Important Dates

General Graduate Center Dates and Deadlines

Download and refer to the GC Academic Calendar for registration deadlines, add/drop deadlines, financial aid deadlines, dissertation and thesis deposit dates, observed holidays, and more for this and upcoming semesters.

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Sociology Program Meetings and Colloquia

Sociology Calendar Fall 2023

Be sure to also check out our calendar of upcoming program events, seminars and talks.

Fall 2023 Colloquia

Fall 2023 sociology colloquium schedule

September 22
The Peer Effect: How Your Peers Shape Who You Are and Who You Will Become

Syed Ali, Professor of Sociology, Long Island University Brooklyn; Margaret Chin, Professor of Sociology, Hunter College

October 20
Dominant Ideologies of Immigration and a Rational Approach toward its Future Management

Alejandro Portes, Howard Harrison and Gabrielle S. Beck Professor of Sociology (Emeritus), Princeton University; Professor of Law and Distinguished Scholar of Arts & Sciences, University of Miami

November 17
Seeing Others: How Recognition Works and it can Heal a Divided World

Michèle Lamont, Professor of Sociology and of African and African American Studies and the Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies, Harvard University

December 8
Side Hustle Safety Net: How Vulnerable Workers Survive Precarious Times

Alexandrea Ravenelle, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill