Fall Schedule 2016

October 4, 5 – 6:30 PM

{{{A joint opening session with Politics, History, Society Workshop}}}

Le Lin, PhD Candidate, Sociology, University of Chicago

Robust Ambiguity, Boundary Emergence and the Making of Capitalism:
The Thriving of Private Enterprises in China’s Education and Training Industry

October 11, 4:30 – 6 PM

Georg Riliger, PhD Student, Sociology, University of Chicago

Corporate Conspiracies and Complex Secrets:
Structure and Perception of the Insull Scheme in the 1930s


October 25, 4:30 – 6 PM

Jesse Dashefsky, MA student, Political Science (MAPSS), University of Chicago

Of Nudges and Neoliberalism: Behavioral Governance Reconsidered

November 8, 4:30 – 6 PM

Youn Ki, Assistant Professor, Political Science, Miami University Ohio

Sectoral Goals, Shared Means: The Origins of the Rise of Finance in the United States


November 29, 4:30 – 6 PM

Amanda McMillan Lequieu, PhD Candidate, Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

From Paternalism to Precarity: Living the Decline in the (Aspirational) Middle Class