Month: August 2012

American Sociological Association honors S. Philip Morgan

  S. Philip Morgan and co-authors Jennifer Johnson-Hanks, Christine Bachrach and Hans Peter Kohler have received the 2012 Otis Dudley Duncan Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Social Demography. Morgan is a professor in UNC’s sociology department and director of the Carolina Population Center (CPC). The award was presented to Morgan by the American Sociological Association’s …

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Kalleberg wins award for book, ‘Good Jobs, Bad Jobs’

Arne Kalleberg, a sociologist at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, won a top Academy of Management award for his book, “Good Jobs, Bad Jobs: The Rise of Polarized and Precarious Employment Systems in the United States, 1970s to 2000s.” Kalleberg is Kenan Distinguished Professor of Sociology in the College of Arts and …

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PlayMakers offers more open captioned performances

PlayMakers Repertory Company is bringing back open captioning at selected performances during its 2012-2013 season. Open captioning enhances play-going enjoyment by allowing the audience to read along with the play. A screen is visible to the audience, which displays the text of the play as the actors are speaking it. A professional open captioning operator …

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