Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Sociology and Anthropology are related social science disciplines looking at human social and cultural behavior, and human biological and cultural diversity. The Department has a diverse faculty offering expertise in most of the major specialties in both fields. Students who complete the Sociology and/or Anthropology programs take advantage of opportunities to work one-on-one with faculty in independent studies, to complete internships or to work alongside faculty on research and fieldwork.
Message from the Chair
Welcome to the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the College of Charleston. Sociology and Anthropology are two dynamic and exciting disciplines that will engage you in an examination of human societies from the past to present. Our faculty members’ research and teaching interests reflect the diverse specialty areas of our respective programs. In this diversity of coverage, you are sure to find something that interests them.
Calendar of Events
- Monday, September 21, 3pm in Admissions Auditorium: Dr. June Thomas Manning's lecture "Race and Urban Planning: The North, The South"
- Monday, September 28, 7pm in Education Center Room 116: African American Studies Program Fall Film Festival- Do the Right Thing
- Thursday, October 1, 3pm in Admissions Auditorium: Dr. Steven Hoelscher's lecture "Monuments We'd Like to Forget"
- Thursday, October 1, 7pm in Simons Center 309: Jennifer Campbell's lecture "The Production of Mughal Heritage in Northern South Asia"
- Monday, Otober 5, 7pm in Education Center Room 116: African American Studies Program Fall Film Festival- 12 Years a Slave
- Wednesday, October 7, 6pm in Wells Fargo Auditorium: Dr. Mark Anthony Neal's lecture "The Devil Wanna Put Me in a Bow-Tie: Negotiating Black Masculinity in America"
- Saturday, October 10, 10am at the Avery Research Center, McKinley Washington Auditorium: Symposium "Celebtrating Black Midwives"
- Tuesday, October 13, 4pm in Education Center Room 116: Start Smart Workshop
- Thursday, October 15, 7pm in the Stern Center Ballroom: Patrisse Cullors is the invited speaker for Spirit Day
- Friday, October 16, 12pm in Alumni Hall, 86 Wentworth: Dr. Christine Finnan's sabbatical talk "What's Hope Got to Do With It?
- Thursday, October 22, 5:30pm in the Basic Sciences Auditorium: Molly Rogers' lecture "This Extraordinary Corpus: 'Comparative Photography' and the Science of Race"
- Wednesday, November 4, 6pm in the Stern Center Ballroom: Jamie Fellner's lecture "Sentencing Reform of Non-Violent Drug Offences"
- Thursday, November 5, 5pm in RSS Room 235: Dr. Moore Quinn’s Peoples and Cultures of Ireland class will screen two Irish films about the Traveler community, “Into the West” and “This Is My Father”
- Monday, November 9, 7pm in Education Center Room 116: African American Studies Program Fall Film Festival- Bamboozled
- Thursday, November 19, 4:15pm: John Powers' lecture on his book, A Bull of a Man: Images of Masculinity, Sex, and the Body in Indian Buddhism
- Wednesday, December 2, 7pm in Education Center Room 116: African American Studies Program Fall Film Festival- Boyz n the Hood
Department of Sociology and Anthropology News
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