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2014-15

September 23, 2014
Shamus Khan
, Sociology, Columbia University
Privilege: The Making of an Adolescent Elite at St. Paul’s School
2:55-4:10PM, Uris Hall G01
Meets as part of Controversies About Inequality.

September 25, 2014
Thomas Sugrue
, Sociology and History, University of Pennsylvania
Race, Place, and Power: The Contest Between Civil Rights, Community Control, and Neoliberalism in Urban Planning
3:00-4:30PM, 165 McGraw Hall
Co-sponsored by Department of History and ILR History of Capitalism Initiative

October 23, 2014
Alice Goffman
, Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
On The Run: Fugitive Life in an American City
2:55-4:10PM, Uris Hall G01
Meets as part of Controversies About Inequality.

November 6-8, 2014
Histories of American Capitalism

ILR History of Capitalism Initiative Annual Conference
ILR Conference Center in King-Shaw Hall

November 19, 2014
Kristen Lewis
, Co-Director, Measure of America project of the Social Science Research Council
Beyond GDP: Measuring Human Progress and Well-Being in the United States
4:30-6:00PM, 142 Goldwin Smith Hall
Co-sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office

April 15, 2015
College of Arts & Sciences Undergraduate Research Fair

1:00-5:00PM, Willard Straight Hall
Research fair with tables from undergraduate research opportunities on campus represented. Come by and see what you can get involved with on campus and learn more about the minor in Inequality Studies!

April 17, 2015
Mads Meier Jæger
, Sociology, University of Copenhagen
Cultural Capital, Teacher Bias, and Educational Inequality: New Evidence from Monozygotic Twins
3:00-4:30PM, Uris Hall 302
Co-hosted by Department of Sociology

April 24, 2015
Cynthia Feliciano
, Sociology, University of California-Irvine
The Immigrant Paradox? Contextual Attainment and Intergenerational Educational Mobility
3:00-4:30PM, Uris Hall 302
Co-hosted by Department of Sociology

Charter Day Weekend
The American Dream: Opportunities and Challenges

The “American Dream” is a core feature of the American ethos yet many challenges to the dream persist. Join us for a discussion by Cornell professors and recent alumni about equality of opportunity and how it can be improved.
Kim Weeden (Professor of Sociology, Cornell University; Robert S. Harrison Director, Institute for the Social Sciences; Director, Center for the Study of Inequality)
Peter Enns (Associate Professor of Government, Cornell University)
Kendra Bischoff (Assistant Professor of Sociology, Cornell University)
Adrian Palma ’13 (Asian Studies, Co-Founder of Cornell DREAM Team)
Dominique Corley ’14 (Linguistics and Sociology, Minor in Inequality Studies)
April 25, 2015, 9:00-10:30AM
Call Auditorium, Kennedy Hall

May 4, 2015
The Hunting Ground: A Screening and Panel Discussion on Sexual Assault Led by VP Susan Murphy

7:00-9:30PM, Cornell Cinema

June 4-5, 2015
Reducing Inequality in Organizations: What Works? What Doesn’t?

ILR Conference Center, NYC

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