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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

Thursday, August 23
Welcome Mixer for Cornell Population Center, the Center for the Study of Inequality, the Institute for the Social Sciences and the Roper Center
3:30PM-5:00PM, CHE Commons

Friday, August 31
Ellis Monk (Sociology, Harvard University)
Rethinking Ethnoracial Inequality in the U.S. & Brazil: The Consequences of Bodily Capital
3:30PM-5:00PM, Uris Hall G08

Monday, September 17
Bruce Western (Sociology, Columbia University)
Homeward: Life in the Year After Prison
5:00PM, Location TBD
Hosted by the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research and co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Inequality, the Cornell Population Center and the Institute for the Social Sciences

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, Alice Statler Auditorium
Co-sponsored with the Institute for the Social Sciences

Friday, October 12
Sam Friedman (Sociology, London School of Economics) and Daniel Laurison (Sociology, Swarthmore College)
The Class Ceiling: Why it Pays to be Privileged
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

Friday, October 26
Virginia Eubanks (Political Science, SUNY – Albany)
Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor
3:30PM-5:00PM, Gates Hall G01
Co-Sponsored with Information Science

Friday, November 2
Alice Hanson Cook – Lois Gray Distinguished Lecture
Inside the Black Box: The Gendered Language of Performance Assessment
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

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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