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Friday, March 11th, 2016

A Conversation with Dr. Vilna Bashi Treitler

Join us in Pearlman 201 on March 31st at 1:00 PM. We hope to see you there!



Monday, March 7th, 2016

Peter Berger Comes to Brandeis!

Join us this Thursday, March 10th at 2:00 PM in Pearlman Lounge. Peter Berger is a University Professor of Sociology, Emeritus, at Boston University and the founder and Senior Research Fellow of the Institute on Culture, Religion, and World Affairs. His talk is titled Two Pluralisms: Toward a New Paradigm for Modernity and Religion. We hope to see […]



Monday, February 29th, 2016

2 Recycling Initiatives

Announcing two recycling initiatives in the Sociology department: Graduating students, cap & gowns are available to borrow! Return or donate gowns after commencement.  Set up an appointment with Cheryl Hansen at chansen@brandeis.edu     Have you been enjoying hot drinks from the Keurig in Pearlman? Please join us in our k-cup recycling initiative! Use the […]



Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Welcome New Professors

Join us this Thursday, February 25th, to welcome new Sociology Professors Derron Wallace and Mike Strand! Light refreshments will be provided at 11:45am in Pearlman 201.



Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Cooking Your ‘Self’

Join visiting scholar Rafi Grosglik for our upcoming colloquia! It will be held in Pearlman Lounge on Thursday, February 11th at 2:30 pm. We hope to see you there!  



Friday, December 4th, 2015

Sociology Department’s Statement of Solidarity with #FordHall2015

  Below is the Sociology Department’s statement of solidarity with #FordHall2015. Though the occupation has ended, with success, we feel it is important to share this nonetheless.   Statement of solidarity with #FordHall2015 The faculty and staff of the Department of Sociology stand in solidarity with students who have occupied Bernstein-Marcus. We strongly endorse their […]



Friday, September 19th, 2014

Graduate School in London workshop





Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

2014 Davis Peace Prize Winners

The Davis Projects for Peace initiative encourages students to design grassroots projects for peace that they themselves will implement anywhere in the world.  In this year’s round of applications, four Brandeis students were given grants to spend their summers in India and Israel to work towards their causes. Abie Troen and Andrea Verdaja are in India filming […]



Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Professor’s book wins top honor

Sociology professor Sara Shostak’s new book Exposed Science: Genes, The Environment, and the Politics of Population Health was awarded best book of the year in the American Sociological Association’s science, knowledge, and technology section.  This is an incredible honor for Shostak, as this is a highly competitive and prestigious award.  Sara’s book has been highly praised […]



Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Critical Engagements, April 28th from 5-8 PM in the Ridgewood Commons.

The Leader-Scholar Communities presents our first annual symposium, Critical Engagements, April 28th from 5-8 PM in the Ridgewood Commons. We warmly welcome the Brandeis Community to come witness the application of academia into action in the works of 60 first-year students who are part of the Leader-Scholar Communities: Media & Politics, Global Perspectives: place, race & gender, and […]



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