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October 2017

The Race, Ethnicity and Immigration Workshop

October 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rm 240 Sociology, 725 Spadina
Toronto, ON M5S2J4 Canada
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Soma Chatterjee - "A postracial nation or a reconfigured nationhood?: Revisiting postracial assumptions in research on skilled immigrants' labour market integration" The Race, Ethnicity and Immigration Workshop offers faculty and graduate students the opportunity to discuss and get feedback on their ongoing work, to know what others in the department working in the subfield are doing, and for graduate students who are starting the program to see how research is done in practice. We welcome any work that is related…

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Junior Faculty Research Meeting

October 20 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Rm 240 Sociology, 725 Spadina
Toronto, ON M5S2J4 Canada
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Junior faculty members are invited to a research meeting to discuss funding opportunities geared towards junior faculty and to take time to share and discuss your research. The meeting should be valuable both for people who are currently seeking funding, for those who have already been successful, and those who are planning for the next project. Please RSVP to Sherri at sociology.research@utoronto.ca.

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Redefining Public Art in Toronto

October 23 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Onsite Gallery, 199 Richmond St. W
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Dr. Sara Diamond, President & Vice-Chancellor, OCAD University, invites you to the launch of Redefining Public Art in Toronto, a collaborative research project between OCAD U and the University of Toronto. Please join Dr. Diamond and Dr. Daniel Silver, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Toronto, for a presentation and discussion of this blueprint for the future of public art in Toronto at our new professional Gallery, Onsite. Date: Monday, October 23, 2017 Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00…

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Toronto Ethnography Workshop

October 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rm 41 Sociology, 725 Spadina Ave.
Toronto, Ontario (ON) M5S 2J4 Canada
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Presenter: Randol Contreras, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology The Toronto Ethnography Workshop offers a friendly, collaborative environment for graduate students and faculty to discuss and get feedback on their research. All are welcome to attend any or every session. Although the workshop is housed at the Department of Sociology, we foster an interdisciplinary space where ethnographic researchers from across the University can find community and support. Presenters are welcome to submit work at any stage of the writing process for discussion: from…

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November 2017

Sociology Graduate Student Writing Retreat

November 3 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Rm 225, 725 Spadina
Toronto,
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This ½ day event intersperses quiet, uninterrupted writing time with the opportunity to work with colleagues and Sherri on pieces of writing. While graduate students might use this time to work on a dissertation chapter, they might also use it to work on a post-doc or fellowship proposal, or on an article for publication. The general goals of the event are to encourage students in their writing practice, offer writing support to help them improve, and offer a space for…

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S.D. Clark Symposium on the Future of Canadian Society

November 10 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
East Common Room, Hart House, University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada
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The 3rd Annual SD Clark Symposium on the Future of Canadian Society follows the theme: The Future of Canada's Territorial Borders and Personal Boundaries. Canadian identity, governmentality, and security are affected by both the permeability and the strengthening of national borders and personal boundaries. In this symposium, leading figures in the study of borders and boundaries—sociologists, political scientists, and geographers—analyze and debate the contested Arctic, the securitization of the Canada/U.S. border, and the Internet’s threat to personal sovereignty. Participants include…

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The Race, Ethnicity and Immigration Workshop

November 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rm 240 Sociology, 725 Spadina
Toronto, ON M5S2J4 Canada
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Ellen Berrey - "The Fight against Totalitarian One-World Government: White Right-Wing Populism, U.N. Agenda 21, and the Cultural Politics of Global Governance" The Race, Ethnicity and Immigration Workshop offers faculty and graduate students the opportunity to discuss and get feedback on their ongoing work, to know what others in the department working in the subfield are doing, and for graduate students who are starting the program to see how research is done in practice. We welcome any work that is…

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Graduate Student Event: The CV as a Motivational Document

November 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rm 240 Sociology, 725 Spadina
Toronto, ON M5S2J4 Canada
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All graduate students are invited to attend a session on preparing an effective CV. The session will cover such topics as: writing for local, national and international audiences whether to post your cv publicly on a website how to showcase your expertise in multiple ways Attendees should bring along a draft copy of their CVs.

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Tri-Campus Meeting

November 29 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Rm 240 Sociology, 725 Spadina
Toronto, ON M5S2J4 Canada
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All campus faculty meeting to discuss ongoing issues.  Specific agenda items to follow.

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SSHRC Partnership Development Grant deadline

November 30
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Partnership Development Grants provide support over one to three years to teams/partnerships, led by a project director, to: develop research and related activities in the social sciences and humanities, including knowledge mobilization and the meaningful involvement of students and new scholars, by fostering new partnerships for research and related activities involving existing and/or potential partners; or design and test new partnership approaches for research and/or related activities that may result in best practices or models that either can be adapted…

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