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Visually Speaking

A special highlight has been added to the film/video screening series at the Annual Meeting. You are invited to meet the filmmakers of People Like Us: A Documentary about Social Class in America. Chaired by Alice O’Connor (University of California, Santa Barbara), this session will feature excerpts from this important documentary film, along with comments from filmmakers Louis Alvarez and Andrew Kolker (Center for New American Media). A discussion will follow, led by panelists Joshua Gamson (Yale University), Michelle Lamont (Princeton University), and Alice O’Connor (University of California, Santa Barbara).

Nominations are still open for new films/videos to be included in the daily screenings during the meeting. Send a copy of the film/video and a brief description of the work and its relevance to sociological instruction and research to: Meghan Rich, Academic and Professional Affairs Program, American Sociological Association, 1307 New York Avenue NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005-4701; (202) 383-9005, x318; Materials received by June 25 will be considered for inclusion in the 2002 Film/Video Screening Series.