This Week: 1/30

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January 31: Submission deadline, “The Art of Activism,” Society for the Study of Social Problems, Denver CO (August 16-18, 2012).

January 31: Last day to add classes

February 2-5: Conference, “Toward a Feminist Institution: Transforming the Academy,” Sociologists for Women in Society, St. Petersburg, FL.

February 6: Submission deadline, First Annual Graduate Student Research Conference, School of Public Policy, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA (March 23, 2012).

February 10: Lecture, “ASA President’s address to the DC Sociological Society,” Cecelia Ridgeway (Stanford), ASA Headquarters (1430 K St. NW, Suite 600), 6:00 PM.

February 10-12: Conference, Lavender Languages & Linguistics Conference, American University, Washington, DC.

This Week: 1/23

Welcome back, everyone! Keep your eyes peeled on this blog for upcoming events, deadlines, and milestones of note throughout the semester.

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January 23: First day of classes

January 31: Submission deadline, “The Art of Activism,” Society for the Study of Social Problems, Denver CO (August 16-18, 2012).

January 31: Last day to add classes

February 2-5: Conference, “Toward a Feminist Institution: Transforming the Academy,” Sociologists for Women in Society, St. Petersburg, FL.

February 6: Submission deadline, First Annual Graduate Student Research Conference, School of Public Policy, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA (March 23, 2012).

This Week: 11/28

There are a few more engaging events upcoming this semester as everyone starts to disappear into their final papers. Best of luck to everyone!

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November 29: Grad student teaching workshop led by Nancy Hanrahan (GMU), Robinson B 313 (SOAN Conference Room), 1:30 PM.

November 30: SOAN student-faculty discussion of Loic Wacquant’s study of “actually existing neoliberalism,” SUB I, Room 3B, 10:30-12:00 PM.

December 1: Submission deadline, “Renewing Sociology: Living Traditions and Creative Beginnings,” North Central Sociological Association, Pittsburgh, PA (April 12-15, 2012).

December 5: Arab Uprisings Brown Bag Lecture Series, “Saudi Arabia’s Counterrevolutions: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives,” featuring Rosie Bsheer (Columbia), Research 161, 12:00-1:00 PM.

December 10: Last day of classes

December 13-20: Exam  period

January 11: Submission deadline, “Real Utopias: Emancipatory Projects, Institutional Designs, Possible Futures,” American Sociological Association, Denver, CO (August 17-20, 2012).

This Week: 11/14

It’s a week and a half until Thanksgiving, but there are still plenty of great events for grad students happening on campus. Check them out while you can!

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November 14: Arab Uprisings Brown Bag Lecture Series, “Political Struggle in Yemen: Historical Conditions and Contemporary Developments,” featuring John Warner (CUNY), Research 161, 12:00-1:00 PM.

November 15: Submission deadline, “Politics of Justice: New Visions of Culture and Society,” Southeastern Women Studies Association 2012 Conference, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA (March 29-31, 2012).

November 15: Arab Uprisings Brown Bag Lecture Series, “Elite Cohesion and Social Heterogeneity: Syria and the Arab Uprisings,” featuring Bassam Haddad (GMU), David King Hall, Room 1006, 4:30-5:30 PM.

November 15: Film screening, Standing Silent Nation (2006), The Hub, Front Ballroom, 7:00-9:00 PM.

November 17: Center for Social Science Research Brown Bag Series, “Music Criticism: Aesthetic Value in the Age of Digital Reproduction,” featuring Nancy Hanrahan (GMU), CSSR, 12:00-1:15 PM.

November 17: Arab Uprisings Brown Bag Lecture Series, “The People Want: Travels of a Slogan,” featuring Elliott Cola (Georgetown), Research 162, 12:00-1:00 PM.

November 17: Grad student teaching workshop led by Nancy Hanrahan (GMU), Robinson B 313 (SOAN Conference Room), 1:30 PM.

November 17: Cultural Studies Colloquium, “An Architectonics of the Self: Reflections on Culture and Identity,” Ralph Rodriguez (Brown), Room E, Johnson Center, 4:30-7:10 PM.

November 21: Arab Uprisings Brown Bag Lecture Series, “From Dictatorship to Constituent Assembly: What Comes After the October Elections in Tunisia,” featuring Douja Mamelouk (Tennessee-Knoxville), Research 162, 12:00-1:00 PM.

November 23-27: Thanksgiving recess

This Week: 11/7

Fewer events upcoming after a busy October, but still some excellent happenings on campus and in the area…

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November 7: Lecture, “Women Waging War and Peace: A Gendered Challenge to Structural Violence,” Sandra Cheldelin (GMU, School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution), Founder’s Hall (Arlington Campus), 7:00 PM.

