Politics and Social Change Workshop

2019 Mar 11

Politics and Social Change Workshop

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Room K050

"Failure of the Establishment: Comparing Political Crises from the US Civil War to the Depression and Donald Trump"

Speaker:

Cedric de Leon, Associate Professor,  Department of Sociology, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Co-sponsored by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University.

Contact:

Cresa Pugh
clpugh@g.harvard.edu

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2019 Feb 25

Politics and Social Change Workshop

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Room K050

"Ploughshares into Swords: Reproducing the 'Apartheid City' in Post-Apartheid Johannesburg"

Speaker:

Benjamin Bradlow, PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, Brown University.

"Legal Standards and Moral Worth in Frontline Decision-Making: Evaluations of Victimization in US Asylum Determinations."

Speaker:

Talia Shiff, Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs.

Co-sponsored by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University.

Contact:

Cresa Pugh
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2019 Feb 11

Politics and Social Change Workshop

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Room K050

"Pregnancy and the Forty-Year Prison Sentence: Countermovements, Targets and the Institutionalization of Social Movement Outcomes in Central America"

Speaker:

Jocelyn Viterna, Faculty Associate. Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Co-sponsored by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University.

Contact:

Cresa Pugh
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2018 Dec 03

Politics and Social Change Workshop

3:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Room K050

"Where Did the 'alt-right' Come From? Evidence from a Few Billion Internet Comments, reddit.com 2007–2017"

Speaker:

Zach Wehrwein, PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Co-Authors:

Devin Gaffney and Momin Malik, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard Law School.

"Seeing like a Socialist: Coalitions and Imagined Revolutions"

Speaker:

Andrew Keefe, PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Co-sponsored by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University.

Contact:

Cresa Pugh
clpugh@g.harvard.edu

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2018 Nov 12

Politics and Social Change Workshop

3:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Room K050

"Race and Respectability in Campus Sexual Assault: What the Talented Tenth Can Tell Us About Masculinity in College"

Speaker:

Saida Grundy, Assistant Professor of Sociology and African American Studies, Boston University.

Co-sponsored by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University.

Contact:

Cresa Pugh
clpugh@g.harvard.edu

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2018 Oct 29

Politics and Social Change Workshop

3:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Room K050

"Who’s Afraid of Cultural Studies? Recovering the Sociological Project through C. Wright Mills and Stuart Hall"

Speaker:

Ben Carrington, Associate Professor of Sociology and Journalism, University of Southern California.

Co-sponsored by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University.

Contact:

Cresa Pugh
clpugh@g.harvard.edu

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2018 Oct 15

Politics and Social Change Workshop

3:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Room K050

"Development, Politics, Demography, and Diffusion: A Wave of Anti-Regime Protests in Iran"

Speaker:

Mohammad Ali Kadivar, Assistant Professor of Sociology and International Studies, Boston College.

Co-sponsored by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University.

Contact:

Cresa Pugh
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2018 May 09

Politics and Social Change Workshop

2:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S050

"A Conversation on the State of the Discipline"

Speakers:

Jocelyn Viterna, Faculty Associate. Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Paul Chang, Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Peggy Levitt, Associate. Chair; Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Wellesley College.

Please RSVP to Cresa Pugh at clpugh@g.harvard.edu.

Contact:

Cresa Pugh
clpugh@g.harvard.edu

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2018 Feb 28

Politics and Social Change Workshop

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S050

“The Truth About Crime: Law, Sovereignty, and the Metaphysics of Disorder, in South Africa and Beyond”

Speaker:

Jean Comaroff, Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History. Alfred North Whitehead Professor of African and African American Studies and of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology; Oppenheimer Fellow in African Studies, Harvard University.

Contact:

Cresa Pugh
clpugh@g.harvard.edu

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