Culture

2016 Nov 10

Harel Shapira: Civilized Violence: On the Etiquette of Gun Ownership and Julian Hamann: The Final Peer Review: On the (E)valuation of Academic Lives in Obituaries

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall 601

Culture and Social Analysis Workshop presentations by 

Harel Shapira, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Texas at Austin, and Visiting Scholar, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Julian Hamann, post-doc, Forum Internationale Wissenschaft, University of Bonn, Germany and Visiting Scholar, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

2016 Sep 08

Asad L. Asad: The Risk of Deportation and the Paradox of Structural Incorporation

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall 601

Culture and Social Analysis Workshop presentation by Asad L. Asad, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

(Co-sponsored with the Migration and Immigrant Incorporation Workshop)

Abstract

 Scholars argue that how immigrants perceive the risk of deportation—the primary arm of the American immigration enforcement system—colors these individuals’ everyday experiences. Yet, this...

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2016 Sep 09

Jack Goldstone: Bridging Culture, Economics, Politics, Networks and Agency

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

1550 WJH

Jack Goldstone, Elman Family Professor of Public Policy at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Virginia E. and John T. Hazel Professor of Public Policy at George Mason University, will present a talk on :"Bridging Culture, Economics, Politics, Networks and Agency: Toward a Unified General Theory of the Origins of Modern Economic Growth".   Workshop in History, Culture and Society co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology. All are welcome to attend.

Michele Lamont

Culture and Inequality through Various Prisms

September 1, 2016

This August, Michèle Lamont began a term as the 108th President of the American Sociological Association. This honor came with a number of responsibilities, including organizing the 2017 ASA Annual Meeting. She chose as a theme “Culture, Inequalities, and Social Inclusion across the Globe.” Participants can look forward to plenary sessions on topics such as “Dignity, Morality, and the Bridging of Group Boundaries,” “The Politics of Distribution and Recognition,” “The Pursuit of Inclusion through Law, Policies, and Narratives,” and much more.... Read more about Culture and Inequality through Various Prisms

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