2012-2013 Sociology Department Colloquium Schedule
- W, OCT 17, 215-330pm, Watkins 1147
Adam Sanford, UCR Sociology, Practice job talk. Exploring the Decision-Making Process in Relation to Legitimacy Assignment.
- F, OCT 19, 2:10-3:30pm. Map Room, Institute for Research on World-Systems (IROWS), College Building South.
Jeb Sprague, Department Sociology, University of California-Santa Barbara. “Paramilitarism and the Assault on Democracy in Haiti.” Sponsored by IROWS, cosponsored by Soc.
- T, Oct 23, 1130am-1pm, CHASS Interdisciplinary North 4043
Andrew Penner, UCI Sociology. Refusing to fail? Over-persistence, under-persistence and the gender gap in science.
- W, OCT 31, 140-240pm, Humanities 1500.
Professional Development Workshop: Getting funded through grants and fellowships. Rich Munoz, Professors Christopher Chase-Dunn, Katja Guenther, and Jan Stets.
- T, NOV 6, 2-330pm, Watkins 1350
Gary Coyne, UCR Sociology, Practice job talk. Foreign language education and economic growth: A world-systems analysis, 1970-2005.
- NOTE: CSA IS NOV 9-10, Mission Inn, Riverside, Ca.
- W, NOV 14, 11am-1230pm, Location INTN 3043
Daniel Suh, UCR Sociology. "Non-Affiliation, Non-Denominationalism, Religion Switching, and Denomination Switching: Four Growing Trends With Differing Consequences." Cosponsored by Religious Studies. Cosponsored by Religious Studies. Reception to follow.
- T, Nov 27, 210-340pm, HMNSS 1500
Mike Davis, UCR Creative Writing. 'Historical agency' in Marxist social theory.
- TH, JAN. 10, 11am-1230pm, INTS 1113
Marc Schneiberg, Reed College Sociology. Anti-corporate movements and cooperatives in American capitalism: Linkages and causal pathways.
- T, JAN 15, 1230pm-2pm, HMNSS 1500
Rob Parker, UCR Sociology. Alcohol and Violence: The Nature of the Relationship and the Promise of Prevention. His new book coauthored with Kevin J. McCaffree, Lexington Books, 2013.
- TH, JAN 24, 1pm-230pm, INTN 2043
Raymond Russell, Robert Hanneman, and Shlomo Getz (U of Haifa), The Renewal of the Kibbutz: From Reform to Transformation (Their new book by Rutgers University Press, forthcoming May 15, 2013).
- T, JAN 29, 2-330pm, HMNSS 1500
Talking Across Specializations Panel Discussion Panelists: Chris Chase-Dunn, Alfredo Mirande, Jan Stets. Moderators: Ellen Reese, Jon Turner. Panelists will address the following questions: 1. What is your research about and what are its main goals? (testing theory, building theory, advancing social science, social critique, public education, shifting public discourse, advocacy, social justice, etc.). 2. What methods do you use and why? Do you strive for objectivity in your research? Why or why not? What kinds of relationships do you form (if any) with your research subjects and why?
- W, Feb 6, 330pm-5pm, HMNSS 1500
Sandy Maryanski. UCR Sociology. Emile Durkheim and the Birth of the Gods: New Data for an Old Theory.
- W, FEB 13, 12pm-130pm, INTS 1113 *** CANCELLED ***
Verta Taylor, Sociology, UC Santa Barbara and Leila Rupp, Feminist Studies and Social Sciences, UC Santa Barbara. Queer women and the hookup culture: New intimacies and sexual identities.
- Th, FEB 21, 11am-1230pm, INTS 1113
Alice Cepeda, USC Social Work.
- M, FEB 25, all day art exhibit, talk at lunch, HUB 302
Heather Ault, M.F.A., an artist, designer, researcher, and activist from Urbana, Illinois. An event organized by the Women's Studies Department and Women's Resource Center to mark the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision to legalize abortion. Cosponsored by Sociology. The event will feature an all-day art exhibit of Ault’s 4000 Years for Choice poster series as well as her Artist Talk during the lunch hour. Heather is known for creating positive and empowering visual images, history, and language about reproductive health, rights, and justice. The poster series presents abortion and contraception as part of human history and her presentation follows her research journey, art-making practice, and activism on reproductive health over several years.
- T, FEB 26, 230-4pm, Room HMNSS 1500
Allen J. Kim, Ph.D. candidate, UC Irvine. Distant Immigrant Patriarch to Expressive Dad: Father School Movement as Gender Boot Camp.
