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March 30: Socially Speaking on ‘Addressing Inequality’
Join Lane Kenworthy of Sociology and the Yankelovich Center, Thad Kousser of Political Science and Associate Dean Amanda Datnow of Education Studies for conversation. The evening is moderated by Voice of San Diego CEO Scott Lewis.
The UT has recently published a feature on Project PAINT, the prison arts program founded and directed by Sociology alum and Miramar College professor Laura Pecenco, and fostering empathy:
Heidi Schneider has been selected to be a member of the UC San Diego Chapter of the Bouchet Graduate Honor Society for 2016. This Graduate Division award goes to graduate students who exemplify Edward A. Bouchet: Character, Leadership, Advocacy, Service, and Scholarly Achievement. As a member of the Bouchet Graduate Honor Society Heidi will attend the 12th Annual Yale Bouchet Conference on Diversity in Graduate Education April 1-2, 201 at the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences campus. New society members will be inducted into the society at the conference.
The African and African-American Studies Research Center presents the 2016 Black History Month events
African-American Athlete Activism: From the 1968 Revolt to the Present By Douglas Hartmann, Sociology, University of Minnesota Thursday, 3:30pm, SSB 101
ArtPower! In Collaboration with AAASRC Presents “What Happened, Miss Simone?”
Thursday, 8:00pm, Film and Dinner at The Loft
The Black History Month Tribute to Sports RIMAC Exhibit on Sports, Culture, and Society in Africa Opening Reception Friday, 3:30-5:00pm, RIMAC Arena (Exhibit Extends through Feb. 29)
Creating Spaces: Women’s Football in Africa and the Indian Ocean
By Martha Saavedra, UC Berkeley
Thursday, 3:30pm, SSB 101
The Journey to Justice: Achieving Judicial Diversity in San Diego
Tuesday, 6:00-9:00pm, Hojel Auditorium, Institute of the Americas
Afro-Caribbean Dance and Drumming Workshop
Thursday, 3:30-5:00pm, SSB 101
Black History Month Brunch
Saturday, 10:00am, UC San Diego Price Center West Ballroom
ArtPower! In Collaboration with AAASRC Presents Noura Mint Seymali
Wednesday, 8:00pm, Price Center East Ballroom
The University of California Institute for Mexico and the United States (UC MEXUS) has awarded Jane Lilly-López a Dissertation Grant for her project “(Un)Authorized Love: U.S. Immigration Law and the Effects of Institutional (Dis)Approval on Mixed-Citizenship Families.”
The Yankelovich Center for Social Science Research will hold its 3rd annual retreat on Friday, January 22, 2016, 9am-4pm, at The Village, Room 15A. The retreat is open to all UC San Diego faculty. This year’s topics are “Overcoming Political Gridlock” and “The Future of Higher Education.” In addition to presentations, there will be opportunity for discussion and exchange by all participants.
Grad student Rachel Soper has been offered a job in the Sociology Department at Cal State Channel Islands. It’s a great fit — environmental sociology, community engagement, interdisciplinary programs.