Program

*See our Travel & Logistics page for details on venues.

THURSDAY, February 12 – Pre-conference Events

Dean’s Conference Room, SSMS 3145

10:00: Paper Presentation – John I. Gilderbloom (University of Louisville): “Ten Commandments of Urban Regeneration:  Creating Safe, Sustainable, Healthy and Equitable Neighborhoods”

11:00-1:00: Panel –  “The Radical Tradition at UCSB,” Organized by John Foran

1:00: Lunch in Sociology Common Area, 3rd floor SSMS

2:00: Paper Presentation – Raymond Wong (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and UCSB): “Less is More? Civil Partnership, Statistical Discrimination, and Lesbian Wage Premium”

3:00-5:00: Panel – “Advice to Graduate Students,” Organized by Sociology Graduate Student Association, SGSA

6:00-8:00: Emeriti Night and Dinner, Mosher Alumni House “Living Room” (RSVP required, $25 fee)

 

FRIDAY, February 13 – Day 1

Corwin Pavilion, UCSB

9:00 Continental Breakfast and Welcome Reception

10:00 Welcome

  • Maria Charles, Professor and Chair of Sociology
  • Henry T. Yang, Chancellor

10:15 Chairs’ Perspectives on UCSB Sociology

  • Tom Scheff  (chair 1967-1972)
  • Richard Flacks (chair 1976-1980)
  • Beth Schneider (chair 1998-2003)

11:00-11:30 Break

11:30 Intersectional Ethnography

Facilitator– Victor Rios

  • France Winddance Twine
  • David Brotherton (CUNY)
  • Greg Prieto (USD)
  • Lorena Garcia (Univ Illinois, Chicago)

12:30-2:00 Lunch

2:00 Globalization

Facilitator – Rich Appelbaum

  • William Robinson
  • Kum-Kum Bhavnani
  • Dana Collins (CSUF) & Molly Talcott (CSULA)
  • Joseph Conti (Univ Wisconsin, Madison)

3:00 Social Movements, Revolutions, Social Change

Facilitator – John Foran

  • Verta Taylor
  • Richard Flacks
  • Zakiya Luna
  • Jessica Taft (UCSC)

4:30-6:30 Break – Happy Hour at The Beachside Bar (free shuttle from campus)

7:00-9:00 Conference Dinner, UCEN Hub (UCSB campus)

Harvey Molotch, speaker

 

SATURDAY, February 14 – Day 2

Mosher Alumni House, UCSB

9:00 Culture

Facilitator – Denise Bielby

  • Jon Cruz
  • John Mohr
  • Laura Grindstaff (UCD)
  • Clayton Childress (Univ Toronto)

10:00 Conversation Analysis/Ethnomethodology

Facilitator – Don Zimmerman

  • Geoffrey Raymond
  • Douglas Maynard (Univ Wisconsin, Madison)
  • Steven Clayman (UCLA)
  • Mardi Kidwell (Univ of New Hampshire)

11:00-11:30 Break

11:30 Race, Ethnicity, Nation

Facilitator – Denise Segura

  • Reginald Daniel
  • Howard Winant
  • Shirley Jackson (Southern Connecticut State Univ)
  • Xuan Santos (CSU San Marcos)

12:30-2:00 Lunch

2:00 Gender

Facilitator – Maria Charles

  • Don Zimmerman
  • William Bielby
  • Valerie Jenness (UCI)
  • Sarah Thébaud

3:00 Sexuality

Facilitator – Verta Taylor

  • Beth Schneider
  • Jane Ward (UCR)
  • Matthew Mutchler (CSUDH)
  • Shae Miller (CSULB)
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