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When Does Neighborhood Poverty Matter?

Friday, January 31, 2020 - 13:00

The Sociology Department invites the university community to our inaugural Favrot lecture. The lecture will take place at the Lavin-Bernick Center, Room 202, on Friday, January 31st, from 1-2:30PM. 

Sociology Favrot Lecture: Mario Small, Harvard

Friday, January 31, 2020 - 13:00

Mario Small, Harvard University

Sociology Colloquium: Celeste Watkins-Hayes, Northwestern

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 13:30

Remaking a Life: How Women Living with HIV/AIDS Confront Inequality
In the face of life-threatening news, how do we reevaluate and transform our lives? Starting in 2005, Northwestern professor of Sociology and African American Studies Celeste Watkins-Hayes spent more than a decade documenting the experiences of over 100 women living with HIV/AIDS in Chicago and beyond.

Sociology Colloquium: Ann Mische, Notre Dame

Friday, November 1, 2019 - 13:00

Sociology Colloquium: Ann Mische, Notre Dame
Foresight methods as transnational interventions: mapping a field of practice

Culture Workshop: David Gibson, Notre Dame

Friday, October 25, 2019 - 10:30

Culture Workshop: David Gibson, Notre Dame

Culture Workshop: Robin Wagner-Pacifici, New School for Social Research.

Friday, October 4, 2019 - 13:00

Culture Workshop: Robin Wagner-Pacifici, New School for Social Research.

Sociology Colloquium: Ruha Benjamin

Friday, September 6, 2019 - 13:00

A New Jim Code? Race, Carceral Technoscience, and Liberatory Imagination in Everyday Life

Sociology Colloquium: Debbie Becher, Barnard College, "A Fractured Nation"

Monday, April 15, 2019 - 13:00

Sociology Colloquium: Debbie Becher, Barnard College
"A Fractured Nation: Private Property and the Fracking of the Rural West"

Culture Workshop: Owen Whooley, University of New Mexico

Friday, April 12, 2019 - 15:00

Culture Workshop: Owen Whooley, Associate Professor of Sciology at the University of New Mexico

Sociology Colloquium: Stefan Timmermans, UCLA, "The Science of the Deal: When Patients Refuse Medical Treatment"

Friday, April 5, 2019 - 12:00

One of the challenges for physicians in an era of patient-centered care is to close the deal for treatment. Physicians may have to say no when patients make inappropriate treatment requests (as in opioids for chronic pain), or insist on treatment when patients resist (as in vaccination refusal). In this talk, I examine how neurologists overcome resistance against medication recommendations for pediatric patients with epilepsy. Neurologists meet these grounds with three corresponding persuasion strategies ranging from pressuring, to coaxing, to accommodating.

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