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Sociology, Criminology & Justice Studies Student Research Symposium - Abstracts Due: Feb. 23

Sociology, Criminology & Justice Studies Student ResearchSymposium is March 12, 2018 in the USU. Abstracts for presentations are due Feb. 23, 2018 by 5pm to soc.studentresearch@csusm.edu

All across the month of February, we’re offering up lots of informational sessions, support, and scholarly love to help you get ready for this powerful day. Please consider presenting a research project (paper, poster, spoken word/poetry/storytelling, media) and attend one or more of these upcoming information/workshop sessions to prepare. Come with initial ideas or more-developed works. For more information, contact kglover@csusm.edu or visit http://www.csusm.edu/sociology/symposium/index.html

Wednesdays on Feb. 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th from 2 – 3:30pm in SBSB 4221.


Thursdays on Feb. 8 and 22nd from 12-1pm in ACD 205

Here is what students who presented at earlier symposiums want you to know –

“I would tell (students) to GO FOR IT! After attending the symposium the whole day, it sparked new ideas for social justice, to do more research, and most importantly, to not give up. I took this as a challenge to myself. Others wanted their resume to look better with this, but for me, it's a gained experience I would get from reading off journals/readings or watching videos.” 

“…the symposium workshops really helped me because I got to practice in front of class, I received good feedback and what to work on and also I got to see how others were doing in the process which allowed me to see that I am not the only person feeling nervous. It was a great support system.”

“I had friends from previous classes participate in the symposium last year and they said it was an amazing feeling for them and that they learned so much from it. For me, I enjoy being a part of something bigger and I decided to do the symposium to get involved and learn something new. If I didn’t participate in this research symposium, I would have never known what I am capable of and all the things I learned throughout the process. It is definitely intimidating, yet it is so worth it.” 

“I learned that being loud, proud, and seen is important here. Not and never for (my own) recognition or personal achievement but to inspire…!”