Graduate Program

Professional Workshops

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Sociology Professional Development Workshop group.

Spring 2018 Schedule

Sociological Workshop on Aesthetics, Meaning and Power (SWAMP)

1)  SWAMP functions as a workshop in which participants read the paper beforehand and come together to discuss the research and make the paper better.  Papers are usually available 1-2 weeks before a given session.  Email to receive a copy of the paper for a given session.  Do not circulate any papers further than the group of readers who convene to discuss them.

2)  SWAMP is open to any member of the University community.

January 26, 2018

Sanyu Mojola, University of Michigan
"'A Nowadays Disease'? Aging, Gendered Sexuality and HIV/AIDS in a rural South African community"
New Cabell Hall 349
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

February 9, 2018

Sasha White, Boston University
"Disease Through Imperial Eyes: Pandemic Control and the International Sanitary Conventions"

New Cabell Hall 349
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

February 23, 2018

Pilar Plater, University of Virginia
"The Injury of Imaginaries"
Randall Hall 212
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

March 23, 201

Jennifer Bair, University of Virginia
"Developmentalism's Twilight: Human Rights Politics at the United Nations and the 'Long 1970s'"
New Cabell Hall 349
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

April 6, 2018

Fauzia Husain, University of Virginia
"Sociological Ambivalence: A Culturalist Perspective"
New Cabell Hall 349
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

April 12, 2018


April 27, 2018

Yingyao Wang, University of Virginia
"Between Politics and Expertise: Economic Discourse of Cinese Bureaucracy"
New Cabell Hall 349
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Fall 2016 Schedule

Digital Scholarship & StatLab Workshop
Laura Miller & Meagan Christensen from Alderman Library Scholars' Lab

October 27, 2016, 3:30pm
Scholar's Lab, Alderman Library

Spring 2016 Schedule

Oral Presentation in Professional Settings with Prof. Marcia Pentz
(Marcia Pentz is  Assistant Professor of Management Communication, McIntire School of Commerce)

April 21, 2016, 3:30pm
New Cabell 338

Fall 2015 Schedule

Navigating the IRB with Prof. Sarah Corse
Oct 29th, 2015, 3:30pm
Randall 212

Spring 2015 Schedule

Getting Research Funding
This workshop will bring together resources from across the university and within the department to help graduate students find and successfully apply for funding. 

April 16, 2015, 3:30pm
Chem 303

Getting Started on the Dissertation with Simone Polillo

A "mid-career" orientation for Sociology PhD students who are finishing coursework and comps, and who are beginning the next phase of forming a dissertation committee and project. 

March 19, 2015, 3:30pm
Randall 212


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