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APRIL 4 | Sociology Colloquium featuring Tey Meadow Thu. April 4th, 2019
11:30 am-1:30 pm
at Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Community Studies Center | Room 108
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You are invited to join the Department of Sociology on Thursday, April 4, 2019 for “Trans Kids: Being Gendered in the Twenty-First Century” presented by Tey Meadow, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Columbia University.

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MARCH 19 | AKD APPLICATION DEADLINE Fri. March 15th, 2019
1:00 am-1:00 am

NOW ACCEPTING SPRING 2019 INDUCTION APPLICATIONS for membership in Alpha Kappa Delta, Iota Chapter of Ohio, International Sociology Honor Society!

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 19, 2019.

MARCH 4 | Sociology Colloquium featuring Edward H. Thompson, Jr. Mon. March 4th, 2019
2:00 pm-3:30 pm

You are invited to join the Department of Sociology on Monday, March 4, 2019 for “Never-Aging Masculinities Give Way to Aging Masculinities” presented by Edward H. Thompson, Jr.

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 will feature Kenneth F. Ferraro, Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center on Aging and the Life Course at Purdue University. The talk is entitled “Early Social Origins of Adult Health: Evidence of Pluripotent Influence?” and will take place from 1:30 – 3:00 PM in the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Community Studies Center, Room 115.

 

About the speaker…

Ferraro’s recent research focuses on health inequality over the life course.

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 feature Peggy A. Thoits, Virginia L. Roberts Professor of Sociology at Indiana University. Professor Thoits is a sociologist whose research examines the unequal social distributions of stress experiences, social support, and physical and mental health problems in the general adult population. She focuses especially on “identity-relevant” stressors — major life events and ongoing problems that threaten personal identities. The colloquium is entitled “We Know What They’re Going Through”: Social Support from Similar Versus Significant Others” and will take place at the Jack,

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 requested for these informal conversations, held from12:30-2:00 pm in Crawford Hall.  Drinks and dessert are provided; participants are invited to bring lunches.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016: Visiting Researcher Áine Ní Léime, Sociology – Living Longer, Working Longer in the USA: A Gender Perspective
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 Data into Social Science Studies” presented by Pamela Herd, Professor of Public Affairs & Sociology, University of Wisconsin. The lecture will be held in Tinkham Veale Center, Senior Classroom, from 3:00 – 4:30PM. Question & answer | reception to follow | refreshments will be provided. This event is sponsored by the Department of Sociology & ACES + program. 

 
About the Speaker:

Pamela Herd is Professor of Public Affairs and Sociology at the University of Wisconsin.

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 Study (WLS), a long-term cohort study of the high school graduates of 1957 and their siblings. Now, as those one-time high school seniors – known as the ‘Happy Days’ cohort, after the popular TV sitcom about Milwaukee’s Class of ’57 – become senior citizens, the WLS is refocusing itself, seeking to understand more specifically how a person’s entire life influences, and can improve, the aging process. The study focuses on how experiences in childhood,

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 requested for these informal conversations, held from12:30-2:00 pm in Crawford Hall.  Drinks and dessert are provided; participants are invited to bring lunches.
Tuesday, March 1, 2016: Associate Professor Mary Patrice Erdmans, Sociology – Blaming, Shaming and Explaining Teen Moms
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 Tuesday, December 1, 2015 from 12:30 – 2:00 pm in Crawford Hall, room A13.

 

Tim BlackMasculinities, Fatherhood and Marginalized Urban Communities

Faculty Research

 

Suneil KamathHip-Hop Education and Learning (HEAL)

Undergraduate Student

 

Daniel LacksInterdisciplinary Engineering-Focused Capstone

Faculty Course Redesign

 

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 at the Women of Achievement Luncheon held on October 23 from 12:30 – 2:00pm. RSVP required by October 19. Click here to RSVP! Open to public, complimentary lunch.

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 Series

12:30 – 2:00

Crawford A13

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 Cleveland

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 Flyer


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