Contexts

sociology for the public

Contexts Blog

Remembering Sinikka Elliott

Sinikka Elliott (Photo Source: UBC Department Profile) It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing … Read More

From The Critical Race Initiative: In solidarity with our Asian and Asian American colleagues and friends

Photo by Ehimetalor Akhere Unuabona (Source: Unsplash). On Tuesday, a white man purchased a gun and within hours walked … Read More

Cross University Collaboration for STEM Education and Social Justice

Image by Harish Sharma (Source: Pixabay) Archbishop Desmond Tutu once said, “My humanity is bound up in … Read More

Coronavirus and Community: A Spring 2020 Course Fashioned Off Contexts’ Call for Papers on the Global Impacts of the Pandemic

Photo by Caniceus (Source: Pixabay). As the world moved to remote teaching and learning this past spring, … Read More

The damage done

Photo by Fred Moon on Unsplash. The storming of the US Capitol building came as a shock … Read More

Contextualizing the Capitol Riot

A photo of the Capitol during the January 6, 2020 riot in response to Trump’s loss in the 2020 … Read More

Kim Ng’s rise does not solve baseball’s gender and race problems

A panoramic view of Miami Marlins Park. (Photo by David Aughinbaugh II. Source: Flickr, CC) Kim Ng’s … Read More

Empathy is Hard. What We Need is (Sociological) Imagination

Photo by David Drexler (Source: Flickr) I live in the liberal bubble of Kent, Ohio, home to … Read More

Graduate Student Experiences in the Midst of Multiple Pandemics

Photo by Changbok Ko (Source: Unsplash) COVID-19 has exposed America’s fragile fault lines associated with economic and racial inequality. Read More

Arranged Marriage in the Spotlight of “Indian Matchmaking”

Image by rajeshkoiri007 (Source: Pixabay) In Netflix’s docuseries, “Indian Matchmaking,” singles search … Read More