Culture

2017 Mar 30

Wendy Espeland and Michael Schudson: A Conversation on Two Books: Engines of Anxiety & Rise of the Right to Know

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall 450

Culture and Social Analysis Workshop presentation by Wendy Espeland, Professor of Sociology at Northwestern University and 
Michael Schudson, Professor of Journalism at Columbia University.

A Conversation on Two Books: Engines of Anxiety (Espeland and Sauder) & Rise of the Right to Know (Schudson)

(Co-sponsored with the Institute for Global Law and Policy)

Moderated by: Susan Silbey, Professor of Humanities,
Sociology and...

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Ya-Wen Lei

The Contentious Public Sphere: Law, Media, and Authoritarian Rule in China

January 5, 2017

Conventional wisdom imagines political life in authoritarian contexts to be bleak and suffocating, and popular understandings of China are no exception. Nonetheless, since the mid-2000s, a nationwide contentious public sphere has developed in China—providing an unprecedented forum for Chinese citizens to influence the public agenda and demand government accountability.

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2017 Mar 27

Giselinde Kuipers: Beauty in Comparative Perspective: Male and Female Beauty Standards in France, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland and the UK

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Center for European Studies (CES) 27 Kirkland Street, Hoffman Room

Seminar on Exclusion and Inclusion in Europe presentation by Giselinde Kuipers – Professor of Sociology, University of Amsterdam
 

Co-sponsored by the Culture and Social Analysis Workshop.


In 2010, Giselinde Kuipers started a new 5-year research project called "Towards a comparative sociology of beauty: The transnational...

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2016 Oct 31

Michael Kenned, Martha Tedeschi, Fred Wherry: The Politics of Culture and the Political Role of Cultural Institutions

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall 1550

Culture and Social Analysis Workshop (Co-sponsored with the Transnational Studies Initiative and Politics & Social Change Workshop) presentation by 

Speakers:

Fred Wherry, Department of Sociology, Yale University

Michael Kennedy, Department of Sociology, Brown University

Martha Tedeschi, Director of Harvard Art Museums

Chairs:

Peggy Levitt, Associate. Chair...

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