Archives for "Sociology"


September 19, 2014 9:22 am

New Book by sociologist Francesco Duina

Professor Francesco Duina’s new book contrasts American perceptions of transition with those of other nations. The book is a thorough…


September 18, 2014 10:00 am

Sociology Research Lunches: 2014-2015 Academic Year

2014 – 2015 Academic Year Department of Sociology held a series of informal presentations. 12:05-1:00 pm (G04 Pettengill Hall) October…


September 17, 2014 9:16 am

Bates welcomes new faculty: Michael Rocque, sociology

Professor Michael Rocque brings a distinctive perspective to Bates sociology: He previously served as director of research for the Maine…


April 4, 2014 4:00 pm

Research Methods Students Host Community Poster Session on the Sociology of Immigration

The student of “Research Methods for Sociology” (Soc 205) have been learning about the sociology of immigration and various social…


March 28, 2014 3:15 pm

Sociology Thesis Students Present at Mount David Summit 2014

The Mount David Summit is an annual celebration of student research, artistic work, and community-based scholarship at Bates College. Each…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…