Social Sciences: Department News

The Quiet Don: The Untold Story of Mafia Kingpin Russell Bufalino by Matt Birkbeck

Matt Birkbeck, author of “The Quiet Don: The Untold Story of Mafia Kingpin Russell Bufalino,” was on Marywood campus Monday, April 14th at 6pm to discuss organized crime in Northeastern, PA. read more...

Shari Lynn Landy Wins Creative Writing and Work Award

Marywood University undergraduate student Shari Lynn Landy, Scranton, was recently awarded the Creative Writing and Work Award during the Women In History Month celebration at the university. read more...

March is Women's History Month! Check Out Our Women and Gender Studies Blog!

Dr. Samantha Christiansen, Director of our Women's Studies Minor, would like to announce our new website which is dedicated to issues of women and gender at Marywood University. We are excited to launch this digital aspect of our community and looking forward to sharing news, events and information here. read more...

In Honor of Women's History Month We Are Proud to Present: "Ain't I A Woman!" on Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Ain’t I a Woman! celebrates the life and times of four powerful African American women: renowned novelist and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston, ex-slave and fiery abolitionist Sojourner Truth, exuberant folk artist Clementine Hunter, and fervent civil rights worker Fannie Lou Hamer. The performance is set for Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at the Sette LaVerghetta Center for the Performing Arts, Marywood University. read more...

Dr. Shprintzen Receives Prestigious Book Honor

Choice Reviews, the academic journal of the American Library Association, recently named Dr. Shprintzen's book "The Vegetarian Crusade: The Rise of an American Reform Movement" as an Outstanding Academic Title of 2015. read more...