Department of Sociology
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Dissertation to Book Panel

Friday, November 16, 2018 • 1:00 PM

RLP 1.302E


PRC Brown Bag: James Bart Stykes

Friday, November 16, 2018 • 12:00 PM

RLP 1.302E



SOC Fellowship Workshop

Monday, November 12, 2018 • 2:00 PM

RLP 1.302D


UEL Brown Bag: Daniela Bandelli

Friday, November 9, 2018 • 1:00 PM

RLP 3.214F


PRC Brown Bag: Dierdre Bloome

Friday, November 9, 2018 • 12:00 PM

RLP 1.302E


Bridget Goosby - "Racism and Minority Health: A Biosocial Perspective"

Thursday, November 8, 2018 • 1:00 PM

RLP 0.104


UEL Brown Bag: Alex Diamond

Friday, November 2, 2018 • 1:00 PM

RLP 3.214F


PRC Brown Bag: Matthew Anderson

Friday, November 2, 2018 • 12:00 PM

RLP 1.302E


PRC Brown Bag: Sara Mernitz

Friday, October 26, 2018 • 12:00 PM

RLP 1.302E



UEL Brown Bag: Abraham Younes

Friday, October 19, 2018 • 1:00 PM

RLP 3.214F


Fall Comprehensive Exam - Day 2

Friday, October 19, 2018 • 12:30 PM


PRC Brown Bag: Bill Kelly

Friday, October 19, 2018 • 12:00 PM

RLP 1.302E


Fall Comprehensive Exam - Day 1

Thursday, October 18, 2018 • 2:30 PM


Eric Klinenberg - "Climate Change, Extreme Weather Events, and Inequality"

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 • 7:00 PM

Texas Union Quadrangle Room


Texas Prison Education Initiative Information Session

Monday, October 15, 2018 • 11:00 AM

RLP 1.302C


Zotero Workshop with Daniel Fridman

Friday, October 12, 2018 • 1:00 PM

RLP 3.214F


Beyond Bail: Using Behavioral Science To Improve Criminal Justice Outcomes

Thursday, October 11, 2018 • 2:00 PM

RLP 1.302C

The Crime, Law and Deviance working group in the Department of Sociology welcomes Professor Aurélie Ouss from the University of Pennsylvania to present on her work on Thursday, October 11th 2:00-3:00 in RLP 1.302C. A description of her talk is below.


Beyond Bail: Using Behavioral Science To Improve Criminal Justice Outcomes

Thursday, October 11, 2018 • 2:00 PM

RLP 1.302C

Beyond Bail: Using Behavioral Science To Improve Criminal Justice Outcomes


Ada Cheng - "Breaking Rules, Broken Hearts: Loving Across Borders"

Friday, October 5, 2018 • 3:00 PM

RLP 1.106


Ada Cheng - "Composing Ethnographic Narratives"

Thursday, October 4, 2018 • 5:00 PM

RLP 3.214F


Joe Foweraker - "Contending Claims to Power in Democratic Regimes"

Thursday, October 4, 2018 • 3:30 PM

RLP 2.606


PRC Brown Bag: John Gerring

Friday, September 28, 2018 • 12:00 PM

RLP 1.302E


Title IX Presentations

Friday, September 28, 2018


RDC Proposal Development Workshop with Bethany DeSalvo

Thursday, September 27, 2018 • 10:00 AM

RLP 1.302D


UEL Brown Bag: Maricarmen Hernandez

Friday, September 21, 2018 • 1:00 PM

RLP 3.214F


PRC Brown Bag: Kristin Turney

Friday, September 21, 2018 • 12:00 PM

RLP 1.302E


Sociology Graduate Student Council (SGSC) Meeting

Thursday, September 20, 2018 • 11:00 AM

RLP 1.302C


Sociology Teaching Assistant Workshop

Monday, September 17, 2018 • 1:00 PM

RLP 1.302D


PRC Brown Bag: Thomas DiPrete

Friday, September 14, 2018 • 12:00 PM

RLP 1.302E



Power, History, and Society (PHS) Info Session

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 • 4:30 PM

RLP 3.214F


New Cohort Welcome Reception

Friday, September 7, 2018 • 4:00 PM

RLP 1.302 Patio


Updates from the Field: UEL's Annual Meet and Greet Reception

Friday, September 7, 2018 • 1:00 PM

RLP 3.214F


PRC Brown Bag: Alexandra Killewald

Friday, September 7, 2018 • 12:00 PM

RLP 1.302E


PRC Brown Bag Kick-Off

Friday, August 31, 2018 • 12:00 PM

RLP 1.302E


New Graduate Student Orientation

Monday, August 27, 2018 • 11:00 AM


Spring 2018 Honors Colloquium

Monday, May 7, 2018 • 1:15 AM

CLA 1.106


PRC Brown Bag - Daniel Schneider, Berkeley

Friday, May 4, 2018 • 12:00 PM

CLA/RLP 1.302E


"Divided We Stand?": Race and Immigration in the Trump Era

Friday, May 4, 2018 • 8:45 AM

SAC 2.302


Race and the Academy: A Panel Conversation

Friday, April 27, 2018 • 8:30 AM

CLA/RLP 1.302E


Julian Go - "The Origins of Police Militarization in the U.S."

