Spring 2022 Schedule

Culture and Social Analysis Workshop

Department of Sociology, Harvard University


Note: Most sessions this spring will be virtual only, but for sessions with only Harvard community presenters, those in the Harvard community may come to 450 WJH. Due to Harvard restrictions, the off-campus academic community will need to join all sessions virtually.


Subscribe to our list for details on each event below: https://web.lists.fas.harvard.edu/mailman/lists/culture-workshop-list.lists.fas.harvard.edu/

Register for the virtual sessions: https://harvard.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYscuyopjMsE9BmiMuf-I5plu-HxJRiVL2w



February 1: Virtual ONLY Expertise and Contesting Knowledge Claims

  • Panelists:
    • Mariana Cracium, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Tulane University
    • Steven Epstein, Professor of Sociology, John C. Shaffer Professor in the Humanities, co-founder of the Sexualities Project, Northwestern University
    • Gil Eyal, Professor of Sociology, Columbia University


March 1: Virtual ONLY Culture, Stigma, and Racism

Joint session with Harvard Sociology's Race & Ethnicity Workshop

  • Panelists:
    • Waverly Duck, Associate Professor fo Sociology, University of Pittsburgh
    • Anne Rawls, Professor of Sociology and Research Professor of Socioinformatics, Bentley University
    • Iddo Tavory, Associate Professor of Sociology, New York University
    • Stefan Timmermans, Professor of Sociology, ISG Professor, UCLA
    • Van Tran, Associate Professor of Sociology, CUNY


March 22: Virtual ONLY Conversation with Luc Boltanski and Arnaud Esquerre on value, capitalism, and politization

Joint session with the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies’ Seminar on Social Exclusion and Inclusion. With the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States.

  • Discussants:
    • Shai Dromi, Lecturer on Sociology, Harvard University
    • Bo Yun Park, Postdoctoral Scholar, Social Science Data Lab (D-Lab), University of California, Berkeley


April 12: Virtual ONLY New Directions in the Sociology of Morality

  • Panelists:
    • Shai Dromi, Lecturer on Sociology, Harvard University
    • Steve Hitlin, Professor of Sociology, The University of Iowa
    • Aliza Luft, Assistant Professor of Sociology, UCLA


April 26: Examining Identity in the 21st Century

  • Panelists:
    • Michel Anteby, Professor of Management & Organizations, Boston University Questrom School of Business
    • Victoria Asbury, Doctoral candidate, Department of Sociology, Harvard University
    • Elena-Ayala Hurtado, Doctoral candidate, Department of Sociology, Harvard University


May 3: Harvard Sociology's Graduate Student Presentations

  • Nicole Letourneau
  • Mari Sanchez
  • Shira Zilberstein