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


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

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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