2017-2018 Colloquium Series Welcomes Sinikka Elliott

University of British Columbia Department of Sociology
When Mar 29, 2018
from 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM
Where 406 Oswald Tower
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2017-2018 Colloquium Series

Welcomes

Sinikka Elliott

University of British Columbia

Department of Sociology

 

 

 Thursday, March 29

406 Oswald Tower

Noon

 

“The Weight of Motherhood: Morality, Responsibility and Double Binds in Feeding Children"

 

Sinikka Elliott is assistant professor of sociology at The University of British Columbia. Her publications in Social Problems, Journal of Marriage and Family, and Journal of Family Issues have analyzed family processes and power dynamics, the reproduction of gender, race, class, and sexual inequalities in families, and the experiences of motherhood. She has a forthcoming book at Oxford University Press titled Pressure Cooker: Why Home Cooking Won’t Solve Our Problems and What We Can Do About It that analyzes the pressure, pleasure, and labor of home cooking.