Graduate Program

Professional Workshops

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Spring 2018 Schedule

Graduate Workshop

Thursday, February 15, 2018

"Building your Best Web Presence: Website Strategies for Sociologists"
New Cabell Hall 323
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm



Sociological Workshop on Aesthetics, Meaning and Power (SWAMP)

Notes: 
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 ajg5ur@virginia.edu 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
Sociological Workshop on Aesthetics, Meaning and Power (SWAMP)
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


Febru
ary 9, 2018
Sociological Workshop on Aesthetics, Meaning and Power (SWAMP)

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
Sociological Workshop on Aesthetics, Meaning and Power (SWAMP)
Pilar Plater, University of Virginia
"The Injury of Imaginaries"
Randall Hall 212
11:00 am - 12:30 pm


March 15
, 2018 and March 16, 2018
Diversity Symposium

Diversity Symposium Poster

Event title: Diverse Disciplines, Inclusive Institutions: Rethinking our Academic Agendas
Dates: Thursday, March 15 and Friday, March 16

Keynote address 

Thursday, March 15, 3:30-5pm
Holloway Hall

Aldon Morris (Northwestern University), "W. E. B. Du Bois at the Center: From Science, Civil Rights Movement to Black Lives Matter"

Reception to follow

Panel discussions

Friday, March 16
Lower West Oval Room, the Rotunda

10:00 – 11:45 am: Diversity and Disciplines

Sebastián Gil-Riaño (University of Pennsylvania)
Aldon Morris (Northwestern University)
Robert Vitalis (University of Pennsylvania)
Moderators: Rose Buckelew (University of Virginia) and Sabrina Pendergrass (University of Virginia)

12:00 – 1:00 pm: Lunch


1:00 – 2:45pm: Inclusivity and Institutions
Marybeth Gasman (University of Pennsylvania)
John Fitzgerald Gates (University of Virginia)
Patricia Matthew (Montclair State University)
Moderator: Josipa Roksa (University of Virginia)

3:15-5pm: Diversity and Inclusion at UVA: Perspectives from Grounds

Undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty discuss diversity initiatives and challenges

Free and open to the public.
program online: sociology.virginia.edu

Sponsors

The symposium is made possible by the generous support of the Directors of Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Virginia,  the  Power, Violence, and Inequality Initiative (PVI), the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies and the Department of Sociology.

 


March
23, 2018
Sociological Workshop on Aesthetics, Meaning and Power (SWAMP)
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



Thursday, April 5, 2018
Graduate Workshop
Graduate Workshop on External Funding
New Cabell Hall 323
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm



April 6, 2018
Sociological Workshop on Aesthetics, Meaning and Power (SWAMP)
Fauzia Husain, University of Virginia
"Beyond Hysteresis, Theorizing Mismatch as an Apparatus of Power"
New Cabell Hall 349
11:00 am - 12:30 pm


April 13, 2018
Sociological Workshop on Aesthetics, Meaning and Power (SWAMP)
Yingyao Wang, University of Virginia
"Between Politics and Expertise: Economic Discourse of Chinese Bureaucracy"
Randall Hall 212
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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