October 2012 Archives

October 25, 2012 Volume 42, Number 42

10/26 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
10/29 - Faculty Meeting
10/29 - IAS Roundtable - Prof. Edgell
10/30 - Practice Job Talk - Sarah Shannon
10/31 - Community Fund Drive ends
11/4 - Daylight Saving Time ends
11/6 - Election Day
11/6 - Sociology Workshop - canceled
11/6 - Race Relations Reading Group - Prof. Logan

Inequality & Methods Workshop

Sociology graduate student Joe Svec presents "A Life Course Perspective on Fertility Demand in Tanzania," , Fri. Oct. 26, 12:15-1:30 pm, MPC Conference Room, 50 Willey Hall. Co-sponsored by the Life Course Center, Department of Sociology.

Faculty Meeting

The next Faculty Meeting will be Mon. Oct. 29, 2:30 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

IAS - Prof. Edgell

The Institute for Advanced study presents Prof. Penny Edgell with Profs. Dara Strolovitch (Political Science), Jeanne Kilde (Religious Studies), and Kevin Murphy (History and American Studies) in a Roundtable Discussion, "Religion and the Election," Mon. Oct. 29, 4:00 pm, 125 Nolte Center. Open to the public. Refreshments served.

Practice Job Talk

Sarah Shannon will present a practice job talk Oct. 30, 4:00 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

Clocks - Fall Behind

Daylight Saving Time ends Sun. Nov. 4, 2:00:00 am. Turn clocks back one hour.

Race Relations Reading Group - Prof. Logan

Prof. Enid Logan's Race Relations Reading Group meets Tues. Nov. 6, 2:30-4:00 pm, Room 609 Soc Sci Bldg, to discuss Michelle Alexander's The New Jim Crow. All are welcome. If not a regular member and planning to attend, email Prof. Logan.

Sociology Workshop - canceled

The next workshop, Tues. Nov. 6, with Heather McLaughlin has been canceled.

Election Day

UMN Election Day Policies and Information: What You Need to Know As a University Employee.

Human Rights Program - Two Events

1. Peggy Hicks, Global Advocacy Director, Human Rights Watch, presents "Human Rights Diplomacy and the Emerging Powers: The Impact of the IBSATI (India, Brazil, South Africa, Turkey and Indonesia) Countries," Fri. Oct. 26, 4:00 pm, Johnson Great Room, McNamara Alumni Center. Reception follows. Free and open to the public.
2. Dr. Francisco Valdes Ugalde (Director, FLACSO)
Prof. Joy Langston (Political Studies, CIDE), "Democracy and Human Rights in Post-election Mexico," Mon. Oct. 29, 4:00 pm, Humphrey Forum, Humphrey School.

Lecture Series on Law, Health & the Life Sciences

Lecture Series on Law, Health & the Life Sciences. UMN Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment and the Life Sciences presents Prof. Laurence Steinberg
(Psychology, Temple University), "Should the Science of Adolescent Brain Development Inform Legal Policy?" Thurs. Nov. 15, 11:30 am-1:00 pm, Coffman Memorial Union Theater. RSVP.

LSE - Full and Assistants

The Department of Sociology, London School of Economics, invites applications for one Full Professor (1284617) and two career-track Lectureships (tenure-track Assistant Professors) (1286639). Research in clusters: Economies, Risk and Technology; Urban Change, Space and Connection; Human Rights, Violence and Injustice; and Politics, States and Movements. PhD required. Apply online. Inquiries: Prof. Bridget Hutter, Department Head

NYU - Assistant

The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences in the Professions, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University, invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the Sociology of Education. Start Sept. 1, 2013. Apply online. Contact: Prof. Lisa Stulberg.
Deadline: Nov. 1. Open until filled.

Louisiana State - Assistants

The Department of Sociology, Louisiana State University, invites applications for three tenure-track assistant professors. Start Aug. 2013. PhD required. Areas: crime/law/deviance; health/health disparities; and race/ethnicity. Send application materials to:
Prof. Edward Shihadeh, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Sociology, 126 Stubbs Hall, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803. Apply online. Job number: 0003229.
edsoc@lsu.edu

Hamline - Assistant

The Department of Criminal Justice, Hamline University, invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Criminal Justice; Criminology/Deliquency. Visit ASA Job Bank. Job ID: 8822.

