Current Colloquium Schedule
The department's colloquium series draws outstanding speakers from around the country and abroad, as well as providing an opportunity for faculty and students to present their own research.
All colloquia presentations take place from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted.
September 4, 2013 (12:00 - 1:00pm)
ASA Panel of UNC Papers
Presentations by Courtney Boen, Jonathan Horowitz, Ali Kadivar, and Charles Seguin
September 18, 2013 (12:00-1:00pm)
Francesca Polletta - University of California at Irvine, Social Forces Visiting Scholar
"Whose Public Talk?"
October 2, 2013 (12:00-1:00pm)
Robert Hummer - University of Texas
"De-Mystifying the Hispanic Health Paradox: Toward a Better Understanding of Health and Mortality Patterns among Mexican Origin Adults in the United States"
"From Petty Crimes to Epic Records: Crime, Punishment, and American Inequality"
"Analyzing Environments of Representations: Using Topic Models to Study Cultural Change"
November 20, 2013 (12:00-1:00pm)
"Funding Immigrant Organizations: Suburban Free-riding and Local Civic Presence"