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Colloquium Seminar on Sociological Issues - Fall 2011

Fall 2011 Colloquia

All colloquia are held in DYN 400 3:30-5:30 pm with reception to follow
*unless otherwise noted.  

Schedule subject to change.  
View more info on our Events page.


August 25

New Grad Student Reception


September 15

Josipa Roksa, Assistant Professor, Sociology, UVA
"Academically Adrift: Findings and Reflections "

September 22

Reserved for Work in Progress - Murray Milner

September 29

Reserved for Work in Progress - Ben Snyder


October 13

Sarah Damaske, Assistant Professor of Labor Studies and Employment Relations & Sociology at the Pennsylvania State University
"For the Family? How Class and Gender Shape Women's Work"

October 20

Ayse Zarakol, Assistant Professor of Politics, Washington and Lee University
"After Defeat:  How the East Learned to Live with the West"

October 27

Reserved for Professional Workshop


November 10

Onoso Imoagene, PhD, Harvard University
"More than Just Black: Identity and Mobility among Second-Generation Africans in the U.S. and U.K."
*Ruffner G004C; co-sponsored by Carter Woodson Center

November 15

Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman, PhD Candidate, Duke University
"What's Love Got to Do With It?: Racial Stigma, Affect, and Socialization in Afro-Brazilian Families"
*Newcomb Hall Kaleidoscope Room; co-sponsored by Carter Woodson Center

November 17

Hans Joas, Professor of Sociology, University of Chicago
"The Sacredness of the Human Person:  On the Origin of Human Rights"
*3:30 PM at Watson Manor on University Circle; sponsored by IASC, contact Jenny Gladding for more info
**Parking available at Culbreth Garage - no charge.


December 8

Sabrina Pendergrass, PhD, Harvard University, Post-doc Fellow Duke University
"Mason-Dixon Dilemmas: Crossing Regional Boundaries of Race in the Black Reverse Migration to the South"
*10:30 AM at Newcomb Hall Commonwealth Room; co-sponsored by Carter Woodson Center