Spring 2018 Meeting/Event Schedule

All events this semester were organized by graduate student coordinators Karen Lee, Vrinda Marwah, Beth Prosnitz, and Katie Rogers with faculty advisement from Prof. Gloria González-López and Prof. Sharmila Rudrappa.

CONVERSATION: The Global Rise of Right-Wing Politics: Race in the U.S. and Caste in India
February 23 from 2:30-4:30PM in CLA 3.106

PANEL: Race and Pedagogy
March 22 from 2:30-4:30PM in CLA 3.106
Faculty discussants:
Graduate student moderator:

PANEL: Race and the Academy
April 27 from 9:00-11:00AM in CLA 1.302E
Faculty discussants:
Faculty moderator:

  • “Multi-Group Attitudes towards Contemporary Black Political Action: A Reflection of Group Position” by Karen Lee (Sociology, UT Austin)
    February 9 from 2:30-4:30PM in CLA 3.106
  • “Rumors and the Politics of Blame and Responsibility: The Afterlives of Infant Deaths in an Adivasi* Community in South India” by Unnimaya Kurup (Sociology, UT Austin)
    March 9 from 2:30-4:30PM in CLA 3.106
  • “Community Organizations and Schools: Can Community Nonprofits Help Children from Diverse Families Learn on a national Scale?” by Robert Ressler (Sociology, UT Austin)
    March 9 from 2:30-4:30PM in CLA 3.106
  • Disparities in the STEM Field by Kara Takasaki (Sociology, UT Austin) and Prof. Jennifer Glass (Sociology, UT Austin)
    April 13 from 2:30-4:30PM in CLA 3.106

Thanks to all panelists, discussants, speakers, and attendees for a generative and fascinating semester. We greatly appreciate your participation.

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