The Center for the Study of Inequality regularly sponsors focused symposia, workshops, and lecture series that draw attention to the most pressing problems and controversies in the field.
Inequality Discussion GroupFaculty affiliates and graduate students meet biweekly on Mondays to discuss related works in progress.
11:45AM-1:00PM, Uris 360 (CSI Conference Room)
Next Meeting: April 6
Presenters: Jamila Michener (Assistant Professor, Government) and Diane Wong (PhD Candidate, Government)
Talk Title: Gentrification and Political Destabilization
Contact CSI if interested in attending or presenting.
Wednesday, April 15College of Arts & Sciences Undergraduate Research Fair
1:00-5:00PM, Willard Straight Hall
Friday, April 17Mads Meier Jæger
Sociology, University of Copenhagen
Cultural Capital, Teacher Bias, and Educational Inequality: New Evidence from Monozygotic Twins
3:00-4:30PM, Uris Hall 302
Co-hosted by Department of Sociology
Monday, April 20College Minors Expo
4:00-5:30PM, Carol Takton Center
Saturday, April 25Cornell Sesquicentennial: Charter Day Weekend
The American Dream: Opportunities and Challenges
The “American Dream” is a core feature of the American ethos yet many challenges to the dream persist. Join us for a discussion by Cornell professors and recent alumni about equality of opportunity and how it can be improved.
Kim Weeden (Professor of Sociology, Cornell University; Robert S. Harrison Director, Institute for the Social Sciences; Director, Center for the Study of Inequality)
Michael Jones-Correa (Professor of Government, Cornell University)
Kendra Bischoff (Assistant Professor of Sociology, Cornell University)
Adrian Palma '13 (Asian Studies, Co-Founder of Cornell DREAM Team)
Dominique Corley '14 (Linguistics and Sociology, Minor in Inequality Studies)
Saturday, April 25, 9:00-10:30AM
Call Auditorium, Kennedy Hall