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At UC Santa Cruz, we take scholarly leaps into the dynamics of social action: agency and governance, politics and mediation, identity and difference, social justice and ethics, democracy and sustainability, technologies and environment, affect and politics.

For sociologists at UC Santa Cruz, these transgressive modes of research open new frontiers for research, new intersections for theory building and new possibilities for change.

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Sociology@UCSantaCruz will host a mixtapes session with Uriel Serrano (sociology) and Andrea del Carmen Vázquez (TBD). Uriel Serrano is a PhD candidate...

4/22 12pm
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Join Naya Jones (Sociology) and Nancy Chen (Anthropology) for a conversation about intersectional healing in research and practice. From the perspectives of...

4/29 12pm
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Sociology@UCSantaCruz will host a mixtapes session with with Assistant Professor of Socology Camilla Hawthorne. Camilla Hawthorne is a critical human...

5/6 12pm
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Sociology@UCSantaCruz will host a roundtable discussion with Assistant Professors of Sociology Camilla Hawthorne and Naya Jones, along with students of their...

5/13 12pm
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Sociology@UCSantaCruz will host a faculty dialogues session with Hillary Angelo and Miriam Greenberg. The conversation and Q&A session will be moderated by...

5/20 12pm

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