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Sociology Speaker Series: Archives



Fall 2012

September TalkWednesday, September 19, 2012

Marriage, Widowhood, Divorce and HIV Risks among Women in sub-Saharan Africa

Eric Tenkorang, Department of Sociology, Memorial University


October TalkWednesday, October 17, 2012

Values, Images and Principles as Governance Triple Bottom Line

Ratana Chuenpagdee, Canada Research Chair in Natural Resource Sustainability and Community Development, Department of Geography, Memorial University


November TalkWednesday, November 7, 2012

Immigrant Responses to Workplace Injuries and Hazards: The Relative Influence of Identity and Precarity

Alan Hall, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology, University of Windsor


September Talk
Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Iran’s Great Transformation: Secularization under the Islamic Republic

Abdie Kazemipur, Stephen Jarislowsky Research Chair in Culture Change and Immigration, Department of Sociology, Memorial University


Cresswell Talk
Wednesday, December 5, 2012***

Gender and Citizenship in a Mobile World

Tim Cresswell, Department of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London

*** NOTE: This talk is co-sponsored with the SafetyNet's SSHRC-funded On the Move Partnership and the Memorial University Department of Geography and will take place at 10:30am, SN-2109.


Winter 2012

September TalkThursday, January 19, 2012

Notes Towards a Political Ontology of ‘Environmental’ Conflicts

Mario Blaser, Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Studies, Memorial University

February TalkThursday, February 16, 2012

We’ve Got Beaver! Women as a national resource in Canadian beer commercials

Ailsa Craig, Department of Sociology, Memorial University


Carroll Talk Thursday, March 15, 2012

Alternative policy groups and global civil society: Networks and discourses of counter-hegemony

William Carroll, Department of Sociology, University of Victoria

Fall 2011

September TalkThursday, September 22, 2011

"You regarded me as perfectly safe in the realm of experimental psychology": W.G. Smith: The First Newfoundland-born Sociologist

Stephen Riggins, Department of Sociology, Memorial University

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Skiing Mobilities: Cyborg Skiers, Powder Nomads, and Eco-Politics

Mark Stoddart, Department of Sociology, Memorial University

Deborah McPhail
Thursday, November 17, 2011

"The White Man's Burden"? Obesity and Colonialism in the Canadian North

Deborah McPhail, ISER Postdoctoral Fellow, Community Health and Humanities, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University