2014-2015 Colloquia Series


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



Upcoming Events

October 15, 2015

2:00 PM

Location: TBD
Helle Porsdam, Professor of American Studies at the University of Copenhagen
Title: Cultural Rights: The New Human Rights Frontier?

porsdam

Past Events

April 16, 2015 

2:00 PM

Location: Pearlman Lounge
Linda Blum, Associate Professor of Sociology at Northeastern University
Title: Raising Generation Rx: Mothering Kids with Invisible Disabilities in an Age of Inequality

genrx

March 12, 2015

2:00 PM

Location: Pearlman 113
Kimberly Hoang, Assistant Professor of Sociology and International Studies at Boston College
Title: Dealing in Desire: Asian Ascendancy, Western Decline, and the Hidden Currencies of Global Sex Work

Hoang

February 5, 2015

3:30 PM

Atlas.ti  Workshop: Navigating the Qualitative Software Program: This workshop will focus on introducing students to Atlas.ti as a software tool for qualitative analysis. Chris Gillespie, a Brandeis PhD in Sociology and an expert on Atlast.ti, will lead us in learning how to set up a project and begin analysis.


January 22, 2015
2:00-3:30 PM

Location: Schwartz 112
Larissa Buchholz, recipient of the 2013 Outstanding Dissertation Award from the American Sociological Association
Title: The Rise of China in the Global Art Market: A Global Field Analysis

Larissa

October 23, 2014

2:00 PM

Location: Pearlman Lounge
Co-sponsored by African and Afro-American Studies
Howard Winant, Professor of Sociology at the University of California and founding director of the University of California Center for New Racial Studies (UCCNRS)
Title: Racial Formation Theory Today

Howard Winant

October 13, 2014

3:30 PM

Location: Rapaporte Treasure Hall, Goldfarb Library
Co-sponsored by the Department of Politics, Social Justice and Social Policy, International and Global Studies, The Mandel Center for the Humanities, Center for German and European Studies, Peace, Conflict, and Coexistence Studies, African and Afro-American Studies
Adam Hochschild, Acclaimed Author, Journalist, and Lecturer, UC Berkeley, Graduate School of Journalism
Title: 1914-1918: The War Within the War

adam