WCSU Covid-19 Information Fall 2021

Macricostas School of Arts & Sciences

Social Sciences

Department Events

Monthly “Social Hour” & Speakers

Social Hour takes place every 3rd Wednesday of each month, 12:30 pm. 

Email Dr. Bandhauer for the WebEx link if interested.

Fall 2021

Latinx Speakers Series, hosted by the Department of Social Sciences at WCSU.
Thursday, Sept. 23, 6:30-8 pm on Zoom: “Los Macheteros” Michael Gonzalez-Cruz from the University of Puerto Rico.
Thursday, Oct. 7th, 6 pm in the Midtown Student Center Theater: Alumna Mariana Martinez, Guest Speaker.
Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, 06:30 pm on Zoom: “Águilas” Film and discussion with film co-director Maite Zubiaurre, UCLA.
Thursday, Oct. 21, 6:30-8 pm on Zoom: Maria Hinojosa NPR host of Latino USA will discuss her book: “Once I Was You.”  This is part of a Common Read: Free books available email hunterj@wcsu.edu and also at Danbury Public Library.
Thursday, Nov. 4th, 5:30-8 pm on Zoom: “The US/Mexico Border, Human Rights & Family Values” with Pedro Rios of American Friends Service Committee.

Spring 2021

  • Feb. 17, 12:30-1:30 pm on WebEx”Racial Justice Part II:  Wrongfully Imprisoned” with Exoneree, Fernando Bermudez & his Spouse, Crystal Bermudez“
  • Mar. 17, 12:30-1:30 pm on WebEx”Social Hour” (topic TBA)
  • Apr. 21, 12:30-1:30 pm on WebEx”Environmental Justice” with Sociologist Dr. Manoj Misra.

Fall 2020

  • Oct. 21, 12:30-1:30 pm on WebEx “The 2020 Election” with Political Scientist Dr. Howell Williams.
  • Oct. 29, 5:30-8:00 pm on WebEx “Chip Berlet:  Assessing the Right Wing Extremism”
  • Nov. 5, 5:30-8:00 pm on WebEx “Live from El Salvador:  Defunding the “World’s Police”: Ending Police Brutality through International Solidarity”
  • Nov. 18, from 12:30-1:45 pm on WebEx”Racial Justice Part I:  “Urban Connecticut Meets Covid-19“ with sociologist, Dr. Robert Brown, the UndocuAlly Task Force & the Racial Justice Coalition.
  • Nov. 19, 5:30-8:00 pm on WebEx  “Donna Minkowitz on Interviewing the Alt-Right.”

Annual Alumni Panel

No new events at the moment. Check back later!

Please see the Department Alumni page for info about past events.