We have started SOCUP workshops at the Department of Sociology, University of Minnesota in 2003 with the hope that we create a warm space for graduate students to discuss their research issues and challenges, learn and help each others' research, and create academic & friendly networks.
SOCUP workshops can help graduate students, who study cultural and political issues, develop research at any level, such as
1) brainstorming your research topics and questions,
2) writing your research proposals,
3) planning your data analyses and research methods,
4) practicing your conference presentations, or
5) revising your paper for journal submissions
SOCUP encourages interdisciplinary research projects and networking.
This SOCUP workshop (2003-2005) is for students interested in culture and political sociology to informally exchange your ideas of research interests, academic challenges, theoretical issues, and any other related topics. We would like to build a friendly community for exchanging information in this discipline and department and providing suggestions for your new research ideas, papers and presentations. Everyone is welcome!
SOCUP will meet from 12:00 to 13:00 on Mondays this semester.
915 Social Sciences Building is reserved on Feb. 21, March 7, March 21, April 4, April 18, and May 2 for SOCUP workshops.
Our meeting room can change due to departmental events, graduate student examinations, and the presenter's presentation equipment needs.
We are about to close recruiting SOCUP workshop presenters. Please let us know if you plan to present your project as soon as possible (email Chika Shinohara at email@example.com).
Please Join Us for the First SOCUP Brown Bag Lunch Meeting of the Semester!
Presentation Title: "Local Society in Modern State: the Dual-Rule-Gaming
Presenter: Xinxiang Chen (Sociology)
Time: 12:00-13:00, Monday, January 31
Place: 1114 Social Sociences Buidling (*room changed)
Xinxiang will present his ongoing research project on China and policies
today that he has further developed from the last year's SRI presenation.
Please come join us with your lunch to provide suggestions, to ask
questions for further development of the project, or to simply learn the