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Spring 2017 Lecture Series – Family and Community Services

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SOCIOLOGY DEPARTMENT FAMILY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES LECTURE SERIES SPRING 2017   COMMON HOUR APRIL COMMUNITY HISTORY AND RESPONSE TO FAMILY PROBLEMS: FOCUS ON YMCA MAY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND COMMUNITY RESPONSE: HISTORY AND PURPOSE OF THE YWCA BATTERED WOMEN’S SHELTER FAMILY COURT: LEGAL PROCESS AND...

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New Course! Social Identities and Science in the Genomic Age

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New Course! Social Identities and Science in the Genomic Age

New Course Lecture/Discussion & LAB component, SCLB & LCC Taught by Prof. Deidre Hill Butler (Sociology) & Barbara Danowski...

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Water activist shares her vision with sociology students

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Water activist shares her vision with sociology students

The students of Prof. Hill-Butler’s SOC207 class were excited to have Flint, Michigan water activist E. Yvonne Lewis visit with them on Thursday February 2, 2017.

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Prof. Hill-Butler Curates Her Research on Nashville Floods

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Prof. Hill-Butler Curates Her Research on Nashville Floods

Lost in the flood: A community’s resilience rises above disaster, Schaffer Library, September 19-November 21. Over two days in early May 2010, nearly 14 inches of rain fell across Nashville and parts of middle Tennessee. The deluge forced the Cumberland River and others over their banks, resulting in massive flooding. When the waters receded, 26 people had died, there was $2.4 billion in property damage, and few neighborhoods remained intact. Back home in Schenectady, Deidre Hill Butler watched news accounts of the devastating floods. An associate professor of sociology and director of the...

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Katerina Toulatos receives Gideon Hawley Award

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Katerina Toulatos receives Gideon Hawley Award

Lai Wa Wong ’17, who is double majoring in sociology and computer science, nominated her high school Spanish teacher, Katerina Toulatos, for the Gideon Hawley Gideon Hawley Teacher Recognition Award. Named for the 1809 graduate of Union who was New York state’s first superintendent of public education…

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Prof. Cotter’s Research on Attitudes toward Gender Revolution

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Prof. Cotter’s Research on Attitudes toward Gender Revolution

Professor David Cotter, Sociology Department Chair, recently published research in which he and several colleagues analyzed changing American attitudes toward gender roles using data from the General Social Survey.

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Prof. Hill-Butler to Discuss Classic Film, Birth of a Nation, 11/24 at Proctors

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Prof. Hill-Butler to Discuss Classic Film,  Birth of a Nation, 11/24 at Proctors

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