Society & Environment blog

  • KU Summer Archaeological Field Work

    April 8, 2011

    When: 6/6/2011-6/29/2011 Where: the Coffey Site, KS The significance of the site, which is listed on National Register of Historic Places, lies in the documentation  of the lifeways of hunter–‐gatherers during the Archaic period. Five thousand years ago, harsh climatic conditions forced drastic changes in adaptation, technology, and social organization among Plains prehistoric groups. The […]

  • Zak Palmer, Sociology Major accepted to American Sociological Honors Program

    April 4, 2011

    Zak Palmer, Junior Sociology Major, has been selected to participate in this year’s American Sociological Association’s (ASA) Honors Program in Las Vegas, NV this August, 2011.  The Honors Program is designed to give a rich and stimulating introduction to the discipline and to the ASA Annual Meeting, the “premier” event for sociologists around the country.

  • A Look Inside SB1070

    There will be a screening of “A Look Inside SB1070” (Arizona’s Immigration Bill) Thursday, April 7 at 7pm in Violette Hall 1010. It’s a 15 minute documentary following nine college students on their tour of Arizona last August after the enactment of the controversial immigration law. The film was produced by Center for a New […]