Sociology Colloquium Series 2020-2021

The Sociology Colloquium Series is open to the public, students and scholars of any discipline. We are looking forward to presenting a diverse series of virtual events for 2020-2021. Each session is limited to the first 100 participants.

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Past Colloquia from the 2020-21 series

Thurs. Sept. 24 How to talk outside of the ivory tower

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Nicholas Keung
The Toronto Star

Keung is the immigration reporter for The Toronto Star, writing about international migration policies, as well as diversity and human rights issues.

Fri. Oct. 23 Science v. the Sacred, a Dead-end Settler Ontology -- And Then What?

Dr. Kim Tallbear

Dr. Kim TallBear
University of Alberta

Dr. TallBear is Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples, Technoscience and Environment. She studies the ways in which genetic science is co-constituted with notions of race and indigeneity.

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Fri. Oct. 30 Neighbourhood SES and Spread of COVID-19

Kate H. Choi

Dr. Kate H. Choi
Western University

Dr. Choi is a social demographer whose research investigates the nature, determinants, and consequences of social inequality.

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Fri. Nov. 13 Life Near the End: Social Conditions and Well-being during the last few years

Rachel Margolis

Dr. Rachel Margolis
Western University

Dr. Margolis ia a demographer and sociologist who studies how family dynamics shape population change over time.

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Fri. Nov. 27 How to engage with media II: from pitching to interviews

Marieke Walsh

Marieke Walsh
The Globe and Mail

Walsh is parliamentary reporter in The Globe and Mail’s Ottawa bureau.

10:30 - 11:30 am

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Fri. Feb. 5 Evolving Fertility Goals and Behaviors in Current Childbearing Cohorts

Karen Benjamin Guzzo

Dr. Karen Benjamin Guzzo
Bowling Green State University

Dr. Benjamin Guzzo is a family demographer and sociologist who researches "nontraditional" family behaviours.

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Fri. Feb. 26 Anger, psychic institutional pain and silencing in academia

Dr. Shirley Anne Tate

Dr. Shirley Anne Tate
Canada Research Chair in Feminism and Intersectionality
University of Alberta

Dr. Tate is a Sociologist who leads academic work on institutional racism, decoloniality, bodies and mixed race.

 

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Fri. Mar. 12 Distal causes: how social conditions shape health
among Indigenous peoples in the United States

Dr. Kimberly Huyser

Dr. Kimberly Huyser
University of British Columbia

Dr. Huyser is a sociologist whose scholarship combines medical sociology and the sociology of race and ethnicity.

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Fri. Mar. 26 From Contest Mobility to… Predictable Stability?
The Micro-Foundations of Upper-Middle-Class Parenting

Janice Aurini

Dr. Janice Aurini
Associate Professor, Sociology
University of Waterloo

Dr. Aurini is a sociologist whose research examines issues related to education, inequality, and parenting.

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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