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: Alka Menon

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.

Meetings Marked * will be by Zoom: link will be sent in weekly email announcement.  To be put on weekly email list, contact: Barbara Ruth

In Person Location: 434 College Street.  Status may change due to Covid-19 restrictions, so check back before attending.

SPRING 2022 SCHEDULE

January 25 - Zoom Social*

February 1 - Prospectus Writing Workshop*

February 8 - Jane Pryma, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of ConnecticutStates of Suffering: Fiscal Conservatism, Social Policy, and the Medicalization of Chronic Pain in the United States and France*

February 15 -  Jiwon Yun, Yale University, Rethinking Queer Friendly Spaces: Straight and Queer Voices from a Queer-Friendly Choir in South Korea*

February 22 -  Muhammad Amasha, Yale University, The Muslim Clerics (Ulama) and the Arab Spring: A Comparative Sociology of Intellectuals’ Politics*

March 1 - Brian Sargent, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Letting Go of the Past?: Racial optimism, political time, and the challenge of implementing antiracist policy

March 8 -  Dan Menchik, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Arizona, Managing Medical Authority

March 15 - Navigating the Non-Academic and Alt-Ac Job Market: A Panel of Yale Sociology Alumni *
Dana Hayward, Assessment Fellow at the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning, Brown University
Andrew Cohen, Associate Director of Strategy at Material
Carolyn Ly-Donovan, Partner and Management Consultant at Vega Factor
Kalisha Dessources Figures, Special Assistant to the President for Gender Policy, White House

March 22 - Spring Break

March 29 - Break

April 5 -  Chloe Sariego, Yale University, Bodies, Borders, and Babies: Mapping Reproductive Normativity and Violence Towards a Trans Theory of the State

April 12 - Anjanette Chan Tack, Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University, When Gender Shapes Racial Alignment: Gendered Racial Schemas and Black/Asian Identity Choice

April 19 - Demar Lewis, Yale University, Unveiling the Trauma of the Routine: Illuminating Levels of Persisting Inequity in Conceptions of Community Safety

April 26 - Kimberly Kay Hoang, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Chicago: Spiderweb Capitalism: How Global Elites Exploit Frontier Markets*