AUTUMN 2018

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: David Ansari

November 28: Wilfried Lignier, “Why Self-Medicalizing?: The Case of ‘Intellectual Precocity’ in France,” Junior Research Sociologist at the French National Center for Scientific Research, Visiting Professor Sociology

Discussant: Rebecca Ewert

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.

WINTER 2018

January 16: Andrea Ford, Postdoctoral Researcher in Anthropology

January 30: Bill Nickell, Associate Professor, Chair of the Slavic Department

February 13: Katie Gibson, Social Service Administration PhD Student

February 27: Hiroko Kumaki, Anthropology PhD Student

March 6: Damien Droney, SIFK Postdoctoral Fellow

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.