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McMaster University Faculty of Social Sciences news and current events.

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Thursday, March 9, 2017 | 1:30-3:30pm | Moulton Hall (EMR), McMaster University

Mar 09, 2017

Level I students invited to Social Sciences Faculty Showcase

The Faculty of Social Sciences will host their annual Level 2 Showcase for Level 1 students on Wed., March 22 in the L.R. Wilson Hall, Community Room (first floor). The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Mar 09, 2017

Indigenous undergrads invited to apply for research-focused summer program

Applications are now open for the 2017 Indigenous Undergraduate Summer Research Scholars (IUSRS) program at McMaster.

Mar 09, 2017

Anthropology students hit the streets of Hamilton in search of art

Public art can be a powerful tool to engage communities. It can spark positive change by opening up public dialogue, triggering mobilization and activism, and helping to build community capacity and leadership.

Mar 08, 2017

What can the Humanities and Social Sciences contribute to the analysis of the Environment and Climate Change?

IGHC Lunch Discussions: Wed. March 22, Tue. April 4, & April 20 from 12:30pm - 1:30pm - The Institute for Globalization and the Human Condition invites faculty and graduate students to discusses what the Humanities and Social Sciences can contribute to our understanding of the Environment and Climate Change.

Mar 08, 2017

Katherine Cuff, the Canada Research Chair in Public Economic Theory

Department of Economics salutes, Katherine Cuff, the Canada Research Chair in Public Economic Theory this International Women's Day. She is a part of a group of twenty-two McMaster women who currently hold Canada Research Chairs.

Mar 08, 2017

Megan Brickley, Canada Research Chair in Bioarchaeology of Human Disease

It is International Women's Day, as the world celebrates women, we'd like to salute the Department of Anthropology's Megan Brickley, the Canada Research Chair in Bioarchaeology of Human Disease. She is a part of a group of twenty-two McMaster women who currently hold Canada Research Chairs.They're an extraordinary group, tackling some of the most critical and challenging issues facing society today.

Mar 08, 2017

Hamilton women fight to reshape the legal profession

School of Social Work alumnae are part of a growing campaign to spread the message about why law needs feminism. Current law school students, Romita Sur and Zaynab Al-Waadh are involved with a national initiative – #LawNeedsFeminismBecause – meant to incite discussion and help reshape the legal profession. Sur, 24, and Al-Waadh, 23, spoke with The Spectator about the idea behind the campaign and how their experiences in Hamilton impact the work they do now.

Mar 08, 2017

Honours BSW Student to Receive Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA)

Maddie Brockbank, an Honours BSW student, has been selected to receive a Summer Undergraduate Student Research Award for Summer 2017 through the Office of Experiential Education. Maddie’s project will be about examining male-identified students’ perspectives of sexual violence on Canadian university campuses.

Mar 07, 2017

Level IV Honours Political Science Student Receives USRA

Level IV Honours Political Science student, James Ankers, has been awarded the McMaster University Summer Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) for his proposed project on "Party System Institutionalization in Southeast Asia".

Mar 07, 2017

Labour Studies Visiting Speaker: Janice Martell

50 Guinea Pigs, 13 Rabbits, 20,000 Miners: The McIntyre Powder Experiment - Janice Martell, Founder, McIntyre Powder Project, Sudbury ON, March 23, 2017, 2:30-4:30pm L.R. Wilson Hall 1003

Mar 07, 2017

"We have made you into nations and tribes that you may know one another" A verse of the Quran and Western Errors

The Annual Global Islam Lecture and the Department of Religious Studies welcome Dr. Lynda Clarke from Concordia University on Wednesday March 22, 2017. Talk will be held in HSC 1A6 at 7:30 p.m.

Mar 06, 2017

Social Psychology students take home awards

March 1, 2017, Social Psychology Students attended the 2015-2016 Faculty of Social Sciences Awards Ceremony.

Mar 06, 2017

Social Psychology welcomes Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor

From March 23 to 24, 2017, Dr. Gary Evans of Cornell University will be at McMaster as a Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor.

Mar 06, 2017

The Rise of Precarity

Published in Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation magazine, Education Matters (February 23, 2017), by Stephanie Ross. Understanding and navigating the emerging economic and social (dis)order

Mar 02, 2017

Indigenous Graduation Ceremony 2017

Save the date! June 14 at 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Feb 28, 2017

Spring Social 2017!

April 3 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Feb 28, 2017

Baking with Bertha

Cook with Elder and Professional Chef Bertha Skye

Feb 28, 2017

Students, grads recognized with John C. Holland Awards

Congratulations to Sara Jama (Social Psychology), Maurice Brown (Religious Studies), and Social Work alumni Jovaune Rhodes.

Feb 28, 2017

Selling Your Skills in Your Job Search

You've gained many skills through your degree, work and community activities. Can you sell them effectively to future employers? Join us Thursday, March 9. Identify transferable skills for job searching, resumes, interviews, and more!

Feb 28, 2017

McMaster School of Social Work News

The latest news, discussion topics and announcements from the School of Social Work.

Feb 28, 2017