are you free july 31st?

because we’re all going to get together and talk, and we’d love to have you there.  if you want to come, and/or have questions, contact Michael Strand at ND:

Culture Section 20th Anniversary Symposium
Cultural Sociology and its Others
Thursday July 31, 2008

Preliminary Program 5/08

8.15 am – 9.00 am Coffee and Breakfast

9.00 am –9.15 am Welcome: Lyn Spillman, University of Notre Dame

9.15 am –10.30 am Plenary: Boundaries and Trading Zones I

Chandra Mukerji, University of California, San Diego
Karen Cerulo, Rutgers University
Gary Alan Fine, Northwestern University
Diana Crane, University of Pennsylvania

10.30 am- 11.00 am Coffee Break

11.00 am – 12.15 pm Topical Workshops

A. Culture and Stratification

Cynthia Epstein, Graduate Center, CUNY
Mitchell Stevens, New York University
Elizabeth Armstrong, Indiana University, Bloomington
Omar Lizardo, University of Notre Dame

B. Popular Culture and Communications

Ron Jacobs, University at Albany, SUNY
Laura Grindstaff, University of California, Davis
Jennifer Lena, Vanderbilt University

C. Culture and Politics

Mabel Berezin, Cornell University
Andrew Perrin, University of North Carolina
Jean-Pierre Reed, University of Memphis

12.15 pm –1.45 pm Lunch

1.45 pm — 3.00 pm Topical Workshops

A. Culture and Economy

Paul Hirsch, Northwestern University
Mary Blair-Loy, University of California, San Diego
Fred Wherry, University of Michigan

B. The Arts and Humanities

Priscilla Ferguson, Columbia University
Robin Wagner-Pacifici, Swarthmore College
Victoria Johnson, University of Michigan

C. Culture and History

John Hall, University of California, Davis
Jason Kaufman, Harvard University
Genevieve Zubrzycki, University of Michigan

3.00 pm – 3.30 pm Coffee Break

3.30 pm – 4.45 pm Plenary: Boundaries and Trading Zones II

Nicola Beisel, Northwestern University
Mark Jacobs, George Mason University
Jeffrey Alexander, Yale University
Michele Lamont, Harvard University

4.45 pm — 6.30 pm Closing Remarks and Reception


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