Looking for Science in Social Science: Student Conference

UNI Seminar on Modernity
April 27-28, 2001

Friday, April 27

3-3:15 p.m.

Welcoming remarks, Liah Greenfeld

3:15-4:45 p.m. — Panel 1

Nikolas Prevelakis: “Overview of the Project”

Lydia Wilmeth (UNI’03): “Science Project and Social Context”

Respondent: Peter Wood, CAS Associate Professor of Anthropology

5-6:30 p.m. — Panel 2

Timothy Matthews (GRS’02): “The Institutionalization and Development of History”

Hernando Forero (UNI’03): “The Institutionalization and Development of Economics”

Respondent: Glenn Loury, CAS Professor of Economics and University Professor

Saturday, April 28

10-10:15 a.m.

Opening remarks: Liah Greenfeld

10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. — Panel 1

Jonathan Marcus (UNI’03): “The Institutionalization and Development of Political Science”

Natan Press (CAS’03): “The Institutionalization and Development of Sociology”

Oyeshiku Carr (GRS’03): “The Institutionalization and Development of African Studies”

Respondent: Dietrich Orlow, CAS Professor of History

2-3:30 p.m. — Panel 2

Sean Wright (UNI’03): “Ways of Studying Cultural Change”

Julian Hadas (UNI’03): “The Study of Culture in the Social Sciences as it Exists Today: the Institutionalization and Development of Anthropology”

Respondent: Sheldon Glashow, CAS professor of Physics, Metcalf Professor of Science, and University Professor

3:45-6 p.m. — Panel 3

Lauren Plavisch (UNI’03): “What Can Be Learned About Art in the New Social Science”

Irina Ostrovskaya (UNI’03): “The Socialization of Children: How Children Become Members of Culture”

Respondent: Liah Greenfeld