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2016-17

Fall 2016

Friday, August 26, 2016
Center for the Study of Inequality and Cornell Population Center Welcome Reception
3:30PM-5:00PM, CHE Commons
(no RSVP required, appetizers and refreshing beverages served)

Friday, September 9, 2016
Peter Rich (Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell)
Choosing Segregation: The Importance of School Racial Composition in White Parental Neighborhood Selection
12:00PM-1:30PM, Uris Hall G08
Co-Sponsored by the Cornell Population Center.

Thursday, September 22, 2016
Kathryn Edin (Sociology, Johns Hopkins)
$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America
1:25PM-2:40PM, Uris Hall G01 (Auditorium)
Meets as part of Controversies About Inequality.

Monday, September 26, 2016
Educate the Vote
Mark Levin (Policy Director, Right on Crime)
Karthick Ramakrishnan (Political Science, University of California – Riverside)
Reihan Salam (Executive Director, National Review)
Vesla Weaver (Political Science, Yale)
7:30PM-9:00PM, Bailey Hall
Co-Sponsored with the Cornell Population Center, Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell Institute of Public Affairs, College of Human Ecology, and the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research.

Thursday, September 29, 2016 – Saturday, October 1, 2016
ILR Histories of Capitalism, 2.0 Conference
Plenary Speakers:
Jedidiah Purdy (Law, Duke University)
Marcus Rediker (History, University of Pittsburgh)
Emma Rothschild (History, Harvard University)
Juliet Walker (History, University of Texas-Austin)
Co-Sponsored.

Friday, September 30, 2016
S. Michael Gaddis (Sociology, The Pennsylvania State University)
What’s in a Name? Examining Racial Discrimination in the 21st Century
3:30PM-5:00PM, Uris Hall 302

Friday, October 7, 2016
G. Cristina Mora (Sociology, University of California – Berkeley)
Making Hispanics: How Activists, Bureaucrats, and Media Constructed a New American
3:30PM-5:00PM, Uris Hall 302
Co-Sponsored by the Sociology Department.

Thursday, October 20, 2016
R. L’Heureux Lewis-McCoy (Sociology, City College of New York – CUNY)
Inequality in the Promised Land: Race, Resources, and Suburban Schooling
1:25PM-2:40PM, Uris Hall G01 (Auditorium)
Meets as part of Controversies About Inequality.

Friday, October 21, 2016
Sanyu Mojola (Sociology, University of Colorado – Boulder)
Race, Health and Inequality: Producing an HIV Epidemic in the Shadow of the Capitol
12:00PM-1:15PM, 142 MVR
Co-Sponsored by the Cornell Population Center.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Aliya Saperstein (Sociology, Stanford University)
Racial Mobility: The Dynamics of Race and Inequality in the U.S.
4:30PM-6:00PM, Uris Hall 302
Co-Sponsored by the Sociology Department.

Thursday, November 3, 2016
Elissa Cohen, ’12 (Major in Economics and Sociology, Minor in Inequality Studies)
How the Inequality Minor Can Make a Major Difference: A Conversation with Elissa Cohen, ’12
4:30PM-6:00PM, Uris Hall G08

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Matthew Desmond (Sociology, Harvard)
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
6:00PM-7:30PM, Alice Statler Auditorium
Co-Sponsored by the University Lectures Committee and the Institute for the Social Sciences.
Reception and Book-Signing to Follow. Free and Open to the Public.

Thursday, November 17, 2016
Matthew Desmond (Sociology, Harvard)
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
1:25PM-2:40PM, Uris Hall G01 (Auditorium)
Meets as part of Controversies About Inequality.
This is not a public event.

Spring 2017

Monday, January 23, 2017
Prison as Prologue: Intergenerational Parental Incarceration Effects in the Disunited States of America
John Hagan (Sociology & Law, Northwestern)
12:00pm-1:30pm, Uris Hall G08
Co-Sponsored with the Scholars Strategy Network.

Friday, February 10, 2017
Deregulated Disparities: The Political Economy of Racial Health Disparities
Abigail A. Sewell (Sociology, Emory University)
3:00pm-4:30pm, Uris Hall G08
Co-Sponsored with the Cornell Population Center.

Friday, March 10, 2017
The Propagation of Disorder in Later Life: Neighborhood, Home, and Body
Markus Schafer (Sociology, University of Toronto)
12:00pm-1:15pm, G87 MVR
Co-Sponsored with the Cornell Population Center.

Cancelled – Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Can Organizational Theory Explain Income Inequality?
*Read an Excerpt*
Gerald F. Davis (Sociology and Business Management, University of Michigan)
12:00pm-1:30pm, Uris Hall G08
Co-Sponsored with ILR.

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Alice H Cook Distinguished Lecture: The Legacy of the Immigrant Workplace: Lessons for the 21st Century Economy
Leticia Saucedo (Law, UC Davis)
4:30pm-6:00pm, G10 Biotechnology Building
Co-Sponsored with ILR.

Conference: Social Mobility in an Unequal World: Evidence and Policy Solutions
Thursday, April 20, 2017 – Saturday, April 22, 2017

Keynote Address: Inequality and the American Dream
David B. Grusky (Barbara Kimball Browning Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences; Director, Center on Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University)
Thursday, April 20, 4:30pm-6:00pm, G10 Biotechnology Building
This event is free and open to the public

Morning Keynote Address: Reducing Inequality in an Era of Alternative Facts: What Can Researchers and Research Funders Do?
Adam Gamoran (President, William T. Grant Foundation; MacArthur Professor of Sociology and Educational Policy Studies, Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Friday, April 21, 8:45am-9:30am, Yale Princeton Room, Statler Hotel
This event is open to conference participants only

Conference
Friday, April 21, 9:30am-5:00pm and Saturday April 22, 8:45am-11:00am, Yale Princeton Room, Statler Hotel
Please RSVP if interested and contact us for more details.

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