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.

 

Spring 2023

One size does not fit all: An examination of how children from culturally and linguistically diverse communities learn words | February 13, 2023

Panelist:
Julie Scheider, Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders
 
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
LSU Student Union, 303 International Room 

Shades of Crime: An Examination of the Importance of Colorism for Arrest Rates in a Texas Suburb | March 24, 2023

Panelist:
Michael Barton, Department of Sociology
 
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
LSU Student Union, 303 International Room 

Previous Events

Race, Descriptive Representation, and Support for the U.S. Supreme Court | October 28, 2022

Panelist:
Dr. Elizabeth Lane, Department of Political Science
 
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
LSU Student Union, 303 International Room 

 

Patterns of Indiscipline: Haiti, Racial Justice, and the Case for Humanist Anthropology | September 12, 2022

Panelist:
Dr. Bastien Craipain, Department of French Studies and Comparative Literature Program
 
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
LSU Student Union, 303 International Room

 

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