STEW Professionalization Panel on Job Market Alternatives: Europe and Interdisciplinary Fields

We are very happy to announce the STEW Professionalization Panel on Job Market Alternatives: Europe and Interdisciplinary Fields to take place on March 5th at 12:30PM in Harper Memorial Library Room 150.

The panel will feature Niklas Woermann, visiting professor of Sociology from the University of Southern Denmark. Professor Woermann will be sharing information about career options and strategies, particularly in Germany and Scandinavia, as well as working and publishing in the fast-growing interdisciplinary fields adjacent to sociology. Prof. Woermann will be sharing practical advice based on his experience working in 5 European countries and two disciplines. Topics will include publishing, networking, funding, teaching, career patterns, work-life balance, reputation, and returning to sociology and the US.

This event will be held on Monday,  March 5th between 12:30 and 1:50PM in Haper Memorial Library room 150. 

Melissa Osborne at STEW

We are very happy to announce that Melissa Osborne, Sociology PhD Candidate, will be presenting her work at STEW on January 29th. She will be presenting her work entitled “Learning to Play the Field: Considering the Extended Advantages of Elite Secondary Education for Low-Income and First-Generation College Students” 

Melissa Osborne is a PhD candidate in sociology at the University of Chicago. Her research focuses on social mobility and inequality across different contexts. Her dissertation project focuses on the experiences of first generation and low income students attending colleges and universities across the United States and considers the role that different forms of institutional support and intervention play in their trajectories and outcomes.

This event will be held on Monday,  January 29th between 12:30 and 2PM in Haper Memorial Library room 150. 

STEW Autumn 2017 Schedule

Hi Everyone,
This 2017-18 academic year chairs for STEW and Placement are Professors Kimberley Kay Hoang and Xi Song. As a third-year Ph.D. student, I am excited to be the graduate student coordinator. Please email me at “Winnie Tong <wintong@uchicago.edu>” for scheduling and website feedback.

2017-18 Academic Year Schedule for STEW and Placement

All events will run on Mondays from 12:30 – 2:00pm, Room Location TBD

(updated 9.27.17 by Winnie Tong)

DATE PRESENTER                TITLE
September 25 Chad Borkenhagen Secret Recipes and Open Sharing in Modernist Cuisine and Mathematical Finance
October 2 Jaclyn Wong None of that Worked Out’: How Young Professionals Make Career and Family Decisions
October 9 Faculty Panel

Professors Kimberley Kay Hoang (Sociology), Robert Vargas (Sociology) and Ruben Miller (SSA)

 

Professionalization Panel: Preparing for the Job Talk
October 23 Nora Taplin Grasping for the American Dream: Racial Segregation, Residential Mobility and Homeownership
February 5

Faculty Panel

Professors Sanyu Mojola (Guest Speaker: University of Michigan, and University of Chicago alumni) and Robert Vargas (Sociology)

Professionalization Panel: “Mixed Methods Dissertations”
February 19 Guest Speaker 

Professor Jennifer Carlson (Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Arizona)

June 1: Graduate Student Mini Job Talk Symposium

ChengPang Lee at the Social Theory and Evidence Workshop: Learning Charisma: Organization, Networks and the Emergence of Charismatic Leadership

Hey Folks,

The final Social Theory and Evidence Workshop of the academic year will be held TODAY May 16 at 12 Noon. ChengPang Lee is presenting a paper titled “Learning Charisma: Organization, Networks and the Emergence of Charismatic Leadership.” A copy of the paper went out throught the Sociology listserv; a copy can also be requested by emailing Antoine. Lunch will be served, so we hope to see you all there!

The Social Theory and Evidence Workshop presents:

Learning Charisma: Organization, Networks and the Emergence of Charismatic Leadership

ChengPang Lee
Ph.D. Candidate, The University of Chicago

Monday May 16, 12 Noon – 1:20 PM
*Social Sciences 302*

Please come early for refreshments. Vegans and Vegetarians welcome.

For further inquiries or if you require assistance to attend the event, please contact Antoine Jones at antoinej (at) uchicago.edu.

ChengPang Lee at the Social Theory and Evidence Workshop: Learning Charisma: Organization, Networks and the Emergence of Charismatic Leadership

Hey Folks,

The final Social Theory and Evidence Workshop of the academic year will be held on Monday May 16 at 12 Noon. ChengPang Lee will present a paper titled “Learning Charisma: Organization, Networks and the Emergence of Charismatic Leadership.” A copy of the paper went out throught the Sociology listserv; a copy can also be requested by emailing Antoine. Lunch will be served, so we hope to see you all there!

 

The Social Theory and Evidence Workshop presents:

Learning Charisma: Organization, Networks and the Emergence of Charismatic Leadership

ChengPang Lee
Ph.D. Candidate, The University of Chicago

Monday May 16, 12 Noon – 1:20 PM
*Social Sciences 302*

Please come early for refreshments. Vegans and Vegetarians welcome.

For further inquiries or if you require assistance to attend the event, please contact Antoine Jones at antoinej (at) uchicago.edu.

 

SCHEDULE CHANGE–Next S.T.E.W. Monday 5/16 @ 12 Noon

Hey Folks,

The Social Theory and Evidence workshop scheduled for Wednesday May 11 has been cancelled. The next S.T.E.W. will be held on Monday May 16 at 12 Noon when ChengPang Lee presents a paper titled “Learning Charisma: Organization, Networks and the Emergence of Charismatic Leadership.” A copy of this paper will be available next week. Lunch will be served so we hope to see you all there!

