University of Pittsburgh

 

Upcoming Events

 

Pittsburgh Social Movements Forum and the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences Presents

 

Dr. Jeff Goodwin, Professor of Sociology, New York University

"The Failure of Social Movement Studies"

Monday February 9, 2015 | 12:00-2:00
(lunch @ 12:00)

Sociology Colloquium Room 2432 Posvar Hall

 

 

Dr. Gregory Maney, Professor of Sociology, Hofstra University

“Legitimacy and the Dynamics of Contention”

Thursday February 19, 2015 | 11:30-1:30 pm (Lunch at 11:30)
2432 Sociology Colloquium Room

 

 

Dr. Sidney Tarrow, Emeritus Maxwell M. Upson Professor of Government at Cornell University

"After the Last Attack: Rollbacks and Rachets following 9/11"

Thursday March 5, 2015 | 11:30-1:30
Lunch at 11:30

Sociology Colloquium Room 2432 Posvar Hall

 

 

Dr. Zakiya Luna, Assistant Professor, University of California Santa Barbara

“Reproductive Justice for All: Identity, Rights, and the (Re) Making of a Movement”

Thursday March 19, 2015 | 11:30-1:30

Lunch at 11:30

Sociology Colloquium Room 2432 Posvar Hall

 

Dr. Frances Fox Piven, Professor at the Graduate Center at the City University of New York

Lunch and Conversation

Thursday March 26, 2015


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Announcements

Congratulations go out to Nichole Bayliss who just recieved her PhD!

Sociology Graduate Student, Aisha Upton, is one of the recipients of the Elizabeth Baranger Teaching Award for 2014.  The A&S GSO Elizabeth Baranger Teaching Awards acknowledge excellence in graduate student teaching across the Arts & Sciences. 

Mellon Fellowships for the 2014-2015 academic year have been awarded to Corrine Ogrodnik, Daniel Nunez, and Jeffrey Tienes.

2014's Undergraduate Avery Award winner is Erica Mollenkopf, runners up for the award are Karl Gibson and Ratvi Patel.

2014's Norman P. Hummon Award has been awarded to two of our graduate students, Suzie Wagner and Sam Plummer.  The Sociology Graduate Student Teaching Award was given to Jeff Tienes.


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