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Tulane Sociology

Events


2014-2015


Sociology Colloquium/Brown Bag Series Fall 2014


September 17 (Wed) 1:00-1:50pm Newcomb Hall 25
  Speaker: Stephen Ostertag
  Title: "Journalism as Deep Culture: An Ontological Framework"

October 15 (Wed) 1:00-1:50pm Room: Newcomb Hall 25
  Speaker: David Smilde
  Title: "A NeoWeberian Political Sociology of the Venezuela Conflict"
      
November 12 (Wed) 1:00-1:50pm Room: Newcomb Hall 25
  Speaker: Katherine Johnson
  Title: "Maternity as a Situated Accomplishment: Conceptualizing Motherhood through Contested Situations"

November 19 (Wed) 2:30-3:30pm Room: Stibbs Room (LBC 203)
  Speaker: Dan Barnett, Johns Hopkins University 
  Title: Examining Public Health Workers' Perceptions of Organizational Expectations Following Disasters

     

2013-2014

Sociology Colloquium 2013-2014

August 30 (Fri) 3:00-4:00pm LBC 202 (Rechler Room)
  Speakers: Clare Cannon and Laura McKinney
     "Natural Disasters and the Spatial Distribution of Waste."

Please note: October 18 (Fri) talk has been postponed
 
January 31 (Fri) 3:00-4:30pm LBC 201 (Race Room) 
  Speaker: Paul Draus (University of Michigan, Dearborn)
  "A Swiftly Shifting City: Landscape and Social Change in Detroit"
  (Note: Reception to follow the talk)

March 28 (Fri) 3:00-4:00pm LBC 201 (Race Room)
  Speaker: Carl L. Bankston, III
  " Immigrant Networks & Social Capital: Overview of a New Book"

Please note: April 25 (Fri) talk has been canceled


2012-2013


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"

            

Tulane University, Department of Sociology, 220 Newcomb Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5820 menrigh@tulane.edu