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Colloquium Seminar on Sociological Issues - Fall 2013

Fall 2013 Colloquia

All Colloquia are held 3:30-5:00 pm with Reception to follow unless otherwise noted*. Locations listed below. 

Schedule subject to change.  
View more info on our Events page.


September 19

Abigail Saguy, Associate Professor of Sociology, UCLA
What's Wrong with Fat?
* co-sponsored with IASC - to be held at Watson Manor on University Circle, reception to follow


October 10

Jonathan Rieder, Professor of Sociology, Columbia University, Barnard College
The Prophet Unbound: From Diplomacy to "Telling the Man” in Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "Letter from Birmingham Jail"
*co-sponsored with IASC, Carter G. Woodson Institute, and Institute of the Humanities and Global Cultures - location TBA, reception to follow

October 17

James Cook, Sociology Editor, Oxford University Press
Q&A with OUP
* to be held in Dynamics Room 400, 2015 Ivy Rd, reception to follow

October 31

Johanna Bockman, Associate Professor of Sociology, George Mason University
Development, Structural Adjustment, and Socialist Globalization
* to be held at Newcomb Hall South Meeting Room, reception to follow


November 21

Kathryn Edin, Professor of Public Policy and Management, Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy, Harvard University
Doing the Best I Can: Fatherhood in the Inner City
* sponsored by National Marriage Project - to be held at Nau 101, reception to follow


December 5

Richard Sennett, Centennial Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics and University Professor of the Humanities at New York University
* sponsored by IASC - to be held at Rotunda Dome Room, reception to follow in West Oval Room