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

Spring 2013

Thursday March 14
3:30-5:00 PM
Location: Pearlman Lounge
Doug Harper, Professor of Sociology, Duquesne University
(PhD Brandeis University ’76)
Title: Seeing Society: The Long and Winding Road

Doug Harper

Thursday, February 28
3:30-5:00 PM
Location: Pearlman Lounge


Pride of Place: Queer Female Identities and Communities in Four Small U.S. Cities 

Japonica Brown-Saracino,

 Assistant Professor of Sociology, Boston University

Co-sponsored with the Interdepartmental Program in Women's and Gender Studiies

Japonica Brown-Saracino

Fall 2012

Thursday November 29
 Sexual Health as Buzzword: Competing Stakes and Proliferating Agendas
 Pearlman Lounge
Steve Epstein, John C. Shaffer Professor in the Humanities, Northwestern University
Co-author of Three shots at Prevention: The HPV vaccine and the Politics of Medicine's Simple Solutions
Co-sponsored with the Interdepartmental Program in Women's and Gender Studies  
Steven Epstein
Thursday October 11
3:30-5:00 pm
Title: Not Under My Roof: Parents, Teens and the Culture of Sex                               
: Pearlman Lounge
Amy Schalet,
University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Amy Schalet
Thursday October 25
3:30-5:oo pm
Title: So You Think You Can Dance? Lessons on Distorted
Public Valuation from the US Private Equity Bubble
Location: Pearlman Lounge
Catherine Turco
Catherine Turco