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Upcoming Events

Date & Time:
May 30, 2016 - June 3, 2016

"Picture This" presents works produced by visual researchers

Gallery Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

Date & Time:
May 30, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Banquet, Award Ceremony and Receptions

The Sociology Department at the University of Calgary invites CSA-SCS delegates to a reception.   Meet your fellow delegates and reconnect with colleagues.

Date & Time:
June 1, 2016 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

This session examines how hegemonic gendered and racialized images impact visible minority immigrant communities' sense of belonging and security. 

The Department of Sociology at the University of Calgary is among the top rated research

oriented departments in the country. Our programs at all levels emphasize core knowledge

in classical and contemporary social theories, social statistics and diverse sociological methods.

In addition, the faculty has a wide range of substantive interests.

Around the Department

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Amal Madibbo, a professor in the sociology department at the University of Calgary, is going to be honoured by being recognized as one of 100 “Accomplished Black Canadian Women” for 2016. 

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Bio: Dr. Pallavi Banerjee sees sociology as a discipline that “…can be liberating and transformative”. She joins the Department of Sociology after earning her PhD from the University of Illinois, Chicago.

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The University of Calgary’s Department of Sociology have had several award winners this Spring.

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The University of Calgary’s Department of Sociology held its Undergraduate Honours Symposium on April 12th, 2016. The theme of the symposium was “New Horizons in Undergraduate Research”. 

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On April 7th 2016, students enrolled in Sociology of Homelessness once again presented the results of their semester-long research in MacEwan Hall to the University of Calgary student community.

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The University of Calgary, Department of Sociology held its 12th Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium on March 3rd and 4th, 2016.

In the Media

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Suburbs' fabric shifts as jobs move away from the downtown core. 'Calgary is at a tipping point in its evolution' now that one third of Calgarians work in the suburbs.

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Hate graffiti on Calgary school a danger to refugee and non-refugee students

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Eddie the Eagle movie brings back warm Olympic memories for Calgarians

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Are downtowns relevant in the 21st century city?

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Calgary: In search of a new identity