New & Noteworthy
This week Mallory Harrington writes up work by Aruna Ranganathana and Aayan Dasa on Baul sangeet folk-music and the level of asynchronous and synchronous creativity experienced by men and women musicians. There were different experiences for women and men in the recording space and asynchronous environments were preferred by women.
From the Archives
The first Native American actress, Lily Gladstone, is the first to be nominated Best Actress for the upcoming Academy Awards. Check out this Sociological Images piece to learn about how U.S. schools teach about indigenous history in the United States.
Texas’s governor Greg Abbott has mobilized the Texas National Guard and state troopers at the U.S.-Mexico border, leading to issues with the federal border patrol. Read more about the border from a recent Sociological Images piece by Ghazah Abbasi.
More from our Partners & Community Pages
There are two new pieces in Contexts this week:
- Colter Uscola writes up work by Beka Guluma on immigrants think about their racial and cultural identity as they acclimate to America.
- Marcus A. Brooks covers some of the discourse surrounding Sociology’s balancing between a scientific and social justice focus.
Council on Contemporary Families also has two new reads:
- An interview with Jessi Streib on luckocracy, which is based on hidden information and class-netural selection criteria.
- Daniel L. Carlson, Priya Fielding-Singh, Richard Petts, and Kristi Williams cover some of the health and employment impacts of COVID-19 on mothers.