North Alabama - Assistant

The Department of Sociology, University of North Alabama, invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Racial and Ethnic Relations; Family. Visit the ASA Job Bank. Job ID: 8839

Minnesota - Postdoctoral Researcher

The Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, and Allina Health invites applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher, for the LifeCourse Team, an intervention designed to improve late life care for patients in Allina Health and its partner organizations. Start Jan. 1, 2013. Full-time one year, annually renewable depending upon funds. Apply online. PhD required.
Deadline: Open Until Filled.

DePauw Honors Symposium - Undergraduates

The Prindle Institute for Ethics, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN, presents the annual Undergraduate Honors Ethics Symposium, April 11-13, 2013. 25-30 paper submissions accepted. DePauw will cover travel expenses (up to $400), lodging and meals. Contact: Nicki Hewell, Prindle Graduate Fellow; 765-658-5021.
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2013

October 18, 2012 Volume 42, Number 41

10/19 - ICGC Brown Bag
10/22 - MPC Seminar
10/23 - Sociology Workshop
10/25 - Work, Family & Time Workshop
10/26 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
10/29 - Faculty Meeting
11/4 - Daylight Saving Time ends
11/6 - Race Relations Reading Group

ICGC Brown Bag

Prof. Lawrence Baker (UMN Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering) presents, Developing a Theory of Urban Drought Resilience, Fri. Oct. 19, 12:00 Noon, 537 Heller Hall

MPC Seminar

Prof. Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg (Sociology and Anthropology, Carleton College) presents "Of German Children and African Mothers on the Move: Global Ethnography/Social Demography of new African Migration," Mon. Oct. 22, 12:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room, 50 Willey Hall.Co-sponsored by the Life Course Center, Department of Sociology.

Sociology Workshop

Sociology graduate student Tim Ortyl, presents "Unconventional Relationships, Heteronormativity, and the 'Pure Relationship' Thesis," Tues. Oct. 23, 4:00 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

Work, Family & Time Workshop

Sheela Kennedy (MPC Research Associate; with Cathy Fitch) presents "Children's Economic Well-being during the Great Recession and Recovery," Thurs. Oct. 25, 12:00-1:00 pm, MPC Seminar Room, 29 Willey Hall. Co-sponsored by the Life Course Center, Department of Sociology.

Inequality & Methods Workshop

Sociology graduate student Joe Svec presents "A Life Course Perspective on Fertility Demand in Tanzania," , Fri. Oct. 26, 12:15-1:30 pm, MPC Conference Room, 50 Willey Hall. Co-sponsored by the Life Course Center, Department of Sociology.

Faculty Meeting

The next Faculty Meeting will be Mon. Oct. 29, 2:30 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

Race Relations Reading Group - Prof. Logan

Prof. Enid Logan's Race Relations Reading Group meets Tues. Nov. 6, 2:30-4:00 pm, Room 609 Soc Sci Bldg, to discuss Michelle Alexander's The New Jim Crow. All are welcome. If not a regular member and planning to attend, email Prof. Logan.

Community Fund Drive

The CFD continues through Wed. Oct. 31. Make a donation to any of the 400 organizations that are part of the 2012 campaign, or choose a charity. Join two CLA events promoting donations:
1. Chili Cook-Off, Wed. Oct. 24, 12:00-1:30 pm
$3 suggested donation. Register chili by Mon. Oct. 22.
Contact: Colleen Ware, 626-5927
2. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dare, Wed. Oct. 31, 2:00-3:00 pm
$2 suggested donation. Register cookies by Mon. Oct. 29.
Contact: Angie Plambeck, 625-1805
Pledge today!

CLA Senior Celebration

Sociology Graduating Seniors will be feted at the Fall 2012 CLA Senior Celebration, Thurs. Dec. 13, 5:00-6:30 pm, McNamara Alumni Center.

