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Sociology Calendar 2011-2012

The monthly calendars below display departmental information in combination with pertinent university information (registration deadlines and office holidays, for instance). Links to other calendars are provided at the bottom of this page.

Note that things like academic deadlines, holidays, and various fellowship deadlines are included on this calendar; to search for one of them, type F+Ctrl, type the term you're looking for (for instance "fellowship" or "holiday"Disrupting the Poverty Cycle: Emerging Practices to Achieve Economic Mobility), and hit enter.

 

June 2011

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July 2011

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
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Fourth of July
Office closed
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August 2011

Sunday
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Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
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September 2011

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
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2
URF applications due to chair.
3
4
5
Labor Day—No classes
Office closed
6
Classes begin

Department meeting
12-1:15 McGuinn 415
7
Faculty Convocation
8
Sociology Inaugural Lunch, 12-1:30
9
URF applications due in Gasson 109.
10
11
12
13
Gustavo Morello job talk 12 noon 415 McGuinn

Teaching Seminar Luncheon: The Apprenticeship in College Teaching
CFLC O'Neill 2nd Floor, 12-1pm
14
Last date for students to drop/add or to declare a course pass/fail online
15
Mass of the Holy Spirit
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Teaching Seminar Luncheon: Classroom Management
CFLC O'Neill 2nd floor, 12-1pm
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Department party at Julie’s house - 3 pm
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27
Undergraduate Committee Meeting, 12:00 in McGuinn 415
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Departmental Seminar: Margaret Morganroth Gullette discusses “Ageism: the New Ageism in America”
30
Parents' Weekend
 

 

October 2011

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
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Parents' Weekend
2
Parents' Weekend
3
Last date for undergraduates only to drop a course or to declare a course pass/fail in the Associate Deans' offices
4
5
6
Teaching Seminar Luncheon: Teaching Portfolios
CFLC O'Neill 2nd Floor, 12-1pm
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10
Columbus Day—No classes
Office closed
11
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13
Departmental Seminar: Jared Del Rosso discusses "Torture and the Liberal Ideology of Cruelty: Culture and Knowledge in American Political Discourse of Waterboarding"
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Department meeting
12-1:15

Teaching Seminar Luncheon: Teaching Observations
CFLC O'Neill 2nd Floor, 12-1pm
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20
Amy Finnegan dissertation defense
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm 5th floor lounge
21
Practicing Plenitude Symposium
9-5 in McGuinn 5th floor lounge
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25
Departmental Seminar: Lisa Dodson et al. discuss "Disrupting the Poverty Cycle: Emerging Practices to Achieve Economic Mobility"
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Undergraduate Committee Meeting, 12:00 in McGuinn 415
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November 2011

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
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2
Teaching Seminar Luncheon: Grading Fairly
CFLC O'Neill 2nd Floor, 12-1pm
3
Kimberly Hoang job talk
McGuinn 415, 12-1:30pm
4
Faculty submit RIG applications to chair.
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Departmental Seminar: Gretchen Sisson discusses "Finding a Way to Offer Something More: Reframing Teen Pregnancy Prevention"
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10
Department meeting
12-1:15 McGuinn 415
11
Undergraduate registration period for spring 2012 begins
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Teaching Seminar Luncheon: Designing/Redesigning Your Syllabus
CFLC O'Neill 2nd Floor, 12-1pm
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Departmental Seminar: Speaker TBA
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Thanksgiving Holidays - no classes
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Thanksgiving Holidays - no classes
Office closed
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Thanksgiving Holidays - no classes
Office closed
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Chair submit RIG applications to dean.

Last date for official withdrawal from a course or from the university
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December 2011

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
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Kristen Hopewell job talk, 12-1:30pm

Last date for master's and doctoral candidates to submit signed and approved copies of theses and dissertations for December 2011 graduation
2
Faculty-only meeting at 4 pm in 415

URF applications due to chair.


