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2003-04

Friday, September 5, 2003
David Harris
Recipient of the CSI Annual Distinguished Article Award
“Who is Multiracial? Assessing the Complexity of Lived Race”
Professor of Sociology, Cornell University
3:00 pm – 302 Uris Hall
Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Inequality.

Friday, October 3, 2003
Jesper Sorensen
Richard S. Leghorn Associate Professor of Strategic Management, Sloan School of Management, MIT.
“Closure vs. Exposure: Assessing the Alternative Mechanisms in the Intergenerational Inheritance of Self-Employment”
1:00 pm, 302 Uris Hall
Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Inequality.

Wednesday, October 15, 2003
Sheldon Danziger

Henry J Meyer Collegiate Professor of Public Policy and Co-Director of the National Poverty Center
“After Welfare Reform: Work and Economic Well-Being Among Current and Former Welfare Recipients”
4:00 pm, 335 Baker Hall.
Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Inequality.
For more information see Professor Danziger’s Webpage.

Thursday, October 30, 2003
Trick or Treat Undergrads!
You are invited to the very SPOOKY CSI Concentration Luncheon! Stop by for a few & grab some pizza, a beverage, and some Halloween candy. Meet and greet Inequality Students and visit with Inequality Staff and Faculty. Please feel free to bring a guest who is interested in the HAIR-RAISING issues of inequality.
12:00-1:30, 360 Uris Hall.

Friday, November 7, 2003
“Cultures of Inequality: Ideals and Identities in 28 Nations”
Mariah Evans Senior Research Fellow, University of Melbourne and Visiting Professor, Brown University
and Jonathan Kelley Professor, University of Melbourne and Visiting Professor, Brown University
3 pm, 302 Uris Hall
Relevant Materials:
Class and Class Conflict
Images of Class
Subjective Social Location
The Legitimation of Inequality
Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Inequality.

November 10th and 11th
Uniting the State of Americas
Come enjoy poetry and Politics with Alixa Garcia and Naima Penniman, two talented performance poets who use their art as a tool for social change. They’ll be delivering their message through multimedia performance using spoken word fused with music and visual media to raise a consciousness about the effects of U.S. foreign and domestic policy on the people of the Americas. They will address Plan Colombia, the FTAA, the prison industrial complex, and more.
Location and time TBA.
Event host CUSLAR. Co-sponsored by CSI.

Friday, November 14, 2003
Annette Bernhardt, Martina Morris, Mark S. Handcock, and Marc A. Scott
Recipients of the CSI Annual Distinguished Book Award 2001-2002 for Divergent Paths: Economic Mobility in the New American Labor Market.
3:00 pm, 302 Uris Hall.
Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Inequality.

Friday, November 21, 2003
New Directions in the Study of Wealth
Miniconference.
Lunch 12 pm at Statler.
Conference 1 pm to 6 pm A.D. White House. Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Inequality and the Center for the Study of Economy and Society.

Friday, December 5, 2003
Roberto Fernandez
Recipient of the CSI Annual Distinguished Article award and William F. Pounds Professor of Behavioral Policy Science, Sloan School of Management, MIT.
“Gendering the Job: Networks and Recruitment at a Call Center.”.
3:00 pm, 302 Uris Hall
Click here for a link to the related paper.
Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Inequality.

Friday, February 27, 2004
Stefan Svallfors
Umeå University, Sweden
“Class and the Comparative Study of Attitudes.”
3:00 pm, 302 Uris Hall.
Paper.

Friday, March 12, 2004
Annette Lareau
Temple University. Bio.
Elliot Weininger
SUNY Brockport. Bio.
“Social Class and the Rhythms of Children’s Daily Lives.”
3:00 pm, 302 Uris Hall.

Friday, April 23, 2004
Now What? Affirmative Action and Higher Education in 2004 and Beyond
For an expanded description of this conference click here.
Conference Speakers will include:
Glenn Loury, Professor of Economics,
and Director of the Institute on Race and Social Division,
Boston University Bio.
Marvin Krislov, Vice President and General Counsel,
University of Michigan Article on Krislov. Bio.
Deborah Malamud, Professor of Law,
NYU School of Law Bio.
Marta Tienda, Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs,
Princeton University Website.
Co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Inequality and the Cornell Law School.

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