Workshops & Speaker Series

UMN Sociology Fall 2022 Workshop Series

Sociology Workshop Series

The UMN Sociology Workshop Series provides a forum for faculty and students to present work and work in progress across a wide range of substantive areas, theoretical perspectives, and research methodologies.

Our Fall 2022 workshop series will be held in 1114 Social Sciences and broadcast via ZOOM on Mondays from 2:30 to 3:30 PM (CDT). All attendees are required to register. Please see individual event details for instructions. Download a PDF copy of our fall schedule here.

If you have questions about our workshop series, please contact Communications Coordinator Elizabeth Cronin at

Fall 2022 Schedule

Minnesota Population Center (MPC) Events

The Minnesota Population Center hosts specialized forums, workshops, and symposia on topics related to population research. It also has a weekly seminar series bringing nationally and internationally recognized population researchers from a variety of disciplines to Minnesota to share their research.

MPC Seminar Series 
Seminars are held Mondays at 12:15 PM during the academic year.

MPC Workshop Series
Formerly known as the Inequality and Methods Workshop, the newly revamped MPC Workshop is held Fridays from 12:15-1:15 PM during the academic year.

Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (CHGS) promotes academic research, education, and public awareness on the Shoah, other genocides, and current forms of mass violence. They host a number of events throughout the year.

Interdisciplinary Research Centers

Interdisciplinary research centers also offer additional opportunities to hear notable social scientists present their latest work.