Archives for "Sociology"


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


November 21, 2011 9:20 am

Regional Trade Agreements, Law and Courts

On November 21, 2011, Francesco Duina delivered a talk at the Université Laval & Ministère des Relations Internationales in Quebec…


August 3, 2011 11:07 am

Prof Duina’s Book, “Institutions and the Economy” – Published August 2011

Published in August 2011, “Institutions and the Economy” is a part of a Polity Press series of academic books dedicated…


May 24, 2011 12:00 pm

Senior Emily Cassidy Reflects on Her Bates Experience

Emily Cassidy ’11 of East Hampton, NY, recalls meeting “the Criminology Guy” — her advisor, Professor of Sociology Sawyer Sylvester….


June 7, 2010 5:15 pm

Leah Greenfeld

Why are mental illnesses (such as depression and schizophrenia) afflicting ever more Americans? What is mental illness and where does…