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Colloquium Seminar on Sociological Issues - Spring 2011

Spring 2011 Colloquia

All colloquia are held in RSH 410 3:30-5:00 with reception to follow in CAB 550 *unless otherwise noted. 

Schedule subject to change.  
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February 17

Kieran Healy, Associate Professor, Sociology, Duke University
"Specialization and Status in Philosophy"


March 17

Howard Singerman, UVA, Professor and Chair Department of Art
"Endgame: Sherrie Levine's Social History"

March 24

John Meyer, Stanford University, Professor of Sociology, Emeritus; Professor of Education; and FSI Senior Fellow, by courtesy; CDDRL Affiliated Faculty

"Actors and Organizations as Cultural Forms in World Society"
The cultural roots of the modern global expansion in agentic human actorhood and in formal organizations are analyzed.  Special attention is given to science, human rights, and education. Implications for the cultural character of modern social organization in the state, economy, and civil society are discussed.

*3:30 PM at Watson Manor on University Circle; sponsored by IASC, contact Jenny Gladding for more info

March 31

Liz Gorman, Tom Guterbock, Milton Vickerman & Sarah Corse - UVA Sociology Faculty
"NSF Panel Notes"


April 21

Robert Wyrod, Assistant Professor, Women's Studies, University of Michigan
"Work and the Production of Masculinity in an African Slum"

April 28

Master's Colloquium