Department News

April 16, 2012
The CCS Annual Spring Conference will be held on April 27th and 28th at the New Haven Lawn Club. This year’s special session, The Elementary Forms of Religious Life...
April 4, 2012
This year’s Marvin B. Sussman Prize for Best Dissertation has been awarded to Dominik Bartmanski for his “How Icons Work: Material Culture and Post-communist...
March 26, 2012
Matthew Mahler, who received his Sociology Ph.D. from SUNY-Stony Brook in 2011, will join the department this July as an ACLS New Faculty Fellow. Matt specializes in the...
March 16, 2012
The Stan Wheeler Memorial Jazz Concert, a springtime tradition to honor the memory of beloved professor and jazz musician, Stan Wheeler, will be held on Sunday, April 15,...
March 8, 2012
 “The Cosmopolitan Canopy: Civility Amid the Faultlines of American Race Relations” was the topic of Professor Elijah Anderson’s lecture to the Association of American...
February 16, 2012
We are delighted to announce that Dr. Andrew Papachristos will be joining the Sociology faculty this July 1 as Associate Professor. Andy, whose website can be found here http...
February 12, 2012
The Laurel Award is bestowed annually by the board of the Foresight Network for outstanding services to futures thought. The Network’s three thousand members vote on...
February 6, 2012
This year’s Hollingshead lecture on “Abundance,” will be presented by Andrew Abbott on Tuesday February 28 from 4-5:30 pm in the Sterling Memorial Lecture Hall (128...
February 4, 2012
Professor Elijah Anderson’s The Cosmopolitan Canopy Has Been Nominated for an NAACP Image Award, under the category of “Outstanding Literary Work: Non-Fiction.” The...
January 25, 2012
Julia Adams spoke at the College de France in Paris, at a January 23 event dedicated to Bourdieu’s posthumously published book Sur L’Etat. Her remarks will be...

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