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The Sixth Annual Albert Morris Lecture in Sociology
featuring BU Alumnus and Professor of Sociology at CUNY
“Diversity and Inclusion: Immigration,
Demographic Change and Racial Justice in Contemporary America.”
Thursday, April 10th at 5PM
9th Floor Colloquium Room
Boston University Photonics Center
8 St. Mary’s Street, Boston, MA 02215
Philip Kasinitz (Boston University, College of Liberal Arts, 1979) is Presidential Professor of Sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York who specializes in the study of urban sociology, international migration and race and ethnicity. Professor Kasinitz is the author of Caribbean New York: Black Immigrants and the Politics of Race, co-author of Inheriting the City: The Children of Immigrants Come of Age, and is mostly recently co-editor of The Handbook of Urban Ethnography. He is a former President of the Eastern Sociological Society and a three time winner of the Thomas and Znaniecki Award for the best book in the Sociology of international migration.
For a full biography, please see the Morris Lecture event page.
This event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow.
Arlie Hochschild, our 2012 guest lecturer of the 4th Annual Morris Lecture, recently published a major feature Sunday edition of the New York Times (5/5/2012). Her piece, “The Outsourced Life” highlighted many of the key points of her featured talk here at BU. Click here to read her article, and here to view event pictures.
Photos from the 4th Annual Morris Lecture in Sociology featuring Arlie Hochschild of the University of California Berkeley are now posted here.
We want to extend a warm thank you to all who attended. We look forward to having you at future Sociology events. Please take a look at our next two seminar series in Sociology, happening April 27th and May 11th, here in the Soicology Department.
Please join us at 5PM this Friday, April 13th at the Photonics Center Colloquium room (9th floor) for the 4th Annual Morris Lecture in Sociology. The event is free and open to all who wish to join. There will be a reception after the event as well, to meet with the speaker and Sociology faculty and graduate students.
Each semester the Department of Sociology invites renowned scholars to participate in its Seminar Series. Meetings take place in Sociology 241 at
12 PM (noon) unless otherwise noted.
January 29: Laurel Smith-Doerr, Boston University “The Accidental Policymaker: Adventures in Studying and Doing Science Policy”
February 12: Anjulet Tucker, Boston University “Race, Religion & Perceptions of Education: Debates & Conversations about Building Liberal Arts Schools in Two Pentecostal Denominations”
February 26: Juliet Schor, Boston College “Does Changing a Light Bulb Lead to Changing the World? Civic Engagement and the Ecologically Conscious Consumer”
*Annual Albert Morris Lecture in Sociology* March 15, 5:30 pm: Photonics Center Bernice Pescosolido, Indiana University “The Stigma of Mental Illness: Data and Directions from a Decade of Research and Theory”
March 26: Judith Treas, University of California “Farewell to Moms? Trends in Maternal Contact in Seven Countries”
April 9: Mitchell L. Stevens, Stanford University “Ambivalent Internationals: American Social Science and the Dream of a Global Modern”
April 23: Nancy Folbre, Umass Amherst “Greed, Lust and Gender: A History of Economic Ideas”