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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

Friday, September 1, 2017
Center for the Study of Inequality, Institute for the Social Sciences, and Cornell Population Center Welcome Reception
3:30PM-5:00PM, CHE Commons
(no RSVP required, appetizers and refreshing beverages served)

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, Klarman Hall KG70 (Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium)
Meets as part of Controversies About Inequality.

Friday, September 22, 2017
Sasha Killewald (Sociology, Harvard University)
Moved to Opportunity: The Effect of Public Housing Demolition on Labor Market Outcomes of Children
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 6, 2017
Asad L. Asad (Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for the Study of Inequality)
From System Avoidance to System Embeddedness: How ‘Legal’ Immigrants Perceive the Risk of Immigration Law and Enforcement
3:30PM-5:00PM, Uris Hall G08

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, Klarman Hall KG70 (Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium)
Meets as part of Controversies About Inequality.

Friday, October 20, 2017
Michel DeGraff (Linguistics, MIT)
3:30PM-5:00PM, Uris Hall G08
Co-Sponsored with Linguistics

Thursday, October 26, 2017
Charles Payne (Social Service, University of Chicago)
Educational Inequality in the Age of Trump
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

Thursday, November 16, 2017
Lisa Wade (Sociology, Occidental College)
American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus
1:25PM-2:40PM, Klarman Hall KG70 (Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium)
Meets as part of Controversies About Inequality.

Friday, November 17, 2017
Tyson Brown (Sociology, Duke University)
Life Course Lens on Health Inequality: The Intersection of Race, Nativity
and Aging

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)
Discrimination, Dynamic Stress Processes, and Health Risk across the Life Course
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, January 26, 2018
Mary Pattillo (Sociology and African American Studies, Northwestern)
12:00PM-1:15PM, G87 MVR Hall
As part of Innovations in Population Science Series
Co-Sponsored by Cornell Population Center & Institute for the Social Sciences

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

Friday, March 9, 2018
Peter Bearman (Social Sciences, Columbia University)
12:00PM-1:15PM, G87 MVR
As part of Innovations in Population Science Series
Co-Sponsored by Cornell Population Center & Institute for the Social Sciences

Friday, March 16, 2018
Jacob William Faber (Public Service, NYU – Wagner)
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, March 30, 2018
Hedy Lee (Sociology, University of Washington)
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

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Mitchell Duneier (Sociology, Princeton)
5:30PM-7:00PM, Location TBA

Friday, April 13, 2018
Vesla Weaver (Political Science, Johns Hopkins University)
12:00PM-1:15PM, G87 MVR
As part of Innovations in Population Science Series
Co-Sponsored by Cornell Population Center & Institute for the Social Sciences

Friday, April 20, 2018
Leah Platt Boustan (Economics, University of California – Los Angeles)
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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