Dr. Z. Kilic gave a talk at the UAA bokstore on April 23rd, 2014 at 5 pm. "Restaurant Reviews: Ethnic Food in the American Culinary Imaginary." Podcast can be accessed here.
Affiliated faculty Dr. Sackmann gave a talk on "Post-growth societies, education systems, and differentiation" at CAEPR/ISER Lunchtime talks on April 11, Fri, at 12 pm (Conference Room, Fifth Floor, Diplomacy Building).
Affiliated faculty Dr. Bulent Kilic gave a talk on April 9th, 2014, at 1 pm at ESH 104, titled "Social Determinants of Health: Examples from Turkey." This event was part of the National Public Health Month, co-sponsored by ICHS and Health Sciences.
Affiliated faculty Dr. Sackmann gave a talk titled "Employers, Migrants and Labor Markets in Germany: Case Studies" at the bookstore on April 2nd, 2014 at 5 pm. Reinhold Sackman is a professor at the Institute of Sociology, Martin-Luther University in Halle-Wittenberg, Germany. His research interests include analyzing the social structure of modern societies, demographic changes in Germany, migrant workers and public sector employment. At this event he discussed economic and social attitudes toward non German migrant workers in Germany.Affiliated faculty Dr. Bulent Kilic, associate professor from Dokuz Eylul University (Turkey), gave a bookstore talk on March 5th, 2014, titled "A comparative look at healthcare systems in Turkey and the U.S.: Social determinants of health." Podcast of the event can be found here.
BOOKER'S PLACE with YVETTE JOHNSON (February 2013)
Dean Stalvey - welcoming remarks before the screening (Feb 22, 2013 @ Wendy Williamson Auditorium)
Yvette at the Bookstore event (listen to the event podcast here.)
Sociology Club Co-president Jason Harper and sociology alumni Erica Mitchell are attending the student gathering with Yvette Johnson @ the Multicultural Center (Feb 22, 2013)
IMMIGRATION PANEL (March 29, 2012)
This panel included three speakers: Jamie Goodwin-White, UCLA, Department of Geography; Asiye Kaya, Georgetown University's BMW Center for German and European Studies, and from UAA's Dept. of Geography, Dorn Von Dommelen.
This panel was organized by Zeynep Kilic of the Sociology Department, and sponsored by UAA's College of Arts and Sciences, International Studies Program, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies and Department of Sociology. Listen to the podcast of the event here.
SOCIOLOGY CLUB ACTIVITIES
Co-presidents Jason Harper and Laura Orenga DeGaffory attending the Sociology Club booth at the Student Involvement Fair.
Laura Orenga DeGaffory, Jason Harper and Jessica Pannini of the Sociology Club are recognized as student leaders at the annual MLK Student Appreciation luncheon, with Dr. Kilic in tow (January 2014).
Laura and Jason at the Sociology and Gerontology booth at the Freshmen Convocation (August 24, 2013)
UAA Sociology Club recently hosted a meet and greet with Sociology Faculty and Students on October 22, 2013 and on Feb 13, 2013, (7-9 pm) at the Consortium Library 307.
Drs. John Riley, Chad Farrell & Zeynep Kilic at the Meet & Greet.
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Chancellor's Awards, 2013
Dr. Kilic received the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in University Diversity, after a nomination by her colleagues in the Sociology Department. Award is given to individuals who are making significant and positive differences in enhancing diversity on campus by increasing visibility, representing diverse voices, advocating, showing program initiative, and creating a sense of community as a public square.
New Affiliated Faculty - Spring 2014
Two international affiliate faculty (a Demographer and a Medical Sociology/Public Health specialist) were in residence at the Sociology Dept. from Germany and Turkey during Spring 2014.
Presentations by Sociology Faculty (2012-present)
Dr. Kilic will be presenting her paper "Organizational Interpretations of Belonging and Identity - Politics of Incorporation among Turkish American Associations in New York" at the Introduction to Turkish American Studies, Bogazici University, in Istanbul, Turkey (June 6-7, 2014).
Dr. Kilic will be presenting her paper "Politics of Integration, Citizenship, the Second Generation, and Cultural Identity: Interpretation and Representation Among Turkish Immigrants and Migrant Associations in Berlin and New York." Turkish Migration Conference. Regent's University, London, UK (May 30-June 1, 2014).
Dr. Jache led a Conversation Salon Series on "How Does Media Shape Our Reality of Older Adults"(Jan 21, 2014) at Ann Stevens Room, Loussac Public Library.Dr. Kilic was a panelist at the Alaska Public Media's Addressing Alaskans program, discussing the documentary Girls Rising and girls' education around the world, sponsored by the Alaska World Affairs Council on Dec. 5th, 2013.
Dr. Farrell presented his research "A Microcosm of America? Ethnoracial Diversity and Segregation in Anchorage, 1980-2010" at theUrban in Alaska Conference in the 11:55am-1:00pm session on "Labor, Migration, and Refugees". Friday, March 29, 2013 (8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.) @ Student Union Den. See the April 10th, 2013 article in Green and Gold as well as the Anchorage Daily News on April 6th about his work.
Publications by and about Sociology Faculty (2011-present)