Friday, April 20, 2018 • 3:00 PM

CLA/RLP 1.302D



The Struggle for Roma Rights in a Neoliberal Post-Socialist Europe -Dr. Nidhi Trehan, Visiting Scholar - UT Austin

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 • 11:00 AM

CLA/RLP 3rd Floor, Urban Ethnography Lab Conference Room


R&E Brownbag #3

Friday, April 13, 2018 • 2:30 PM

RLP 3.106



Ethnographic Approaches: Silvia Pasquetti

Thursday, April 12, 2018 • 11:00 AM

RLP 3.214F (11am Discussion), RLP 0.122 (3:30pm Book Talk)







Race and Pedagogy: A Panel Conversation

Friday, March 23, 2018 • 2:30 PM

CLA 3.106


PRC Brown Bag - Beth Widen, UT Austin

Friday, March 23, 2018 • 12:00 PM

CLA 1.302E



R&E Brownbag #2

Friday, March 9, 2018 • 2:30 PM

CLA 3.106



danah boyd on “Hacking Big Data: Discovering Vulnerabilities in a Sociotechnical Society”

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 • 5:00 PM

University of Texas, Belo Center for New Media (BMC 1.202), 300 W. Dean Keeton, Austin


Reading: “Goddess of Anarchy: The Life and Times of Lucy Parsons, American Radical”

Monday, March 5, 2018 • 7:00 PM

BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, 78703







Susan Faludi - "In the Darkroom of Identity and Refuge: A Daughter's Account"

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 • 7:00 PM

Avaya Auditorium, POB 2.302


"Karl Marx at 200" Panel Discussion

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 • 3:30 PM

University of Texas, Garrison Hall (GAR 4.100), Austin


Katharine Hayhoe on "When Facts Are Not Enough"

Sunday, February 18, 2018 • 5:15 PM

Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D, 500 East Cesar Chavez St., Austin 78701

At the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, atmospheric scientist Katharine Hayhoe will speak about her work to reach people, including her fellow evangelical Christians, with the science about climate change. Hayhoe is director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University. The event is free and open to the public.



"Going Local: Fostering Equitable Access in Texas Cities under the Trump Administration"

Friday, February 16, 2018 • 12:00 PM

Sid Richardson Hall, (SRH 3.122), LBJ School of Public Affairs, 2315 Red River St., Austin, 78712



R&E Brownbag #1

Friday, February 9, 2018 • 2:30 PM

CLA 3.106




Humanities Institute 2018 Symposium: Health, Well-Being, and Healing

Friday, February 2, 2018 • 8:00 AM

UNB 3.304 (Quadrangle Room)

HI 2018 Symposium

Alondra Nelson on "The Social Life of DNA"

Thursday, February 1, 2018 • 7:00 PM

Avaya Auditorium, POB 2.302, 201 E. 24th St., University of Texas, Austin


“Whose Streets?” Documentary Screening

Thursday, February 1, 2018 • 6:30 PM

Austin Public Library, Terrazas Branch, 1105 East Cesar Chavez St., Austin, 78702

“Whose Streets?” is an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising after the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown. A reception begins at 6:30 pm with the screening at 7 pm, to be followed by a brief conversation. More information online. The screening is part of the “Controversy & Conversation” series, a collaboration between the Austin Public Library and the Humanities Institute’s Difficult Dialogues Program at the University of Texas.


Inside Private Prisons: An American Dilemma in the Age of Mass Incarceration

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 • 4:00 PM

Sheffield-Massey Room in Townes Hall (TNH 2.111), University of Texas School of Law, Austin

Lauren-Brooke Eisen, Senior Counsel at Brennan Center for Justice at the NYU School of Law, will speak on private prisons. She is the author of Inside Private Prisons: An American Dilemma in the Age of Mass Incarceration and serves on the Advisory Council of the New York City Bar’s Task Force on Mass Incarceration.





  • Department of Sociology

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