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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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Upcoming Events

Dr. Rosina Lozano, Associate Professor of History at Princeton University, work shows us that Latina/o/x history exists all over the United States if someone...

1/20 12pm
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Sociology@UCSantaCruz will host a mixtapes session with Sociology Lecturer Joseph Klett. Joseph Klett is a sociologist of culture and technology with a...

1/20 12pm
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Sociology@UCSantaCruz will host a Works-in-Progress session featuring graduate students Michelle Gomez Parra, Theresa Hice-Fromille, and Roxanna Villalobos....

2/3 12pm

Dr. Viviana MacManus, the author of Disruptive Archives: Feminist Memories of Resistance in Latin America’s Dirty Wars (University of Illinois Press, 2020),...

2/24 12pm

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