Author Archives: Charles Kurzman

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Sociology

Spring 2021 schedule

January 29: Micah Nelson, UNC-Chapel Hill, “Resentment is Like Drinking Poison? The Heterogenous Health Consequences of Affective Polarization.” February 12: Laura Nelson, Northeastern University, “And the Rest is History: Leveraging the Alignment Between Machine Learning and Intersectional, Cultural, and Inductive … Continue reading

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Fall 2020 schedule

August 21: Neda Maghbouleh, University of Toronto (with Ariela Schachter and René Flores), “Ancestry, Color, or Culture? How Whites Racially Classify Others in the U.S.” September 4: Charles Kurzman, UNC-Chapel Hill, “Citizism,” Chap. 1. September 18: Brandon Gorman, University at … Continue reading

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Spring 2020 schedule

January 16: Pam Paxton (with Kristopher Velasco), University of Texas, Austin, “Deconstructed and Constructive Logics: Explaining Inclusive Language Change in LGBT Nonprofits, 1998-2016.” January 31: Ken Cai Kowalski, “Constructions of Plausibility in Capitalist and Noncapitalist Futures of Labor Automation.” February … Continue reading

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Fall 2019 schedule

August 30: Akram Al-Turk and David Rigby, “The Emergence and Transformation of Policy Ideas in the U.S. Congress, 1946-2015.” September 13: Laura Krull, “The (Rainbow) Elephant in the Email: An Analysis of Gatekeeping in Church Emails.” September 27: Abby Newell, … Continue reading

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Spring 2019 schedule

January 25: Alanna Gillis, “Provisional Major Identities, Self-Concept, and Social Ties: The Social Process of Choosing a College Major.” February 6 (Wednesday): Phil Gorski, Yale, “American Babylon: Christianity and Democracy After Trump.” February 15: Nicholas Membrez-Weiler, Laura Bray, and Tom … Continue reading

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Fall 2018 Schedule

August 31: Abby Newell, UNC Sociology, “Pro-Life and Pro-Woman: Complicating the U.S. Antiabortion Narrative.” September 14: Hurricane Florence September 28: Deen Freelon, UNC School of Media and Journalism, “The (non)Americans: Analyzing Networked Disinformation on Twitter.” October 12: Taylor Brown, Duke, … Continue reading

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Spring 2018 Schedule

January 19: Daniel Laurison, Swarthmore College, “Neither Geeks nor Gurus: Campaign Staff and Consultants in American National Elections.” January 26: Christopher Barrie, University of Oxford, “Sect, Nation, and Identity after the Fall of Mosul: Evidence from a Quasi-Natural Experiment.” February … Continue reading

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Fall 2016 Schedule

September 2: Karam Hwang, “Rare Birds: Culture and Interracial Friendship on Two College Campuses.” September 16: Scott Fitzgerald, UNC-Charlotte, “Media and Economic Inequality in the U.S. and U.K, 1984-2014.” September 30: Ahsan Kamal, “Enclosures, Valuations, and Ontologies of Water: A … Continue reading

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