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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 lists of past events.

Fall 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Alexes Harris (Sociology, University of Washington)
A Pound of Flesh – Monetary Sanctions as Punishment for the Poor
1:25PM-2:40PM, Uris Hall G01 (Auditorium)
Meets as part of Controversies About Inequality.

September 25 or September 26, 2017 (Date & Time TBA)
Michèle Lamont (Sociology, Harvard University)
Getting Respect: Responding to Stigma and Discrimination in the United States, Brazil, and Israel

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Carla Shedd (Sociology, Columbia University)
Unequal City: Race, Schools, and Perceptions of Injustice
1:25PM-2:40PM, Uris Hall G01 (Auditorium)
Meets as part of Controversies About Inequality.

Thursday, November 9 – Friday November 10, 2017
Conference: Criminalizing Immigrants: Border Controls, Enforcement, and Resistance in Comparative Perspective

Keynote Address: David Cook-Martin
Thursday, November 9, 4:30PM-6:00PM, G10 Biotechnology Building
This event is free and open to the public.

Conference
Friday, November 10, 8:00AM-5:00PM, ILR Conference Center
Please contact us for more details.

Thursday, November 16, 2017
Lisa Wade (Sociology, Occidental College)
American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus
1:25PM-2:40PM, Uris Hall G01 (Auditorium)
Meets as part of Controversies About Inequality.

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