Events

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.

   

Mar 4

Trans Liberation: In the Fight for LGBTQ Rights and Immigrant Rights

Thursday, March 4, 2021 7:00 PM at

Jennicet Gutiérrez is a transgender Latina organizer from México. Jennicet believes in the importance of uplifting and centering the voices of transwomen of color in all racial justice work. She works to end the deportation, incarceration, and criminalization of immigrants and all people of color.

Mar 5

Pandemic Sociology

Friday, March 5, 2021 12:00 PM at via Zoom

Graduate students and faculty in Sociology are engaged in a diverse portfolio of research on the pandemic. This seminar will present brief overviews of several of the ongoing projects.

Mar 12

Communists, Criminals and Caravans: The Social Construction of Central Americans as Crisis

Friday, March 12, 2021 12:00 PM at Zoom

Thousands of Central Americans are leaving their homes in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras to seek refuge in the United States. What is propelling their mass exodus and why should U.S. society care? This talk provides the political and social context for U.S.-Central American relations from the 1980s to the present to better understand how U.S. foreign policies in the region and immigration policies at home shape the current situation.

Mar 19

Department of Sociology Meeting

Friday, March 19, 2021 1:30 PM - Friday, March 19, 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.

Mar 22

Pathways for Non-Academic Careers Workshop

Monday, March 22, 2021 10:00 AM at Zoom

In the third in a series of Sociology Graduate Student Professional Development Workshops, this event will explore Pathways for Non-Academic Careers.

Mar 30

Wandering Jews: Global Jewish Migration

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 4:30 PM - Tuesday, March 30, 2021 6:30 PM at via Zoom

MSU Sociology Professor Dr. Steven Gold will discuss his edited book "Wandering Jews" with Gil Ribak, Laura Limonic, and Kirsten Fermaglich, who will give virtual presentations on their chapters. Wandering Jews provides readers with a broader understanding of the Jewish experience of migration in the United States and elsewhere. It describes the record of a wide variety of Jewish migrant groups, including those encountering different locations of settlement, historical periods, and facets of the migration experience.

Apr 9

Department of Sociology Meeting

Friday, April 9, 2021 1:30 PM - Friday, April 9, 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.

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 Garcia, 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 in Later Life and Parents' Cognitive Health

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

MSU Sociology PhD candidate Yan Zhang will defend her dissertation "Parenthood in Later Life and Parents' Cognitive Health"

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.