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OCTOBER 15, 2018 | Aldon Morris Colloquium Mon. October 15th, 2018
1:00 am-1:00 am

You are invited to join the Department of Sociology on Monday, October 15, 2018 for “W. E. B. Du Bois at the Center: From Science, Civil Rights Movement, to Black Lives Matter” presented by Aldon Morris, Leon Forrest Professor of Sociology and African American Studies, Northwestern University.

AUGUST 7, 2018 | Eva Kahana and Jeffrey Kahana guest lecture at Siegel Lifelong Learning Center Tue. August 7th, 2018
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Eva Kahana and Jeffrey Kahana, authors of the 2017 book “Disability and Aging: Learning from Both to Empower the Lives of Older Adults” will be delivering an evening lecture on August 7, 2018 at the Siegel Beachwood Facility.

APRIL 27, 2018 | Department of Sociology Achievements Ceremony Fri. April 27th, 2018
3:30 pm-5:00 pm

The 2018 Department of Sociology Achievements Ceremony  will be held on Friday, April 27th from 3:30 – 5:00 PM in Mather Memorial Room 201. At this year’s ceremony, 15 students are being initiated into Alpha Kappa Delta Sociology Honor Society and 11 students are recipients of Undergraduate awards.

Department of Sociology colloquium featuring Kenneth F. Ferraro Mon. April 16th, 2018
1:00 pm-3:30 pm

Save the date! The Department of Sociology is excited to announce a colloquium scheduled for Monday, April 16th. The colloquium

MARCH 26, 2018 | Arthur Frank Luncheon Colloquium Mon. March 26th, 2018
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

The Department of Sociology is excited to announce a luncheon colloquium on Monday, March 26th featuring Arthur Frank, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, University of Calgary and Founder, International Network for Social Network Analysis. The talk is entitled “A Conversation with Arthur Frank About Sociology, Illness Narratives and Modern Healing” and will take place in Clark Hall, Room 206 from 12:00 to 1:30 PM.

Department of Sociology colloquium featuring Peggy A. Thoits Mon. March 19th, 2018
1:00 pm-3:30 pm

Save the date! The Department of Sociology is excited to announce a colloquium scheduled for Monday, March 19th. The colloquium will

Barry Wellman Colloquium Fri. January 19th, 2018
2:00 pm-3:30 pm

You are invited to join the Department of Sociology on Friday, January 19, 2018 for “Networked Individualism and the Digitization of Older Adults” presented by Barry Wellman, S.D. Clark Professor of Sociology, Co-Director, NetLab Network. Professor Wellman is a leading figure in the sociology of digital technology and the internet. His acclaimed 2013 book, Networked: The New Social Operating System elaborates his timely concept of “networked individualism.” The lecture will be held in Tinkham Veale University Center, Senior Classroom 134, from 2:00 – 3:30 PM. Refreshments will be provided.

SJI Research Lunch Series features Aine Ni Leime Tue. April 26th, 2016
12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Social Justice Institute Research Lunch Series The SJI Research Lunch Series are monthly discussions of innovative social justice research. Reservations are

Pamela Herd Lecture Wed. March 16th, 2016
3:00 pm-4:30 pm

You are invited to join the Department of Sociology on March 16, 2016 for “Promises and Pitfalls of Integrating Biological

Pamela Herd Workshop Wed. March 16th, 2016
9:00 am-10:30 am

The Department of Sociology is hosting a user workshop on March 16, 2016 from 9:00 – 10:30AM with Pamela Herd on the Wisconsin Longitudinal

SJI Research Lunch Series features Mary Erdmans Tue. March 1st, 2016
12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Social Justice Institute Research Lunch Series The SJI Research Lunch Series are monthly discussions of innovative social justice research. Reservations are

Gunhild Hagestad Colloquium Wed. January 20th, 2016
9:00 am-10:30 am

The Department of Sociology will feature Gunhild Hagestad, Professor Emerita, Agder University College, Norway on January 20, 2016. Her talk entitled “How does a lifelong life-course researcher respond to a call for personal perspectives on aging?” will take place in Mather Memorial room 201 from 9:00 – 10:30 AM.

Innovation in Social Justice Research Lunch Series Tue. December 1st, 2015
12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Come meet the Social Justice Institute Research Fellows, hear presentations about their research, and congratulate the new 2015-2016 Fellows on

Celebrating Undergraduate Sociology Student Jazmine Kirkland Fri. October 23rd, 2015
12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Undergraduate sociology major, Jazmine Kirkland, will be honored with the Mather Prize for Professional and Academic Achievements, Leadership and Service

Social Justice Institute features Kathryn Lavelle Wed. October 7th, 2015
12:30 pm-2:00 pm

“The Aftermath of the 2008 Financial Crisis: Is the ‘New Normal’ either New or Normal?” Social Justice Institute Brown Bag

Dr. Cecilia Ridgeway presents on campus Mon. September 21st, 2015
12:00 pm-4:30 pm

Dr. Cecilia Ridgeway, Professor in the Sociology Department at Stanford and former President of American Sociological Association (ASA), will be giving a presentation on “The Framing Effects of Gender in the Workplace” on Monday, September 21, 2015 in the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women.

Cassi Pittman Diversity Speaks Lecture Fri. April 24th, 2015
12:30 pm-1:30 pm

To Braid or Not to Braid: Cultural Constraints at Work

Christine Schneider Public Prospectus Defense Wed. April 22nd, 2015
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Living the “Forgetting” Experience: An Exploratory Inquiry of the Lived Experience of Mild Cognitive Impairment Among the VA Population in

Michael Flatt Dissertation Defense Tue. April 21st, 2015
2:15 pm-4:15 pm

“I’m sorry to have to ask you this”…Heterosexism and Institutionalized Homophobia in Tissue Donation

Margaret Waltz Doctoral Showcase Lecture Thu. April 16th, 2015
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Waiting on Others: Performing Gender in Medical Waiting Rooms (Refreshments at 4:00pm)

Áine Ní Leíme Colloquium Tue. April 14th, 2015
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Living Longer, Working Longer: Gender implications of policies to extend working life in Ireland Áine Ní Leíme Colloquium Flyer

Cassi Pittman Colloquium Thu. April 2nd, 2015
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Dressed for Success?: Middle-Class Blacks’ Use of Goods to Negotiate Race and Racial Stigma in the Workplace Cassi Pittman Colloquium


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