2016-2017 Colloquia Series

Events are free and open to members of campus, and sponsored by the Department of Sociology.

Past Events

March 23rd, 2017

2:00 PM
Location: Pearlman Lounge

Wendy Roth, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of British Columbia

Wendy Roth

March 9th, 2017

2:00 PM
Location: Pearlman Lounge

Onoso Imoagene, Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania  

Onoso Imoagene

October 20, 2016

Location: Shiffman 219

Carla Shedd, Assistant Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Columbia University.
Title: When Protection becomes Punishment: Policing the Public (Schools) in an Unequal City

Carla Shedd

October 20, 2016

2:00 PM
Location: Pearlman Lounge

Allison Pugh, Associate Professor of Sociology at University of Virginia
Title: The Tumbleweed Society

Allison Pugh

November 17, 2016

1:00 PM
Location: Pearlman Lounge

Ya-Wen Lei, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Harvard University
Title: The Contentious Public Sphere in China: Law, Media and the Dilemma of Authoritarian Rule

Ya-Wen Lei

October 6, 2016

3:30 PM
Location: Rapaporte Treasure Hall (Library)
Arlie Hochschild, Emerita Professor of Sociology at UC Berekely
Title: Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right

Arlie Hochschild

April 14, 2016

2:30 PM
Location: Pearlman Lounge
Iddo Tavory, Assistant Professor of Sociology at New York University
Title: Summoned: Identification and Religious Life in a Jewish Neighborhood

Iddo Tavory
March 10, 2016

2:00 PM
Location: Pearlman Lounge
Peter Berger, University Professor of Sociology, Emeritus, at Boston University and the founder and Senior Research Fellow of the Institute on Culture, Religion, and World Affairs
Title: Two Pluralisms: Toward a New Paradigm for Modernity and Religion
Peter Berger
February 11, 2016

2:30 PM
Location: Pearlman Lounge
Rafi Grosglik, Post Doc Visiting Scholar in the Sociology Department
Title: Cooking Your 'Self': Emotions, Identities, and Collective Boundaries in Contemporary Israeli Culinary Culture

October 15, 2015

2:00 PM

Location: Pearlman Lounge
Helle Porsdam, Professor of American Studies at the University of Copenhagen
Title: Cultural Rights: The New Human Rights Frontier?


September 17th, 2015

Time & Location TBD

Rowena He, Lecturer, Department of Government, Harvard University

Title: Tianamen Exiles: Voices of the Struggle for Democracy in China

Rowena He