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Sociology Calendar 2012-2013

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.

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June 2012

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July 2012

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
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Fourth of July
Office closed
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Michael Cermak's dissertation defense 5-6:30 in 5th floor lounge
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August 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 August 2012 graduation
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September 2012

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
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3
Labor Day—No classes
Office closed
4
Classes begin

Department meeting 12 noon
McGuinn 415

Meeting for new grad students in 413 McGuinn at 5 pm
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6
Departmental Welcome Luncheon 12-2, McGuinn 521
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12
Last date for graduate students to drop/add online
Last date for undergraduate students to drop/add or to declare a course pass/fail online
Last date for all students who plan to graduate in December 2012 to verify their diploma names online
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15
Mass at Fenway Park for the Sesquicentennial Year celebration. (This will substitute for the Mass of the Holy Spirit originally scheduled for September 13.)
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Departmental Seminar Juliet Schor, Emilie Dubois, Luka Carfagna: Mapping the New Economy
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Undergraduate Studies meeting 12N in 415 McGuinn

GSAS training session for PhD application process
5th floor lounge
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28
Parents' Weekend
29
Parents' Weekend
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Parents' Weekend
           

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October 2012

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
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Last date for undergraduates only to drop a course or to declare a course pass/fail in the Associate Deans' offices
2
Departmental Seminar
Daniel Levine: Religion, Violence, and Rights in Latin America
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4
Department meeting 12 noon
12 noon in McGuinn 415
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8
Columbus Day—No classes
Office closed
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18
Faculty meeting on advising
415 McGuinn
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23
Undergrad Studies Meeting at 12N in 415
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Postponed due to weather: Distinguished Visiting Scholar public lecture
Avery Gordon: The remains of a prison
30
Postponed due to weather: DVSS seminar
Avery Gordon
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November 2012

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
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Department meeting 12 noon
McGuinn 415
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3
4
5
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8
Graduate/CASU registration period for spring 2013 begins
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Undergraduate registration period for spring 2013 begins
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12
Undergraduate peer advising 6-8 pm in 413 McGuinn
13
Departmental Seminar
Kelly Joyce

Undergraduate peer advising 7-9 pm in 415 McGuinn
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Undergraduate peer advising 7-9 pm in 415 McGuinn
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Undergraduate peer advising 7-9 pm in 415 McGuinn
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Thanksgiving Holidays - no classes
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Thanksgiving Holidays - no classes
Office closed
23
Thanksgiving Holidays - no classes
Office closed
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Last date for official withdrawal from a course or from the University
27
Departmental Seminar
Ashley Mears: High-End Ethnic: The Circulation and Reproduction of Cultural Schemas in Fashion


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Undergraduate Studies Meeting 12N in McGuinn 415
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December 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 December 2012 graduation
4
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6
Department meeting 12 noon
McGuinn 415
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11
Study days—No classes for undergraduate day students only
12
Study days—No classes for undergraduate day students only
13
Term Examinations—Posted grades (non-Law) available online
14
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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Term Examinations—Posted grades (non-Law) available online
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24
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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Office closed
         

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January 2013

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
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Office closed
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Classes begin
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Department meeting 12 noon
McGuinn 415
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21
Martin Luther King Day—No classes
Office closed
22
Departmental Seminar Kimberley Hoang: Technologies of Embodiment
12-1:30
McGuinn 334
23
Last date for graduate students to drop/add online
Last date for undergraduate students to drop/add or to declare a course pass/fail online
Last date for all students who plan to graduate in May 2013 to verify their diploma names online
24
Undergrad Studies Committee
12N in 415 McGuinn
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GSAS and University Libraries Panel: Publishing Strategies for Graduate Students
4:30-6:30
Gasson 100
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February 2013

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
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Departmental Seminar: Lisa Stevens
12-1:30
McGuinn 334
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Graduate Research Sharing Symposium
10:30-1:30
McGuinn 334
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Department meeting 12 noon
McGuinn 415
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Undergrad Studies Committee
12N in 415 McGuinn
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Last date for undergraduates only to drop a course or to declare a course pass/fail in the Associate Deans' offices
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Departmental Seminar: Max Boykoff
12-1:30
McGuinn 334
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Selection of dissertation fellowship and teaching award nominees
12-1:20
McGuinn 413
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March 2013

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
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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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Michael Messner presents: Four Decades after Title IX: Sport, Kids, Gender and Families
7pm
Location TBA
12
Departmental Seminar: Michael Messner
12-1:30
McGuinn 521
13
DVSS Lecture
Avery Gordon: The remains of a prison: fugitive knowledge on the wings of red arrows
14
DVSS Seminar Avery Gordon: work: a view from the utopian margins
12 noon
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Department meeting 12 noon
McGuinn 415

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Undergrad Studies Committee
12N in 415 McGuinn
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Departmental Seminar: Thomas Medvetz
12-1:30
McGuinn 521
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Easter Weekend—No classes
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Easter Weekend—No classes
Office closed
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April 2013

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
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Last day to submit papers for the John D. Donovan Award and the Lynda Lytle Holmstrom Award

No classes except for those beginning at 4:00 p.m. and later
2
Last date for master's and doctoral candidates to submit signed and approved copies of theses and dissertations for May 2013 graduation

Department meeting
12 noon
McGuinn 415
3
Sociology "Career Day"
5pm
McGuinn 334
4
Selection of Alper award winner
12-1:30
McGuinn 413

External Review for Department Self Study
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External Review for Department Self Study
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Departmental Seminar: Smitha Radhakrishnan
12-1:30
10 Stone Ave.
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Undergraduate registration period for fall 2013 begins
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Patriot's Day—No classes
Office closed
16
Undergrad Studies Committee
12N in 415 McGuinn

Last date for official withdrawal from a course or from the University

Selection of Summer Research Fellowship recipients
12-1:20
McGuinn 413
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Departmental Seminar: Patricia Clough
12-1:30
McGuinn 521
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Review of first and second year grad
12-1:20
McGuinn 413
       

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May 2013

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
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Last date for all students who plan to graduate in August 2013 to verify their diploma names online
2
Last day of classes for undergraduates
3
Honors Thesis Celebration
9:30-12
McElroy Commons 237 Conference Room

Publishing Workship with Joya Misra
12-2
10 Stone Ave

Study days—No classes for undergraduate day students only
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5
6
Study days—No classes for undergraduate day students only

Faculty only meeting
12-5
McGuinn 5th floor lounge
7
Department (Graduate Student) Teaching Workshop
10-3:30
McGuinn 413

Term Examinations—Posted grades (non-Law) available online
8
SocialEyes launch party
McGuinn 5th floor lounge
2-4 pm

Term Examinations—Posted grades (non-Law) available online
9
Term Examinations—Posted grades (non-Law) available online
10
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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Law School Commencement
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Memorial Day
Office closed
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