Winter 2013 Schedule

By , January 31, 2013 2:33 pm

WINTER QUARTER 2013

Wednesday, February 6, 12:00-1:15, The Harris School of Public Policy, Seminar Room 232
“Now Where I’ll Find Comfort, God Knows, ‘Cause You Left Me Just When I Needed You Most: Non-Profits, Business Cycles and the Remaking of the American Welfare State”
James DeFilippis, Associate Professor, Rutgers University
Phil Ashton, Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago

Tuesday, February 12, 12:00-1:15, Social Science Research Building, Room 401
“The Uses of Foursquare: Location-Based Online Social Networking in Both Online and Offline Social Experience”
Nora Taplin, Doctoral Student, Department of Sociology, University of Chicago

Tuesday, February 19, 12:00-1:15, Social Science Research Building, Room 401
“What is a Spatial Scale?: A Contribution to the Theorization of Space and Region”
Ben Merriman, Doctoral Student, Department of Sociology, University of Chicago

Tuesday, February 26, 12:00-1:15, Social Science Research Building, Room 401
“Place, mobility, and Jewish social dance in postwar Philadelphia”
Meredith Aska McBride, Doctoral Student, Department of Ethnomusicology, University of Chicago

Thursday, February 28, 5:00-6:30, School of Social Service Administration, Room WIV
“Urban Policy in the Age of Obama: Role of Academia in Shaping Political Change”
Xavier de Souza Briggs, Associate Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Co-sponsored by the Urban Network at the University of Chicago

Tuesday, March 5, 12:00-1:15, Social Science Research Building, Room 401
“The Street, the Row and the Hood: Place and Cultural Production in Music City”
Richard Lloyd, Associate Professor, Vanderbilt University

Tuesday, March 12, 12:00-1:15, Social Science Research Building, Room 401
“Learning neighborhoods”
Forest Gregg, Doctoral Student, Department of Sociology, University of Chicago

The City, Society, and Space Workshop at the University of Chicago is sponsored by The Council on Advanced Studies. Persons with a disability who believe they may need assistance, please contact Jeffrey Parker in advance at jnparker@uchicago.edu. For an advanced copy of the papers, email Amy Khare at akhare@uchicago.edu.

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