Prof. Elijah Anderson, William K. Lanman Jr. Professor of Sociology at Yale University to present at CSS Workshop Thursday, May 1st from 4-5:20 PM
Please join on Thursday May 1st, from 4-5:20 pm to discuss Prof. Elijah Anderson’s latest project,
“The Iconic Ghetto: A Reference Point for the New American Color Line.”
The talk will be held in Room 302 in the Social Sciences building, 1126 E. 59th St. Please contact Theresa Anasti at email@example.com for an advance copy of the paper.
See below for Dr. Anderson’s bio:
Elijah Anderson is the William K. Lanman, Jr. Professor of Sociology at Yale University. He is widely considered one of the leading urban ethnographers in the United States. His publications include Code of the Street: Decency, Violence, and the Moral Life of the Inner City (1999), winner of the Komarovsky Award from the Eastern Sociological Society; Streetwise: Race, Class, and Change in an Urban Community (1990), winner of the American Sociological Association’s Robert E. Park Award for the best published book in the area of Urban Sociology; and the classic sociological work, A Place on the Corner (1978; 2nd ed., 2003). Anderson’s most recent ethnographic work, The Cosmopolitan Canopy: Race and Civility in Everyday Life, was published by WW Norton in March 2012. Professor Anderson is the 2013 recipient of the prestigious Cox-Johnson-Frazier Award of the American Sociological Association. ProfessorAnderson’s research interests include inequality, race relations, urban ethnography, sociology of culture and crime, and social control.