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October 2019

Work Stratification and Markets Workshop: Julia Ingenfeld

October 17 @ 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Rm 41 Sociology, 725 Spadina Ave.
Toronto, Ontario (ON) M5S 2J4 Canada
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The Work, Stratification, and Markets workshop seeks to bring together scholars across the department and university working on issues related to the workplace, the economy, or stratification and inequality, broadly defined. We welcome scholars using a range of methodological approaches. The workshop format will be 40-minute presentations of work in progress, followed by an opportunity for workshop participants to ask questions and provide feedback. Participants will not be expected to read the paper before attending. One of the main goals…

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Toronto Theory Workshop

October 23 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Rm 240 Sociology, 725 Spadina
Toronto, ON M5S2J4 Canada
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The Toronto Theory Workshop is back for Fall 2019! We have an exciting lineup of presenters and discussants. Please mark your calendars. Papers will be sent out at least a week before the session, so everybody has a chance to read them ahead of time. Wednesday Oct 23, 4:30-6:00, Room 240 Presenter: Dan Silver, Mark Fox (Engineering and Computer Science), Patrick Adler (Urban Planning) Title: "Towards a model of urban evolution" Discussants: Marion Blute and Andre Sorenson (Geography and Planning)…

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November 2019

5th S. D. Clark Sumposium on Racism, Islamophobia, Antisemitism and the Future of Canadian Society

November 1 @ 8:45 am - 12:30 pm
East Common Room, Hart House, University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada

Free admission Details and *required* registration: https://bit.ly/2YCmfOE Accessibility: sebastien.parker@mail.utoronto.ca SPEAKERS: Morton Weinfeld Chair, Canadian Ethnic Studies McGill University Abdie Kazemipur Chair, Ethnic Studies University of Calgary Akwasi Owusu-Bempah Assistant Professor, Sociology University of Toronto Mississauga Neda Maghbouleh Assistant Professor, Sociology University of Toronto Mississauga  

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Feminist Seminar: Trans-Inclusive Interventions within Institutions Possibilities, Limitations, and Strategies

November 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rm 238, 725 Spadina
Toronto,
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The Department of Sociology's recently established Ad Hoc Committee on Gender and Sexual Diversity will host a roundtable discussion exploring interventions for making educational institutions more inclusive for transgender and gender non-binary (trans) students. The conversation will include voices from both within and beyond academia to explore questions such as: What makes interventions within educational institutions work? What makes them fail? What are the possibilities for and limitations of this approach to institutional change? How can we initiate, design, and…

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Work Stratification and Markets Workshop: Irene Boeckmann

November 20 @ 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Rm 41 Sociology, 725 Spadina Ave.
Toronto, Ontario (ON) M5S 2J4 Canada
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The Work, Stratification, and Markets workshop seeks to bring together scholars across the department and university working on issues related to the workplace, the economy, or stratification and inequality, broadly defined. We welcome scholars using a range of methodological approaches. The workshop format will be 40-minute presentations of work in progress, followed by an opportunity for workshop participants to ask questions and provide feedback. Participants will not be expected to read the paper before attending. One of the main goals…

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Toronto Theory Workshop

November 20 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Rm 240 Sociology, 725 Spadina
Toronto, ON M5S2J4 Canada
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The Toronto Theory Workshop is back for Fall 2019! We have an exciting lineup of presenters and discussants. Please mark your calendars. Papers will be sent out at least a week before the session, so everybody has a chance to read them ahead of time. Wednesday Nov 20, 4:30-6:00, Room 240: Presenter: Laura Doering Title: “Time and Punishment: Individual Responses to Sanctions in a Colombian Microsavings Program.” Discussants: Rania Salem and Patricia Roach

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December 2019

Connaught New Research Award Deadline

December 3 @ 12:00 pm - 12:01 pm
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The Connaught New Researcher Award provides up to $20,000 to new tenure stream faculty members to help them establish competitive research programs. These awards are intended to establish a strong research program, thereby increasing the faculty member’s competitiveness for external funding. Please speak to Sherri Klassen if you wish to apply to this aooportunity. Application information is available on the program website http://www.research.utoronto.ca/research-funding-opportunities/connaught-new-researcher-award/

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Winter Break (University Closed)

December 23, 2019 @ 8:00 am - January 3, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Note that the offices will be closed from December 23rd to January 3rd for the Winter Break. Staff will return to their normal hours on Monday, January 6th.

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February 2020

SSHRC Insight Development Grant Deadline

February 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:01 pm
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Insight Development Grants support research in its early stages. They provide up to $75,000 for 1-2 year projects. If you are interested in applying to this opportunity, please speak to Sherri Klassen. More information is available on the SSHRC website. Expect an internal deadline about a week prior to the final deadline.

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