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July 2018

XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology

July 15 - July 28
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Blvd,
Toronto, ON , M5V 3L9 Canada
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The theme of the 2018 ISA World Congress of Sociology is Power, Violence and Justice: Reflections, Responses and Responsibilities. According to Margaret Abraham, ISA President, "This XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology will focus on how scholars, public intellectuals, policy makers, journalists and activists from diverse fields can and do contribute to our understanding of power, violence and justice." Early bird registration is now open and ends on March 20th.

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August 2018

Civic Holiday (University Closed)

August 6
Holiday Closures
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Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association

August 11 - August 14
Pennsylvania Convention Center, Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, United States
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The 113th ASA Annual Meeting will take place August 11-14, 2018 in Philadelphia. Sessions will be held at both the Pennsylvania Convention Center and the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. The Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association draws over 5,000 attendees and provides the opportunity for professionals involved in the scientific study of society to share knowledge and new directions in research and practice. Approximately 600 program sessions are convened during the four-day meeting, featuring over 3,000 research papers and invited…

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September 2018

Labour Day (University Closed)

September 3
Holiday Closures
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New Student Orientation

September 5 - September 7

New Graduate Student Orientation events are held the week before courses begin. All new admits are expected to attend these events which cover important topics on how to work, relax, and connect within the UofT Sociology graduate community. You will also receive 3 hrs of mandatory paid TA training during this event.

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Interdisciplinary Simmel: A Conference

September 13 @ 2:00 pm - September 14 @ 5:00 pm
Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place
Toronto, Ontario m5s3k7 Canada
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September 13-14, 2018 THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 13 Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto 208 North House, 1 Devonshire Place 2pm - Opening Remarks: Willi Goetschel and Dan Silver 2:15 - Omar Lizardo, Simmel's dialectic of content and form in recent work in cultural sociology 3:00 - Thomas Kemple, Simmel’s Sense of Modernity: Adventures in Time and Space 3:45 - CoffeeBreak 4:15 - Natàlia Cantó Milà, Simmel’s Sociology of Relations 5:00 - Elizabeth Goodstein, Simmel’s Phenomenology of Disciplinarity FRIDAY SEPTEMEBER…

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Toronto Inequality Workshop

September 17 @ 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, 9/17, from 4:00-6:00pm in Rm. 240 “The Radius of Trust in Context: Responses to Stigma and Discrimination across East-Central Europe” by Ioana Sendroiu and Laura Upenieks. 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…

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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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