History Month Spotlights (Archive)

In honor of heritage and history months, the Department of Sociology Spotlights celebrate the legacies and significant contributions of historically underrepresented groups in American society. These spotlights provide an opportunity for members of the Brown community to learn more about diverse cultures, experiences, and histories. There are many more individuals and groups that could be highlighted in this way; thus, the spotlights below are not exhaustive. After spotlights have been developed for the departmental announcements, they will be archived here. Contact Julian Culver ([email protected]) if you are interested in writing a spotlight. 

May 15, 2024 Amy Ruth Tan

April 17, 2024 Helen Zughaib

April 10, 2024 Leila Ahmed

March 20, 2024 Ella Baker

March 6, 2024 Wilma Pearl Mankiller

February 21, 2024 Hiram R. Revels

February 7, 2024 Alexa Canady

May 10, 2023 Yo-Yo Ma

May 3, 2023 Grace Lee Boggs

April 26, 2023 Michael DeBakey

April 19, 2023 Rashida Tlaib

April 12, 2023 Farouk El-Baz

April 5, 2023 Mona Hanna-Attisha

March 29, 2023 Ethel Robinson

March 22, 2023 Dolores Huerta

March 15, 2023 Patsy Mink

March 8, 2023 Sister Rosetta Tharpe

March 1, 2023 Bessie Coleman

February 22, 2023 George Washington Milford

February 15, 2023 Joyce A. Ladner

February 8, 2023 Anna Julia Cooper

November 30, 2022 Annita Lucchesi

November 16, 2022 Elizabeth Cook-Lynn

October 5, 2022 Geronimo Urmeneta

September 21, 2022 Ellen Ochoa

February 21, 2022 Ann Hobson Pilot

February 10, 2022 Rev. Hosea Lorenzo Williams

February 8, 2022 Abby Fisher

February 1, 2022 Inman Edward Page