- Th, MAR 7, HMNSS 1500
2nd Annual UCR Sociology Graduate Student Research Forum
E. Schwarz, Internet use and global activism at the US Social Forum; A. Alvarez, Global governance and the evolution of the institutional order; A. Admire, Push factors: Experiences of institutional discrimination by the deaf population in Mexico
C. Carr, Philanthropy as a connecting element between society and Higher Education Institutions: A practice Fullbright presentation.
J. Cathcart, Knowledge of good and evil: An urban ethnography of a smoking culture; A. Penner, The disability gap in happiness across welfare regimes; A. Owen, Unearthing natural resources’ impact on income inequality.
B. Blum and C. Jaworski, From egoistic suicide to egoistic homicide: Applying Durkheim to mass shootings; J. McCoy, Shared meanings and identities: Pro-life activism through the lens of identity theory; M. Grindal, The relationship of ethnic identity achievement with psychological health: Assessing the roles of verification and enhancement.
Co-sponsored by Sociology Graduate Students Association.
- W, 4/10/2013, 130-3pm, Watkins 1126
Professional Development Workshop: Going on the Job Market.
Panelists: Scott Savage, Sandra Loughrin, Katja Guenther, and Matthew Mahutga
Moderator: Scott Savage
Part 1: Types of jobs for recent PhDs and tips on applying for them. Part 2: Preparing your application materials & feedback on students' CVs.
- FRI, April 12 and SAT, April 13
2013 Annual Meeting of the Political Economy of World-Systems Section of the American Sociological Association and the
World Society Foundation Award of Excellence Program for Research Papers on World Society
“Structures of the World Political Economy and Future Global Conflict and Cooperation”
- W, 4/17, 2-330pm, HMNSS 1500 and Th, 4/18, 1130am-1pm, HMNSS 1500
Graduate Student Workshop: Dr. Tom Van Valey, ASA’s Department Resource Group. Mandatory training for graduate students on The American Sociological Association’s Code of Ethics. Cosponsored by SGSA.
- Th, April 18, 2013, 9-11am, Watkins 1126
Faculty Workshop on ASA Code of Ethics
Dr. Tom Van Valey, ASA’s Department Resource Group
- W, 4/24/13, 1030am-noon, HMNSS 1500
Dennis Loo, Cal Poly Pomona
Courting catastrophe: Neoliberalism’s provoking of disasters on the micro and macro levels.
- Tu, 4/30/13, 10am-11am, Watkins 1126
Rhonda Dixon, UCR. Title IX Training
Cosponsored by Sociology Graduate Student Association.
- Th, 5/2/13, 130-330pm, HUB 355
Father Alejandro Solalinde, human rights activist, Opening Doors to Hope.
Cosponsored by Ethnic Studies, Chicano Student Programs, Salvadoran Student Union, and MECHA.
- M, 5/6/13, 11am, HMNSS 1500
Charles Ragin, UCI Sociology. Counterfactual Cases and Comparative Analysis.
- Th, 5/16/13, 10am-1130am, HMNSS 1500
Richard Alvarado. Anatomy of a riot: Politics, policy and prison gangs.
Cosponsored by UCR Department of Ethnic Studies, African Student Program, and Chicano Student Programs
- Mon, 5/20/13, 1030am-noon, HMNSS 1500
Preeta Saxena, Postdoc Scholar, UCLA CALDAR.
Addressing trauma in depression and substance use outcomes of gender-responsive treatment for women in prison.
- Tu.,5/28/13, 5:30-7:30PM, INTS 1113
Warehouses & Our Future: A Film Screening & Panel Discussion. How are warehouses affecting workers & the environment? How are residents & workers fighting back? Guest Speakers include Penny Newman (Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice), members of Warehouse Workers United, Juliann Allison (Political Science), Ruhi Khan (Media and Cultural Studies), Ellen Reese (Sociology) & UCR students involved the Labor, Organizing, Community, & Health project. Co-sponsored by Blakely Center for Sustainable Suburban Development, Labor Studies, Undergraduate Research in the Community, and Sociology at UCR. This event was funded through a grant from UC Humanities Research Institute. For more information, contact: Ellen Reese at firstname.lastname@example.org or 213-793-0326.
- Th, 5/30/13, 1030am-noon, HMNSS 1500
Steven Brint and the College & Universities 2000 team, UCR Sociology. Undergraduate Academic Engagement and Disengagement in the Research University: the Brint-Cantwell Studies.