Sociology and Anthropology Seminar Series

Sociology and Anthropology Seminar SeriesSemester 1, 2015

All seminars are held in The Cultural Collections reading room on Level 2 of the Auchmuty Library, Callaghan.

Thursday 12th March (4:00)

A pilot study of the experience of modern academic working life: Productivity increase or unsustainable intensification of work?

Michael Bittman, Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, University of New England

Thursday 2nd April (4:00)

Is there any such thing as Research Ethics? Towards a Professional Ethics of Social Scientific Researchers.

Nathan Emmerich, Visiting Research Fellow in the School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy at Queen’s University Belfast.

Thursday 7th May (4:00)

New Orleans Voodoo: A Discursive and Semiotic Exploration of a House of Voodoo

Emma Quilty, School of Humanities & Social Science, University of Newcastle

Thursday 28th May (4:00)

Women, Weight, Social Class and Aging: Going Beyond a Metabolic Approach to Health

Melisa Audet, Research Centre on Aging, University of Sherbrooke, Canada

Thursday 4th June (4:00)

Uni Choosers and Refusers: ‘Choice’ as a Foucauldian Problematisation of Widening Participation Policy and Practice in Higher Education

Dr. Erica Southgate, School of Education, University of Newcastle.

All welcome!

Afternoon tea provided.
For further details please contact Dr David Farrugia ( or Emma Quilty (

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