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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.

Friday, September 22, 2017
Sasha Killewald (Sociology, Harvard University)
12:00PM-1:15PM, 142 MVR Hall
As part of Innovations in Population Science Series
Co-Sponsored by Cornell Population Center & Institute for the Social Sciences

Friday, October 13, 2017
Jenna Nobles (Sociology, University of Wisconsin – Madison)
12:00PM-1:15PM, 142 MVR Hall
As part of Innovations in Population Science Series
Co-Sponsored by Cornell Population Center & Institute for the Social Sciences

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, October 26, 2017
Charles Payne (Social Service, University of Chicago)
3:30PM-5:00PM, McGraw Hall 165

Thursday, November 2 – Friday, November 3, 2017
Stanford University
Conference: The Sociology and Economics of Public Goods, Commodification and Rising Inequality: An Interdisciplinary Conversation

Thursday, November 9 – Friday, November 10, 2017
Cornell University
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 Proceedings
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.

Friday, November 17, 2017
Tyson Brown (Sociology, Duke University)
12:00PM-1:15PM, 142 MVR Hall
As part of Innovations in Population Science Series
Co-Sponsored by Cornell Population Center & Institute for the Social Sciences

Friday, December 1, 2017
Bridget Goosby (Sociology, University of Nebraska – Lincoln)
12:00PM-1:15PM, 142 MVR Hall
As part of Innovations in Population Science Series
Co-Sponsored by Cornell Population Center & Institute for the Social Sciences

Spring 2018

Friday, February 2, 2018
Michèle Lamont (Sociology, Harvard University)
Getting Respect: Responding to Stigma and Discrimination in the United States, Brazil, and Israel
3:30PM-5:00PM, Location TBD

Friday, February 9, 2017
Ann Morning (Sociology, New York University)
12:00PM-1:15PM, 142 MVR Hall
As part of Innovations in Population Science Series
Co-Sponsored by Cornell Population Center & Institute for the Social Sciences

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