Cultural studies

Perspective: You might learn a thing or two in a cultural studies course

Have you ever noticed that people tend to criticize things they don’t know or really don’t understand? Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a big fan of hip hop, and pop culture in general. I actually teach a class called the Social Philosophy of Hip Hop. We are talking about both great artists and […]

Cultural studies

Students protest against merger of gender and culture studies and Future FASS

Yesterday, students from across the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) went on strike from their classes, gathered on the lawns of the Quad to hear speeches before marching to the F23 Michael Spence building, in protest against changes in Gender and Cultural Studies (GCS) under fierce opposition Future FASS proposal. The University proposes […]

Cultural centers

Why Irish offshore cultural centers matter

The Irish Stew podcast continues to explore the global Irish theme and in the final episode the conversation delves into the Irish community in the Midwest. Irish Stew Podcast hosts John Lee and Martin Nutty sit down with Natalie Nugent O’Shea, founder of the Celtic Junction Arts Center in Minnesota to discuss the importance of […]

Cultural studies

The Department of Gender and Cultural Studies will be transferred to FASS DCP

According to a proposal presented by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies will leave the School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry which will soon be dissolved and move to the new School of Social and Political Sciences. The Department of Gender and Cultural Studies has a radical […]