Colloquia and Other Talks


MENDENHALL LIBRARY (Bldg. 120, Rm. 101)

Lunch served at Noon; Talk begins at 12:30pm


October 8, 2013

David Grazian (UPenn)

"Where the Wild Things Aren't: Exhibiting Nature in City Zoos"

October 17, 2013

Matthew Desmond (Harvard)

"The American Affordable Housing Crisis: Eviction, Exploitation, Poverty, and Survival”


October 24, 2013

Becky Pettit (University of Washington)

"Invisible Men:  Mass Incarceration and the Myth of Black Progress" 


December 5, 2013

Monica Prasad (Northwestern)

"Is Neoliberalism Over? The Rise and Possible Demise of the Right in American Politics"


January 23, 2014

Charles Kurzman (UNC Chapel Hill)

"When Forecasts Fail: Unpredictability in Israeli-Palestinian Interaction"


February 20, 2014

Cristina Mora (UC Berkeley)

"Making Hispanics: How Activists, Bureaucrats, and Media Constructed a New American"


Aprli 24, 2014

Marianne Cooper, Stanford University


May 15, 2014

Elizabeth Armstrong (University of Michigan)

"Paying for the Party: How College Maintains Inequality"




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