September 19, 2014 Volume 44, Number 37

9/22 - MPC Seminar
9/22 - CHGS event
9/26 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
9/29 - Faculty Meeting
9/30 - Sociology Workshop
10/3 - Race Reading Group

Successful Defense - Alain Vandormael

Alain Vandormael successfully defended his dissertation, "The Preventive and Survival Benefits of Antiretroviral Use in a Rural South African Community," today Sept. 19. His advisor is Prof. Ann Meier. Congratulations, Dr. Vandormael!

MPC Seminar

Prof. John Logan (Sociology, Brown) presented "Creating the Black Ghetto: Black Residential Patterns Before and During the Great Migration," Sept. 22, 12:15 pm, 50 Willey Hall.

Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Inequality & Methods Workshop

Profs. Joe Ritter (Applied Economics) and Kristine West (Economics, St. Catherine) present "Earnings Inequality among the Highly Educated," Sept. 26, 1:15 pm, 50 Willey Hall, MPC conference room.

Faculty Meeting

The Faculty Meeting will be held on Mon. Sept. 29, 2:30-4:30 pm, 1114 Soc Sci.

Sociology Workshop

Rahsaan Mahadeo, graduate student, presents "Whiteness as a Visa," Sept. 30, 4:00 pm, 1114 Soc Sci.

Sociology Race Reading Group

Book discussion and Skype conversation with the author, Nadia Kim, "Imperial Citizens: Koreans and Race from Seoul to LA," Oct. 3, 2:30-4:30 pm 614 Social Sciences. Contact: Lisa Gulya.

In the News - Profs. Hartmann, Mortimer & Page

Three faculty have been elected to positions with the American Sociological Association:
1. Prof. Doug Hartmann, Committee on Publications.
2. Prof. Joshua Page, Council Member, Sociology of Law Section.
3. Prof. Jeylan Mortimer, Chair-Elect, Section on Aging and the Life Course.
Congratulations to all!


In the News - Prof. Ruggles

Prof. Steve Ruggles (History), Director, MN Population Center, has been elected President-Elect of the Population Association of America. Congratulations, Prof. Ruggles!