News and Events

Recent News

UDR Voter Registration Drive

October 11, 2018

Voter Registration Table

The SOC, SJSP, and PAX UDRs organized a voter registration and absentee ballot drive in the SCC Atrium. With the incredible turnout, they hosted two more drives throughout the month.  With the help of some great volunteers, they were able to register over 100 people to vote or get absentee ballots. Read an article by the Justice to learn more about the event.

The Right to Immigration Institute featured in the Boston Globe

May 3, 2018

Jon and VictoriaJonathan Goldman '19  and Victoria St. Jean '19, founders of The Right to Immigration Institute (TRII), were featured in the Boston Globe. TRII provides pro bono legal services, immigration overview classes, and workshops about immigration-related issues. By training undergraduate law students to become accredited by the Department of Justice, the organization aims to ensure that no one must face the immigration process alone. Jonathan and Victoria were Davis Peace Prize winners in 2017. Read the full Globe article.
Cap and Gown Donation Project
Caps and Gowns

The Sociology Department wants your gently used cap & gowns, to be recycled & reused by students of the Class of '19 (and beyond).

After commencement, please bring your regalia to Pearlman 206 (second floor of the building across from the Library) and put your cap & gown in the designated box outside of the office.

If you're looking for a cap & gown, contact Cheryl Hansen or stop by Pearlman 206.

Past Events

Global Climate Change, Patriarchy, & White Supremacy: The Spectre of Fascism & the Crisis of Democracy

October 11, 2017

Joshua Kahn ’06, Professor Gordie Fellman, and Professor Raj Sampath joined together for an interactive experiential workshop for change-makers. Joshua is is a social movement facilitator who has trained thousands of activists across the globe.

Filmmaker Mickey Lemle '69's The Last Dalai Lama

September 17, 2017

A portrait of the 14th Dalai Lama, featuring interviews with his family and the people he has inspired since his exile from Tibet in 1959.

Video: A conversation on caste and oppression with Cornel West, Jebaroja Singh and Sukhadeo Thorat

August 31, 2017

Watch here.
Resistance, Reflection, and Community Building

March 2017

A participatory workshop to explore nonviolent direct action and how to respond in uncertain times

Post-Election Discussion

November 17, 2016

How do we make sense of the election? Where do we go from here?

Ending the Many Wars in Syria

October 13, 2016

Speaker Phyllis Bennis

Author speaks on historical Jewish involvement in social justice

February 8, 2016

Read more here.