Academics

Events

Spring 2015

Color of Violence 4 Conference - Beyond the State: Inciting Transformative Possibilities.

Register here. The conference is March 26 – 29, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place located at 2233 South Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Chicago, IL.


Past Events

Fall 2014

Chicago Police Violence, Torture and Misuse of Power: Yesterday and Today

In 1969, Fred Hampton—Chairperson of the Chicago Chapter of the Black Panther Party—was killed by law enforcement officials while he slept. Panelists Jeff Haas, Bill Hampton and Crista Noel will share personal stories of their experiences dealing with law enforcement violence.

Monday, September 8, Krentz Center Room 120, from 6-7 p.m.

Film Screening & Discussion with Director Dr. Robin Hayes - "Black and Cuba"

This edgy and artful documentary uncovers renewed hope for equality and human rights. Featuring Angela Davis, Fidel Castro, Fred Hampton, Ché Guevara, Malcolm X and Assata Shakur in rarely seen footage. 

Thursday, September 18, Dominican University, Martin Recital Hall, 6:30 p.m.

A Lecture with Eric Klinenberg - "Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone"

Eric Klinenberg is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University. He is the author of Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone (The Penguin Press, 2012), Fighting for Air: The Battle to Control America’s Media (Metropolitan Books, 2007), and Heat Wave: A Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago (University of Chicago Press, 2002), as well as the editor of Cultural Production in a Digital Age and of the journal Public Culture. 

Friday, September 19, DePaul University, Lincoln Park Student Center Room 314AB 4-6:30 p.m.

Spring 2014

MAJOR/MINOR MEET AND GREET.....AND FREE PIZZA!!

Sociology and Criminal Justice majors and minors are invited to eat pizza and meet the department faculty and fellow classmates at GIORDANO'S in Oak Park on Tuesday, February 18th 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. FREE PIZZA AND GREAT CONVERSATIONS! DON'T MISS OUT! Arrive and leave anytime!

Giordano's Pizza is located at 1115 Chicago Ave., Oak Park, IL.

Fall 2013

MAJOR/MINOR MEET AND GREET.....AND FREE PIZZA!!

Sociology and Criminal Justice majors and minors are invited to eat pizza and meet the department faculty and fellow classmates at GIORDANO'S in Oak Park on Thursday, October 24th 5pm-7pm. FREE PIZZA AND GREAT CONVERSATIONS! DON'T MISS OUT!

Giordano's Pizza, 1115 Chicago Ave., Oak Park, IL

Spring 2013

Annual Alpha Kappa Delta Recognition Ceremony

Wednesday, May 15th, 3pm. KCC River Forest Room

The Sociology and Social Work departments will host this wonderful event to recognize our graduating seniors and past and new members of AKD. This event will also include original research presentations by some of our graduating majors. If you are interested in attending or becoming a member of AKD, please contact Dr. Carol Jabs at 209-3145 or carol.jabs@cuchicago.edu.

Fall 2012     

Physical Deformities, Mental Disabilities: Those Deemed “UNFIT”

Time/Location: Monday, November 12th. 6pm in KCC Alumni Room

Over 250,000 Men, Women and Children Murdered

 When? Who Committed such an Atrocious Crime?

Why do we not know?

*****Food and Drinks will be provided

 

Student-Led Events (Spring 2012)


Student Panel

Save the Date:  CUC students, Abby McCartney and Anothony Nelson, will present a panel discussion on discrimination and mistreatment in the criminal justice system.  More information coming soon.
Monday, May 3rd, 7pm KCC Alumni Room

Student-led Study Sessions

 Need help with a sociology or Law & Justic course? If so, you are invited to attend student-led study sessions, where we can help each other in courses or for projects that may be difficult.  Tuesdays 3:45--5:30pm, Fridays 1pm--3:00pm  2nd Floor Klinck Library (by the windows)

For more information, please contact Quintin Williams, Sociology and Law & Justice Club President at crf_williaq@cuchicago.edu

Beyond the Bubble

 Everyone is free to come and go as needed.  Organized by CUC STOP committee.  Modeled after the teach-ins of the 1960s, this gathering offers students the opportunity to discuss and debate key topics about the contemporary world, and especially their role in it. 
May 2nd from 11:30-3:30 in  the Triangle.