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

2010 - 2014 Past Colloquia Guest Speakers


Date Speaker
1/14/16 Chad Alan Goldberg
Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin at Madison
1/21/16 Methods Panel 
Department of Sociology, Northwestern University
1/28/16 Ayça Alemdaroğlu
Modern Turkish Studies Program/ Buffett Institute for Global Studies, Northwestern University
2/04/16 Shalini Shankar
Department of Anthropology and Asian American Studies Program, Northwestern University
2/11/16 Terry Halliday
American Bar Foundation
2/18/16 Jason Owen-Smith
Department of Sociology, University of Michigan
2/25/16 Deirdre Bloome
Department of Sociology, University of Michigan