Workshops & Speaker Series
Sociology Workshop Series
The 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 Spring 2021 workshops will be broadcast via ZOOM and will be held on Mondays from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm. Sessions will be recorded and made available here the following Tuesday. Download a copy of our Spring 2021 workshop flyer here.
If you have questions about our workshop series, please contact our Communications Coordinator Elizabeth Cronin at email@example.com.
Interdisciplinary research centers also offers additional opportunities to hear notable social scientists present their latest work.
Spring 2021 Schedule
Uncoupling: How Increased Employment Instability Destabilized the Family and Sets the Stage for a New Social Compact
JUNE CARBONE - University of Minnesota
Robina Chair in Law, Science and Technology, Law School
The New Noir: Race, Identity, and Diaspora in Black Suburbia
ORLY CLERGÉ - University of Southern California
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
Hands Up, Don’t Shoot: Why the Protests in Ferguson and Baltimore Matter, and How They Changed America
JENNIFER COBBINA - Michigan State University
Associate Professor, School of Criminal Justice
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 and 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.