HSOC Symposium on Metropolitan America in a Globalizing Age: Inequalities and Opportunities

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Friday April 22, 2016
      2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: The Gordy Room, Wardlaw Building
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Contact

Dan Amsterdam

daniel.amsterdam@hsoc.gatech.edu

Summaries

Summary Sentence: A one-day symposium discussing various dimensions of inequality, metropolitan development, and the impact of America's heightened globalization since 1970.

Full Summary: This one-day symposium, hosted by the School of History and Sociology at Georgia Tech, seeks to investigate various dimensions of inequality, metropolitan development, and the impact of America's heightened globalization since roughly 1970.  It especially seeks to foster a discussion between sociologists and historians to help forge a path for future inquiry.  

This one-day symposium, hosted by the School of History and Sociology at Georgia Tech, seeks to investigate various dimensions of inequality, metropolitan development, and the impact of America's heightened globalization since roughly 1970.  It especially seeks to foster a discussion between sociologists and historians to help forge a path for future inquiry.  

Through a series of plenary and smaller sessions featuring preeminent scholars, "Metropolitan America in a Globalizing Age" aims to move toward a compelling, usable account of metropolitan America's recent past.  

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Elizabeth Higginbotham, Distinguished Visiting Professor, HSOC, co-author of Race and Ethnicity in Society.

Andrew Needham, Associate Professor, NYU, author of Power Lines: Phoenix and the Making of the Modern Southwest.

Becky Nicolaides, Research Associate, UCLA, author of My Blue Heaven; co-editor of The Suburb Reader.

Thomas Shapiro, Pokross Professor, Brandeis, co-author of Black Wealth/White Wealth.

For more information, contact Daniel Amsterdam, daniel.amsterdam@hsoc.gatech.edu.

Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
Yes
Groups

Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, School of History and Sociology

Invited Audience
Undergraduate students, Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students
Categories
Conference/Symposium, Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
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Status
  • Created By: LaDonna Bowen
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Nov 5, 2015 - 4:55am
  • Last Updated: Apr 13, 2017 - 5:17pm