July 31, 2014 Volume 44, Number 30

8/8 - Last Day of Instruction Summer Session (8-week)
8/16-19 - ASA San Francisco
8/22 - Last Day of Instruction Summer Session (10-week)

Successful Defense - Arturo Baiocchi

Arturo Baiocchi successfully defended his dissertation, "In the System for Too Long: Former Foster Youth and the Structural Ambivalence towards Mental Health," on July 25. His advisor is Prof. Doug Hartmann. Dr. Baiocchi works as a Research Analyst at the Institute for Social Research, California State University-Sacramento. Congratulations, Dr. Baiocchi!

French & Italian - Publishing Info Lunch

Dr. Beth Bouloukos, Acquisitions Editor, SUNY Press (a top humanities press), will give a presentation on the state of scholarly publishing, in Romance Studies and Gender and Sexuality, and "behind-the-scenes" information on university presses, Mon. Oct. 6. Lunch and Location TBD. Q & A to follow with graduate students and faculty. She will also be available for one on one meetings with individuals. To RSVP, contact: Annie Bartels, Administrator,(612)624-7334.

UMN Traffic & Parking - Football seasons begin

Campus traffic and parking will be affected by two weekday games:
1. Fri. Aug. 8 - MN Vikings vs. Oakland Raiders, 7:00 pm, TCF Stadium.
2. Thurs. Aug. 28 - UMN Gophers vs. Eastern Illinois Panthers, 6:00 pm, TCF Stadium.
Parking ramps and lots will open for football fans at 3:00 pm.
Parking and Transportation Services information.

Hamline - Two Instructors

The Department of Sociology, Hamline University, invites applications for two Fall 2014 instructor positions:
1. Course: Women, Men, and Society (Intro level sociology of gender course)
2. Course: Sex and Sexuality: An American Perspective (Advanced course that serves as a capstone for a three-course sequence in gender and sexuality; service learning experience would be a plus)
Contact: Prof. Sharon Preves
Deadline: Immediate

St. Olaf College - Two Assistants

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, invites application for two tenure track Assistant Professor positions. PhD strongly preferred. Areas: Race and Class; and immigration to U.S. from Asia or Africa. Also, quantitative research methods; theory; and gender and sexuality. For questions, contact: Prof. Christopher Chiappari, Search Committee Chair.
Deadline: Fri. Aug. 1. Open until filled.

UW-River Falls - Instructors

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, invites applications for 2014-2015 academic year instructors, with the possibility of renewal. Courses SOCI 300-Research Methods; SOCI 100-Introduction to Sociology; and SOCI 210-Social Problems. Required minimum: MA degree. Apply online. For questions, contact: Prof. Rich Wallace, (715)425-3992.
Deadline: Immediate. Open until filled.

Macquarie University - Professor

The Department of Sociology, Macquarie University, Macquarie Park, New South Wales, Australia, invites applications for a Professor of Sociology. Job number 494375. PhD required. Start: Jan. 2015. Apply online. For questions, contact: Profs. Harry Blatterer, and and Benjamin Spies-Butcher
Deadline: 3 August 2014, 11:55 pm

UC-Davis - Assistant

The Department of Sociology, University of California-Davis, invites applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Crime, Law, Deviance, and Social Control. Start: July 1, 2015. PhD required by Sept. 24, 2015. Apply online. Job JPF00336.
Deadline: Sept. 15. Position open until filled.

Syracuse University - Assistant

The Department of Sociology, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Sociology - Qualitative Methods . Start Fall 2015. Areas: Political Sociology; Social Movements; Ethnographic/Qualitative Methods. Apply online. Job number 071175. Department code 22009-7150. For questions, email or phone (315)443-4042.
Deadline: Sept. 15