Mondale Law School - Faculty Works in Progress

Prof. Daniel Sokol (Levin College of Law, University of Florida) presents, "Policing the Firm," TODAY Thurs. Oct. 18, 12:15-1:15 pm, 385 Mondale Hall (Lindquist and Vennum Room). Open to the public. RSVP to: Stephanie McCauley, (612)625-9073

U-Spatial Symposium

The U-Spatial Symposium will be held Mon. Oct. 22, 8:30 am-1:00 pm, Digital Technology Center, Walter Library, promotes vital input for the future of U-Spatial, a research infrastructure which develops research capacities and provides help desk, advising, and training support. RSVP. Visit website. Contacts: Prof. Francis Harvey (Geography) and Len Kne, Coordinator (MPC).

GSPP Colloquium

The Gender, Sexuality, Power, and Politics Colloquium presents Prof. Nancy Cott (History, Harvard), Marriage in the Courts, 2012 Erickson Legal History Lecture, Thurs. Oct. 25, 4:00 pm, William Lockhart Lecture Hall, Room 25 Mondale Law School.

Training - Longitudinal Data Analysis Using Stata

Seminar taught by Prof. Paul Allison (Sociology, U of Pennsylvania), Nov. 30-Dec. 1, Philadelphia. Presented by Statistical Horizons. Register online.
Early registration ends: Oct. 30

South Florida - Two Assistants

The Department of Criminology, College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, University of South Florida, invites applications for two nine-month tenure-track Assistant Professors. Start Aug. 7, 2013. PhD in Criminology or Criminal Justice; ABD considered. Apply online. Position Number 19069. Contact: Prof. Shayne Jones, Chair, Search Committee; (813)974-9556.
Deadline: Immediate. Open until filled.

St. Edward's - Assistant

The Sociology Program, St. Edward's University, invites applications for an Assistant Professor. PhD required. To apply, email cover letter, CV, teaching statement, one-page research summary, transcripts (unofficial), and contact information for three references to: Carmen Saegert
Deadline: Nov. 1

Adams State - Assistant

The Department of Sociology, Adams State University, invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor. Start Aug. 19, 2013. PhD or ABD. Open, but Criminology preferred. Email cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts (copies accepted), teaching history, and contact information for four references to: Search Committee, Department of Sociology, Suite 3100, Adams State University, Alamosa, CO 81101.
Deadline: Deb. 15. Open until filled.

Cornell - Doctoral / Postdoc Fellowships

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and Cornell University invite applications for Diversity Fellowships designed to support the early development of scholars. Eligible applicants might be from underrepresented minority groups, have faced economic hardship, be first-generation college graduates, or work on topics related to these areas. Contact: Treva Levine, Opportunities:
2. PhD completed 2012-13. Two-year postdoctoral fellowships
1. PhD completed 2013-14. Three-year fellowships
Deadline: Nov. 1

HASTAC - Postdoc Fellowship

The Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Advanced Collaboratory, (HASTAC) announces postdoctoral fellowship. NSF OCI-1243622, Early-concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER), Division of Cyberinfrastructure, National Science Foundation. Title: "Assessing the Impact of Technology-Aided Participation and Mentoring on Transformative Interdisciplinary Research: A Data-Based Study of the Incentives and Success of an Exemplar Academic Network," Duke University. Start Dec. 2012. One year contract. To apply, email cover letter and CV to: Mandy Dailey, Director of Administration, HASTAC and Temporary EAGER Program Manager.
Deadline: 5:00 pm EST, Nov. 16


October 11, 2012 Volume 42, Number 40

10/11 - Potato Bar, Community Fund Drive
10/12 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
10/12 - ICGC Brown Bag
10/15 - MPC Seminar
10/15 - Faculty Meeting
10/16 - Law Lecture, Prof. Barry Feld
10/23 - Sociology Workshop
10/25 - Work, Family & Time Workshop

Potato Bar Lunch - Community Fund Drive - TODAY!

