2010-2011 Colloquia Series

Events are free and open to members of campus, and sponsored by the Department of Sociology (co-sponsors are noted).

Events Spring 2011

Thursday, April  7
3:00 in Pearlman Lounge
Professor Ayla Guseva
“Biomedical Markets: An Economic Sociologist’s Perspective”
Professor Guseva
Thursday, March 24
12:30-2:00 Schnider G3 (Heller School)
Professor Peter Bearman
“Understanding the Increased Prevalence of Autism” 
Professor Bearman
Thursday, Feb. 17
3:30 in Pearlman Lounge
Professor C. Shawn McGuffey
“Tell My Story: Racial Appraisals and Black Women’s Experience of Rape”
Professor McGuffey

Events Fall 2010

Thursday, Nov. 18
3:30-5:00 p.m.
Professor Kelly Joyce, The College of William and Mary
“Visualizing Health:  A Sociological Analysis of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)”

Professor Kelly Joyce

Thursday, Nov. 11

12-1 p.m.
Professor Sammy Smooha, University of Haifa
“How Do Different Types of Democracy Cope with Ethnonational Conflicts?”

Professor Smooha
Thursday, Nov. 4
3-4:30 p.m.
Professor Matt Desmond, Harvard University
“Disposable Ties and the Urban Poor”
Professory Desmond
Thursday, Oct. 21
3-4:30 p.m.
Professor Courtney Bender, Columbia University
“When and How did Spirituality Become Autonomous”
Professor Courtney Bender
Thursday, Oct. 14
12:10-1:30 p.m., DuBois Lounge, Rabb 119
"Weighing the Motherload:  Security Expectations and the Mother-Child Relationship"
Dr. Ana Villalobos
PhD University of California at Berkeley
Visiting Research Associate at the Department of Sociology, Brandeis
Professor Villalobos