Lang Center
for Civic & Social Responsibility

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"Connecting curriculum, campus, and community through engaged scholarship and collaborative action."

Issue Areas

Organize your energies! If you’re passionate about an issue, we can help you find relevant courses, research, internships, and volunteer opportunities, whatever your academic major.

Faculty-Led Initiatives

We house faculty-led programs that encourage interdisciplinary learning and Engaged Scholarship. Current programs: Urban Inequality & Incarceration, Global Studies Initiative, Health & Societies, Arts in Action. 

Resources

The Lang Center provides a variety of resources to students, faculty, and community members, including funding, advising, transportation, and space.

The Lang Center in the News

Listen: Educator Kevin Kumashiro: "Naming the Moment, Building the Movement"

Listen: Educator Kevin Kumashiro: "Naming the Moment, Building the Movement"

Kumashiro outlines five considerations for engaged scholarship and social justice education: the problems of common sense, the purposes of education, the paradoxes of teaching, the practices of solidarity, and the promises of movement building. More

Sociologist Eve Ewing Brings "Poetry in Context: An Encuentro" to Swarthmore

Sociologist Eve Ewing Brings "Poetry in Context: An Encuentro" to Swarthmore

Ewing, whose collection of poems focuses on intersectionality and social justice, asked: "How are the options we are given prescribed by the assumptions we are making?” More

New Class of Lang Opportunity Scholars Announced for 2020

New Class of Lang Opportunity Scholars Announced for 2020

Aayushi Dangol '20 is one of six sophomores whose social action projects will help communities in Nepal, Egypt, Guatemala, Jordan, New Zealand, and Philadelphia. More

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