The Sociology Department will hold a Baked Potato Bar Luncheon, Thurs. Oct. 11, 12:00 Noon-1:00 pm, 915 Social Science. Bring your own topping or try toppings provided. Enjoy a spud and make a donation to a worthy cause! The UMN Community Fund Drive runs through Wed. Oct. 31.

Inequality & Methods Workshop

Prof. Rob Warren presents "Do Different Methods for Modeling Age-Graded Trajectories Yield the Same Results?" (with Liying Luo, Andrew Halpern-Manners, James Raymo, and Alberto Pallon), Fri. Oct. 12, 12:15-1:30 pm, MPC Conference Room, 50 Willey Hall. Co-sponsored by the Life Course Center, Department of Sociology.

ICGC Brown Bag

Nelson Masanche Nkhomak PhD student, Department of Organizational Leadership Policy and Development, CEHD, presents "Revitalizing African Higher Education: Exploring Faculty Community Engagement in Malawi," Fri. Oct. 12, 12:00 noon, 537 Heller Hall.

MPC Seminar

Prof. Liana Sayer (Sociology, Ohio State) presents "Gender and Race 'Effects' on Parent's Housework, Child Care and Leisure," Mon. Oct. 15, 12:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room, 50 Willey Hall. Co-sponsored by the Life Course Center, Department of Sociology.

Faculty Meeting

The next Faculty Meeting will be Mon. Oct. 15, 2:30 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

Mondale Law School - Prof. Barry Feld

The Centennial Professorship in Law Lecture, Mondale Law School, presents Sociology affiliate faculty, Prof. Barry Feld, "Real Interrogation: What Actually Happens When Cops Question Kids?" Tues. Oct. 16, 4:00 pm, Room 25 Mondle Hall (Lockart Room). RSVP: (612) 625-4544. Reception follows in Lindquist and Vennum Room.

Sociology Workshop

Graduate student Tim Ortyl, presents "Unconventional Relationships, Heteronormativity, and the 'Pure Relationship' Thesis," Tues. Oct. 23, 4:00 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

Work, Family & Time Workshop

Sheela Kennedy (MPC Research Associate; with Cathy Fitch), presents "Children's Economic Well-being during the Great Recession and Recovery," Thurs. Oct. 25, 12:00-1:00 pm, MPC Seminar Room, 29 Willey Hall. Co-sponsored by the Life Course Center, Department of Sociology.

SOM Conference - Department Undergraduate Awards

Prof. Teresa Swartz, Director of Undergraduate Studies, announces two departmental undergraduate winners of the Caroline Rose Student Paper Competition:
1. Hui Chen - 2nd Prize
"Is a Degree Produced in a Family? The Effect of Family Capital on Young People's Educational Attainment," (written in Sociological Perspectives on Race, Class and Gender with Teresa Swartz)
2. 3Joe Praska - 3rd Prize
"Organizing in the Somali Community: The Implementation of a Tenant's Rights Program for Minnesota's Somali Renters," (written in Senior Projects with Krissy Haltiner)
Both students were invited to present their papers at the Sociologists of Minnesota annual meeting, Thurs. Oct. 11, 2:15-3:40 pm. They will receive their awards at the Luncheon and Awards Ceremony, Fri. Oct. 12, 12:00 Noon. Congratulations Hui and Joe!

Mondale Law School - Faculty Works in Progress - TODAY

Prof. Timothy Johnson (UMN Political Science) presents, "Issue Resuscitation at Oral Argument on the US Supreme Court," TODAY Thurs. Oct. 11, 12:15-1:15 pm, Lindquist and Vennum Conference Room, 385 Mondale Hall. Open to the public. RSVP to: Stephanie McCauley, (612)625-9073

Humphrey Institute and Political Science - TODAY

The Harold E. Stassen Chair for International Affairs, Humphrey Institute, and the Department of Political Science present Dr. Maria Inclan (Estudios Politicos, Centro de Investigacion y Docendia Economicas, Mexico), "Opportunities of Mobilization vs. Oppotunities for Success: The Aapatista Movement within Mexico's Democratization," TODAY Thurs. Oct. 11, 12:00-1;00 pm, Lippincott Room, 1314 Soc Sci Bldg.

