Category: Events

CUNY Professor and BU Alum Philip Kasinitz to Speak at Annual Albert Morris Lecture

March 3rd, 2014 in Alumni, Events, News

The Boston University Sociology DepartmentKasinitz JPG2 proudly presents

The Sixth Annual Albert Morris Lecture in Sociology
featuring BU Alumnus and Professor of Sociology at CUNY
Philip Kasinitz

presenting

“Diversity and Inclusion: Immigration,
Demographic Change and Racial Justice in Contemporary America.”

Thursday, April 10th at 5PM
9th Floor Colloquium Room
Boston University Photonics Center
8 St. Mary’s Street, Boston, MA 02215

Philip Kasinitz (Boston University, College of Liberal Arts, 1979) is Presidential Professor of Sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York who specializes in the study of urban sociology, international migration and race and ethnicity. Professor Kasinitz is the author of Caribbean New York: Black Immigrants and the Politics of Race, co-author of Inheriting the City: The Children of Immigrants Come of Age, and is mostly recently co-editor of The Handbook of Urban Ethnography. He is a former President of the Eastern Sociological Society and a three time winner of the Thomas and Znaniecki Award for the best book in the Sociology of international migration.

For a full biography, please see the Morris Lecture event page.

This event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow.


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Fall Seminar Series Welcomes Jen’nan Read of Duke University

September 18th, 2012 in Events, News

Jennan-Read

Jen'nan Read of Duke University

This Friday, September 21st, the BU Sociology Seminar Series welcomes Jen’nan Read of Duke University, presenting  ”Healthy Migrants or Healthy Men? Gender and Health among Middle Eastern Immigrants.” For more information on Jen’nan Read and for other upcoming dates and speakers, please visit our Seminar Series page.

The Seminar Series is held on Fridays at 100 Cummington Street, Room 241. All are welcome to attend.

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Fall Seminar Series Kicks Off with Peter Berger

September 12th, 2012 in Events, News

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The Sociology Seminar Series is back, and is kicking off the new semester with a talk by Peter Berger of Boston University titled “After the Falsification of Secularization Theory: What Next?” on Friday, September 14th. For more information on Peter Berger and for other upcoming dates and speakers, please visit our Seminar Series page.

The Seminar Series is held on Fridays at 100 Cummington Street, Room 241. All are welcome to attend.

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SOCIOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES: FRIDAY APRIL 27TH AT 12PM WITH TROY DUSTER OF NYU

April 25th, 2012 in Events, News

Troy Duster is a Professor of Sociology at New York University. His research focuses on the sociology of science and knowledge, deviance, control and law, and race and ethnicity. He has published numerous books, including Backdoor to Eugenics (Routledge, 2003) and Whitewashing Race: The Myth of Colorblind Society (with M. Brown et al., University of California Press, 2003). Professor Duster will be presenting his talk, “ Personalized Genomics, Racialized Genomics: The Tangled Web of Big Pharma and Big Science in the Pursuit of Genetic Explanations of Health Disparities” at 12PM in room 241 of the Sociology department. The event is free and all are welcome to join. Click here for more details

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PHOTOS FROM THE 4TH ANNUAL MORRIS LECTURE NOW POSTED

April 20th, 2012 in Events, News

Photos from the 4th Annual Morris Lecture in Sociology featuring Arlie Hochschild of the University of California Berkeley are now posted here.

We want to extend a warm thank you to all who attended.  We look forward to having you at future Sociology events.  Please take a look at our next two seminar series in Sociology, happening April 27th and May 11th, here in the Soicology Department.

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4TH ANNUAL MORRIS LECTURE THIS FRIDAY APRIL 13TH AT 5PM WITH ARLIE HOCHSCHILD

April 10th, 2012 in Events, News

Please join us at 5PM this Friday, April 13th at the Photonics Center Colloquium room (9th floor) for the 4th Annual Morris Lecture in Sociology. The event is free and open to all who wish to join. There will be a reception after the event as well, to meet with the speaker and Sociology faculty and graduate students.

 

 

Sociology's 4th Annual Morris lecture with Arlie Hochschild

Sociology's 4th Annual Morris lecture with Arlie Hochschild

 

 

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2.17.12 SEMINAR SERIES EVENT WITH NANCY AMMERMAN

February 16th, 2012 in Events, Faculty, News

http://www.bu.edu/sociology/events-and-speakers/seminar-series-spring-2014/

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MILIANN KANG OF UMASS AMHERST TO SPEAK AT SEMINAR SERIES 2.3.12

January 27th, 2012 in Events, News

Miliann Kang

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SPRING SEMINAR SERIES BEGINS WITH MICHELE LAMONT OF HARVARD UNIVERSITY

January 20th, 2012 in Events, News

Michele Lamont

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BU T.V. FEATURES PROF. RUHA BENJAMIN ON POSTRACIALISM

April 26th, 2011 in Events, Faculty, News

Professor Ruha Benjamin was recently highlighted on BU T.V. show ‘On That Point’, an award-winning current events discussion program.  To hear Professor Benjamin’s perspective on race in America and the significance of President Obama’s election click here.

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