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SOCIOLOGY LECTURE SERIES 2017-2018
Join us for our department’s 2017-2018 Lecture Series, where scholars at UA and across the region share innovations in teaching and research. All are welcome to these events! All events are held in Newman 276 in Olin Hall unless otherwise noted. More events will be added!
October 6th (Friday, 12-1:30): Getting ready for the job market (Janette Dill and Joann Xi)
November 3rd (Friday, 12-1:30): Co-authoring with graduate students (Rob Peralta)
December 1st (Friday, 12-1:30): Using the Center for the History of Psychology in the classroom (Jodi Kearns)
February 2 (Friday, 12-1:30): Discussion on plagiarism, less by Adrianne Frech and Becky Erickson
March 2 (Friday, 12-1:30): Deborah Kwak, Malone University
April 6 (Friday, 12-1:30): Susan Fisk, Kent State
April 20 (Friday, 12-1:30): Jorge M. Chavez, Bowling Green University (Student Union Theater)
Questions or suggestions? Email Dr. Janette Dill at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY
Olin Hall 247
Akron, OH 44325-1905
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (4:30 in summer)
Department of Sociology
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GREAT SOCIOLOGY COURSES TO CONSIDER FOR SUMMER
SUMMER 2018 COURSES
- 3850:365 ST: Sociology Through Film: Enjoy movies? Need three-credit hours of a Sociology or upper-level elective? This is the class for you! Students will put sociology into practice by watching and analyzing select Hollywood films. Topics include: Class, race, gender and sexuality, globalization, crime and deviance, the environment, and social movements.
Intercession 2018 - May 21st-June 10th - 100% ON-LINE
Questions? Contact Dr. Feltey at 330-972-6877 or email@example.com
Recent News from the Sociology Department
UA begins training next generation of crime fighters
Our students can pursue two new bachelor’s degrees: Criminal Intelligence Analysis and Criminology and Criminal Justice.
Spring 2018 AKD Events
Northeast Ohio Undergraduate Sociology Symposium Abstracts Due February 8th
Send Your Students to the Northeast Ohio Undergraduate Sociology SymposiumOberlin College Hosts the 5th Annual Northeast Ohio Undergraduate Sociology Symposium on April 14th 2018. This year our theme is #sociology: as relevant as ever. The symposium will showcase the scholarly work of undergraduates from across the region with interests in sociology, criminology/criminal justice, gender studies, LQBTQI studies, Black studies, Pan-African studies, environmental studies, Latinx studies, Asian studies, as well as a range of other social sciences. The conference will provide students with an opportunity to present their work as part of a poster, panel, or roundtable session. We are dedicated to providing a friendly and supportive forum which students and faculty from a large number of colleges and universities can network and exchange ideas.To submit, students need only prepare a short abstract. We also encourage students to submit full papers to our paper competition (winners will be announced at the meeting and receive a cash prize).You can also follow and like us on Facebook: https//www.facebook.com/neouss).Our keynote speaker this year is Dr. Stephen J. Scanlan, Associate Professor of Sociology at Ohio University. The title of his talk is “Sociology and Its Discontents: The Ongoing Significance, Persistence, and Necessity of the SociologicalImagination”.If you have any questions, please email us at NEOUSS@oberlin.edu.The deadline for submissions of ABSTRACTS FOR PRESENTATIONS is February 8th, 2018SUBMISSION LINK & SYMPOSIUM INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT:
Dr. Peralta joining editorial board at Social Problems
Dr. Peralta was invited to join the editorial board at Social Problems.
February 2nd Brown Bag