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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.

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.

Social Mobility in an Unequal World: Evidence and Policy Solutions
Thursday, April 20, 2017 – Saturday, April 22, 2017
Keynote: G10 Biotechnology Building
Conference: Yale Princeton Room, Statler Hotel
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

 

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