Past Events

Nov19
Community Interventions to Promote Protective Factors for Older Adult Well Being: A Scoping Review

Community Interventions to Promote Protective Factors for Older Adult Well Being

A Scoping Review Presented by Dr. Amy Best, Dr. Elizangela Storelli, Dr. Andrew Lee, Kellie Wilkerson and Fanni Farago

Friday, November 19, 2021 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Zoom https://gmu.zoom.us/j/95441748844?pwd=cStUc1NFOFR2c1hpbG91OGtJaEp0Zz09

This presentation will outline the process and challenges of conducting research and work with community partners, present findings from the scoping review study, and discuss lessons learned regarding the features and practices of community partnering.

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Oct27
Colloquium Series: Slow Violence and the Gas Peedit in Neoliberal India

Colloquium Series: Slow Violence and the Gas Peedit in Neoliberal India

Online lecture by Dr. Nikhil Deb (Murray State University)

Sociology and Anthropology

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Online Location, Zoom. For login details, please see the link below.

"In this presentation, I analyze the ways in which slow violence and neoliberalism intertwine in the production of social and environmental destruction, evident in the lingering devastation from the 1984 Union Carbide catastrophe in Bhopal, India."

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Oct22
From the Classroom to the Picket Line: Education and the Crisis of Care

From the Classroom to the Picket Line

Education and the Crisis of Care

Friday, October 22, 2021 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Zoom https://gmu.zoom.us/j/95441748844?pwd=cStUc1NFOFR2c1hpbG91OGtJaEp0Zz09

This presentation explores the work that schools and teachers do to respond to students’ needs within the context of longstanding racial and economic inequities and standards-based accountability. It highlights the ways that teachers have organized to demand a living wage and affordable health care for themselves and the provision of basic services for students, families and communities. Join us for a dialog and discussion about social reproduction, educational inequities, and methods of resistance in contemporary public education.

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Oct22

Research Support Overview and Refresher

CHSS Research

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Friday, October 22, 2021 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Online Location

Please register for the upcoming Research Support Overview and Refresher. This event will provide CHSS faculty at any stage of career with information about the support the college and university offer to assist faculty with submitting applications for external funding and how awards are managed once they are received.

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Oct20

Fall 2021 Public Sociology Conference

Building An Interdisciplinary Community Through Public Sociology

October 20, 2021, 11:00 AM to October 22, 2021, 3:00 PM
Zoom (Details Available in Each Session Description)

Now more than ever, we need a rebirth in our approaches and relationships to one another, our overarching institutions, and innovations. Public sociologists can help ensure equitable and sustainable approaches to the problems that impact us all at a time when creative and inclusive inter-collaborative resolutions have never been needed more. Interdisciplinarity can guide and inform the task of reimagining and implementing inclusive, data-driven approaches to solving these complex problems. Join the Public Sociology Association's 7th annual Public Sociology conference around Building an Interdisciplinary Community through Public Sociology October 20th-22nd on Zoom!

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Sep17
Publishing Community-Engaged and Participatory Action Research

Publishing Community-Engaged and Participatory Action Research

CSSR Education and Health Research Hub Event

Friday, September 17, 2021 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Via Zoom at https://gmu.zoom.us/j/95441748844?pwd=cStUc1NFOFR2c1hpbG91OGtJaEp0Zz09

This panel explores the process of publishing community-engaged research (CER) and participatory action research (PAR).

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