November 10: Center for Social Science Research Brown Bag Series, featuring Randy Lynn (GMU), CSSR, 12:00-1:15 PM.

November 15: Submission deadline, “Politics of Justice: New Visions of Culture and Society,” Southeastern Women Studies Association 2012 Conference, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA (March 29-31, 2012).

November 17: Center for Social Science Research Brown Bag Series, featuring Nancy Hanrahan (GMU), CSSR, 12:00-1:15 PM.

November 17: Grad student teaching workshop led by Nancy Hanrahan (GMU), Robinson B 313 (SOAN Conference Room), 1:30 PM.

November 17: Cultural Studies Colloquium, “An Architectonics of the Self: Reflections on Culture and Identity,” Ralph Rodriguez (Brown), Room E, Johnson Center, 4:30-7:10 PM.

November 23-27: Thanksgiving recess

 

 

This Week: 10/31

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November 1: Submission deadline, “Politics of Justice: New Visions of Culture and Society,” Southeastern Women Studies Association 2012 Conference, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA (March 29-31, 2012).

November 3-5: Conference, “Out of the Past, Into the Future: Reflections on the Middle East and Africa,” Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa, Key Bridge Marriott Hotel, Washington, DC.

November 3: Center for Social Science Research Brown Bag Series, featuring Rick Zimmerman and Janet Rosenblum (GMU), CSSR, 12:00-1:15 PM.

November 3: Grad student teaching workshop led by Nancy Hanrahan (GMU), Robinson B 378 (Health and Policy Ethics Conference Room), 1:30 PM.

November 3: Cultural Studies Colloquium, Title TBA, Jenifer Petersen (Virginia), Room E, Johnson Center, 4:30-7:10 PM.

November 4: Brown Bag, “How to Get Lines on Your CV Without Even Trying (Sort Of),” moderated by Shannon Davis (GMU, Sociology) and Angela Hattery (GMU, Women and Gender Studies), sponsored by GSSA, Women and Gender Studies Center (Johnson Center, Room 240K), 12:00-2:00 PM.

November 4: Panel, “The Future of Sociology Part II: What Are New Faculty Doing?” Sponsored by the DC Sociological Society, Georgetown University, Suite 230, 3520 Prospect Street NW, Washington, DC 20057, 7:00 PM.

November 7: Lecture, “Women Waging War and Peace: A Gendered Challenge to Structural Violence,” Sandra Cheldelin (GMU, School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution), Founder’s Hall (Arlington Campus

November 10: Center for Social Science Research Brown Bag Series, featuring Randy Lynn (GMU), CSSR, 12:00-1:15 PM.

This Week: 10/24

As unbelievable as it seems, there are many more great events going on besides our conference. Check ’em out.

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October 24: Submission deadline, “Sociological Understandings of the Global Transformation,” Midwest Sociological Society, Minneapolis, MN (March 29-April 1, 2012).

October 25: Lecture, “Russian Professional Free-Lancers in the Global Internet Age,” Andrey Shevchuk and Denis Strebkov (Russian State Higher School of Economics), co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Robinson A 203, 12:00-1:30 PM.

October 26: Lecture, “New Challenges in the Study of Muslim Cultures: A Lecture in Honor of Seymour Martin Lipset,” Abdou Filali-Ansary (Aga Khan University), Founder’s Hall (Arlington Campus), Room 113, 12:00-1:30 PM.

October 27: Center for Social Science Research Brown Bag Series, featuring Johanna Bockman and Katie Kerstetter (GMU), CSSR, 12:00-1:15 PM.

October 27: Lecture, “Through a Glass Darkly: The Persistence of Race in Education Research,” Gloria J. Ladson-Billings (University of Wisconsin), sponsored by the American Educational Research Association, Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center, Washington, DC, 6:00 PM.

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November

November 1: Submission deadline, “Politics of Justice: New Visions of Culture and Society,” Southeastern Women Studies Association 2012 Conference, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA (March 29-31, 2012).

November 3-5: Conference, “Out of the Past, Into the Future: Reflections on the Middle East and Africa,” Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa, Key Bridge Marriott Hotel, Washington, DC.

November 3: Center for Social Science Research Brown Bag Series, featuring Rick Zimmerman and Janet Rosenblum (GMU), CSSR, 12:00-1:15 PM.

November 3: Grad student teaching workshop led by Nancy Hanrahan (GMU), Robinson B 313 (SOAN Conference Room), 1:30 PM.

November 3: Cultural Studies Colloquium, Title TBA, Jenifer Petersen (Virginia), Room E, Johnson Center, 4:30-7:10 PM.

November 4: Panel, “The Future of Sociology Part II: What Are New Faculty Doing?” Sponsored by the DC Sociological Society, Georgetown University, Suite 230, 3520 Prospect Street NW, Washington, DC 20057, 7:00 PM.