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: Wendy Espeland and Laura Beth Nielsen
Staff Coordinator: Murielle Harris

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2010 - 2016 Past Colloquia Guest Speakers


Date Speaker
03/30/17 Marcus Hunter
Department of Sociology and African American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles
Location: Hardin Hall, Rebecca Crown Center, 633 Clark Street, Evanston Campus
04/06/17 Alexandra Killewald
Department of Sociology, Harvard University
04/13/17 Walter W. Powell - CANCELED
Department of sociology, Stanford University
04/20/17 Osagie Obasagie
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley
04/27/17 Salon
Global Sociology and the Global Job Market
05/04/17 Forrest Stuart
Department of Sociology, University of Chicago
05/11/17 Ron Levi
Department of Sociology, University of Toronto
05/18/17 Kieran Healy
Department of Sociology, Duke University