Society, Culture and Languages

The Department of Society, Culture and Languages provides a liberal arts education in sociology that emphasizes culture, globalization, and political life. We investigate human problems involving gender, race, class, and culture, and consider ways to solve them. We encourage experiential learning and offer foreign language classes that synthesize traditional language instruction with cultural exploration.

Students engaging with community during travel course to Peru

Majors and Minors

We offer majors in Sociology and Applied Social and Cultural Studies, along with minors in Sociology and Anthropology.

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Professor Chafai and Arabic language student

Languages

UNE's Department of Society, Culture and Languages offers language instruction in Spanish, French, and Arabic.

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News

Events

Sep242018
6:00 PM

Lecture Center for Global Humanities Lecture/Seminar Series

Gender and Freedom in America

Christina Hoff Sommers

Portland Forum in Innovation Hall

Portland Campus

Oct292018
6:00 PM

Lecture Center for Global Humanities Lecture/Seminar Series

Thinking in Dark Times

Roger Berkowitz

WCHP Lecture Hall in Parker Pavilion

Portland Campus