Schedule of Classes Graduate / Fall 2010 / Sociology

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Notes for Graduate Students

Continuation Class Please refer to the University Bulletin for specific details regarding registration. Students who should register for CONT 500a Full-time Graduate Research should use sage class #3633; students who should register for CONT 450a Part-time Graduate Research should use sage class #3710. To view course description, please click on the course # link.

(100-199) For Both Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s)
5519 SOC 111A 1 Political Sociology
[ ss ]
Block J
T,F 12:10 PM–1:30 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr122
Open
15 / 999 / 0
Sirianni, Carmen
6115 SOC 118A 1 Observing the Social World: Doing Qualitative Sociology
[ ss ]
Block L
M,W 3:40 PM–5:00 PM
Pearlman Hall 202
Open
14 / 20 / 0
Shostak, Sara
5359 SOC 119A 1 War and Possibilities of Peace
[ ss ]
Block P
T,F 3:10 PM–4:30 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr219
Open
58 / 999 / 0
Fellman, Gordon A
6116 SOC 120B 1 Globalization and the Media
[ ss ]
Block M
M,W 5:10 PM–6:30 PM
Pearlman Hall 113
Open
32 / 35 / 0
Rubin, Henry S.
6287 SOC 121A 1 Ethnic Relations in Comparative Perspectives
[ ss ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Joint Seminar. Prerequisites: SOC 1a or SOC 3b. Registration priority given to juniors and seniors. This is an intermediate level course. Signature of Judy Hanley (hanley@brandeis.edu), required.
Block S6
T 9:10 AM–12:00 PM
Pearlman Hall 203
Open
Consent Req.

4 / 12 / 0
Smooha, Sammy
6282 SOC 124B 1 Israeli Society
[ ss ]
Not recommended for first year students.
Block N
T,F 1:40 PM–3:00 PM
Pearlman Hall 203
Open
9 / 999 / 0
Smooha, Sammy
6117 SOC 131B 1 Biography, Gender, and Society
[ ss ]
This course counts toward the completion of the joint MA degree in sociology & women's and gender studies.
Prerequisite: SOC 1a or 3b. Registration priority given to juniors and seniors.
Instructor's Signature Required
Block S7
F 9:10 AM–12:00 PM
Pearlman Hall 203
Open
Consent Req.

8 / 15 / 0
Hansen, Karen
6266 SOC 143A 1 Social Justice and Philanthropy
[ ss ]
Block M
M,W 5:10 PM–6:30 PM
Pearlman Hall 202
Open
10 / 20 / 0
Garton, Elenore
6118 SOC 150B 1 Culture of Consumption
[ ss ]
Block E
M,W,Th 12:10 PM–1:00 PM
Golding Judaica Center101
Open
63 / 65 / 0
Miller, Laura J.
5526 SOC 153A 1 The Sociology of Empowerment
[ ss ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Students are selected based on essay, interview, and random drawing.
Instructor's Signature Required
Block H
T,F 10:40 AM–12:00 PM
Usdan Peace Room
Open
Consent Req.

11 / 12 / 0
Fellman, Gordon A
6267 SOC 165A 1 Living and Dying in America: The Sociology of Birth and Death
[ ss ]
Not open to first year students. Not open to students who had a death in their immediate family in the past year.
Course will be co-taught with Rev. Katherine Mitchell, Chaplain from Brigham & Women's Hospital.
Instructor's Signature Required
Block S1
M 2:10 PM–5:00 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr104
Closed
Consent Req.

25 / 25 / 0
Cadge, Wendy
Mitchell, Katherine N.
4740 SOC 175B 1 Environmental Organizations, Networks, and Partnerships
[ oc ss ]
Block P
T,F 3:10 PM–4:30 PM
Brown Social Science Center115
Open
10 / 999 / 0
Sirianni, Carmen
4865 SOC 189A 1 Sociology of Body and Health
[ ss ]
Block F
M,W,Th 1:10 PM–2:00 PM
Gerstenzang 121
Open
63 / 999 / 0
Shostak, Sara
5530 SOC 191A 1 Health, Community, and Society
[ ss ]
Block G
T,F 9:10 AM–10:30 AM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr219
Open
102 / 999 / 0
Conrad, Peter
 

(200 and above) Primarily for Graduate Students

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s)
6120 SOC 208A 1 Social Problems Theory and Research
Graduate Seminar
Block S4
F 1:40 PM–4:30 PM
Pearlman Hall 202
Open
19 / 999 / 0
Conrad, Peter
6569 SOC 212A 1 Theories of Morality
Block S3
W 2:10 PM–5:00 PM
Pearlman Hall 203
Open
6 / 999 / 0
Miller, Laura J.
3706 SOC 240A 1 Approaches to Sociological Research
Yields half-course credit. Required of graduate students for six semesters during the first three years of their course of study.
Course meets on alternate Thursdays: 9/2, 9/16, 10/7, 10/21, 11/4, 11/18, 12/2.
Th 5:10 PM–6:30 PM
Pearlman Hall 202
Open
20 / 999 / 0
Shostak, Sara
 

Cross-Listed in Sociology

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s)
6093 HIST 115A 1 History of Comparative Race and Ethnic Relations
[ ss ]
Block J
T,F 12:10 PM–1:30 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr104
Open
20 / 50 / 0
Sundiata, Ibrahim
5191 HS 110A 1 Wealth and Poverty
[ ss ]
Block J
T,F 12:10 PM–1:30 PM
Golding Judaica Center110
Closed
75 / 75 / 0
Shapiro, Thomas M
5592 HSSP 192B 1 Sociology of Disability
[ ss ]
Instructor's Signature Required
Block S2
T 1:40 PM–4:30 PM
Pearlman Hall 113
Closed
Consent Req.

25 / 25 / 0
Eisenstein Watson, Samantha M.
Gulley, Stephen P.
5551 POL 125A 1 Women in American Politics
[ ss ]
Block S3
W 2:10 PM–5:00 PM
Golding Judaica Center103
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Greenlee, Jill S