Events and Announcements
David A. Snow (University of California, Irvine)
February 21, 2013 (Thu) 6:00-7:30pm (Reception at 5:30pm) LBC 212 (Qatar Ballroom)
"Living on the Streets in Four Global Cities: A Comparative Study of Homelessness in Los Angeles, Paris, Sao Paulo, and Tokyo." [This event is open to public.]
February 22 (Fri) 3:30-5:00pm LBC 201 (Race Room)
"Social Movements, Framing Processes, and Cultural Revitalization and Fabrication."
Sociology Colloquium 2012-2013
September 14 (Fri) 2:00-3:00pm LBC 201 --> Please note the time
Speaker: Katie Acosta
"Getting to know Las Chulas: Collective Identities and Layers of Belonging"
October 5 (Fri) 3:00-4:00pm LBC201
Speaker: Jennifer Merluzzi (Freeman School of Business)
"The fallacy of focus: Variance in bonus compensation in starting offers for MBAs focused on finance, investment banking, and marketing
November 2 (Fri) 3:00-4:00pm Newcomb Hall 314
Speaker: Cate Irvin
"Transforming places through food: Effects of in-migration of young adults in legacy city regions"
November 30 (Fri) - Cancelled
February 1 (Fri) 3:00-4:00pm LBC 201
Speaker: Laura McKinney
"Global and Local Sustainability"
March 1 (Fri) 3:00-4:00pm LBC 201
Speaker: Mimi Schippers
"Toward a Theory of Polyqueer Sexualities: Masculinity, Femininity, and the Queer Potential of Open and Polyamorous Relationships"
March 22 (Fri) 3:00-4:00pm LBC 201
Speaker: Pat Rafail
"Making a Movement? Patterns of Tea Party Coverage on Cable News, 2009-2012"
April 19 (Fri) 3:30-4:30pm Newcomb Hall 314* --> Please note the room change
Speaker: Katie Johnson
"Claiming Motherhood: Articulating Maternity in Third-Party Reproduction"
2011-2012 Academic Year
Michele Adams won the newly renamed April Brayfield Teaching Award. (SLA Awards 2012)
2010-2011 Academic Year
Stephen Ostertag was named this year’s recipient of the International Communication Association’s James W. Carey Urban Communication Award
2009-2010 Academic Year
New Multi/Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in City, Culture, and Community (CCC) has been approved! (For more information, click on the Graduate Program menu at the sidebar.)
Sociologists featured in SLA Newsletter
December 22, 2009 ("Graffiti Art"")
Sociologists featured in New Wave
December 18, 2009 ("Crafts Projects Help Kids")
December 16, 2009 ("We’re a School of Creativity’")
"Faculty Gender Equity" Acknowledgment from the Sociologists for the Women in Society (2009)
Kevin Gotham was awarded National Science Foundation Urban Long-term Research Area (ULTRA) Exploratory Award (with John McLachlan, the Center for Bio-Environmental Research)
- $300,000 grant will fund their research focusing on the impact of trauma on urban ecological and social diversity (Abstract)
2008-2009 Academic Year
April Brayfield (SGA Excellence in Teaching Award 2008-09)
Prior to 2005
April Brayfield (Presidents' Award for Excellence in Teaching 2004)