By Stephen Riggins
This is the first issue of the newsletter published by the MUN sociology department. Our title is a variation on a proposal made by Robert Hill, Sociology on the Rock(s). I thought readers were smart enough to imagine the missing letter, although optimists may not get the point. Read more...
By Barb Neis
In November I will have completed one half of my three-year tenure as a Fellow of the Trudeau Foundation. The Trudeau Foundation is an independent and non-partisan Foundation established in 2002 to “promote outstanding research in the humanities and social sciences and foster a fruitful dialogue between scholars and policy makers.” Read more...
By Ivan Emke
Oftentimes, I’ve wished I could say that I fell in love with sociology on my first encounter. That I walked into a classroom as a raw college student, heard the first strains of classical sociological theory, and my life was changed forever. I wish I could say that I instantly recognized the webs of meaning and structure that made up my own experience. Read more...
By Noel Iverson
MUN in the early 1960s was an interesting mix of formal and informal modes of conduct. All instructors were expected to wear gowns to every class, a “tradition” that was already slipping when I arrived. Read more...
photo of Sociology Society Executive
Sociology Society Executive. Back row: Miles Power (President), Matt Higdon (Social Chair), Norton Tseung (Vice-President). Front row: Danielle Moore (Treasurer), Janet Lucas (Social Chair), Alix Lynk-Johnson (Secretary), Ashley Britten (Social Chair). More photos...