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June 18, 2021
Juneteenth is an important independence day celebration for America. It is also known as Emancipation Day, Liberation Day, or Freedom Day because it celebrates the symbolic end of slavery and the process of enforcing the Emancipation Proclamation and freeing enslaved Read More Celebrating Juneteenth

June 17, 2021
“The workplace is not sex neutral,” writes Dr. Patti Giuffre (Department of Sociology) and her colleague Courtney Caviness, who is Texas State MA Sociology alum, Dr. Giuffre’s former mentee, and currently a doctoral student from the University of California, Davis. Read More LGBTQ Employment and Discrimination

June 11, 2021
La mucama de Omicunlé is a novel by Rita Indiana, a Dominican writer and singer-songwriter whose writing features themes of queerness. Dr. Alexandra Gonzenbach Perkins, Assistant Professor of World Languages & Literatures, wrote an article interpreting the novel. Perkins’ article–“Queer Read More Queer Stories of Bodies, Nature, and Time

May 31, 2021
The pandemic caused social changes and stress, and the stress took a unique toll on general mental health. Faculty in the Department of Psychology–Dr. Millie Cordaro (senior lecturer), Dr. Rebecca Deason (associate professor), Dr. Kelly Haskard-Zolnierek (associate professor), and Dr. Read More Paying Attention to Pandemic-Specific Anxiety

May 31, 2021
Dance and philosophy inform each other. Centuries of dances in India are a perfect example. Dr. Binita Mehta (senior lecturer in philosophy) recently contributed a chapter to The Bloomsbury Handbook of Dance and Philosophy about Bharatanatyam, a classical dance of Read More Appreciating Ancient Indian Dance