Each year, the Department of Sociology invites a number of guest speakers to present on their scholarship. Recent speakers have presented research on a variety of topics, including political sociology, race, gender, health, sexuality, and criminology.

The Colloquium is held in 457 Berkey Hall on Fridays from 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM. For more information on this year's speakers, as well as past speakers, please click here.

Summer Session One Begins

Date & Time: May 14, 2018 - All Day

Department Closed

Date & Time: May 28, 2018 - All Day

Dissertation Defense: Matthew Houser

Date & Time: Jun 12, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: 457 Berkey Hall

Matthew Houser, Ph.D. candidate, will be defending his dissertation on "Nitrogen Fertilizer Management in the Context of the Mid- western Corn Agro-Ecological System: An Environmental Sociological Analysis" Tuesday, June 12th. The defense is open to those inside the department as well as the public. 

Summer Session One Ends

Date & Time: Jun 28, 2018 - All Day

Summer Session Two Begins

Date & Time: Jul 02, 2018 - All Day

Department Closed

Date & Time: Jul 04, 2018 - All Day

Summer Session Two Ends

Date & Time: Aug 16, 2018 - All Day

Faculty Retreat

Date & Time: Aug 24, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Henry Center

Fall Classes Begin

Date & Time: Aug 29, 2018 - All Day

Speaker Series: Dr. Stefan Bargheer

Date & Time: Nov 02, 2018, 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: 457 Berkey Hall

Moral Entanglements: Conserving Birds in Britain and Germany, 1790-2010. (forthcoming with the University of Chicago Press)

Speaker Series: Dr. Anna S. Mueller

Date & Time: Nov 09, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: 457 Berkey Hall

Dr. Anna S. Mueller, Assistant Professor in the Department of Comparative Human Development at the University of Chicago, will be joining us on November 9th. The discussion is to be announced, thus, stay tuned for details.