GSPP Colloquium

Gender, Sexuality, Power, and Politics Colloquium presents Prof. Laurie Ouellette (Communication Studies), "It's Not TV, It's Brith Control: Reality Television and the 'Problem' of Teenage Pregnancy," Fri. Oct. 12, 12:15 pm, 400 Ford Hall.

HCRC Brown Bag

The Human Capital Research Collaborative Brown Bag Research Seminar Series presents Prof. Ezra Golberstein (UMN School of Public Health), "The FDA and ABCs: The Unintended Consequences of Antidepressant Warnings on Human Capital," Tues. Oct. 16, Room 20 Humphrey Institute. HCRC is jointly sponsored by the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Institute of Child Development, and College of Education and Human Development.

UMN Crim Research Project - Research Assistant

Prof. Barry Feld (Mondale Law School), Affiliate Sociology Faculty, invites applications for a 2nd or 3rd year graduate student Research Assistant, involving quantitative analyses of interrogations; and interviews with legal professionals. Contact: Prof. Feld, (612)625-9389.

Worcester - Assistant

The Department of Sociology, Worcester State University, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor. Begin Sept. 2013. PhD required.
Deadline: Oct. 15

Central Michigan - Assistant

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work, Central Michigan University, invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Sociology in Criminology/Delinquency; Law and Society. Visit ASA Job Bank. Job ID: 8735.

Wichita State - Assistant

The Department of Sociology, Wichita State University, invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Sociology in Statistics Visit ASA Job Bank. Job ID: 8749.

CSU-DH - Assistant

The Department: Sociology, California State University-Dominguez Hills, invites applicatinos for an Assistant Professor in Criminology/Delinquency; Race, Class and Gender. Visit ASA Job Bank. Job ID: 8742.

Texas Tech - Assistant / Associate

The Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Texas Tech University, invites applications for one full-time, 9-month, Assistant or Associate Professor. Begin August 2013. Family/relationship; merging adulthood/adult developmental processes. Apply online. Requisition Number T94961.
Deadline: Dec. 1. Open until filled.

University of Arizona - Assistant

The Department of Sociology, University of Arizona, invites applications for an Assistant Professor. Begin Fall, 2013, contingent upon availability of funding. Open areas; special consideration to methodology, health, environment, or globalization. Apply online. Job Number 51052.
Deadline: Oct. 30

UMass - Non Tenure Professor

The Department of Sociology, and the Labor Center, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, invite applications for a Professor of Labor Studies. Begin Spring 2013. Full-time non-tenure-track. MA or PhD. Contact: Prof. Tom Juravich, Recruitment Committee Chair, Department of Sociology, Thompson Hall, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003-5725. Apply online.
Deadline: Nov. 1

Iowa State - Assistant / Associate

The College of Human Sciences, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Iowa State University, invites applications for two tenured/tenure track faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. Begin Aug. 2013. Open areas; special consideration to research methodology, life-span development, and family health. PhD required. Apply online. Vacancy ID 121048. Contact: Dr. Peter Martin, Search Committee Chair.
Deadline: Nov. 5. Open until filled.


U of Pennsylvania - Fellowships

The Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania, invites applications for two-year postdoctoral fellow. Start between May and September 2013. PhD required. Areas: Educational policy, implementation, accountability, teacher learning, leadership, and/or instruction. SPSS, SAS, and Stata. Must be U.S. citizen. To apply, email cover letter and CV, to: Prof. Laura Desimone.
Deadline: Oct. 22. Open until filled.

