Groups in Fall 2020

  • Socio Lab meetings are bi-weekly on Mondays, 2-3pm via Zoom. Contact Dr. Suzanne Wagner ( if you’d like the Zoom link and password, or would like to present duing an open slot. Meetings are open to any interested students, faculty and staff.
  • Anti-Racism Accountability Group meetings are bi-weekly on Mondays, 2-3pm via Microsoft Teams. Contact Jared Kaczor (
  • MI-COVID Diaries project meetings are weekly on Thursdays , 5-6pm via Microsoft Teams. Contact Dr. Betsy Sneller (

Socio Lab meetings

September 7, 2020

LABOR DAY: This will be a short meeting. Introductions, news, and planning for the semester. All are welcome! If you can’t join us, come on Sep 21 instead.

September 21, 2020

More introductions and planning.

Betsy Sneller and Suzanne Wagner. Overview of MI-COVID Diaries project.

October 5, 2020

Charlotte Hutchens. Embodiment, white girls and John Mulaney

October 19, 2020

Wil Rankinen, Grand Valley State University.

November 2, 2020

Betsy Sneller and Suzanne Wagner. Practice for U Michigan invited talk.

November 16, 2020

Nate Saed. Initial ideas for senior thesis

Lauren Stahl. LIN 871 project proposal.

November 30, 2020

Lindsay Moore. Initial ideas for senior thesis.

Yongqing Ye. LIN 871 project proposal.

December 14, 2020

Jared Kaczor. Decentralizing whiteness in linguistic research.