HSS SPEAKS

HSS SPEAKS

The LSU College of Humanities & Social Sciences has created a new initiative aimed at promoting scholarship in the humanities and social sciences. HSS SPEAKS, short for Scholarship Promoting Engagement and Knowledge Sharing, will be held twice per semester featuring lectures and panels highlighting the work of HSS faculty members and graduate students.

 

Fall 2022

HSS SPEAKS event dates for Fall 2022 will be posted prior to the start of the semester. 
 

Previous Events

Sociolinguistics in the 21st Century: Language Variation and Change | March 22, 2022

Panelist:
Dr. Rafael Orozco, Department of World Languages, Literatures & Cultures
 
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
LSU Student Union, 304 Castilian 
 

Creative Writing and Fieldwork Showcasing Louisiana Culture | February 10, 2022

Panelists:
Dr. Carolyn Ware, Department of English
Dr. J. Edward Osborne, Department of English
Dr. Maurice Ruffin, Department of English
 
9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
LSU Student Union, 304 Castilian

 

If Climate Change Makes Hurricanes More Severe, Who Bears the Brunt of the Impacts? A Climate Change and Environmental Justice Analysis of Hurricane Harvey | November 17, 2021

Panelist:
Dr. Kevin Smiley, Department of Sociology
 
10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
LSU Student Union, 325 Vieux Carre
 

Carceral Studies: Research and Approaches | October 15, 2021

Panelists:
Dr. Bryan McCann, Department of Communication Studies
Dr. Anna Gunderson, Department of Political Science
Dr. Debbie Goldgaber, Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies and Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies
 
1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
LSU Student Union, 325 Vieux Carre