Inequality

Worlds of Worth: Cultural Processes of Inequality

Worlds of Worth: Cultural Processes of Inequality

January 22, 2015

On June 4 to 6, 2014, Michèle Lamont delivered the Adorno Lectures on the topic of Worlds of Worth: Cultural Processes of Inequality, at the Institut für Sozialforschung at the Johannes Wolfgang Goethe Universität in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. She will be conférencière invitée sur chaire d’Etat at the Collège de France in May 2015, where she will deliver these same lectures over four weeks. These lectures (in preparation for publication in German, French and English) offer an overview of her far-reaching research agenda.... Read more about Worlds of Worth: Cultural Processes of Inequality

White House meeting on police-youth interaction.

White House meeting on police-youth interaction.

January 21, 2015

Professor Orlando Patterson was invited to join a group which discussed with President Obama how best to deal with the problem of police-youth interaction following the Ferguson killing and demonstrations. The group consisted of several big city mayors and police chiefs as well as the Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. The White House has invited Professor Patterson to return for another meeting on January 28 to...

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2014 Dec 01

Jonathan Rodden: TBA

12:00pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Harvard Kennedy School Allison Dining Room (Taubman Bldg-520)

Inequality and Social Policy Seminar presentation by Jonathan RoddenPolitical Science, Stanford University.

2014 Nov 10

Robert H. Frank: Why Inequality Also Harms the Rich

12:00pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Harvard Kennedy School Allison Dining Room (Taubman Bldg-520)

Inequality and Social Policy Seminar presentation by Robert H. Frank, Johnson School of Management, 
Cornell University.

2014 Oct 30
2014 Sep 30

Aliya Saperstein: The Dynamics of Race and Inequality in the United States

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall 1550

The Sociology Department is pleased to announce the first Colloquium speaker of this semester Professor Aliya Saperstein, Assistant Professor at Stanford University, will be giving a talk entitled, The Dynamics of Race and Inequality in the United States.

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