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October 2018

Thanksgiving Day (University Closed)

October 8
Holiday Closures
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SSHRC Insight Grant Final Deadline

October 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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SSHRC Insight Grants support research excellence in the social sciences and humanities for projects of two to five years in length with funding between $7,000 and $400,000. See information about the SSHRC Insight Grant here. Please contact Sherri Klassen for more information and inform her if you intend to apply to this competition. To work with Sherri on a grant proposal, you should plan to have a draft available to her by the middle of September. The U of T…

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Toronto Inequality Workshop

October 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rm 240 Sociology, 725 Spadina
Toronto, ON M5S2J4 Canada
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Organizer: Geoff Wodtke (geoffrey.wodtke@utoronto.ca) Website: UofT SharePoint->Sociology->Toronto Inequality Workshop Schedule: Monday, 10/15, from 4:00-6:00pm in Rm. 240 “The Unjust Greedy Institution: Job Pressure, the Work-Family Interface, and Unjust Desserts” by Atsushi Narisada. Objectives: This workshop provides graduate students and faculty with opportunities to share their research at any stage with others working on a variety of issues related to inequality and social stratification, broadly defined. The primary goal of the TIW is to assist graduate students with writing papers for…

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The Help-Yourself City

October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Robarts Library, 130 St. George St. - Blackburn Room (4th Fl)
Toronto, ON M5S 1A5 Canada
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BLACKBURN ROOM, 4TH FLOOR, ROBARTS LIBRARY Legitimacy and Inequality in DIY Urbanism When local governments neglect public services or community priorities, how do concerned citizens respond? In The Help-Yourself City, Gordon Douglas looks closely at people who take urban planning into their own hands with homemade signs and benches, guerrilla bike lanes and more. Douglas explores the frustration, creativity, and technical expertise behind these interventions, but also the position of privilege from which they often come. Presenting a needed analysis…

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November 2018

Toronto Inequality Workshop

November 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rm 240 Sociology, 725 Spadina
Toronto, ON M5S2J4 Canada
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Organizer: Geoff Wodtke (geoffrey.wodtke@utoronto.ca) Website: UofT SharePoint->Sociology->Toronto Inequality Workshop Schedule: Monday, 11/5, from 4:00-6:00pm in Rm. 240 “The Effect of Changes in City-Level Median Home Prices upon Depressive Symptoms among Older Americans” by Jason Settels. Objectives: This workshop provides graduate students and faculty with opportunities to share their research at any stage with others working on a variety of issues related to inequality and social stratification, broadly defined. The primary goal of the TIW is to assist graduate students with…

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4th S. D. Clark Symposium on the Future of Canadian Society: The Future of Social Movements in Canada

November 16 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
East Common Room, Hart House, University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada

Free admission Registration required: http://bit.ly/TBA Accessibility: anna.slavina@mail.utoronto.ca 9:30: Refreshments 10:00: Introduction “Opening Remarks,” Robert Brym, SD Clark Professor, University of Toronto 10.15 – 12.00: Decline or rise? “Are social movements relevant?” Howard Ramos, Dalhousie University “How Trump re-mobilized the left,” Catherine Corrigall-Brown, University of British Columbia Discussant: Anna Slavina, University of Toronto 1.30 – 3.30: Left vs right “Antifa and alt-right: movement/counter-movement dynamics in the post-Trump era,” Lesley Wood, York University “The religious right in Canada and the United States,”…

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Feminist Seminar

November 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Rm 240 Sociology, 725 Spadina
Toronto, ON M5S2J4 Canada
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Our first feminist seminar this year will feature Rania Salem and co-authors paper entitled “Structural Accommodations of Patriarchy:  Women and Workplace Gender Segregation in Qatar.”   Discussants will be Ping-Chun Hsiung, Bonnie Fox and Sarah Shah.

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Toronto Inequality Workshop

November 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rm 240 Sociology, 725 Spadina
Toronto, ON M5S2J4 Canada
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Organizer: Geoff Wodtke (geoffrey.wodtke@utoronto.ca) Website: UofT SharePoint->Sociology->Toronto Inequality Workshop Schedule: Monday, 11/26, from 4:00-6:00pm in Rm. 240 “Income Inequality and Ethno-nationalism in Industrialized Democracies” by Martin Lukk. Objectives: This workshop provides graduate students and faculty with opportunities to share their research at any stage with others working on a variety of issues related to inequality and social stratification, broadly defined. The primary goal of the TIW is to assist graduate students with writing papers for publication in peer-reviewed journals and…

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SSHRC Partnership Development Grant Deadline

November 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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December 2018

Connaught New Researcher Award Application Deadline

December 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The purpose of this program is to help new tenure stream faculty members establish competitive research programs. Up to $1M will be awarded in 2017-18. A majority of the available funds will be allocated to awards of up to $10,000; and the remaining funds will be allocated to top-up a limited number of these awards to a maximum of $35,000. Top-up funding will be provided to the highest ranked proposals that also identify a specific need for the additional funding.…

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