October 10: Meet and Greet 

Gather for food, drinks, and conversation to kick-off 2018-2019 

October 17: Emily Wilson, “Healing Touch: Professional Cuddling in the United States,” PhD Student, Comparative Human Development

Discussant: Lily Ye, Comparative Human Development

October 31: Rebecca Ewert, “Psychiatric Legitimacy as a Social Problem in the Making,” PhD Student, Sociology

Discussant: Steve Server,

November 7: Peggy O’Donnell, “Forensics after Atrocity,” Lecturer and Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies, History

Discussant: TBA

November 28: Wilfried Lignier, “Psychological Identification as a Social Practice. The Case of the So-Called ‘Gifted’ Children in France,” Junior Research Sociologist at the French National Center for Scientific Research, Visiting Professor Sociology

Discussant: TBA

Papers will be made available in advance via email request, spalazzo@uchicago.edu.

If you have any questions or accommodation requests, please email Stephanie Palazzo, spalazzo@uchicago.edu.