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UO Sociology | Spring 2021 Colloquium Series Schedule

We invite you to join us for our Spring 2021 Colloquium Series, taking place virtually over Zoom. Please see below for our lineup of presentations; unless otherwise indicated, all colloquia begin at 12:00 noon on Friday afternoons.

If you would like to attend any of our presentations, please email to request the Zoom meeting ID and passcode.

April 9    Myra Haverda:

“Father’s Rights Activists in the Digital Age: Essentializing Fatherhood, Anti-Feminism, and Joint Custody as Collective Social Action Frames”

April 16  Kenneth Hanson:

“The Silicone Self: An Ethnography of the Love and Sex Doll Community”

April 23  Ken Liberman:

“Rules as Instructed Actions: The Case of the Surfer’s Lineup”

April 30 Ellen Scott, Lola Loustaunau, and Larissa Petrucci:


May 7  Dorceta Taylor:


May 21 David Purucker:

“The Analog Party: Divergent Paths of Mass Membership-SMO Revival in Europe and America, 2009-18”

May 28 John Bellamy Foster:

“The Return of Nature”