Department of humanities, social sciences, + communication

The Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Communication exemplifies Lawrence Technological University’s College of Arts and Sciences’ mission to foster creative minds and critical thinkers through effective teaching and real world experiences. LTU offers you a substantial assortment of courses from Victorian and Modern Literature, Broadcast Studio Technique, and Abnormal Psychology to Business Law. The diverse course work takes you beyond the classroom, whether it is a study abroad trip to Paris or the set of a newsroom – giving you the experience you need in today’s competitive working world.

IN THE NEWS

  • Reading by local poet Diane DeCillis

    DeCillis Poster

    Poetry reading by local poet Diane DeCillis on Monday, October 20 at 4:00 in M336.

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    Oct 1


    Live Video Stream of National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, TN

    Corinne Stavish will be an emcee at the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, TN, October 3rd through 5th. Once again, she will be interviewing premier storyteller Donald Davis in a special studio event. On Friday evening, October 3rd, she will be emceeing the Live Video Stream evening event featuring eight of the tellers at this year's Festival.

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    Oct 1

  • Barrett named department chair

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    Associate Professor Jason Barrett has been named chair of the Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Communication in the College of Arts and Sciences at Lawrence Technological University.

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    Aug 4


    Yarbrough accepted for graduate study

    Rachel Yarbrough, who received a Bachelor of Arts in English and Communication Arts in 2011, has been accepted for graduate study at Valparaiso University (Valparaiso, Indiana); the University of Aberdeen, (Aberdeen, Scotland); and the University of Leicester (Leicester, England).  Rachel will pursue a Master in English Literature.  Congratulations Rachel!

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    Apr 16

  • Review and Discussion of Mark Cornillie's book, The Brainiac Paradox

    Mark Cornille

    On Thursday, February 13, LTU’s HSSC department hosted a book review and discussion of The Brainiac Paradox, by author Mark Cornillie. The event was held in the Welcome Center of the Taubman Student Services building, and was organized and presented by the Southeastern Michigan chapter of the Society for Technical Communication.  

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    Mar 21


    Guest Blogger: Melinda Weinstein on Why Detroit's Cultural Heritage Museums are Going Digital

    Dr. Melinda Weinstein

    Detroit is home to four premiere American museums: The Detroit Institute of Arts, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History, The Henry Ford, and the Detroit Historical Museum. Combined, they house millions of artworks, documents, photographs, and films that draw audiences to Detroit f...

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    Dec 6