Interdisciplinary Studies

Mar 22, 2017

At the WHO, Alum Aims to Remove Barriers Across the Globe

After discovering a passion for international relations, diplomacy and development at NC State, alumna Lianne Gonsalves entered the real world looking for a way to put it all together. And she has. Working as a technical officer at the World Health Organization, Gonsalves studies how to better connect young people with information and services related to their sexual and reproductive health.

Mar 15, 2017

Anil Dash: Toward an Ethical, Inclusive Tech Industry

Entrepreneur, activist and writer Anil Dash will give NC State's 2017 Rolf Buchdahl Lecture on Science, Technology and Human Values on March 22. Dash, who advised the Obama White House’s Office of Digital Strategy, today advises major startups and nonprofits.

Mar 15, 2017 | Giving News

Alumna Barbara Goodmon Honored With Watauga Medal

Humanities and Social Sciences alumna Barbara Goodmon is one of four 2017 recipients of the Watauga Medal, NC State’s highest nonacademic honor, given during the annual Founders’ Day celebration.

Mar 13, 2017 | Oxford University Press Blog

War, Movies and Sam Fuller: Q&A with Marsha Gordon

American screenwriter, author and director of over 20 films, Sam Fuller influenced the work of such filmmakers as Jim Jarmusch, Quentin Tarantino and Luc Moullet. Marsha Gordon, author of Film is Like a Battleground: Sam Fuller’s War Movies, sdiscusses the work of this legendary filmmaker.

Mar 1, 2017 | Blue Ridge Public Radio

Movies on the Radio: Best in the Western

Host Frank Stasio talks Marsha Gordon, film studies professor at NC State University, about how Westerns have evolved from a lone-ranger narrative to a platform for critiques about race, gender and capitalism.

Feb 22, 2017

Celebrating the Extraordinary: Honoring Our Scholarship Recipients, Donors

Humanities and Social Sciences scholarship recipients got to meet the donors who make their awards possible at the college's annual luncheon honoring both groups on Feb. 16.

Feb 13, 2017 | Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost News

Brookins Named Outreach and Engagement Faculty Fellow

Craig Brookins, a faculty member in applied social and community psychology and program director for Africana studies in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, has been appointed as an Outreach and Engagement Faculty Fellow at NC State.

Feb 6, 2017 | NC State News

5 Questions With Jim Gates, 2017 Diversity Lecture Speaker

Theoretical physicist Jim Gates explains why the dichotomy between seeking equity and seeking excellence is false in science and society. Join us for the 2017 Humanities and Social Sciences Diversity Lecture.

Feb 1, 2017 | Entrepreneurship Initiative

Alumna’s Bee Downtown Goes to Ghana

Leigh-Kathryn Bonner is bringing her "beesness" to Ghana to empower women and promote sustainability.

Jan 30, 2017 | News and Observer

Op-ed: U.S. Citizens Should Oppose Travel Ban

In an op-ed published by the News and Observer, NC State professor of Islamic Studies Anna Bigelow calls President Trump's executive order banning or limiting travel to the United States by citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries wrong and says citizens should stand against it.