The Spring 2018 UNLV Sociology Brownbag Series Announced!

Jan. 31, 2018

 

THE UNLV DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY SPRING 2018 BROWNBAG SERIES PRESENTS

Wednesday, Feb 21st: 11am-12 pm at CBC-B 225B

  • Speaker: Brendan Burchell, Ph.D. Reader in the Social Sciences in the Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge.
  • Title: Small businesses, Families and Entrepreneurship: A Sociological study.

Thursday, March 1st: 11 am-12 pm at CBC-B 225B

  • Speaker: Norma A. Marrun, Ph.D. Assistant Professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning’s Cultural Studies, International Education, and Multicultural Education program, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
  • Title: The Power of Ethnic Studies: Portraits of First-Generation Latina/o Students Carving Out Un Sitio and Claiming Una Lengua.

Thursday, March 8th: 12-1 pm at CBC-B 225B

  • Speaker: David Orentlicher, MD, JD. The Cobeaga Law Firm Professor of Law and co-director of the UNLV Health Law Program at UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law.
  • Title: Economic Inequality and College Admissions Policies.

***Wednesday, March 21st: 7:30 PM at Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art, Auditorium. Forum Lecture Sponsored by Department of Sociology

  • Speaker: Dr. Bandana Purkayastha Professor of Sociology and Asian American Studies, University of Connecticut.
  • Title: Connecting Circles of Research/Activists Knowledge: Violence and Migration in the 21st Century.

Monday, April 9th: 11am-12 pm at CBC-B 225B

  • Speaker: Nicole Jenkins, MA. Graduate student in the Department of Sociology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
  • Title: Contested Identities: African Diaspora and Identity Making in a Hair Braiding Salon.