 2023 Interdisciplinary CoLab, “LGBTQ+ Oral History Project.”
One of the griots of Black radical tradition in Brazil, Diva Moreira is a political scientist and activist on social issues primarily concerning race, feminism, and the working class since the 1960s. She founded Casa Dandara, a cultural center promoting black self-esteem and leadership, for which she was awarded an Ashoka Fellowship.
POSTPONED UNTIL NOVEMBER 29 — The Human Context of Science and Technology program lecture, part of the Fall 2023 Social Sciences Forum, presents Juno Salazar Parreñas, Associate Professor of Science and Technology Studies and Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Cornell University, who will speak on White Supremacy, Animal Advocacy, and the Longue Durée of Misanthropy.
The Black in the Americas Series presents Maya Quilolo, a Maroon artist and researcher whose investigations address and explore the intersections between art, anthropology, and black and indigenous cosmologies through film, photography, drawing, performance, literature, and sculpture. She will host a four-part workshop series, Beyond the Eyes: Embodied Methodologies into an Environmental Image.