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Department of Sociology
UW- Madison

 

Spring 2014 Schedule

 

Femsem meets Thursdays from 12:30 - 2:00p in 2435 Sewell Social Sciences (unless otherwise noted)

Date

Speaker

Topic

Room/location

1/23

 

Organizing Session - All Welcome!

2435 Social Science

1/30

Katie Zaman, Doctoral Student in Sociology

Understanding the Causal Complexity of Women's Empowerment using Set Theoretic Methods

2435 Social Sciences

2/6

no femsem this week

see you at SWS!

2435 Social Sciences

2/13

Gina Longo, Doctoral Student in Sociology

Marriage, Migration, and Citizenship

2435 Social Sciences

2/17

Tressie McMillan Cottom, Doctoral Student in Sociology at Emory, and visiting fellow at the UC-Davis Center for Poverty [Bio]

Organized for Profit or the Public Good? Lessons from the Expansion of the For-Profit College Sector for the U.S. Higher Education Landscape [Abstract]

Sponsored by Femsem and the Race and Ethnicity Brownbag

Monday

12:00-1:30pm

3470 Social Sciences

2/18

 

Informal discussion with Tressie McMillan Cottom

 

2/20

Naama Nagar, Doctoral Student in Sociology

Gender of Contemporary Socio-Democratic Movements

2435 Social Science

2/21

various speakers

The Threat from Within: Current and Alternative Responses to Sexual Assault in the Military, sponsored by the Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender, and Society

Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

2/25

Aliya Saperstein, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Stanford University

The Past and Present Significance of Racial Mobility

Sponsored by the Race and Ethnicity Brownbag and the Demography Seminar

8417 Sewell Social Sciences, 12:30-1:45 pm

2/26

Eithne Luibhéid, Associate Professor of Gender and Women's Studies, University of Arizona

Pregnant on Arrival: Making the 'Illegal' Immigrant, Sociology Colloquium Presentation [Flyer]

12-1:45pm

8417 Social Sciences

2/26

Quasi Pot Luck Reception with Dr. Luibheid at Myra's home

Bring a dish to pass, Myra will provide vegetarian and non-vegetarian chilli. Please RSVP to kzaman@ssc.wisc.edu, and indicate whether you need a ride or have one to offer.

6:30 pm

Myra and Don's residence, 17 Sauk Creek Circle, Madison

3/6

Maria Azocar, Doctoral Student in Sociology

Gendered Expertise: Lawyers Promoting Court Reforms in Chile

2435 Social Science

3/13

cancelled

 

2435 Social Science

3/20

 

Spring Break

 

Spring Break

 

3/27

 

Di Wang, MA Student in Gender and Women's Studies

 

"The 2012 "Nude Bodies for Anti-Domestic Violence" Petition@FeministVoice—The Shifting Logic of New Feminist-Content Creation in Digital China

2435 Social Science

4/1

Jane Jenson, Professor of Political Science at the University of Montreal

Topic TBD. Sponsored by the Politics, Culture, and Society Brownbag

Tuesday

12:30-2:00pm in Social Sciences 8108

4/3

Nadine Marquardt, Lecturer, Department of Human Geography, Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main

Mothering Urban Space, Governing Migrant Women: The Intersection of Ethnicity, Class, and Gender in Area-based Interventions in Berlin

2435 Social Science

4/3

Quasi Pot Luck Reception with Nadine Marquardt at Myra's home

Myra will provide chilli (vegetarian and meat), please bring a dish to pass. RSVPs requested: kzaman@ssc.wisc.edu

6:30pm

17 Sauk Creek Circle, Madison

4/7

Joyce Bell, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Pittsburgh

The Black Radical March Through the Institutions: Black Power & American Professional Associations.

Presented with the Race and Ethnicity Brownbag

12:00pm - 1:30pm

3407 Social Science

4/10

no femsem, go to Race and Ethnicity this week (Joyce Bell)

 

 

4/17

Catasha Davis, Journalism and Mass Communications

Portrayals, Perceptions, & Profiles: Media Influence & "Corrective Action" in Black Women's Self-presentation on Facebook

2435 Social Sciences

4/24

Annabel Ipsen, Doctoral Student in Sociology

TBA

2435 Social Sciences

5/1

Michelle Robinson, Doctoral Student in Sociology

Race Regimes and District Failure: Race, Class, Space and the Political Economy of Urban Education in One Southern Community, 1970-1990

2435 Social Science

5/8

End of year celebration

tba

tba

 

 

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Last update: September 7, 2010

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