Fall 2011 Schedule

Workshops (except when noted) will be held on Mondays from 12:00 to 1:10 pm in Room 302 of the Social Sciences Research Building.

September 26
“Economic Categories in Neoliberal Society”
Marion Fourcade, Associate Prof., Dept. of Sociology, University of California-Berkeley

October 10
“Partisans and Partners: The Politics of the Post-Industrial Economy”
Josh Pacewicz, Post-doctoral fellow, Stanford University

October 24
“Negotiating Languages in Immigrant Families”
Masha Medvedeva, recent graduate, Dept. of Sociology, University of Chicago

November 7
“Assessing the Demographics of Homosexual Tolerance”
Michael Kozloski, PhD candidate, Dept. of Sociology, University of Chicago

November 28
“Graduate Professionalization Seminar: The Hows and Whens of the Sociology Job Market”
Kristen Schilt, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Sociology, University of Chicago

For further inquiries or if you require assistance to attend the event, please contact Cayce Hughes at caycehughes@uchicago.edu.

Marion Fourcade on Monday, September 26th

Please join us for the first Social Theory and Evidence Workshop of the fall! Please see the full announcement below.

The Social Theory and Evidence Workshop presents:

“Economic Categories in Neoliberal Society”

Marion Fourcade
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of California-Berkeley

Monday, September 26
*12:00-1:00 pm
Room 302, Social Sciences Bldg

*Please come early for refreshments.

The Social Theory and Evidence Workshop welcomes Marion Fourcade, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of California-Berkeley. Fourcade’s first book, Economies and Societies: Discipline and Profession in the United States, Britain, and France, 1890s to 1990s, recently won the 2011 ASA Distinguished Book award. ¬†Her second book project, tentatively titled¬†Measure for Measure: Social Ontologies of Classification, examines why certain measurement, ranking, or valuation technologies emerge and gain social authority and efficacy in certain social contexts, but not others.

 

For further inquiries or if you need assistance to attend, please contact Cayce Hughes at caycehughes@uchicago.edu