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  • Racialization, Temporality and the Unmaking of Antiracist Policy
    Thursday, February 6, 2020 4:15 PM Professor Brian Sargent – UMass Amherst (Public Policy and Sociology)
  • Making Sense of Mass Shootings
    Monday, November (2019) 18th, 12:10-1 PM Mike Rocque, Associate Professor of Sociology
  • How Did I/We End up Here? A Community-Based Journey through Shifting Approaches to Poverty, Policy, and Family
    Monday October (2019) 21st, 12:10-1pm  Emily W. Kane, Professor of Sociology
  • The Social Impact of Genetic Ancestry Testing
    September 26, 2019 at 4:15pm A talk by Wendy Roth, Professor of Sociology at The University of British Columbia
  • Redemption or Stigma? The Price, Practice and Promise of Second Chances in American Culture
    On Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 12:10 in Commons 226, the 3rd of the series of informal research presentations will be held over lunch. David Newman, Professor of Sociology, DePauw University will be presenting the topic: “Redemption or Stigma? The Price, Practice and Promise of Second Chances in American Culture”
  • Transformative Possibilities of Extranational Black Identities in Diasporic Cultural Spaces
    On Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 12:10 in Commons 211, the 1st of the series of informal research presentations will be held over lunch. Marcelle Medford, Post-Doctoral Fellow in Sociology, Bates College will be presenting the topic: “Transformative Possibilities of Extranational Black Identities in Diasporic Cultural Spaces”
  • Sociology Research Presentation
    On Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 at 12:10 in Commons 211, the 6th and last of the series of informal research presentations will be held over lunch. Bridget Harr, Lecturer in Sociology, Bates College will be presenting a topic to be announced when the time comes closer.
  • You Are the Experts Who Hold the Information We Seek
    On Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 12:10 in Commons 211, the 2nd of the series of informal research presentations was held over lunch. Emily W. Kane, Professor of Sociology, Bates College presented the topic: “You are the experts who hold the information we seek”: Participation and Paternalism in a Commodified Poverty Reduction Curriculum.
  • “What Are Great Debates in Criminology and Why Does Anyone Care?”
    On Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 12:10 in Commons 211, the 1st of the series of informal research presentations was held over lunch. Mike Rocque, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Bates College presented the topic: “What Are Great Debates in Criminology and Why Does Anyone Care?”
  • Living with Alzheimer’s
    On May 17, 2018, Thursday, at 7:00pm in Pettengill G52, Geri and Jim Taylor will present “Living with Alzheimer’s.” Geri and Jim Taylor are Alzheimer’s Activists and national noted speakers about the disease. They are featured in the New York Times articles Fraying at the Edges. Sponsored by the Department of Sociology, with co-sponsorship from…