Save the Date for "African Diaspora Religion in Human Knowledge: Traditions, Horizons, Transcendence" a symposium celebrating the 25th anniversary of Michigan State University's African Atlantic Research Team, on Oct. 15-17, 2021. To receive further updates, complete the online Response Form.


Apr 16

2021 Sociology Research Symposium

Friday, April 16, 2021 1:00 PM at Zoom

We would like to invite sociology faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students to attend and present at the 2021 Sociology Research Symposium. The symposium will be held on April 16, 2021 at 1-4pm via Zoom. We welcome presentations on research, pedagogy, and/or on how the Covid-19 has affected your work (e.g., adjustment in methodology, data collection, and also research questions). All presentations will be 5 minutes

Apr 23

Theorizing Vicarious ‘Illegality’: The Collateral Consequences of ‘Illegality’ on Mexican-origin Women’s Stress and Mental Health

Friday, April 23, 2021 12:00 PM at Zoom

Prof. San Juanita García, University of California Santa Barbara will be giving a lecture via Zoom in the Sociology Department on Friday, April 23, 12-1:30.

Apr 23

Parenthood and Parents' Cognitive Health in the United States

Friday, April 23, 2021 1:30 PM at Zoom

MSU Sociology PhD candidate Yan Zhang will defend her dissertation "Parenthood and Parents' Cognitive Health in the United States"

Apr 26

Sociology Job Market during the Pandemic

Monday, April 26, 2021 2:30 PM at Zoom

Sociology PhD student Yan Zhang will present her job-seeking experiences last year. She will discuss her timeline, application materials, postdoc interview and other topics of interest.

Apr 30

Department of Sociology Meeting

Friday, April 30, 2021 1:30 PM - Friday, April 30, 2021 3:00 PM at via Zoom

All members of the Department of Sociology are asked to participate in the department Zoom meetings whenever possible.

Oct 15

African Diaspora Religion in Human Knowledge: Traditions, Horizons, Transcendence

Friday, October 15, 2021 at Virtual

Michigan State University's African Atlantic Research Team invites you to their 25th anniversary symposium, to take place virtually Oct. 15-17, 2021.

Oct 22

Refugee Camps, the State and (Global) Governance

Friday, October 22, 2021 12:00 PM at

Rawan Arar, University of Washington argues that refugee camps serve a political purpose for the state beyond housing large numbers of people.