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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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December 2017

Connaught New Researcher Award deadline

December 1
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The Connaught New Researcher Award program seeks to help new tenure stream faculty members at the University of Toronto establish competitive research programs. 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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Winter Holidays – University Closure

December 21, 2017 - January 3, 2018
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Note that the Department Offices will be close on Thursday, December 21st for the Winter Break. The office staff will return to their regular hours on Wednesday, January 3rd.

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February 2018

SSHRC Insight Development Grant final deadline

February 2, 2018
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Insight Development Grants support research in its initial stages. The grants enable the development of new research questions, as well as experimentation with new methods, theoretical approaches and/or ideas. Funding is provided for short-term research development projects, of up to two years, proposed by individuals or teams. Within the Insight Development Grants funding opportunity, funding is available for two distinct categories of scholars: emerging scholars and established scholars. Emerging scholars: This funding supports high-quality research projects by emerging scholars to…

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Tri-Campus Meeting

February 7, 2018 @ 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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