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September 2020

Colloquium: Hedy Lee, Washington University

September 23, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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October 2020

Colloquium: Ilya Gutin, Odum Award winner

October 7, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Colloquium: Linda Renzulli, Purdue University

October 21, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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November 2020

Colloquium: Karen Benjamin Guzzo, Bowling Green State University

November 4, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Colloquium: Steve Vaisey, Duke University

November 18, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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August 2021

Colloquium: ASA talks by UNC Sociology grad students: Erin Davenport, Inés Martínez Echagüe, Ruy Manrique, and Todd Lu.

August 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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September 2021

Colloquium: Alexis Dennis, UNC Sociology Odum Award Winner

September 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Racial Differences in the Influence of Socioeconomic Resources on Depressive Symptomatology across the Early Life Course.   Abstract: Prior scholarship documents that having more socioeconomic resources is associated with better mental health. Yet, accumulating work shows that Black Americans do not consistently receive the same mental health returns to greater socioeconomic resources as White Americans. Using structural equation modeling (SEM) techniques, I analyze a sample of Black and White young adults from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult…

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Colloquium: Jennifer Jones, University of Illinois Chicago

September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Browning of the New South: Race, Immigration, and Minority Linked Fate Abstract: The U.S. Southeast has become a harbinger of twenty-first-century immigrant integration and race relations. Its unique characteristics of rapid demographic change, an explosion of anti-immigrant policies, cooperation with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and large African American population, have made the region a dynamic indicator of how race and race relations are changing throughout the country. Drawing from 12 months of ethnographic research, 86 interviews, and inductive…

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October 2021

Colloquium: Jennifer Glass, UT Austin

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Breadwinning Mothers: Understanding the Magnitude and Consequences of Mothers’ New Economic Responsibilities for Children Abstract: Over 40% of minor children in the U.S. rely exclusively or primarily on their mothers’ earnings for financial support in cross-sectional surveys. Yet cross-sectional data understate mothers’ role as their family’s primary earner. Using longitudinal SIPP panels beginning in 2014, and using a threshold of 60% of total household earnings to determine primary earning status, we find that in the 18 years following their first…

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Colloquium: Amin Ghaziani, University of British Columbia

October 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Matters of Culture: The Connective Power of Culture for Cities, Inequality, and the Nighttime Economy   Abstract: Culture as a concept denotes many shades of meaning, and different visions of culture express themselves differently across subfields of sociology. Inspired by the late sociologist John Mohr’s field-defining message about the cultural turn, Prof. Ghaziani will show the connective power of culture in three contexts: how culture informs debates about neighborhood change; the cultural foundations of inequality that stems from sexual orientation;…

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