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2017-2018 Colloquium Series Schedule

The Sociology Colloquium is a semimonthly seminar held throughout the academic year, in which distinguished scholars lecture about their cutting-edge research findings.

All colloquia presentations take place on Thursdays from 12:30-1:50pm in Mendenhall 101 (Bldg. 120) unless otherwise noted.

Lunch is available beginning at Noon.

Please check back for additional information on upcoming lectures.

AY 2017-2018 speaker title time/place

October 5

Jennie Brand

University of California, Los Angeles

“Unequal Families, Unequal Effects: How Family Disruption is not Uniformly Disruptive to Children’s Educational Attainment”

12:30-1:50PM

Mendenhall 101

October 19

Forrest Stuart

University of Chicago

"Down, Out, and Under Arrest: Policing and Everyday Life Among the Urban Poor"

12:30-1:50PM

Mendenhall 101

November 1

(Wednesday)

Mary Pattillo

Northwestern University

"The Future of Black Metropolis"

12:30-2:00PM

CERAS 101

Co-hosted with Urban Studies

November 16

Carly Knight

Harvard University

"A Good Trust: The Moral Legitimation of Big Business by the American Press, 1880-1929"

12:30-1:50PM

Mendenhall 101

November 28

(Tuesday)

Christopher Rea

University of California, Los Angeles

"The Nature of Regulation: Markets, Politics, and Remaking Environmental Protection in the United States and Germany"

12:30-1:50PM

Mitchell B67

November 30

Hirokazu Shirado

Yale University

"Experiments with Coordination and Cooperation in Networked Groups with Bots"

12:30-1:50PM

Mendenhall 101

December 1

(Friday)

Matthew Clair

Harvard University

"Privilege and Punishment: Unequal Experiences of Criminal Justice"

12:00-1:20PM

Mendenhall 101

December 4

(Monday)

Emilio Castilla

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"Best in Class: The Returns on Application Endorsement in Higher Education"

3:00-4:30PM

Barnum Hub, 505 Lasuen Mall

Sociology at Stanford talk, Co-Sponsored with SCANCOR and Organizational Behavior

 

December 5

(Tuesday)

Maria Akchurin

Tulane University

"Contested Water: Movement-Bureaucrat Linkages and Alternative Narratives Against Privatization in Argentina and Chile"

12:30-1:50PM

Mendenhall 101

December 7

Yongren Shi

Yale University

"Multiplexity Matters"

12:30-1:50PM

Mendenhall 101

December 12

Linsey Edwards

Princeton University

"Poverty, Place and Time Constraints"

12:30-1:50PM

Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall

January 17

(Wednesday)

Katherine Kellogg

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"Subordinate Activation and Implementing Reform Among Professionals in the Two U.S. Hospitals"

12:00-1:15PM

Class of 1968 Building, Room C105

Sociology at Stanford talk, Co-Sponsored with SCANCOR and Organizational Behavior

January 18

Asad L. Asad

Cornell University

"System Embeddedness and Immigrants’ Perceived Risk of Deportation"

12:30-1:50PM

Mendenhall 101

February 15

Ellis Monk

Princeton University

THIS COLLOQUIUM HAS BEEN CANCELLED

"The Consequences of Race, Color, and Bodily Capital in the U.S. & Brazil"

12:30-1:50PM

Mendenhall 101

February 27

(Tuesday)

Laura Nelson

Northeastern University

"Cycles of conflict, a century of continuity: Using computational methods to measure why some ideas succeed and others fail"

12:30-1:50PM

McClatchy, Rm. S40

March 1

G. Cristina Mora

University of California, Berkeley

"Boundary Articulation and Emergent Identities: Asian and Hispanic Panethnicity in Comparison 1970-1980"

12:30-1:50PM

Mendenhall 101

March 15

Jenifer Bratter

Rice University

"TBA"

12:30-1:50PM

Mendenhall 101

April 5

Mitchell Stevens

Stanford University

"TBA"

12:30-1:50PM

Mendenhall 101

April 26

Kathryn Edin

Johns Hopkins University

"TBA"

12:30-1:50PM

Mendenhall 101

May 3

Mathijs De Vaan

University of California, Berkeley

"TBA"

12:30-1:50PM

Mendenhall 101

Sociology at Stanford talk, Co-Sponsored with SCANCOR and Organizational Behavior

May 17

Raj Chetty

Stanford Univeristy

"TBA"

12:30-1:50PM

Mendenhall 101

May 31

Mario Small

Harvard University

"TBA"

12:30-1:50PM

Mendenhall 101