Racial Justice Education Project

Image of Sri Lankan workers by Roshini Kempadoo, from series "Ghosting"

The Institute for Social Science Research is proud to cosponsor this one-day workshop on Critical theory and Methodologies for Sociology, organized by the Critical Social Studies Workshop at UMass Amherst. The workshop is free and open to the public.


9:30 - 9:50 am | Introductions

Swati Birla and Veda Hyunjin Kim, UMass Amherst

10:00 - 11:15 am | Panel 1: Epistemic Disobedience

Discussant: Cedric de Leon, UMass Amherst

Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
919 Thompson Hall | UMass Amherst
Mandy Carter

ABSTRACT: How can we form collaborations between activists from communities of color, gender, class, religion or sexuality? Mandy Carter will present and discuss possible models developed this fall by a group of diverse activists of how we can work with alliances between different identity groups.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Integrated Science Building Room 145 | UMass Amherst
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2:00 PM: Panel Featuring-

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Bernie Dallas Room, Goodell Hall | UMass Amherst
Participants in a seminar at the UMass Methods Symposium 2016

Workshop application deadline extended to MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16. See application information below.

ISSR is pleased to co-sponsor the UMass Methods Symposium 2019, a day-long, student-led examination of methodological frontiers of critical social science. 

Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
South College | UMass Amherst

ISSR is pleased to co-sponsor the Methods Symposium 2019, to be held Saturday, October 19, from 10:00am to 5:00pm at South College. Workshop registration is now closed, but all are invited to join the open Roundtable Discussion, from 3 - 5 pm in South College W245:

What Is the Methods Symposium?