Julia Ticona, one of our Ph.D. candidates has a piece in the Pacific Standard.

Congratulations to Julia for her peice in the Pacific Standard, which has a fairly high visibility series on the future of work. Click this to view it.

Prof. Roksa in the Chronicle this morning

Professor Josipa Roksa got quoted, rather extensively, in the Chronicle: http://chronicle.com/article/For-Students-Expectations/234269

"The idea of Englishness" by Prof. Krishan Kumar at St. John's College, Cambridge University

Prof. Krishan Kumar's new book, "The Idea of Englishness" will be featured at a one-day conference on Englishness at St. John's College, Cambridge University, England on November 27. Professor Kumar will give the opening lecture.

A new book by Bradley Campbell, a former graduate student at UVA Sociology.

Congratulations to Bradley Campbell (Class '08) on the publication of his book: The Geometry of Genocide

SOC 3180 Sociology of Emotions

New course just added in SIS for Spring 2016:
SOC 3180 – Sociology of Emotions (3) Pugh, enrl 20, TR 11-12:15pm
This course explores the role of emotions in social interaction as well as how societies and cultures shape emotional expression. The objective is to decode the subtle rules of emotional display implicit in many social interactions and excavate the cultural histories of particular emotions such as love, sympathy, shame, anxiety, and sadness. Readings include theoretical and empirical work from both sociologists and social psychologists.

Prof. Bradford Wilcox's essay for Time Magazine: The U.S. Economy Needs Some ‘Family Time ’

Bradford Wilcox and colleagues from Brigham Young University and the Urban Institute recently wrote an essay for Time: The U.S. Economy Needs Some ‘Family Time’

Murray Milner, Professor Emeritus, will be lecturing at Virginia Tech

Murray Milner, Professor Emeritus, will be lecturing at Virginia Tech, Tuesday, October 27. The lecture is entitled “A General Model of Elites: The Contemporary U.S. and Elite Resilience after the 2007-2009 Financial Crisis.” Click to see the details.

The Department Chair's presentation at the German Political Science Association (Deutsche Vereinigung für Politikwissenschaft)

The Department Chair delivered a special plenary address to the German Political Science Association (Deutsche Vereinigung für Politikwissenschaft) on Sept. 22 in Duisburg, Germany. Click to see the details.

Francesca Tripodi will present in the TedX on Sep 21 at the Jefferson Theater.

Francesca has been selected to participate in the TedX Open Mic Night next Monday, September 21 at The Jefferson Theater in Charlottesville! The audience votes on the people participating in the event and the winner will earn a space at the 3rd Annual TEDx Charlottesville event. Attending the open mic on 9/21 is FREE and if you like her presentation, vote for her.

Prof. Press and our grad student Francesca Tripodi will be speaking at Yale today (9/14)

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