Welcome

This workshop is a weekly seminar in which a variety of work-in-progress by visiting scholars, Yale graduate students, and Yale faculty from Sociology and other disciplines is discussed.  Papers are distributed approximately a week ahead of time. Students who take the course for a letter grade present a paper during the term they are enrolled for credit. (Course listing: SOCY 560 / PLSC 734.)

Director: Julia Adams

Senior Administrative Assistant: Barbara Ruth

MADE POSSIBLE BY THE GENEROUS SUPPORT OF THE EDWARD. J. AND DOROTHY CLARKE KEMPF MEMORIAL FUND AT THE MACMILLAN CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL AND AREA STUDIES, YALE UNIVERSITY

Workshops Take Place on Tuesdays 12:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.

To be put on weekly email list, contact: Barbara Ruth

In Person Location: Parlor Room, Grace Hopper College.  Status may change due to Covid-19 restrictions, so check back before attending.

Fall 2022 SCHEDULE

September 13 - Amy Wrzesniewski, Michael H. Jordan Professor of Management at YalePerceiving fixed or flexible meaning: Toward a process of navigating occupational destabilization

Sept 20 Julian Go (Professor of Sociology, University of Chicago) The Coloniality of Policing: Empire and Militarization in Britain and America, 1829-present

Sept 27 Demar Lewis (Sociology, Yale) Unveiling the Trauma of the Routine: Illuminating Levels of Persisting Inequity in Conceptions of Community Safety

Oct 4 Two-part Workshop with Profs. Julia Adams and Rene Almeling: Crafting a CV + Submitting a Paper/Abstract to a Conference

Oct 11 Alex Manning (Research Scholar and Lecturer, Sociology, Yale) Parental Understandings of Organized, Out-of-School Activities: Race, Class, and the Legitimation of Inequalities

Oct 18 Emma Zang (Assistant Professor of Sociology, Yale) Implications of the Transition to Remote Work for Young Adults

Oct 25 Nick Kearns (Sociology, Yale) The Puerto Rican Diaspora across Cities and Adaptive Cosmopolitanism in New England

Nov 1 Daphne Fietz (Sociology, Yale) Revisiting the Problem of Generations – The Early Mannheim on Language and Experience

***4 pm Friday Nov. 4, Robert Braun (Assistant Professor, Sociology and Political Science, University of California-Berkeley) Antisemitisms in Weimar Germany: Evidence from Children’s Tales [YaleCHESS Annual Lecture, co-sponsored by CRW, venue to come]***

Nov 8: Ben Kaplow (Sociology, Yale) The Physical Empire: A Spatial Approach to Colonial States, their Expansion, and Retreat in Morocco and Algeria

Nov 15: Muhammad Amasha (Sociology, Yale) Idealized Networks: Intellectuals’ Politics Between Ideals and Interests

Nov 22 Thanksgiving Break

Nov 29: Adora Svitak (Sociology, Yale) Reading Heteropessimism

Dec 6: Kayla Thomas (Sociology, Yale) Navigating Neighborhood Transformation