Fall 2020 Schedule

Culture and Social Analysis Workshop

Department of Sociology, Harvard University



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September 8, 2020 - POSTPONED

Social Movements and Narratives Panel

  • Tressie McMillan Cottom, Associate Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science; Senior Research Professor, Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life
  • Dana R. Fisher, Professor of Sociology, Director of the Program for Society and the Environment, University of Maryland
  • Marshall Ganz, Rita T. Hauser Senior Lecturer in Leadership, Organizing, and Civil Society, Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University
  • Francesca Polletta, Professor of Sociology, University of California, Irvine


October 6, 2020

Contemporary Public Sphere Panel

  • Ari Adut, Associate Professor of Sociology, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Eve Ewing, Assistant Professor in the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration
  • Doug Hartmann, Professor and Chair of Sociology, University of Minnesota
  • Evan Stewart, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Iddo Tavory, Associate Professor of Sociology, New York University


November 3, 2020

Elite Culture Panel

  • Patricia Banks, Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology; faculty member of Africana Studies and the Program in Entrepreneurship, Organizations, and Society.
  • Bruno Cousin, FNSP Assistant Professor of Sociology, Sciences Po; researcher at the Centre for European studies and comparative politics and at the “Cities are back in town” programme of the Urban School, France. 
  • Justin Farrell, Associate Professor of Sociology, Yale University; Faculty Fellow, Yale Institution for Social and Policy Studies
  • Rachel Sherman, Professor of Sociology, The New School for Social Research

December 1, 2020

Alumni Book Panel: Race, Class, and Social Inequality

  • Matthew Clair, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Stanford University
  • Cassi Pittman Claytor, Climo Junior Professor; Acting Co-Director of African & African American Studies Minor, Case Western Reserve University
  • Discussants: Lawrence Bobo and Michele Lamont