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April 2022

Panel Discussion – New Directions in the Study of Work

April 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Trinity College, 1 Devonshire Place Rm 208
Toronto, Canada
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New Directions in the Study of Work   DATE: April 8th 2022 from 2PM to 4PM LOCATION: Trinity College 1 Devonshire Place Room 208, North House   Participants Görkem Akgöz Einstein Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Humboldt University Aaron Benanav Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Excellency Cluster SCRIPTS, Humboldt University Andreas Eckert Chair of African History, and Director, re:work, Interdisciplinary Centre on Global Labour Studies, Humboldt University Mahua Sarkar Professor of Sociology, University of Toronto & University of Toronto   Critical work by labour…

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Good Friday

April 15
Holiday Closures

The Department is closed for Good Friday.

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Incorporating a MITACS internship into Your Graduate Program

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Online via ZOOM

Students associated with the Centre for Global Social Policy and/or The Department of Sociology are invited to attend a workshop about MITACS internship opportunities. MITACS offers a number of opportunities for MA and PhD students to work with a Canadian private or non-profit partner for a paid internship while enrolled in graduate studies. While the partner needs to pay a portion of the salary, the funding from MITACS is often enough of a subsidy to incentivize partners. Ideally, a MITACS…

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University of Toronto Social Science Methods Week 2022

April 25 - April 29
Online via ZOOM

  The Social Science Methods Week (SSMW) is a series of workshops on methods with high potential to improve and advance research in the social sciences. Workshops are taught by expert methodologists drawn from departments across the social sciences. SSMW is an interdisciplinary forum where researchers can upgrade their methodological toolkit and build cross-disciplinary ties to like-minded scholars. Registration is free, and open to graduate students, post-docs, staff, and faculty at the University of Toronto. Participants can register for as…

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Job Market Workshop

April 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Dear students,   We will have our Spring Job Market Workshop of this academic year on Friday April 29th. Please read the information below:   Do you have questions about the sociology job market? When is a good time to start looking for academic jobs? How do you know when you are ready? What can you do to plan ahead for this year’s market How long should a cover letter be? What is a diversity statement? Do I need a…

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May 2022

AMA Graduate Program event

May 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Victory Cafe, 440 Bloor St W
Toronto,, Ontario M5S 1X5 Canada

This event is an opportunity for graduate students to meet with each other as well as with the Graduate Office.  Students are encouraged to bring any questions and raise any concerns they may have to the graduate office.  Its also a chance for us all to socialize with the department and catch up with your fellow students.  All sociology graduate students are welcome.  There will be plenty of food and drink to enjoy! Where: Victory Cafe (Bloor St. and Howland…

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Living on the Edge: An American Generation’s Journey through the 20th Century

May 11 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Online via ZOOM
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Life course scholars Rick Settersten and Glen Elder will join us for a discussion of their recent book (with Lisa Pearce), Living on the Edge: An American Generation’s Journey through the Twentieth Century (University of Chicago Press, 2021). Based on lifelong data drawn from the iconic Berkeley Guidance Study, the book tells the story of the rarely studied 1900 generation. Set against a century of revolutionary change, the book traces the 1900 generation’s social origins through education, marriage and childbearing,…

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Living on the Edge: An American Generation’s Journey through the 20th Century

May 11 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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  Authors Meet Critics Book Colloquium Living on the Edge: An American Generation’s Journey through the 20th Century Prof. Richard A. Settersten and Prof. Glen H. Elder Commentary by Prof. Blair Wheaton and PhD student Rachel Meiorin Followed by Audience Discussion Wednesday, May 11, 2:30-4:00 pm EST, on Zoom (click to RSVP) Life course scholars Rick Settersten and Glen Elder will join us for a discussion of their recent book (with Lisa Pearce), Living on the Edge: An American Generation’s Journey through the Twentieth Century (University of…

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Teaching Community Event: Decolonizing the Syllabus

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Decolonizing the Syllabus Organized by the Sociology Teaching Community and the Anti-Racism and Equity Committee Panelists: Robin Grey, Assistant Professor, Sociology Luisa Luisa Farah Schwartzman, Associate Professor, Sociology Kerry Taylor, Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies   Zoom link and more information coming soon!

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Workshop: Decolonizing the Syllabus

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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The Sociology Teaching Community and the Anti-Racism and Equity Committee invite you to attend “Decolonizing the Syllabus” on Friday May 13th from 12:00-1:30 pm. Please see Zoom link below.   The session brings together three of our brilliant colleagues to share their thoughts about decolonizing courses and the steps they have taken so far. After hearing from them, we invite all to ask questions and share your own practices.   Panelists: Robin Grey, Assistant Professor, Sociology Luisa Luisa Farah Schwartzman, Associate…

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