Sociology, Anthropology & Criminology

European refugee policy subject of presentation

A presentation November 30 will discuss the structural tensions of refugee policy across the European Union.

Giuseppe Sciortino, a professor of sociology at the Università di Trento, Italy, will deliver his lecture “The Gentle Monster” at 11:30 a.m. Thursday in room 162, Chrysler Hall South.

This event, sponsored by the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology, is free and open to the public.

Speaker to address interplay of migration and the sexual order

Spatial movements are often associated with changes in preferences, norms, and practices — including in the most intimate spheres, says Martina Cvajner.

A faculty member in the Department of Psychology and Cognitive Sciences at the Università di Trento, Italy, she will deliver her lecture, “Migration and the Sexual Order” at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 28, in room 162, Chrysler Hall South.

This event, sponsored by the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology, is free and open to the public.

Suncor refinery outside of Fort McMurrayNAFTA impedes efforts to reduce reliance on oilsands projects like the Suncor refinery outside of Fort McMurray, says professor emeritus Gordon Laxer of the University of Alberta.

Trade deal impedes fight against global warming: speaker

A lecture Tuesday will discuss “How NAFTA impedes Action on Climate Change.”