The Social Theory and Evidence Workshop presents:

Learning Charisma: Organization, Networks and the Emergence of Charismatic Leadership

ChengPang Lee

Ph.D. Candidate, The University of Chicago

Monday May 16, 12 Noon – 1:20 PM
*Social Sciences 302*

Please come early for refreshments. Vegans and Vegetarians welcome.

For further inquiries or if you require assistance to attend the event, please contact Antoine Jones at antoinej (at) uchicago.edu.

Kyla Bourne @ S.T.E.W.: Constructing the Criminal Persona in Felony Sentencin

Hey Folks,

Please join the Social Theory and Evidence Workshop today at 12 PM Noon in SS-302. On this occasion, STEW is proud to host Kyla Bourne as she workshops her proposal titled “Constructing the Criminal Persona in Felony Sentencing.” Please find Kyla’s paper in the Sociology listserv email or email Antoine for a copy. Lunch will be provided to all of our guests, so we hope you all can make it!

The Social Theory and Evidence Workshop presents:

Constructing the Criminal Persona in Felony Sentencing

Kyla Bourne
Ph.D. Student, The University of Chicago

Monday May 2, 12 Noon – 1:20 PM
*Social Sciences 302*

Please come early for refreshments. Vegans and Vegetarians welcome.

For further inquiries or if you require assistance to attend the event, please contact Antoine Jones at antoinej (at) uchicago.edu.

PhD Students VandeVusse, Medford-Lee, Jean and Yifat at S.T.E.W.: Teaching Sociology

Hey Folks,

Please join the Social Theory and Evidence Workshop TODAY at 12 Noon in SS-302. On this occasion, S.T.E.W. will host is final professionalization seminar of the academic year that focuses on teaching sociology. The panel, Teaching Sociology: Tips and Advice from Grad Students in the Trenches, will be moderated by Alicia VandeVusse and will feature Marcelle Medford-Lee; Marshall Jean and Tal Yifat as panelists. This will be a great time for both professors and students alike so we hope you all can make it!

The Social Theory and Evidence Workshop presents:

Teaching Sociology: Tips and Advice from Grad Students in the Trenches

Moderator: Alicia VandeVusse
Ph.D. Candidate, The University of Chicago

Panelists:
Marcelle Medford-Lee
Ph.D. Candidate, The University of Chicago

Marshall Jean
Ph.D. Candidate, The University of Chicago

Tal Yifat
Ph.D. Candidate, The University of Chicago

Monday April 18, 12 Noon – 1:20 PM
*Social Sciences 302*

Please come early for refreshments. Vegans and Vegetarians welcome.

For further inquiries or if you require assistance to attend the event, please contact Antoine Jones at antoinej (at) uchicago.edu.

PhD Students VandeVusse, Medford-Lee, Jean and Yifat at S.T.E.W.: Teaching Sociology

Hey Folks,

Please join the Social Theory and Evidence Workshop this Monday April 18 at 12 Noon in SS-302. On this occasion, S.T.E.W. will host is final professionalization seminar of the academic year that focuses on teaching sociology. The panel, Teaching Sociology: Tips and Advice from Grad Students in the Trenches, will be moderated by Alicia VandeVusse and will feature Marcelle Medford-Lee; Marshall Jean and Tal Yifat as panelists. This will be a great time for both professors and students alike so we hope you all can make it!

The Social Theory and Evidence Workshop presents:

Teaching Sociology: Tips and Advice from Grad Students in the Trenches

Moderator: Alicia VandeVusse
Ph.D. Candidate, The University of Chicago

Panelists:
Marcelle Medford-Lee
Ph.D. Candidate, The University of Chicago

Marshall Jean
Ph.D. Candidate, The University of Chicago

Tal Yifat
Ph.D. Candidate, The University of Chicago

Monday April 18, 12 Noon – 1:20 PM
*Social Sciences 302*

Please come early for refreshments. Vegans and Vegetarians welcome.

For further inquiries or if you require assistance to attend the event, please contact Antoine Jones at antoinej (at) uchicago.edu.

This Monday 4/18 @ S.T.E.W.: Professionalization Seminar: Teaching Sociology

Hey Folks,

Please join the Social Theory and Evidence Workshop on Monday April 18 at 12 Noon in SS-302. On this occasion, S.T.E.W. will host is final professionalization seminar of the academic year that focuses on teaching sociology. The panel, Teaching Sociology: Tips and Advice from Grad Students in the Trenches, will be moderated by Alicia VandeVusse and will feature Marcelle Medford-Lee; Marshall Jean and Tal Yifat as panelists. This will be a great time for both professors and students alike so we hope you all can make it!

The Social Theory and Evidence Workshop presents:

Teaching Sociology: Tips and Advice from Grad Students in the Trenches

Moderator: Alicia VandeVusse
Ph.D. Candidate, The University of Chicago

Panelists:
Marcelle Medford-Lee
Ph.D. Candidate, The University of Chicago

Marshall Jean
Ph.D. Candidate, The University of Chicago

Tal Yifat
Ph.D. Candidate, The University of Chicago

Monday April 18, 12 Noon – 1:20 PM
*Social Sciences 302*

Please come early for refreshments. Vegans and Vegetarians welcome.

For further inquiries or if you require assistance to attend the event, please contact Antoine Jones at antoinej (at) uchicago.edu.