5/16-18 - Final Exams
5/18 - End of Spring Semester
5/19 - CLA Commencement
5/23 - Dissertation Defense - Kristin Haltinner
5/27 - Memorial Day - University closed
5/16-18 - Final Exams
The Spring 2013 CLA Commencement for Sociology will be held on Sun. May 19, 4:00 pm, Mariucci Arena.
Kristin Haltinner will defend her dissertation, "The Conservative Next Door," Thurs. May 23, 915 Soc Sci Bldg. The public portion of the defense will be 10:00-10:30 am. Her Advisors are Profs. Ron Aminzade and David Pellow. In anticipation of a successful defense, the graduate program is planning a small celebration to be held at 4:00 pm. Snacks and beverages will be provided. All current department members are welcome to attend.
Prof. Qiao Xiaochun (Institute of Population Research, Peking University, Beijing, China) presents "China's Floating Population: Insights from the 2010 Census," Thurs. May 23, 12:15-1:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room, 50 Willey Hall.
Yu Ju Chien successfully defended her dissertation, "Constructing Knowledge and Policies on Avian Influenza: How do International Organization Craft Global Models," on May 10. Her Advisor is Prof. Joachim Savelsberg. Congratulations, Dr. Chien!
Graduate student Raphi Rechitsky received a 2013 TASI Fellowship Award from the Center for German and European Studies. Congratulations Raphi!
The WFC presents Dr. Maria Soto-Greene, Vice Dean, New Jersey Medical School; Director, Hispanic Center of Excellence; presents "On Campus Culture and Climate," Fri. May 24, 10:00 am-12:00 pm, Minnesota Room, McNamara Alumni Center. For more information, contact WFC. Refreshments provided.
The Social Sciences Department, Springfield College, invites applications for a one-year appointment in Youth Development. MA required. Areas: youth; developmental and educational psychology. To apply, mail cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references to Dr. Anne Herzog, Dean, School of Arts, Sciences, and Professional Studies, 263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA 01109.
The Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, issues a call for papers for the 2014 annual conference, "The Future of Criminal Law?" April 24-26, Mondale Law School, University of Minnesota. Submit papers with Subject Line: "Robina 2013 Annual Conference submission." 6,000 word papers; 300 word abstract. Paper and Abstract Deadline: Sept. 30