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Sociology at the University of Hawaiʻi

The Department of Sociology at UH Mānoa examines patterns and dynamics of social relations, while paying special attention to issues of social justice. The department covers many major dimensions of sociology and over time has developed academic expertise and excellence in the following domains:

  1. Race, ethnicity, gender, and class
  2. Health, aging, and medical sociology
  3. Asia, Pacific, and Hawaiʻi in regional and global contexts
  4. Crime, law, and social control
  5. Nationalism, globalization, and sustainability

You will find a highly engaged faculty - both in research and teaching - that take an active interest in making our interconnected world a better place.

Join in the GSSA (Graduate Student Sociological Association) organized series - "Meet the Faculty with Dr. Wei Zhang and @ashleytrubin ", on Monday, 10/26 from noon to 1pm HST.

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Join in the event series hosted by GSSA - "Meet the Faculty with Dr. Katherine Irwin and Dr. Nandita Sharma", on Thursday, 10/22 from 10-11am HST.

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@NathaliePRita Ph.D. candidate in Sociology and @nsharma101, professor of Sociology contributed to a special issue of @chronicle. Their piece titled, “The Future is at Stake: Trump Waged War on International Students. If He Wins, We All Lose”.

Link: https://t.co/mDooPsY2GZ

Dr. Patricia Steinhoff, UHM Emeritus Professor of Sociology, is giving a talk titled, “Why it matters: The long-term impact of the protest cycle of the late 1960s-early 1970s on Japanese society today”, on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, noon - 1:30pm.

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Congratulation to Sociology Professor Manfred B. Steger for the fifth edition of his best-selling book "Globalization: A Very Short Introduction" @OxUniPress. You can listen to a short podcast of it here - https://t.co/leRYOFL1Zi

#globalization

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POSTPONED: “Nationalism and the Transformation of Land into Sovereign Territory” with Nandita Sharma

This Thursday’s Brown Bag has been rescheduled to Tuesday, November 24 at noon HST. We apologize for any confusion and hope to see you at next week’s Brown Bag.

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UHM SOC professor @nsharma101 is giving a talk titled, “Nationalism and the Transformation of Land into Sovereign Territory” @CBRHawaii on this Thursday (9/24) from Noon to 1:15PM.

Zoom Meeting ID: 998 7044 6389
Password: ZR52XC

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This is super exciting: my @TEDx talk on how sending people to #prison became normal has reached more than 2,000 views! https://t.co/ACfThDERzT

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