2018 Penny Lecture Series

BWS/SJS/SOC: 265 - Critical Inquiry and Penny Lecture Series
(2 Credit Hours) - 2018 Theme: Global Identities and Social Movements

All lectures in 001 Upham Hall, 6:00-7:50 pm.

Introduction to the Series

January 29

Rodney Coates, Professor, Global & Intercultural Studies and Sociology, Miami University

"Kill It To Save It: Is Going Global"

February 5

Corey W. Dolgon, Professor, Sociology, Stonehill College

"Justice in Local Crime & Punishment Interfacing a Global Environment"

February 12

Veronica Sanders, Prosecutor, Brownsville, TX

"Tryin' Times: Black Women, Soul, and Narratives of Resistance in the Age of Black Power"

February 19

Tammy Kernodle, Professor, Musicology, Miami University

"From Ferguson to France: Understanding BlackLivesMatter in France"

February 26

Jean Beaman, Assistant Professor, Sociology, Purdue University

"The Structure of Protest Cycles: Contagion and Cohesion in South Korea's Democracy Movement"

March 5

Paul Yunsik Chang, Associate Professor, Sociology, Harvard University

"A Tale of Two African Hegemons: Nigeria and South Africa"

March 12

Adekeye Adebajo, Executive Director, Center Conflict Resolution, Cape Town, South Africa

"Intersectionality Identities and Globalization of Reproduction Shaping Domestic Workers' Movement for Justice"

March 26

Mary Romero, Professor, Social Transformation, Arizona State University

"Social Movements and Neoliberalism: Opportunities and Challenges"

April 2

David Fasenfest, Associate Professor, Sociology, Wayne State University

"What are the Long-Term Effects of Offensive Racist Mechanisms?: Racial Battle Fatigue Across the Lifespan of African Americans"

April 9

William Smith, Associate Professor, Education, Culture and Society, The University of Utah

"White Demographobia: Race, Statistics, and the Construction of 'Latino Threat'"

April 16

Michael D. Rodgriguez, Assistant Professor, Sociology and Latina/Latino Studies, Northwestern University

"Poison in the Ivy: Race Relations and the Reproduction of Inequality on Elite College Campuses"

April 23

W. Carson Byrd, Assistant Professor, Pan African Studies and Sociology, University of Louisville

"Out and Under Arrest: Policing and Everyday Life in Skid Row"

April 30

Forrest Stuart, Assistant Professor, Sociology and Latina/Latino Studies, Northwestern University

"Global Identities and Social Movements"

May 7

Rodney Coates, Professor, Global & Intercultural Studies and Sociology, Miami University