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Zareen's Hazara family members fleeing Afghanistan

Supporting Zareen and Ali to support others in danger

Zareen and Ali are dear friends and colleagues of many of us and we know that they work tirelessly to advocate for the rights of people from their country of origin, Afghanistan. Both Zareen and...

Posted: September 17, 2021, 10:33 AM

Race, Ethnicity, and Place Conference: Oct 20-23, 2021

Justice and the City in an Age of Social Division

Following a successful 2020 virtual conference in place of the long-planned XIth Race, Ethnicity, and Place Conference (REP) in Baltimore, organizers are planning a hybrid in-person and virtual...

Posted: September 15, 2021, 1:39 PM

Reminder: Looking in the Mirror Series

Join us for conversations that will help us heal and grow. As quoted in President Freeman Hrabowski's book, The Empowered University (2019), "as a healthy campus, we must look in the...

Posted: September 14, 2021, 2:32 PM

CAHSS Faculty Media Training Workshop

The CAHSS Dean's office and the Office of Institutional Advancement will be hosting a virtual media workshop for faculty on October 1st from 10am - noon.  The workshop will provide tips,...

Posted: September 14, 2021, 11:58 AM

Christine Mallinson receives NSF grant

Congratulations to Christine Mallinson, Professor of LLC and Director of the Center for Social Science Scholarship, who has just received official notification of a grant titled, "Collaborative...

Posted: September 9, 2021, 10:17 AM

New Position for J Inscoe

J Inscoe, a May 2021 PhD graduate of the LLC Program, has accepted a full-time contingent lecturer position at Towson University in the Communication Studies Department. Congratulations, J!

Posted: September 8, 2021, 4:28 PM

Gauging Writing Support for Grad Students at UMBC

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The Writing Center at the Academic Success Center would like to collect some data from graduate students in order to assess their experiences with the UMBC Writing Center, the Graduate Writing...

Posted: September 7, 2021, 12:37 PM

May Chung Successfully Defends her Dissertation

On August 23, 2021 May Chung of LLC Cohort 17 successfully defended her dissertation and earned the title of Doctor of Philosophy. Her degree will be conferred in December, 2021. Her virtual...

Posted: August 31, 2021, 1:37 PM

Mapping Baltimore Apartheid with Dr. Lawrence Brown

The Black Butterfly: The Harmful Politics of Race and Space

Baltimore Architecture Foundation and Baltimore Heritage kick off Doors Open Baltimore with Dr. Lawrence Brown, author of The Black Butterfly: The Harmful Politics of Race and Space in America....

Posted: August 31, 2021, 10:39 AM

LLC Program Congratulates Two Summer Graduates

Dr. Katherine Morris and Dr. Montia Gardner

This summer, Katie Morris (LLC Cohort 18) and Montia Gardner (LLC Cohort 19) defended their dissertations and graduated with their PhDs! Katherine Julia Morris Being Called to Social...

Posted: August 25, 2021, 10:01 AM