Workshop Fall 2014

September 8

Matthew W. Hughey

Associate Professor of Sociology and Affiliate Faculty, Africana Studies Institute and American Studies Program at the University of Connecticut

White Bound: Nationalists, Antiracists, and the Shared Meanings of Race


September 15

Judith B. Gordon

Lecturer in Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, Member, Yale Interdisciplinary Center on Bioethics and Affiliate of Program in Medical Bioethics, Senior Fellow of the Yale Urban Ethnography Project 

Changing Social Contexts and Sociological Lives

September 22

John Major Eason

Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Texas A&M University

Finding Beauty in the Hideous: Prison Placement as Reputation Management

September 29

Carla Shedd

Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology & Institute for Research in African American Studies at Columbia University

Tracking the Carceral Continuum: The Case of NYC Adolescents in the Juvenile Justice System

October 6

Sherri Grasmuck

Professor in the Department of Sociology at Temple University

The Highs and Lows of Storytelling in Sociological Analysis: Reflections on Narrative, Objectivity, and Diverse Audience Reception of Protecting Home: Class, Race, and Masculinity in Boys’ Baseball

October 13

Michael DeLand

Postdoctoral Associate, Urban Ethnography Project, Yale University

Improv in the Park: The Social Organization of Pick-up Basketball

October 20

Jeffrey Lane

Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at Rutgers University

The Digital Street

October 27

Forrest Stuart

Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at University of Chicago

Copwise: The Emerging Cultural Context of Criminalized Urban Communities

November 3

Philip Smith

Professor of Sociology at Yale University

Small Scale Observational Projects and Visual Sociology: Opportunities for Teaching and Research

November 10

Tony Cheng

Graduate Student in the Department of Sociology at Yale University

The Paradox of Programs: Explaining Failed Gang Street Outreach Worker Interventions

November 17

Eviatar Zerubavel

Professor of Sociology at Rutgers University

Observing the Invisible: How to “See” Patterns and Absences

December 1

John Sayles

Writer, Director, and Original Independent at Anarchists’ Convention Inc.

Exploring Community Through Narrative Film with the Focus on City of Hope