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Thursday

January 23, 2014
4:30 pm

Plus ça change . . .? Cultural change and continuity in the wake of French and American second-wave feminism

On January 23, 2014, Benjamin Moodie, Visiting Assistant Professor in Sociology at Bates College, presented the findings of his recently…

Tuesday

October 22, 2013
4:15 pm

From Social Movements to Service Learning (and Back Again?)

On Oct 22nd, Corey Dolgon, professor of sociology and director of community-based learning at Stonehill College, visited Bates to discuss…

Wednesday

September 11, 2013
7:30 pm

Will There Be An Occupy 2.0?

On September 11, 2013, Todd Gitlin, addressed the strengths and weaknesses of the Occupy movement, the ways it has helped…

Thursday

May 9, 2013
3:18 pm

Getting Ahead: Social Mobility, Public Housing and Immigrant Networks

On May 9th, Silvia Dominguez, an interdisciplinary scholar who researches the welfare of women, children and minority populations presented a…

Tuesday

April 30, 2013
11:16 am

Maine Campus Compact honors Professor of Sociology, Emily Kane

On April 30, 2013, the Maine Campus Compact honored Professor Emily Kane for her commitment to public involvement. She was…

Monday

March 11, 2013
7:15 pm

There Goes the Gayborhood?

On March 11th, Amin Ghaziani, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of British Columbia, presented his talk on…

Wednesday

February 6, 2013
10:45 am

Community Currencies and Time Banking in the Contemporary United States

On February 6, 2013, Ed Collom will deliver a talk on “Community Currencies and Time Banking in the Contemporary United…

Tuesday

January 15, 2013
9:59 am

City, Neighborhood and Society Series: A Three Lecture Series on Social Science Approaches to Urban Issues

January 15, March 11 and May 9, 2013:  A Three Lecture Series. January 15, 2013:  “Transforming Cities and Minds through…

Tuesday

October 30, 2012
11:07 am

Think of Dallas – Public Radio Interview with Prof. Kane about her book “The Gender Trap”

How are modern parents dealing with changing cultural ideas about gender as they raise their kids?  Asked about the impact…

Thursday

October 25, 2012
11:07 am

Take Two – Public Radio Interview with Prof. Kane about her book “The Gender Trap”

Professor Emily Kane talks about her book, “The Gender Trap: Parents and the Pitfalls of Raising Boys and Girls”, and…