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Departmental Seminar

Sociology Department

Throughout the academic year the Sociology department hosts a seminar series featuring research work by our faculty, our advanced Ph.D. students, and by other prominent scholars in the field. This page lists the seminars held in the current academic year. If you are interested in attending a seminar please E-mail sociology@bc.edu in advance.

The Sociology Seminar Series is supported by a generous grant from the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Abstracts and posters from earlier departmental seminars.

 

Wednesday, September 14

Smitha Radhakrishnan
Wellesley College
Title: Tracing Microfinancial Value Chains: Banking on the Poor in the Global Financial System
ILA conference room, 10 Stone Avenue
Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 28

Bruce Carruthers
Northwestern University
Title: Contracts, Clauses, and Credit Ratings: Distributed Governance in Global Finance
ILA conference room, 10 Stone Avenue
Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Monday, October 17

Nitsan Chorev
Brown University
Title: Transnational Origins of Local Production: Making Medicines in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania
ILA conference room, 10 Stone Avenue
Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, November 9

Phil Brown
Northeastern University
Title: Post-Belmont Research Ethics: Reporting Personal Exposure Data to Participants
ILA conference room, 10 Stone Avenue
Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 15

Carrie Shandra
Title: Outside the Market: Disability and Contributions to Care Work, Household Labor, and Volunteering
John Shandra
Title: The World Bank, Organized Hypocrisy, and Forest Loss: A Cross-National Analysis
Stony Brook University
ILA
conference room, 10 Stone Avenue
Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 22

Thomas Dietz
Michigan State University
Title: Beyond Sustainability: Human Well-Being and the Environment
ILA
conference room, 10 Stone Avenue
Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 5

Oyeronke Oyewumi
Stony Brook University
Title: Decolonizing Knowledge: Gender in Question
ILA conference room, 10 Stone Avenue
Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 19

James Manigault-Bryant
Williams College
Title: Sociology’s Scriptures of ‘Blackness’
ILA conference room, 10 Stone Avenue
Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 26

Zophia Edwards
Providence College
Title: Re-examining the Colonial Roots of Post-Colonial Development
ILA conference room, 10 Stone Avenue
Noon - 1:30 p.m.