Graduate Research Colloquium; Classes Suspended

February 04, 2013

In celebration of Social Sciences week, the School of Social Sciences warmly invites Faculty and Graduate Students to the first
SOSS Graduate Research Colloquium
Wednesday, February 6, 2013, 4:30-7:00pm
Case Study Room, Social Sciences Building


The colloquium will feature presentations by graduate students whose theses and disserrations have been nominated for the SOSS Outstanding Graduate Thesis Award and the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award:

Intergroup Conversational Positioning during Wage Negotiations Within Collective Bargaining
by Mendiola Teng-Calleja (PhD Social-Organizational Psychology)
Social Representations of Foreign Aid: Exploring Meaning-Making in Aid Practice in Sulu, Southern Philippines 
by Judith M. de Guzman (PhD Social-Organizational Psychology)

Embedded Tunes: An Exploratory Sociological Study on Popular Music Consumption Among Selected Filipino Workers
by Dino Vincent Paul A Concepcion (MA Sociology)

Survival Strategies of Street Homeless in Manila: Homelessness as a Way of Life
by Emily B Roque (MA Sociology)
Dr Armand Guidote, Loyola Schools Associate Dean for Research and Creative Works, will give the welcome remarks, after the opening prayer to be led by Sr Belinda Revita, MA student of Educational Administration. Certificates and awards will be handed to the nominees and awardees by Dr Celeste Gonzalez, LS Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, assisted by Dr Ma Elizabeth J Macapagal, Research Coordinator of the School of Social Sciences. Ms Valerie Buenaventura, MA PoS Global Politics, will serve as the moderator.
To enable the widest possible participation in this Graduate Research Colloquium, graduate classes in the School of Social Sciences are suspended on 6 February 2013 from 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM. Department Chairs and Program Directors are enjoined to encourage faculty and students to attend the colloquium even if they do not have classes on that day.

We look forward to your presence at the Graduate Research Colloquium on 6 February 2013.
For reservations, kindly contact Ms. Mara Sevilla of the SOSS Dean's Office
( or local 5200)