Scott Feld on Monday, February 28th

Next Monday, February 28th, we welcome Scott Feld, a networks scholar and professor of sociology at Purdue University. He will be presenting “Social Networks Theorizing Using Ideal Types: e.g., A Robust Network Hierarchy.” The workshop will take place from 12 to 1:10 pm in the Social Sciences Research Building, Room 401.

If you have questions about the event or need assistance attending, please contact Maria Akchurin, Student Coordinator, at mma@uchicago.edu. Looking forward to seeing you at the last workshop of winter quarter!

Abi Ocobock on Monday, February 21st

On Monday, February 21st, the Social Theory & Evidence Workshop is pleased to welcome Abi Ocobock, a PhD student in the Department of Sociology. Abi will be presenting her paper, “Gay Men’s Marriages: Testing the Boundaries of Family Relationships and Marriage.” The workshop will be held from noon to 1:10 pm in the Social Sciences Research Building, Room 401.

*For a copy of the paper, please contact Abi directly at aocobock@uchicago.edu. She asked me to let you know that it is not necessary to read the paper to attend the presentation, but if you’d like to read it, she would greatly appreciate your comments.*

If you have questions about the event or need assistance attending, please contact Maria Akchurin, Student Coordinator, at mma@uchicago.edu. We look forward to seeing you at the workshop!

Workshop Presentations during Weeks 5, 6, & 7

Last week we were pleased to have Dustin Gourdin, a PhD student in the sociology department, present his paper, “A Bridge Too Far: How Government Funding Mitigates the Cost of Disasters.”

The upcoming talk on February 7th will be given by Professor Dingxin Zhao, presenting his paper “A Theory of Social Change–Illustrated by the Case of China and Beyond.”

Then on February 14th, Zack Kertchner, a recent PhD from our sociology department and now Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Notre Dame, will present his paper, “Cultural Holes and Adapters in Multifield Innovation Brokerage.”

All talks will start at noon in SS 401. We look forward to seeing you at the workshop!