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Conference: The Many Dimensions of Herbert Marcuse

The Many Dimensions of Herbert Marcuse On October 1st and 2nd, Brandeis University will host a conference to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the publication of One-Dimensional Man, the most famous book of former Brandeis faculty member and Frankfurt School member Herbert Marcuse (1898-1979).  … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: The Social Pathologies of Contemporary Civilization

5th International ConferenceOctober 30 & 31, 2014Erasmus University Rotterdam, The SPCC explores the nature of contemporary malaises, diseases, illnesses & psychosomatic syndromes in their relation to cultural pathologies of the social body. These social pathologies are diseases related to … Continue reading

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Loretta Saunders Scholarship Fund

Loretta Saunders Scholarship Fund Who: Cheryl Maloney – President, Nova Scotia Native Women’s Association Darryl Leroux – Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminology, Saint Mary’s University Why: Raising money for a scholarship fund in Loretta Saunders’ name for indigenous women to study … Continue reading

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Sociology of Race and Ethnicity Call for Papers

On December 31, the Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities, the American Sociological Association (ASA), along with Sage, opened the submission portal for the new journal, Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, which will publish its first issue in January 2015! … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Dr. Al Olmstead

Selected Thoughts in Memory of Al Olmstead Dr. James Frideres and Dr. Merlin Brinkerhoff, University of Calgary Al was born and raised on a farm in Southern Saskatchewan where he attended a rural school.  Upon completion of grade 12, he … Continue reading

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