Fall 2023 Schedule

Sept. 5: Gurminder Bhambra (Professor of Postcolonial and Decolonial Studies, Department of International Relations in the School of Global Studies, University of SussexVarieties of Empire, Varieties of Colonialism **this lecture will take place via Zoom**

Sept. 12: Julia Adams (Margaret H. Marshall Professor of Sociology, Yale University) Wikipedia, Wissenschaft, and Mechanisms of Social Exclusion/Inclusion

Sept. 19: Alka Menon (Assistant Professor, Sociology, Yale University)  Book Panel on Refashioning Race: How Global Cosmetic Surgery Crafts New Beauty (UC Press 2023)

Commentators: Anthony Hatch (Professor of Science in Society, Wesleyan University), Ann Morning (James Weldon Johnson Professor of Sociology, NYU), and Joanna Radin (Associate Professor of History and History of Medicine, Yale University) 

Sept. 26: Caitlin Anderson (Presidential Visiting Fellow, Sociology, Yale University) “This is Ecuador”: Authority and Alterity on Day One and Beyond

Oct. 3: Thomas Lyttleton (Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Organization Copenhagen Business School) Sociability, Gender, and Work

**2022 Marvin B. Sussman Award Lecture**

Oct. 10: Ben Kaplow (Yale Sociology) Dynamic Durability: Colonial and Post-Colonial Politics in Morocco

Oct. 17: Fall Recess

Oct. 24: Ángel Escamilla García (Assistant Professor, Yale Sociology) Externalizing Categories: How the U.S. and Mexico’s Classifications of Migrants Shape Central American Youths’ Experiences while in Transit Through Mexico

Oct. 31: Carla Baute (Ph.D. Student, University of Campinas, Brazil and Visiting Scholar, Yale University)  ‘Raymond Williams, The Marxist’: How Labels Shaped the Circulation of his Ideas in Argentina and Brazil

Nov. 7:  Job Talk, Junior Search

Nov. 14: Job Talk, Junior Search


Nov. 28: Nicolas Rudas (Yale Sociology) The Social Meanings of Violence: Destruction, Expression, and Drama

Dec. 5: Jason W. Moore (Professor, World Ecology Research Group and Sociology, Binghamton University) Climate Crises, Class Struggles & Capitalist Conjunctures: From the Great Frontier to the Great Implosion, 1257-2023