News from the Department of Sociology

Ph.d. candidate Alexandra Kisitu published an article titled, "Viral Loads and Immunities: Reflecting on Neoliberalism, Motherhood, and Academia during the COVID-19 Pandemic" through the Journal of Motherhood Initiative.

Link:https://t.co/2NNlN6WZrI

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Join the GSSA event "Publication Matters" on Friday, March 12, from 1-2PM HST. Dr. Ashley Rubin, Dr. Manfred Steger, and Dr. Wei Zhang will discuss all things related to publishing in academia.

Contact rengel@hawaii.edu for the Zoom link.

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Hey @UHM_Sociology and @CSS_UHManoa students! Keep an eye out for a new class available next year, SOC 438: Prisons! This new course was just approved and will be added to Banner soon!!

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Join us on Tuesday, March 2nd from 3:00-4:30PM for the next of our Sociology Department Colloquium with Professor Manfred Steger, who will discuss:
"Globalization and the Great Unsettling: The Production of the Unhappy Consciousness"

Registration link: https://t.co/cTw3KFfxtu

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Dr. Kimura contributed a chapter to Studying Japan: Handbook of Research Designs, Fieldwork, and Methods which is now published. You can see the details of the book from here: https://t.co/jnXKcJhFhq

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Congratulations to Rumika Hillyer (@rumikash) on her newly published article in Contemporary Japan (@CJ_jrnl). You can access the article from the link -
https://t.co/1QKqqoGcoZ

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Please join us on Tuesday, February 2nd from 3:00-4:30PM, Professor Wei Zhang and Margie Walkover will discuss their paper: "The Impact of COVID-19 on Psychological Distress in Hawai‘i."

Link: https://t.co/K3qA6n3dqD

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Excited to share about the next talk of the Island Feminism Project, on "Island Feminisms: Place, Justice, and Movement: 2021 Virtual Speaker Series." See details on the flyer -

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Congratulation to Margaret Walkover on her recently accepted article titled, "Reflections on Type III Error: Ethical Implications for Mental Health Research, Public Policy, and Population Health" in Human Psychology and Psychiatry: An International Journal of Critical Inquiry!

Join us for the talk with Dr. Myungji Yang, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, on "Manufacturing Fear: The Construction of a Political Identity on the Korean Right, 1987-2018."

Time: Friday, January 29, 10 am HST.

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Thank you, Dr. Kathrine Irwin, for putting together a wonderful presentation introducing the Sociology Department especially, focusing on faculty members’ teaching and research excellence. Please visit the link to watch the video of the presentation -
https://t.co/LdXJ6ekrlh

Graduate Student Sociological Association created a survey to assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on graduate students. Link to the survey: https://t.co/B6rD6GIXjJ.
We are accepting responses until this Saturday, Dec 19 at 11:59PM HST. We appreciate your participation.

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Please find @nsharma101 article published in a special supplemental issue of the journal, Theory and Event. Titled, "The Global COVID-19 Pandemic and the Need to Change Who We Think “We” Are."
Link - https://t.co/dkWf4sugHf

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Congratulations to @OmarTBird for receiving the 2020 Sakihara Memorial Award! Please see the link below to the newsletter, which honors Omar and also has updates about previous Sakihara Award recipients and a wonderful note from Dr. David Takeuchi. Link - https://t.co/BIWOIzeme0

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Congratulations to Manfred Steger for being part of a special issue of @GlobalizationsJ along with other contributors, including @wmignolo, @SaskiaSassen, Roland Robertson, @scurran_uw, Habibul Khondker, Valentine Moghadam, and others.

Link -https://t.co/KJNlSvNu5s

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A shout out to SOC professor Jennifer Darrah-Okike for being part of the UH Mānoa Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation (TRHT) team.

News link - https://t.co/0TjAiZktwu

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Please find here, @nsharma101's recent book panel discussion with Fabio Guillermo Rojas (Virginia L. Roberts Professor of Sociology at Indiana University) featured at the Free Migration Project on Nov 21, 2020.
Link - https://t.co/yuZ73IWenC

As part of the 2nd Annual Open Borders Conference (Nov. 21, 2020), @fabiorojas interviews No Borders activist/scholar @nsharma101 on her new book, Home Rule: National Sovereignty and the Separation of Natives and Migrants. To register: https://t.co/1CFMtm9NTk

#openborders

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Join in the GSSA (Graduate Student Sociological Association) organized series - "Meet the Faculty with Dr. David Johnson and Dr. Le Lin", on Thursday, 11/12 from 5 to 6 pm HST.

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Congratulations to @ashleytrubin as her book “Rocking Qualitative Social Science” is going to be published in August 2021. If interested in participating in a workshop on #qualmeth, book talk, or any info related to the book, please sign up here -
https://t.co/JQq4J1cost

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