The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) is the heart of the University, dedicated to spurring intellectual curiosity, creativity, and transformative education. Encompassing humanities, social sciences, and health sciences, CLASS is truly a mosaic of disciplines that broaden perspectives, inspire potential, and advance possibilities yet unimagined.
UH Report Finds Houston-Area Intimate Partner Violence Homicides Doubled in Three Years
CLASS professors win grant to make French globally accessible
Innovative UH Hispanic literary heritage project earns third Mellon grant
Digital Technology Can Assist Toddlers with Problem Solving
Why are Women Opting Out of Marriage Around the World?
CLASS researchers win $193,750 R21 grant from National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
Feb 09 3:00 pm
Valenti School of Communication Graduate Program Virtual Open House
The Jack J. Valenti School of Communication will be holding a virtual open house to share insights on our MA in Communication program and the application process on Thursday, February 9th, 2023, from 3:00-4:00PM CST.
Feb 11 9:00 am
Professional Development Workshop for Teachers of Spanish
Professional Development Workshop for Teachers of Spanish.
Feb 13 12:00 pm
Forged by Protest: Student Organization Afro Americans for Black Liberation (AABL) and the Genesis of the UH African American Studies Program
Forged by Protest: Student Organization Afro Americans for Black Liberation (AABL) and the Genesis of the UH African American Studies Program was curated by Research for Aspiring Coogs in the Humanities (REACH) scholar Saron Regassa as an analog component of a digital project aiming to make the history of AABL accessible as an online resource. The exhibit is a collaboration between the UH department of African American Studies and UH Libraries.
Feb 17 9:00 am
Global Communication Summit
Global Communication Summit - This event will be at the Valenti School of Communication, Classroom 150.
Feb 25 2:00 pm
Photography Book Launch | “Making a Scene!”
This panel discussion celebrates the release of Making a Scene! How Visionary Individuals Created an International Photography Scene in Houston, Texas. The new book by Xavia Karner documents the social history of “who did what and when” to create an international photography scene in the once seemingly unlikely city of Houston.
Feb 28 1:00 pm
Fiction and Autofiction
A unique opportunity to participate in the conversation among three writers from three different creative writing programs and who write in three different languages (English, Italian, Spanish). Nick Flynn and Rodrigo Hasbún discuss the recent novels of Andrea Bajani (If You Kept a Record of Sins, The Book of Houses).
Feb 28 5:00 pm
Preserving Women’s History at the Smithsonian: A Night with Dr. Tey Marianna Nunn, Director of the American Women’s History Initiative
Kick Off Women’s History Month with Dr. Tey Marianna Nunn, Director of the Smithsonian’s American Women’s History Initiative. Learn about efforts to make women more visible nationally. This 6 pm talk sponsored by the Center for Public History will feature a reception and pop-up exhibit the hour beforehand hosted by UH Libraries.
Mar 02 4:00 pm
Celebrating Sociology in Action Lecture
In this talk, Dr. Greg Scott considers the problems and prospects of using visual research and arts-based methods to examine and portray vulnerable persons and communities, including former prisoners, people who use drugs, sex workers, and the chronically unhoused.
CLASS MEDIA MENTIONS
- The Wall Street Journal Elena Grigorenko, Ph.D., Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology
- The Wall Street Journal Rodica Damian, Ph.D., Department of Psychology
- Inside Higher Ed Ryan Kennedy, Ph.D., Department of Political Science
- India Education
Psychology Researcher At University Of Houston Awarded $1.5M From National Institute On Minority Health And Health DisparitiesAmanda Venta, Ph.D., Department of Psychology
- Houstonia Pamela Anne Quiroz, Ph.D., Center for Mexican American and Latino/a Studies
- Sci Tech Daily Colin Haile, Ph.D., Department of Psychology
- Houston Public Media Karen Fang, Ph.D., Department of English
- Houston Chronicle Karen Fang, Ph.D., Department of English
- UH News Pamela Anne Quiroz, Ph.D., UH CMALS Director and Professor of Sociology
1836 Project’s Pamphlet to Promote a ‘Patriotic’ Version of Texas History Airbrushes Oppression and Poverty, Experts SayRaúl A. Ramos, Ph.D., Department of History
- Defender Network Aswad Walker, Ph.D., Department of African American Studies
- ABC 13 Nicolás Kanellos, Ph.D., Brown Foundation Professor of Hispanic Studies, Director of Arte Público Press
- Houston Chronicle Jeronimo Cortina, Ph.D., Department of Political Science
- Vox Media Jeronimo Cortina, Ph.D., Department of Political Science
- Houston Chronicle Nicolás Kanellos, Ph.D., Brown Foundation Professor of Hispanic Studies, Director of Arte Público Press
- Austin American-Statesman Gabriela Baeza Ventura, Ph.D., Department of Hispanic Studies
- The Texas Tribune Jennifer Hayes Clark, Ph.D., Department of Political Science
- The Texas Tribune Jeronimo Cortina, Ph.D., Department of Political Science
- Houston Chronicle Brandon Rottinghaus, Ph.D., Department of Political Science
- FOX 26 Houston Trevor Buffone, Ph.D., Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies
Charli and Dixie D’Amelio Turned TikTok Fame Into a Billionaire-Backed Personal Brand That Hinges on Their Personal LivesTrevor Buffone, Ph.D., Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies
- Inside Research Allison Archer, Ph.D., Department of Political Science and Jack J. Valenti School of Communication
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