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Casting ourselves as the “saviours” of African American fugitives fits neatly into our national identity. But this country, too, was founded on exploitation.
Article by Professor Charmaine Nelson in The Walrus.
Post Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Unit/Department: Department of Art History and Communication Studies
Position Title: Faculty Lecturer
Duration of Contract: September 1, 2017 to April 30, 2018
Salary: $55,000/year (pro-rated to 8 months) plus benefits
Posting closing date: June 30, 2017
The McGill Graduate Sociology Student Society is organizing an alumni event during the American Sociological Association Meetings.
The McGill Graduate Sociology Student Society is organizing an alumni event during the American Sociological Association Meetings. This event will bring together current and past graduate sociology students to help them network. The event will consist of two roundtables with guests who are currently employed in tenure-track positions and non-academic positions followed by a reception....
June 2017 | Congratulations to Barry Eidlin for winning the Charles Tilly Award for Best Article from the American Sociological Association's Section on Comparative Historical Sociology!
Congratulations to Barry Eidlin for winning the Charles Tilly Award for Best Article from the American Sociological Association's Section on Comparative Historical Sociology!
June 2017 | Congratulations to Skye Miner for winning the Prix Jean Monnet from the Centre Jean Monnet de Montréal.
Congratulations to Skye Miner for winning the Prix Jean Monnet from the Centre Jean Monnet de Montréal.
ISID Postdoctoral Fellow S.P.Harish has been attracting a great deal of attention recently with his work on queens and warfare in European history. His recent publication with Oeindrila Dube of the University of Chicago was discussed in the Economist.
Read about it here: http://www.economist.com/news/europe/21722877-european-history-answer-queens-especially-married-ones-who-gets-more-wars-kings
Department of Art History and Communication Studies
2017-2018 - Employment Opportunity for PhD students - Course Lecturers
McGill University Department of Art History and Communication Studies 2017-2018 Course Lecturers – Job Posting 1
Shor, Eran. 2017. “Why do They Legislate? A Cross-National Time-Series Analysis of Terrorism and Counterterrorist Legislation.” Social Problems 64:106-132.
Shor, Eran. 2017. “Why do They Legislate? A Cross-National Time-Series Analysis of Terrorism and Counterterrorist Legislation.” Social Problems 64:106-132. Abstract:
ISID-led GrOW Research Series to provide policy briefs for the empowerment of women
Researchers on development, particularly those focused on women in the Global South, have always struggled to find effective ways of turning their findings into practical, innovative solutions with far-reaching effects. Having to consider the geographic, spatial, and temporal relevance and lifespan of their work already sets the standards high, before issues of ethics, sustainability, and accuracy come into the picture.
May 2017 | PhD candidate Milaine Alarie was interviewed on television about her work on age-hypogamous relationships
PhD candidate Milaine Alarie was interviewed on television about her work on age-hypogamous relationships: https://ici.tou.tv/sexplora/S02E07
May 2017 | The Canadian Sociological Association will hold a panel celebrating the sociology of John Hall
The Canadian Sociological Association will hold a panel celebrating the sociology of John Hall. For more information, visit: https://www.csa-scs.ca/conference/conference-events/event/the-hallsian-approach-the-sociology-of-john-a-hall/
The GrOW Research Series brings together scholarly research on women’s economic empowerment and economic growth in low-income countries, and provides a conceptual and empirical basis for policy-making. It is also the official research platform for the Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW) program, a multi-funder partnership between the UK's Department for International Development, the Hewlett- Flora Foundation, and Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC).
The Department of History and Classical Studies will be hosting not one, but two holders of the prestigious Mellon Foundation postdoctoral fellowships as of September 2017.Rosanna Dent
Rosanna Dent, who is completing her dissertation in the Department of History and Sociology of Science, will be working under Prof. David Wright.
ISID's most recent newsletter is available here: http://www.mcgill.ca/isid/files/isid/latitude_newsletter.pdf