Culture and Social Analysis Workshop presentation by Kristen Schilt, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago, Matina S. Horner Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Michèle Lamont received an honorary degree from the University of Amsterdam. She was honored for her contribution to social science, in particular cultural sociology, and its linking role between the US and the European social sciences. Photo:...
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.
When someone makes a racially charged comment or joke, how would you respond? Research led by Harvard sociologist Michèle Lamont says that your answer may very well depend on the group to which you belong.... Read more about The everyday response to racism