The Department of Sociology at Indiana University invites scholars within and beyond the university to present cutting-edge research on issues of racial injustice, ethnic inequalities and pathways to social transformation in US society. Topics might include (but are not limited to) labor market discrimination, policing and mass incarceration, racial profiling, mobilization and racial resistance, housing discrimination, unequal access to capital markets, voter disenfranchisement, racial and ethnic violence, educational inequalities, segregation and intergroup relations, and environmental racism.
The Social Justice Series
2022/2023 Social Justice Series:
Past presentations in the Social Justice Series:
Victoria Reyes (UC Riverside) "Theorizing race & knowledge production: A case of economic sociology" - 9/2/2022
Krystale Littlejohn (University of Oregon) "Just Get on the Pill: The Uneven Burden of Reproductive Politics" -9/24/2021
prabhdeep kehal (Brown University) "Bounding academic expertise in status: Political-knowledge tournaments and communication in elite U.S. faculty hiring" -10/29/2021
Deadric Williams (University of Tennessee) "Racism and the Mechanisms Maintaining Black Families' Income Inequality" - 1/21/2022
Hajar Yazdiha (University of Southern California) Talk Title TBA - 2/25/2022
Jelani Ince (Indiana University) "'Saved' by Interaction, Living by Race: The Diversity Demeanor in a White Space"
Candance Miller (Indiana University) "Race, Entrepreneurship, and Revitalization: How Local Governments Drive Up the Costs of Neighborhood Change"
Shannon Malone Gonzalez (Texas A&M) "Learning Her Place: Black Girlhood Lessons on Policing and Marginalization"
For information on upcoming talks, contact Michael Schultz.