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URF applications due in Gasson 109.
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12
Study days—No classes for undergraduate day students only
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Study days—No classes for undergraduate day students only
14
Term Examinations—Posted grades available online

Sociology Department Holiday Dessert Potluck
3pm, 410 McGuinn
15
Department meeting
cancelled

Term Examinations—Posted grades available online
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Term Examinations—Posted grades available online
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Term Examinations—Posted grades available online
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Term Examinations—Posted grades available online
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Term Examinations—Posted grades available online
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Term Examinations—Posted grades available online
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Office closed
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Office closed
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Office closed
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Office closed
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Office closed
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January 2012

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
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Office closed
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Martin Luther King Day—No classes
Office closed
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Classes begin
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Department meeting
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Jared Del Rosso defends dissertation The Reality of Torture: Congress and the Construction of a Political Fact
McGuinn 415 2:15
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Departmental Seminar: Anthony Farley, "Prison Abolition"
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Last date for undergraduate students to drop/add or to declare a course pass/fail online
26
Grad Studies meeting
12-1:15

Teaching Seminar Luncheon: "Welcome Back!" in CFLC O'Neill 2nd floor, 12-1
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February 2012

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
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Teaching Seminar Luncheon: "Using Technology In Your Teaching" in CFLC O'Neill 2nd floor, 12-1
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Groundhog Eve Party at 4:30
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Children and Conflict in a Changing World, 7pm
Gasson 100
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Departmental Seminar: Sharlene Hesse-Biber, "Waiting for Cancer to Come: Genetic Testing and Women's Medical Decision Making"
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Teaching Seminar Luncheon: "Getting the Most Out of Your Teaching Evaluations" in CFLC O'Neill 2nd floor, 12-1
15
Last date for undergraduates only to drop a course or to declare a course pass/fail in the Associate Deans' offices

"Are You Good At It?" -- a session with a representative from the BC Career Center.
5pm, McGuinn 521
Registration required (contact Prof. Malec)
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Deadline for BCTalks Lecture Series applications.
Apply here.
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Departmental Seminar: Danielle Egan
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Dissertation Fellowship applications due
28 29
Teaching Seminar Luncheon: "Leading Effective Class Discussions" in CFLC O'Neill 2nd floor, 12-1
     

 

March 2012

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
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Grad Studies meeting
12 - 1:30, McGuinn 415
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Spring Vacation
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Spring Vacation
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Spring Vacation
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Spring Vacation
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Spring Vacation
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Departmental Seminar: Sara Damaske
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Deadline for applying to the CHRIJ Summer 2012 Internship. Send resume & 1 page statement of interest to humanrights@bc.edu
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Departmental Studies meeting
12-1:30, McGuinn 415

Teaching Seminar Luncheon: "Working with Students with Learning Disabilities and ADHD" in CFLC O'Neill 2nd floor, 12-1
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Career Day for sociology undergrads
5:30-6:30 McElroy 237
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Departmental Seminar: Josée Johnston
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Deadline for submitting 2012 CHRIJ Summer Research Grant Applications.

Department meeting

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April 2012

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
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Last date for master's and doctoral candidates to submit signed and approved copies of theses and dissertations for May 2012 graduation
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Easter Weekend—No classes
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Easter Weekend—No classes
Office closed
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Easter Weekend—No classes
10
Departmental Seminar: Rebecca Tiger, “On the Sociology of Addictions”
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Undergraduate registration period for fall 2012 begins
12
Teaching Seminar Luncheon: "Teaching and Learning Styles" in CFLC O'Neill 2nd floor

12-1 Department meeting
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Patriot's Day—No classes
Office closed
17
Undergraduate Studies meeting
12-1:30, McGuinn 415

Last date for official withdrawal from a course or from the university
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Departmental Seminar: Rachel Sherman
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Grad Studies meeting
12-1:15
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Graduate Publishing Workshop
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May 2012

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
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Honors Thesis Celebration
9:30am-12pm
McGuinn 521

Study days—No classes for undergraduate day students only
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7
Faculty retreat
10-3 at Hovey House

Study days—No classes for undergraduate day students only
8
Teaching workshop
10am - 3pm
McGuinn Hall 521

Term Examinations—Posted grades (non-Law) available online
9
Term Examinations—Posted grades (non-Law) available online
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Term Examinations—Posted grades (non-Law) available online
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Term Examinations—Posted grades (non-Law) available online
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Term Examinations—Posted grades (non-Law) available online
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Term Examinations—Posted grades (non-Law) available online
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Term Examinations—Posted grades (non-Law) available online
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Commencement
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Memorial Day
Office closed
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