Penn State - Fellowships

The Prevention and Methodology Training Program, a collaboration of Pennsylvania State University's Prevention Research Center and Methodology Center for training pre- and postdoctoral researchers. invites applications for:
1. One Fellowship. Start Spring 2013.
Deadline: Nov. 15
2. One Fellowship Summer or Fall 2013.
Deadline: March 15, 2013

Inter-American Foundation - Fellowships

2013-2014 IAF Fellowship Competition, IAF Grassroots Development PhD Fellowship Program.
Deadline: Jan. 22, 2013

Institute on the Environment - Mini Grants

Institute on the Environment Fall 2012 Mini Grants proposals for IonE Fall 2012 Mini Grants Competition for faculty, staff, and students..
Deadline: Nov. 1

MSS - Call for Sessions

1. "Gender Differences in Work and/or Family" Session
2. "The Effect of Family and/or Work Characteristics on Child`s Development" Session
Midwest Sociological Society Annual Meeting, March 27-March 30, Chicago. Email 400-word abstracts.
Abstract Deadline: Oct. 24

October 4, 2013 Volume 42, Number 39

10/5 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
10/5 - ICGC Brown Bag
10/8 - MPC Seminar
10/8 - Faculty Meeting
10/9 - CHGS & Sociology Workshop
10/9 - Sociology Workshop
10/11 - Potato Bar Lunch
10/16 - Law Lecture, Prof. Barry Feld

Successful Defense - Minzee Kim

Minzee Kim successfully defended her dissertation, "The Quality of Women's Employment Around the Globe," on Sept. 28. Her advisor is Prof. Elizabeth Boyle. Congratulations, Dr. Kim!

Inequality & Methods Workshop

Fri. Oct. 5, 12:15-1:30 pm, MPC Conference Room, 50 Willey Hall
1. Laurie Knies (Grad Student, Sociology) "The Impact of Family Socioeconomic Resources on Childhood Health: Evidence from late 19th Century America"
2. Julia Drew (Research Associate, MPC)
"Making Full Use of the Longitudinal Design of the Current Population Survey: Methods for Linking Records across 16 Months"

ICGC Brown Bag - Dr. Goldman

Dr. Michael Goldman and the Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change Brown Bag Series present Dr. Carol Upadhya (Visiting Scholar, National Institute of Advanced Studies, India), "Shrink Wrapped Souls: Managing the Self in India's New Economy," Fri. Oct. 5, 12:00 Noon, 537 Heller Hall.


MPC Seminar

Prof. Mark Montgomery (Economics, Stoneybrook) presents,"What Can the IPUMS Teach Us About Adolescent Migration?" Mon. Oct. 8, 12:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room, 50 Willey Hall.

Faculty Meeting

The next Faculty Meeting will be held on Mon. Oct. 8, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

Holocaust, Genocide & Mass Violence Workshop

The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (CHGS), the Sociology Department, and the Human Rights Program announce a new interdisciplinary Research Workshop for graduate students and faculty. The first meeting will be held on Tues. Oct. 9, 12:00 pm, 710 Soc Sci Bldg. If unable to attend the first meeting and for further information, contact: Prof. Alejandro Baer, Director, CHGS; and Shannon Golden, Sociology graduate student.

Sociology Workshop

Profs. Ann Meier and Kelly Musick (Human Ecology, Cornell) present "Family Dinners and Child Well-Being: Is the Evidence Overcooked?" Tues. Oct. 9, 4;00 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

Potato Bar Lunch - Community Fund Drive

The Sociology Department will hold a Baked Potato Bar Luncheon, Thurs. Oct. 11, 12:00 Noon-1:00 pm, 915 Social Science. Bring your own topping or try toppings provided. Enjoy a spud and make a donation to a worthy cause! The UMN Community Fund Drive runs through Wed. Oct. 31.

Mondale Law School - Prof. Barry Feld

The Centennial Professorship in Law Lecture, Mondale Law School, presents Sociology affiliate faculty, Prof. Barry Feld, "Real Interrogation: What Actually Happens When Cops Question Kids?" Tues. Oct. 16, 4:00 pm, Room 25 Mondle Hall (Lockart Room). RSVP: (612) 625-4544. Reception follows in Lindquist and Vennum Room.

Hawkinson Awards - Emily Springer and Rahsaan Mahadeo

Two Sociology graduate students has been awarded Hawkinson Foundation Awards - Emily Springer, 2012 Jacobson Scholar (which annually recognizes the top Hawkinson scholarship recipient); and Rahsaan Mahadeo. Congratulations, Emily and Rahsaan!

