We meet the person behind the Steak Umm Twitter account, and learn how a commercial meat product used sociology to gain social media follows.
We discuss the Bosnian War with Adis Maksic (expert on genocide and survivor of the war) and Aliza Luft (UCLA).
The challenges of conducting ethnography in other countries.
We discuss elite self-pity, and whether the sentiment is prevalent among sociology professors.
Columbia University Press’ Eric Schwartz discusses academic publishing, and how to approach presses.
We discuss recent divisions in German sociology with Stephen Vaisey of Duke University and Thomas Scheffer from Goethe University.
We discuss the idea that a “shortage of marriageable men” seems like a strong explanation of falling marriage rates.
Seth Aburtyn (University of British Columbia) discusses the role of classical sociology in our graduate curricula.
A recent NY Times opinion piece muses about the death of the Republican Party. Canada’s conservative party died in the mid-1990s. What happened?
Alexandrea Ravenelle (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) discusses the inner workings of the Internet-platformed gig economy.