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Presidential Plenary and Major Plenary Sessions

Presidential Plenary

Presidential Address

ASA Awards Ceremony and Presidential Address
Sunday, August 17, 4:30-6:15 pm

Presidential Address by William T. Bielby, University of California, Santa Barbara

Major Plenary Sessions

  • Taking Measure of Race
    Saturday, August 16, 12:30-2:15 pm

    Organizer and Presider: William T. Bielby, University of California, Santa Barbara

    Panel: Michelle Alexander, Stanford University Deborah Jones Merritt, Ohio State University Troy Duster, University of California, Berkeley, and New York University

  • Culture and Political Identities
    Monday, August 18, 12:30-2:15 pm

    Organizer and Presider: Craig Calhoun, New York University and Social Science Research Council

    Rethinking Strangeness: From Structures in Space to Discourses in Civil Society. Jeffrey Alexander, Yale University

    The Limits of Identity. Richard Sennett, London School of Economics and New York University

    Social Exclusion, Stateless Citizens, and Losing the “Right to Have Rights”: How Market Culture Is Remaking Political Identities. Margaret Somers, University of Michigan

    Nations as a Problem in Cultural Analysis. Lynnette Spillman and Russell Faeges, University of Notre Dame

    Discussant: Craig Calhoun, New York University and Social Science Research Council