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ASA Presentations by UNC Sociology Graduate Students

Hamilton Hall, Conference Room 271 102 Emerson DR, CHAPEL HILL, NC, United States

ASA talks by UNC graduate students: Imad Alatas, Nafeesa Andrabi, Alyssa Browne, and Jacob Conley (some presenters will be on Zoom.   Jacob Conley's Presentation   Imad Alatas' Presentation  

Colloquium: Japonica Brown-Saracino, Boston University

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Dyke Bars Never Last’: Gentrification, Critical Nostalgia and the Commemoration of Lost Dyke Bars in Four Cities Abstract: Drawing on data from a four-city ethnography, the talk explores why we remember and mourn dyke bars today, as well as why … Read more

Colloquium: Jennifer Earl, University of Arizona

Hamilton Hall, Conference Room 271 102 Emerson DR, CHAPEL HILL, NC, United States

Repertoires of Control: Explaining Organizational Innovation and Change in US Protest Policing   Abstract: Scholars studying social movement repression and protest policing in the US and abroad have prioritized the identification of, and explanation of, changes in best practice models … Read more

Colloquium: Brittany Friedman, University of Southern California

Hamilton Hall, Conference Room 271 102 Emerson DR, CHAPEL HILL, NC, United States

Born in Blood: Death Work, White Power, and the Rise of the Black Guerilla Family Abstract: Drawing on several hours of life history interviews and hundreds of archival documents, Friedman traces the institutional conditions that spurred the rise of the … Read more

Colloquium: Patricia Homan, Florida State University

Hamilton Hall, Conference Room 271 102 Emerson DR, CHAPEL HILL, NC, United States

Structural Sexism and Health in the United States Abstract: In this talk, Patricia Homan will discuss her award-winning work developing new theory and measurement for the concept of structural sexism. Her talk will describe: what structural sexism is, how it … Read more

Colloquium: Jordan Conwell, University of Texas at Austin

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Household Financial Returns to College Quality: Race, Gender, and Social Origins Abstract: College quality—a close substitute for terms such as selectivity or prestige—is a consistent predictor of economic returns throughout the life course. Yet, most research considers these outcomes only … Read more

Colloquium: Andrea Boyles, Tulane University

Hamilton Hall, Conference Room 271 102 Emerson DR, CHAPEL HILL, NC, United States

“They’re Killing Us on Paper”: Accounting for Systemic Injustice and Black Resistance Beyond Policing and Protests   Education: Ph.D. Kansas State University Biography: Dr. Andrea Boyles is a sociologist, criminologist, and author of the books, You Can’t Stop the Revolution: … Read more

Colloquium: Neal Caren, UNC Chapel Hill

Hamilton Hall, Conference Room 271 102 Emerson DR, CHAPEL HILL, NC, United States

Dare You Fight: W.E.B. Du Bois in The Crisis Abstract: In 1910, W.E.B Du Bois founded The Crisis, the official journal of the newly established NAACP. Du Bois commissioned thousands of articles during his twenty-five years as an editor, ranging from poetry and plays … Read more

Colloquium: Erin Hamilton, University of California, Davis

Hamilton Hall, Conference Room 271 102 Emerson DR, CHAPEL HILL, NC, United States

  U.S. Citizen Children De Facto Deported to Mexico Abstract: Between 2000 and 2015, the U.S. deported unprecedented numbers of Mexican immigrants. During the same period, the population of U.S.-born children living in Mexico doubled in size. In this study … Read more