In the News - Prof. Uggen

The November election excludes 6 million Americans who are felons. Research by Profs. Christopher Uggen and Jeff Manza (NYU), and graduate student Sarah Shannon shows that Americans believe ex-felons should be allowed to vote.

GSPP Colloquium

Gender, Sexuality, Power, and Politics Colloquium presents Prof. Laurie Ouellette (Communication Studies), "It's Not TV, It's Brith Control: Reality Television and the 'Problem' of Teenage Pregnancy," Fri. Oct. 12, 12:15 pm, 400 Ford Hall.

St. Thomas Colloquium - Prof. Katherin Newman

The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, presents a Sociology Colloquium, Prof. Katherine Newman (Dean, Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, Johns Hopkins University), "The Missing Class: Struggles of American Poor Families," Thurs. Nov. 1, 3:30-5:00 pm, John Roach Center Auditorium (JRC 126), 2115 Summit Ave., St. Paul. Free and open to the public.

BGHS, Germany - Doctoral Positions

The Biefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology invites applications for nine open doctoral positions to be filled by April 1, 2013.
Deadline Oct. 28

U Arizona - Assistant

The Department of Sociology, University of Arizona, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor. Begin Fall 2013. Open area; specifically, health; environment; globalization; stratification/inequality, organizations, and/or social psychology.
Apply online. Job Number 51052.
Deadline: Oct. 30

Rutgers - Assistant / Associate

The Department of Childhood Studies, Rutgers University, invites applications for the position of Assistant (tenure track) or Associate Professor (tenured) in the area of Global Childhoods. Email cover letter, CV, writing samples, and three letters of reference to Dr. Charles Watters, Department of Childhood Studies, Rutgers University, 405-7 Cooper St., Camden, NJ 08102; phone: (856) 225-6299
Deadline: Dec. 10

Arizona State - Assistant

The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Arizona State University, invites applicants for an Assistant Professor in Sociology. Areas: class inequalities in global contexts, including the U.S.; historic, comparative, extended case, and/or institutional ethnographic research methods. PhD by August, 2013. Email to Ms. Jamie Howell, Administrator: Cover letter, CV, three writing samples, teaching evaluations, and contact information for three references. Subject Line: Position #10176
Deadline: January 7, 2013. Open until filled.

SUNY-Potsdam - Assistant

The Department of Sociology, SUNY-Postdam, invites applications for an Assistant Professor-0600376 in Education; Criminal Justica. Visit ASA Job Bank. Job ID: 8698.
http://jobbank.asanet.org

St. John Fisher College - Assistant

The Department: Sociology, St. John Fisher College, invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Criminal Justice Visit the ASA Job Bank. Job ID: 8704.

Rescue SCG - Quantitive Research Scientist

Rescue Social Change Group, San Diego, CA, invites applications for a Quantitative Research Scientist. MA or PhD.

Bern - Research Fellowships

The Institute of Sociology, University of Bern, Switzerland, invites applications for Research Fellowships.
Deadline: Oct. 15

Japanese Foundation - Fellowship Program

Japan Foundation of New York invites applications for the Japanese Studies Fellowship Program.
Deadline: Nov. 1, 11:59pm EST

ISA Conference - Travel Support

The International Sociological Association invites applications from PhD students in sociology or interdisciplinary programs to attend the Twelfth ISA International Laboratory, "Towards a Global Sociology," for PhD Students in Sociology, Department of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Sydney, Australia, July 15-20, 2013. Award: Travel and lodging expenses (including meals at the laboratory).
Deadline: Jan., 31, 2013

GRF Conference

German Research Foundation, "Transnational Spaces and Gender," University of Paderborn, Germany, April 4-5, 2013.
Deadline Abstracts: Oct. 31

ECAS Conference

European Conference on African Studies, "African Dynamics in a Multipolar World," Lisbon, Portugal, on June 26-8, 2013.
Deadline Panels: Oct. 19
Deadline Papers: Nov. 19- Jan. 18, 2013

LACI Conference

Latin America Conference Ireland, "Latin America at a Crossroads: Between Globalization and Regionalization," University College Dublin, Ireland, May 23-24, 2013
Deadline: Nov. 30