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The UBC Sociology Department has just received the painting “Fire and Fantasy” by Daphne Naegele. It is being donated by Jennifer Wade and her family in memory of Daphne Naegele, who was passionate about the arts. Daphne’s husband, Kaspar Naegele, joined the (then named) Department of Anthropology and Sociology at UBC in 1954. Here he […]
The Department of Sociology in the Faculty of Arts at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for a tenure-stream faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2016 (subject to final budgetary approval). The substantive area of specialization is the sociology of family in all its diverse forms. Our ideal […]
Welcome to the Spring 2015 issue of our newsletter! In an effort to be environmentally sound and to lower our production and distribution costs (we reach over 3,000 readers), our newsletter will from now on appear only in electronic format… [go to Newsletter…]
Graduate Student Andrew Patterson and Honours Student Misaqe Ismailzai each received a Canadian Sociological Association (CSA) Outstanding Graduating Student Award. The awards were presented on April 8th and will be posted on the CSA website csa-scs.ca in Sept 2015.
When we think about gay neighborhoods, many of us are not immediately imagining lesbians. But like gay men, lesbians also have certain cities, neighborhoods, and small towns in which they are more likely to live. Click here to read my latest essay on unique lesbian geographies. Writing for The Society Pages, Lisa Wade picked up […]
Thirteen members of the Department of Sociology competed in yesterday’s Vancouver Sun Run. Team UBC Sociology placed 6th (of 39) in the ‘Education’ category of corporate teams, with a team member average time of 49:52 for the 10k international race. photo: Akira Xu, Joshua Tindall, David Tindall, Eve Wong, Boris Chea, Heather Thom, Francois Lachapelle, […]