Who's in your circle?
Ever wonder why some people are in your circle and others are not? Where do you live? Do you ever think about why some people live in the suburbs, others in the country and still others in the city?
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News and Events
Dr. Jonathan Hill's research quoted in Christianity Today
Dr. Jonathan Hill is quoted in the May 2013 issue of Christianity Today about his research on who volunteers the most. The surprising answer is graduates of Protestant high schools. Click here for the details.
Yale professor lectures
Dr. Elijah Anderson, one of the nation’s leading urban ethnographers and cultural theorists, presented a lecture entitled “The Cosmopolitan Canopy: Race and Civility in Everyday Life" at Calvin College on Wed., Oct. 10, at 3:30 p.m. in the CFAC Recital Hall. He holds the William K. Lanman, Jr. Professorship in Sociology at Yale University, where he teaches and directs the Urban Ethnography Project. To listen to a recording of this lecture, click here.
MSA Conference at Calvin in October
The annual conference of the Michigan Sociological Association (MSA) was held at the Covenant Fine Arts Center at Calvin College on October 26-27, 2012. Prof. Elisha Marr was this year's conference organizer.