News from the Department of Sociology

Wei Zhang, Yan Yan Wu, and Margaret Walkover have co-authored a new article in the Hawaiʻi Journal of Health & Social Welfare! Read "Prevalence of Psychological Distress in Hawai‘i during the COVID-19 Pandemic" today! https://t.co/pvxRxz99jc #Sociology #COVID19 #Mentalhealth

We're excited to announce the Sociology Department's Colloquium Series for the Fall 2021 term! Please view the poster for the topics and collaborations with Dr. Nitasha Sharma, Dr. Xiaojun Wang, Dr. Le Lin, and Dr. Maile Arvin and other UH departments! Check back for RSVP links ~

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Professor Aya Kimura's new article on fermentation and traditional vegetables is published in Gastronomica: "Tsukemono (Japanese pickles) and Their Traditional Vegetables." https://t.co/76Co3q3ejj #漬物

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Please join us in celebrating and congratulating PhD candidate Nathalie Rita, named the 2021 Sakihara Memorial Scholarship recipient! Nathalie is currently focusing on her dissertation research and is an amazing scholar-activist in multiple communities. @NathaliePRita

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Professor Aya Kimura's new article on pickles and agrobiodiversity is published in Agriculture and Human Values: "Pickles and agrobiodiversity: a foodway and traditional vegetable varieties in Japan." https://t.co/AGS0kflCSs #漬物

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Professor Aya Kimura joins the Civil Beat Book Club on September 29 to discuss her co-edited volume, Food and Power in Hawai`i: Visions of Food Democracy. https://t.co/ZmTX5ffqkP
#civilbeat #daShop

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Check out Dr. Myungji Yang's new article investigating right-wing intellectualism and activism, published in Politics & Society as "The Specter of the Past: Reconstructing Conservative Historical Memory in South Korea." Congratulations! https://t.co/fgvcKQtCTd

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Fantastic news! UH Mānoa research team studying large-scale educational
disruption in Latin America; Sociology Professor Manfred B. Steger co-director of Crisis Management team with $900,000 grant from Dubai Cares, involving Colleges of Soc. Sci. & Ed. https://t.co/fVjd3GdKm4 (1)

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“The challenge of COVID-19 for adult men and women in the United States: disparities of psychological distress by gender and age" by Prof. Wei Zhang, PhD student Margaret Walkover, and Prof. Yan Yan Wu (@UHMPublicHealth
) was recently published: https://t.co/EyDaMhMKtc

Upcoming Presentation at 14:35 HST on Sept. 16; "Hawaii 2030 and Beyond: The Economic Implications of Population Aging" by Dr. Andrew Mason, Alan Oshima and Cullen Hayashida for the Hawaii Pacific Gerontological Society's Biennial Conference. Register at https://t.co/7xKQs4d5x9

PhD student Margie Walkover was an invited discussant for an August research panel sponsored by the ASA Section on the History of Sociology & Social Thought New Voices Initiative. The panel’s four papers offered perspectives on “Scholar Activism and the History of Sociology.”

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PhD Graduates Ellen Meiser (Spring 2021) and Penn Pantumsinchai (Spring 2017)—hosts of the podcast @socbreakdown—were interviewed by @NYMag's @grubstreet about their article “The Normalization of Violence in Commercial Kitchens Through Food Media.”

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How Food TV Warped Our View of Real-World Restaurant Abuse

“I realized, this is abnormal.”

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A symposium on Prof. Nandita Sharma's book, Home Rule @DukePress is featured in the latest issue of one of the American Sociological Association's official journals, the Journal of World Systems Research: https://t.co/QmUmKHGGg6

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“Trends in psychological distress and COVID-19 incidence across 15 U.S. metropolitan statistical areas in 2020," a collaborative work by Prof. Yan Yan Wu (@UHMPublicHealth), PhD student Margaret Walkover and Prof. Wei Zhang was recently published: https://t.co/cZYZFEPGQo

Professor Wei Zhang, PhD Candidate Keqing Zhang and Dr. Bei Wu (@nyuniversity) published "Perceived Neighborhood Conditions, Self-Management Abilities, and Psychological Well-Being Among Chinese Older Adults in Hawai’i" in Journal of Applied Gerontology:

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Congrats to @ashleytrubin on the publication of her second book, Rocking Qualitative Social Science: An Irreverent Guide to Rigorous Research #RockingQualSocSci

Congrats to @ashleytrubin on the publication of her second book,  Rocking Qualitative Social Science: An Irreverent Guide to Rigorous Research #RockingQualSocSci
Dr. Ashley T. Rubin@ashleytrubin

It has arrived! Thank you so much, @stanfordpress! The book is beautiful! #RockingQualSocSci #NoOneRightWay #RigorousDoesntMeanRigid #AreYouADirtbagger?

UHM Sociology PhD Candidate Rumika Hillyer (@rumikash) was awarded the 21-22 Center for Japanese Studies Graduate Fellowship by @UHM_CJS. She recently completed her dissertation fieldwork in Japan and conducted 60+ interviews in this past academic year.

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Professor Aya Kimura's recent article titled, "Citizen Science and Social Movements: A Case of Participatory Monitoring of Genetically Modified Crops in Japan" is out from Sociological Review (@TheSocReview).
Here is the link - https://t.co/9nlKzuFpTE

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Dr. Aya Kimura penned an op-ed titled, "Citizen Science, a Space that Enables the Sharing of Societal Concerns" in Asahi Shinbun Newspaper.
Here is the link -
https://t.co/mFJUGDuiMJ

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Hey @UHM_Sociology @CSS_UHManoa students interested in prisons and punishment! Come study the causes, consequences, and future of mass incarceration with me this summer in SOC 432! (Online, asynchronous, and humanely designed for our current extra-difficult context.)

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Graduate student Jason Alexander recently was awarded a Dean's Award for Excellence by Kyushu University's Graduate School of Humanities for his master's thesis entitled, "The Racial Ideology of Naisen Yūwa."

Sociology alumni Hannah Liebreich accepted position of Visiting Assistant Professor at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina.

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