Workshops & Events

Selected workshops in which sociology students participate are listed below.  Students in sociology are invited to participate in a program of Graduate Workshops in the Humanities and the Social Sciences, a series of interdepartmental discussion groups that bring faculty and advanced graduate students together to discuss their current work. Information about these many of these workshops is available at http://cas.uchicago.edu, as well as the Department's descriptive list of selected workshops.

SPRING QUARTER 2014


Wednesday, Apr 9
Organizations and Markets Workshop
"Perspectives on Recombination"
Elizabeth Pontikes, University of Chicago
3:00 pm, Harper Center HC3B

Thursday, Apr 10
Demography Workshop
"The Development of a National Data Infrastructure to Monitor the National HIV/AIDS Strategy" Felicia LeClere and Stuart Michaels, NORC
12:00 pm, NORC Seminar Rm 232/233

Reproducing Race and Racial Ideologies Workshop
"Racializing Media Discourse: Black Rights and Social Change in Colombia and Brazil"
Tianna Paschel, University of Chicago
4:30 pm, CSRPC, 5733 S. University


Monday, Apr 14
Social Theory and Evidence Workshop
Maude Pugliese, University of Chicago
12:00 pm, SSR 305

Wednesday, Apr 16
Organizations and Markets Workshop
"Perspectives on Recombination"
Ray Reagans, MIT 3:00 pm, Harper Center HC3B

Thursday, Apr 17
Demography Workshop
"Studying Overall Self-Rated Health Using Vignettes: New Data and Results from L.A.FANS-2" Narayan Sastry, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan
12:00 pm, NORC Seminar Rm 232/233

City, Society and Space Workshop
"Preliminary Results from the Erotic Market Labor Study"
Jessica Bishop-Royce, DePaul University, Social Science Research Council
4:00 pm, SSR 302

Friday, Apr 18
Computational Social Sciences Workshop
"Will the Real Steve Fienberg Please Stand Up: A Bayesian Approach to Graphical Record Linkage"
Rebecca Steorts, Carnegie Mellon University
2:00 pm, Harper Memorial Library 140


Thursday, Apr 24
City, Society and Space Workshop
Micere-Keels, Dept. of Comparative Human Development, University of Chicago
4:00 pm, SSR 302


Thursday, May 1
City, Society and Space Workshop
"The New American Color Line"
Elijah Anderson, Yale University
4:00 pm, SSR 302


Monday, May 5
Workshop on Human Potential
"Does National Board Certification Improve Teaching? Evidence from Chicago High Schools" Lauren Sartain, University of Chicago
10:30 am, Harris Rm 224

Social Theory and Evidence Workshop
"From a Dissertation to a Book"
Ellis Monk, Provost's Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Chicago
12:00 pm, SSR 305

Wednesday, May 7
Organizations and Markets Workshop
TBA
Brian Uzzi, Northwestern University
3:00 pm, Harper Center HC3B

Thursday, May 8
City, Society and Space Workshop (co-sponsored with Demography Workshop)
"When the Sidewalks End: Poverty in an American Suburb"
Alexandra Murphy, University of Michigan
12:00 pm, NORC Seminar Rm 232/233

Social Theory Workshop
"Administering Creative Destruction: The Campaign Form in Shanghai Factories, 1949-1958" Jake Werner, University of Chicago
6:00 pm, Wilder House (5811 S. Kenwood Ave)

Reproduction of Race and Racial Ideologies Workshop
"From Open Doors to Closed Gates: Reverse Incorporation in the New South"
Jennifer Jones, Notre Dame University
4:30 pm, CSRPC, 5733 S. University


Monday, May 12
Workshop on Human Potential
TBA
Sebastian Gallegos, University of Chicago
10:30 am, Harris Rm 224

Social Theory and Evidence Workshop
Tal Yifat, University of Chicago
12:00 pm, Stuart 105

Wednesday, May 14
Organizations and Markets Workshop
TBA
James Evans, University of Chicago
3:00 pm, Harper Center HC3B

Thursday, May 15
Demography Workshop
"Children's Time with Mothers and Grandparents in Custodial Grandparent Households"
Rachel Dunifon, Cornell University
12:00 pm, NORC Seminar Rm 232/233

City, Society and Space Workshop
"Before the Music Got Separated: Racial Segregation, Neighborhood Transition and Chicago's South Side Music Scene in the 1940s"
William Sites, University of Chicago
4:00 pm, SSR 302


Monday, May 19
Sociology Colloquium
"Vibing on Creativity: Resonance, Fresh Meanings, and the Upending of Entrenched Patterns"
Erika Summers-Effler, University of Notre Dame
12:00 pm, SSR 305

Workshop on Human Potential
"Pay for Performance and Health Outcomes: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Argentina"
Pablo Celhay
10:30 am, Harris Rm 224

Wednesday, May 21
Organizations and Markets
"Shooting for the Stars: Framing Repertoires and Audience Evaluations in the Context of Investment Advice"
Klaus Weber, Northwestern University
3:00 pm, Harper Center HC3B

Thursday, May 22
Demography Workshop
"Economic Shocks, Neighborhood Food Infrastructure, and Food Security among Households with Children"
Scott Allard, University of Chicago
12:00 pm, NORC Seminar Rm 232/233

Social Theory Workshop
"Administering Creative Destruction: The Campaign Form in Shanghai Factories, 1949-1958"
Jake Werner, University of Chicago
6:15 pm, Wilder House (5811 S. Kenwood Ave)

City, Society and Space Workshop
"The New Masses: São Paulo's Associational Theater Boom, 1905-1920"
Aiala Levy, University of Chicago
4:30 pm, Kelly 114


Tuesday, May 27
Social Theory and Evidence Workshop
"First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage...Is Marriage Becoming Institutionalized among Same-Sex Couples?"
Abi Ocobock, University of Chicago
12:00 pm, Stuart 105

Wednesday, May 28
Organizations and Markets Workshop
"Why Identity? A Prolegomenon to any Account of Social Organization or Human Action"
Ezra Zuckerman, MIT
3:00 pm, Harper Center HC3B

Thursday, May 29
Demography Workshop
"Does Preschool Quality Predict Children's Cognitive Growth? Meta-analysis of a Dozen Datasets with Attention to Policy-Relevant Cut Scores"
Rachel Gordon, University of Illinois at Chicago
12:00 pm, NORC Seminar Rm 232/233

City, Society and Space Workshop
"What Drives Growth of Jobs and the Arts: A Chicken and Egg Analysis"
Cristina Sakamoto, University of Chicago
4:00 pm, SSR 302

Reproduction of Race and Racial Ideologies Workshop
"Black Garment Workers in New York City Shaping Family, Community, and Nation"
Janette Gayle, University of Chicago
4:30 pm, CSRPC, 5733 S. University


Monday, June 2
Workshop on Human Potential
"Causes and Consequences of Biased Grading at School in Norway"
Leroy Andersland, University of Bergen
10:30 am, Harris Rm 224

Thursday, June 5
Demography Workshop
"Traditional Medical Beliefs and the Impact of Hygiene Instruction"
Daniel Bennett, University of Chicgo
12:00 pm, NORC Seminar Rm 232/233

Reproduction of Race and Racial Ideologies Workshop
"Rethinking the Archive: Atlantic Slavery and the Colonial Practice of Race in Early Modernity"
Sherwin Bryant, Northwestern University
4:30 pm, CSRPC, 5733 S. University)