About the Department

The University of Pittsburgh Department of Sociology, established in 1926, has particular strengths in the study of Social Movements and Politics and Culture and shares with the University of Pittsburgh a strong international and comparative orientation.

Events

Mar 31

Celebration of Professor Waverly Duck's book, No Way Out

On March 31, at noon, we are holding a major event in sociology to celebrate the appearance of Professor Waverly Duck's book No Way Out. The event features two prominent invitees: Robert Crutchfield (University of Washington) and Mustafa Emirbayer (University of Wisconsin-Madison).  The talk is at 12:00 in the Sociology Colloquium Room, Posvar 2432

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Apr 07

Barone Memorial Lecture: Maria Jose Alvarez, "Doing Sociology in Latin America: Opportunities and Challenges from a Sociologist Who Studies Inequality"

Maria Jose Alvarez, Professor of Sociology at the Universidad de los Andes in Bogota, Colombia, will give the 2017 Eugene J. Barone Memorial Lecture on April 7. The lecture will be at 11:30 in the Sociology Colloquium Room, Posvar 2432.
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Apr 10

Eran Shor talk: "A Global Study of Counter-Terrorist Legislation: Origins and Consequences."

Details to follow.  The talk is at 12:00 in the Sociology Colloquium Room, Posvar 2432

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