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Dissertation Defense - Wenjie Liao

Wenjie Liao will defense her dissertation, "Remembering the Faces of Law: Collective Memories and Legal Consciousness in Traditional China," on Tues. June 2, 915 Soc Sci. The public portion of the defense will be 8:30-9:00 am. Her Advisors are Profs. Elizabeth Boyle and Joachim Savelsberg. In anticipation of a successful defense, the graduate program is planning a small celebration for Wenjie, to be held at 10:30 am, 915 Soc Sci. All current department members are welcome to attend

Dissertation Defense - Wen Fan

Wen Fan will defense her dissertation, "Children of the Chinese Cultural Revolution: Disrupted Education, Send-Down Experiences, and Midlife Health," on Tues. June 2, 614 Soc Sci (NOTE room). The public portion of the defense will be 11:00-11:30 am. Her Advisor is Prof. Phyllis Moen. In anticipation of a successful defense, the graduate program is planning a small celebration for Wen, to be held at 1:00 pm, 614 Soc Sci. All current department members are welcome to attend.

Dissertation Defense - Liying Luo

Liying Luo will defense her dissertation, "Age-Period-Cohort Analysis: Critiques and Innovations," on Tues. June 9, 915 Soc Sci. The public portion of the defense will be 10:30-11:00 am. Her Advisor is Prof. Rob Warren. In anticipation of a successful defense, the graduate program is planning a small celebration for Liying, to be held at 12:30 pm, 915 Soc Sci. All current department members are welcome to attend.

Inequality & Methods Workshops - Call for Presentations

For Fall semester 2015, email Prof. Jack DeWaard proposed research-in-progress presentations and dates (between Sept. 11-Dec. 18). Gain feedback during interdisciplinary gatherings.

In the News

The Borowitz Report in The New Yorker magazine: "Scientists: Earth Endangered by New Strain of Fact-Resistant Humans."

MPC Seminar

Prof. Michael Hout (Sociology, NYU) presents "The New GSS Prestige Study: Main Findings and Implications for Studying the Past," Fri. May 22, 12:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room, 50 Willey Hall.

Dissertation Defense - Wenjie Liao

Wenjie Liao will defense her dissertation, "Remembering the Faces of Law: Collective Memories and Legal Consciousness in Traditional China," on Tues. June 2, 915 Soc Sci. The public portion of the defense will be 8:30-9:00 am. Her Advisors are Profs. Elizabeth Boyle and Joachim Savelsberg. In anticipation of a successful defense, the graduate program is planning a small celebration for Wenjie, to be held at 10:30 am, 915 Soc Sci. All current department members are welcome to attend.

Dissertation Defense - Wen Fan

Wen Fan will defense her dissertation, "Children of the Chinese Cultural Revolution: Disrupted Education, Send-Down Experiences, and Midlife Health," on Tues. June 2, 715 Soc Sci. The public portion of the defense will be 11:00-11:30 am. Her Advisors are Prof. Phyllis Moen. In anticipation of a successful defense, the graduate program is planning a small celebration for Wen, to be held at 1:00 pm, 715 Soc Sci. All current department members are welcome to attend.

Successful Defense - Vania Brightman Cox

Vania Brightman Cox successfully defended her dissertation, "An Ethnograhic Discourse Analysis of Anti-Trafficking Activism," on May 18. Her Advisors are Profs. Teresa Gowan and Elizabeth Boyle. Congratulations, Dr. Brightman Cox!

In the News - Prof. Abdi

Cawo Abdi was feactured in a Star Tribune article, "Minnesota Somalis See Chance to Lead Fight Against Female Genital Cutting."