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CSI regularly co-sponsors lectures and conferences that feature world-renowned scholars and that draw attention to the most pressing problems and controversies in the field of inequality. Contact us to seek support for your event. For a list of events that CSI hosts, please visit our events page.

Friday, October 20, 2017
Michel DeGraff (Linguistics, MIT)
Language, Education, and (In)equality in Haiti: Struggling through Centuries of Coloniality
3:30PM-5:00PM, Uris Hall G08
Co-Sponsored with Linguistics and Sociology.

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

In partnership with the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality.

 Past Events

Spring 2016 Ethics and Public Life Series

April 2016
Conference on Inequality: Money, Influence, and Public Policy

Co-Sponsored with Department of Government

October 30, 2015
Robert Lake
, Rutgers University
12:20pm, Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium, Milstein Hall
Hosted by Department of City and Regional Planning

September 25, 2015
Sean F. Reardon, Poverty and Inequality in Education and Sociology, Stanford University
12:00PM-1:15PM, T49 Human Ecology Building (HEB)
Co-Sponsored with Cornell Population Center

Keynote Speaker: Jenny Yang
Keynote Speaker: Jenny Yang


June 4-5, 2015
Reducing Inequality in Organizations: What Works? What Doesn’t?
ILR Conference Center, NYC
Hosted by ILR Review
Please click here for a summary of this event.


May 4, 2015
The Hunting Ground: A Screening and Panel Discussion on Sexual Assault Led by VP Susan Murphy

7:00-9:30PM, Cornell Cinema
Hosted by Balch Hall in collaboration with Student and Academic Services

April 24, 2015
Cynthia Feliciano,
Sociology, University of California-Irvine
The Immigrant Paradox? Contextual Attainment and Intergenerational Educational Mobility
3:00-4:30PM, Uris Hall 302
Co-hosted with Department of Sociology

April 17, 2015
Mads 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 with Department of Sociology

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November 6-8, 2014
Histories of American Capitalism

ILR History of Capitalism Initiative Annual Conference
ILR Conference Center in King-Shaw Hall
Hosted by ILR History of Capitalism Initiative


August 10-13, 2013
American Sociological Association Annual Meeting
“Interrogating Inequality: Linking Micro and Macro”
New York City
CSI co-sponsored a reception of the Inequality, Poverty, and Mobility section on Monday, August 12th, 6:30-8:30 PM.



September 2009
Making Welfare States Work: Citizens, Workers, and Welfare States in Comparative Perspective

Part of the Center for the Study of Inequality Colloquium Series

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