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Visiting and Colloquium Speakers

The Center for the Study of Inequality regularly sponsors lectures and conferences that feature world-renowned scholars and that draw attention to the most pressing problems and controversies in the field. All events are free and open to the public. Click here for full lists of past events.

Fall 2018

Friday, August 31
Ellis Monk Jr. (Sociology, Harvard University)
3:30PM-5:00PM, Uris Hall G08

Monday, September 17
Bruce Western (Sociology, Harvard University)
Time & Location TBD

Thursday, October 4
James Forman Jr. (Law, Yale University)
Locking Up our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America
4:30PM-6:00PM, followed by reception and book signing, Location TBA
Co-sponsored with the Institute for the Social Sciences

Friday, October 12
Sam Friedman (Sociology, London School of Economics)
3:30PM-5:00PM, Uris Hall G08

Thursday, October 18
Natasha K. Warikoo (Education, Harvard University)
1:25PM-2:40PM, Klarman Hall KG70 (Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium)
The Diversity Bargain: And Other Dilemmas of Race, Admissions, and Meritocracy at Elite Universities
Meets as part of Controversies About Inequality

Thursday, October 25 – Friday, October 26, 2018
Conference: An Equal Start: Policy and Practice to Promote Equality of Opportunity for Children
Details, Times, and Locations TBA
Co-Sponsored with BCTR

Friday, November 2
Alice Hanson Cook Distinguished Lecture
Shelley Correll (Sociology, Stanford University)
3:30PM-5:00PM, Klarman Hall KG70 (Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium)
Co-sponsored with the Institute for the Social Sciences, FGSS, and ILR School

Thursday, November 8 – Friday, November 9
Conference: Deep Wounds: Social Determinants of Health Inequalities
Keynote Address by Robert Hummer (UNC-Chapel Hill)
Details TBA
Co-Hosted by the Center for the Study of Inequality and the Cornell Population Center at Cornell University

Tuesday, November 13
Joanna Dreby (Sociology, SUNY – Albany)
Everyday Illegal: When Policies Undermine Immigrant Families
1:25PM-2:40PM, Klarman Hall KG70 (Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium)
Meets as part of Controversies About Inequality

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