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“Protect Future of our Students” Anthropogenic climate change is arguably the greatest crisis facing humanity. An overwhelming scientific consensus exists that the average temperature on the earth’s surface is increasing, and is primarily human caused… view full article.
In January 2015, UBC Sociology signed a 3 year cooperation agreement with ECUST’s Sociology Department to promote faculty and graduate student exchanges, as well as joint research efforts. Located in Shanghai, ECUST is a preeminent university in China, with a dynamic and growing Sociology faculty and graduate student body. View other International Initiatives.
Omnivorous Gentrification: Restaurant Reviews and Neighborhood Change in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver by Zachary Hyde, in the ASA’s City & Community, Volume 13, Issue 4, pages 341–359. Abstract: Through an analysis of restaurant reviews, this paper examines the production and consumption of food, as well as ideas and symbols about food, within a gentrifying […]
UBC Sociology welcomes Catherine Corrigall-Brown on its faculty. A political sociologist, Dr. Corrigall-Brown was recently awarded a SSRHC collaborative grant with two colleagues (Dominique Clement – Alberta and Howard Ramos – Dalhousie). The project for the nearly $400,000 award is titled “State Funding of Social Movements in Canada.”
Members of the Departmental Awards Committee Invite Nominations for: Sociology Graduate Teaching Assistant Award (Feb 1), Undergrad Teaching Assistant Award (June 15), Honors Sociology Thesis Award (May 1), & Sociology Doctoral Dissertation Award (Jan 30). See the Full Call!