Sociology

Unit 6

Marina Prado Nogueira successfully defends MA thesis

Sociology professor Luis LM Aguiar’s graduate student, Marina Prado Nogueira, recently successfully defended an MA thesis on domestic workers in Sao Paulo, Brazil, entitled Bringing Rights to the Table: Domestic Workers’ Experiences Defending Labour Rights in Brazil. The examining committee unanimously congratulated Nogueira in "writing a brilliant thesis".

Historian, scholar Pieter Lagrou visits UBC to discuss post-war Europe

The end of the Second World War witnessed massive border changes across Central and Eastern Europe.

Director, scholar, Min Sook Lee visits UBC to present film work

Award-winning Canadian filmmaker Min Sook Lee will be visiting UBC Okanagan’s campus next week.

Sociology experts list top books in 2016

Sociology experts list top books in 2016

In the spirit of year-end best book lists, the Sociology Department at UBC's Okanagan campus presents their top 2016 book reads. Dr. Bonar Buffam recommends David Graeber’s, The Utopia of Rules: On Technology, Stupidity and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy (Melvin House, 2016). Graber discusses our ‘intimacy’ with rules, regulations and bureaucracy, as well as […]