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Elijah Anderson Lecture: "The Cosmopolitan Canopy"

Date: Thursday, March 1, 2012
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Building: Lavin-Bernick Center (LBC), Kendall Cram Lecture Hall
Location: uptown campus

Sociologist Elijah Anderson, one of the world's leading ethnographers, will give the inaugural City, Culture, and Community Lecture, as part of the first annual conference of the City, Culture, and Community Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program.

Anderson is the William K. Lanman, Jr. Professor of Sociology at Yale University.  His award-winning publications include Code of the Street: Decency, Violence, and the Moral Life of the Inner City (1999); Streetwise: Race, Class, and Change in an Urban Community (1990), winner of the American Sociological Association’s Robert E. Park Award for the best published book in the area of Urban Sociology; and the classic sociological work, A Place on the Corner (1978; 2nd ed., 2003), an ethnography of local life on one inner city corner.  Anderson’s most recent ethnographic work, The Cosmopolitan Canopy: Race and Civility in Everyday Life (2011) is endorsed by noted scholars throughout the country including William Julius Wilson, Harvard University professor;  Marian Wright Edelman, president of the Children's Defense Fund; and Randall Collins, 2011 president of the American Sociological Association.  

 

Sponsored by: Sociology DepartmentCenter for Public Service as well as the Murphy Institute, the Tulane Urban Studies Program, the Newcomb-Tulane College Office of Cocurricular Programs and the City, Culture, and Community Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program

Admission: Free
Attendance: Open to the public
Open to: Alumni, Faculty, Graduate students, Parents, Prospective undergrads, Staff, Undergraduates, Visitors

For more information contact Diane M. Grams via email to dgrams@tulane.edu or by phone at 504-862-3005






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