Sociologist, agroecologist, and musician Michael Bell will speak and sing about the enduring place of growing in culture. Accompanying himself on guitar, banjo, and mandolin, he will cultivate connections between the art and the practice of our most fundamental basis of livelihood. Michael Bell is professor of Community and Environmental Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and director of the Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems, and also an accomplished musician.
Members of our community will be presenting at the following meetings. Read the details and talk titles here.
4th International Conference on Conversation Analysis in Los Angeles
Douglas Maynard Plenary Address | Sat. June 28, Morning | Location: University of California, Los Angeles, Covel Commons
Society for the Study of Social Problems Annual Meeting in San Francisco
Matthew Kearney “Critical Dialogue: Contemporary Ways of Protest.” | Sat. August 16, 10:30am-12:10pm | Location: San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Pacific I
American Sociological Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco
Katie Fallon “Race, gender, and the social organization of desire” | Mon. August 18, 8:30-10:10am
Myra Marx Ferree Critic in “Author Meets Critic Session: Tilly Award Winners” | Sun. August 17, 2:30-4:10pm
Myra Marx Ferree “Thinking Back and Looking Forward: The Future of Marxist Sociology” | Mon. August 18, 8:30-10:10am
Joan Fujimura “A Critique of the Use of New Genomic Data to Reconstitute Biological Race Categories” | Tue. August 19. 12:30-2:10pm
Alice Goffman Presidential Panel: “A Fugitive Adolescence: Growing Up Under the U.S. Crime War” | Sun. August 17, 2:30-4:10pm
Alice Goffman Author Meets Critics Session: “On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City” | Mon. August 18, 8:30-10:10am
Matthew Kearney “Escalating Mutual Obligation in the Wisconsin Uprising of 2011” | Tue. August 19, 12:30-2:10pm
Douglas Maynard Session Organizer and Presider for “Current Studies in Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis.” | Tue. August 19. 10:30am-12:10pm
Jason Orne. “Sexual Racism and the Puzzle of Interracial Relationship Rates in the Internet Age” in the session Race and Ethnicity in Everyday Encounters from the Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities. | Sun. August 17, 8:30am-10:10am.
Erik Olin Wright “Thinking Back and Looking Forward: The Future of Marxist Sociology” | Mon. August 18, 8:30-10:10am
Critical Mixed Race Studies Conference in Chicago
Jennifer Patrice Sims “What about the children? A new twist on an old question” | November 13-15, 2014 | Location: DePaul University
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