2017 junior theorists symposium schedule

The 2017 JTS program was just announced. As usual, the event will be held on the day before the main American Sociological Association meetings, this year in Montreal. Details on the program are below, including how to RSVP in advance.

11th Annual Junior Theorists Symposium

Friday, August 11, 2017
Université du Québec à Montréal
Pavillon De-Sève, 320 St Catherine St E, room DS-R520

8:30 – 9:00 | Coffee and Bagels

9:00 – 10:50 | Panel 1. Discussant: Richard Biernacki (University of California – San Diego)

Pablo Gaston (UC Berkeley)
Conflict and the Moral Economy: The Moral Dilemmas of Economic Conflict in California Hospitals, 1946-1974.

Till Hilmar (Yale University)
Knowing what it’s like. Theorizing Moral-Economic Reasoning and Notions of Deservingness in Newly Capitalist Societies.

Allison Ford (University of Oregon)
Self-sufficiency: Emotional-Cultural-Material Trajectories of Environmental Practices.

10:50 – 11:00 | Break (coffee & tea provided)

11:00 – 12:50 | Panel 2. Discussant: Raewyn Connell (Professor Emerita, University of Sydney)

Paige L. Sweet (UI Chicago)
Ideology, Bodies, and Trespass between Feminist Theory and Critical Realism

Eric Royal Lybeck (University of Exeter)
Ajurisdiction and the Fragmentation of Academic Sociology

Michael Roll (UW-Madison)
Southern Movements: States and Vigilante Collective Action in Peripheral Spaces

12:50 – 14:00 | Lunch (provided on site)

14:00 – 15:50 | Panel 3. Discussant: Julian Go (Boston University)

Ricarda Hammer (Brown University)
Decolonizing the Civil Sphere: Race, Colonial Difference and Historical Claims for Inclusion in France

Amanda Shriwise (University of Oxford)
Field Theory and Welfare State Regimes

Ben Merriman (University of Kansas)
Extralegal violence in the emergence of modern social fields

15:50 – 16:00 | Break (coffee & tea provided)

16:00-17:30 | After Panel: Theory, the Good Society, and Positionality

Gabriel Abend (New York University)

Seth Abrutyn (Univ. of British Columbia)

Hae Yeon Choo (University of Toronto)

Claire Decoteau (UI Chicago)

17:30 – ? |Theory in the Wild: Libations and Good Conversation (off-site) 

* In order to coordinate logistics, including lunch orders, the organizers request that you please RSVP at this link: http://www.asatheory.org/jts-registration.html. JTS is a donation-based event, and we kindly suggest donations of $20 per faculty member and $10 per graduate student, which can be made at the event or in advance through PayPal (to the juniortheorists@gmail.com account) or by contacting us via email to arrange payment by check.

Author: Dan Hirschman

I am a sociologist interested in the use of numbers in organizations, markets, and policy. For more info, see here.

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