The Department of Sociology hosts weekly colloquia, in which speakers from a variety of distinguished institutions from the United States and other countries address a wide range of compelling topics. The colloquium occurs every Thursday, at 12:30 p.m., in Parkes Hall room 222, on the Evanston Campus. Parkes Hall is located across Chicago Ave from the Sociology Department, adjacent to Alice Millar Chapel.

For more information, please contact the department:

Phone: 847-491-5415

Faculty Coordinators: Bruce Carruthers and Wendy Espeland
Staff Coordinator: Murielle Harris

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2010 - 2016 Past Colloquia Guest Speakers


Date Speaker
3/31/16 Ellen Berrey
Department of Sociology & Criminology, University of Denver
4/07/16 Rachel Weber
Department of Urban Planning and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago
4/14/16 Claudio Benzecry
Department of Communication Studies, Northwestern University
4/21/16 Melissa Wooten
Department of Sociology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
4/28/16 Lorraine Daston
Director, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, University of Chicago
5/05/16 Work/Life Balance and Family Salon
Department of Sociology, Northwestern University
5/12/16 Jeff Goodwin
Department of Sociology, New York University
5/19/16 David FitzGerald
Department of Sociology, University of California, San Diego