Our department is a vibrant community featuring leading scholars within sociology and related interdisciplinary fields. Faculty have expertise in a range of theories and methods, from ethnography to social network analysis, underscoring our commitment to training our students in the many tools within the sociological toolkit. Program strengths include the sociology of environment, gender, political & economic sociology, and race with increased focus on sociology of health and cultural sociology.
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Dear alumni, colleagues and friends,
It is with heavy hearts that I must announce several cancellations that folks were undoubtedly looking forward to. Many of you already learned that the Pacific Sociological Association (PSA) decided to cancel their annual meeting in Eugene (https://www.pacificsoc.org/2020-conference-information). Acknowledging our collective role in stemming the rate of infection of a new and deadly virus was the responsible thing for PSA to do to protect our communities, especially those most vulnerable to the effects of COVID19. In the same spirit, we have decided to...
Troubling Monuments: Cultural Vandalism and Creative Practices of Dissent and Destruction
Erika Doss, Chair of American Studies, University of Notre Dame
Tuesday, February 25 ⋅ 3:30-5 PM ⋅ McKenzie Hall Rm 375
Dr. Doss is professor and chair of American Studies at Notre Dame. Her work on American monuments, memorials, and public democracy focuses on the ways that communities respond to art in the public sphere, often through mechanisms of violent resistance. Her research has been published in 6 books ranging from the Oxford History of Art’s volume on 20th century American Art to recent...
Welcome to the first day of Spring term. I hope that everyone is able to settle in to this new normal as smoothly as possible. It’s a time of adjustment for all of us. If you are needing resources, please do not hesitate to reach out to me, to medical health services (https://health.uoregon.edu/) or mental health services (https://counseling.uoregon.edu/) at U of O.
This week I’ve included some information about a variety of funding opportunities and information about applying to the Sociology Honors Program.
As always, have a great day and Go Ducks,