Friday, February 19, 2016 - 12:00pm
169 McNeil Building
Family & Gender: Miliann Kang, Associate Professor, UMass - Amherst
"Race, Reproduction and Representation: Second-Generation Asian American Mothering and the Global Mommy Wars"

Miliann Kang is Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director of Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies and affiliated faculty in Sociology and Asian/Asian American Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Her book, The Managed Hand: Race, Gender and the Body in Beauty Service Work won book awards from the National Women’s Studies Association and the American Sociological Association. Her current research is on Asian American women and the racial politics of mothering, for which she received an American Association of University Women American Fellowship. Her writing has been published in Gender and Society, Contexts, Newsweek,Women’s Review of BooksHuffington Post and Meridians.

Friday, February 26, 2016 - 12:00pm
169 McNeil Building
Culture & Interaction: Blair Sackett and Lindsay Wood, Ph.D. Students, Penn Sociology
TBA
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 12:00pm
169 McNeil Building
Education & Inequality: TBA
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Friday, March 25, 2016 - 12:00pm
169 McNeil Building
Race, Ethnicity and Immigration: Andrea Panchok-Berry, Ph.D. Candidate, Penn Sociology
TBA
Friday, April 1, 2016 - 12:00pm
169 McNeil Building
Urban Ethnography: Betsie Garner, Ph.D. Student, Penn Sociology
TBA
Friday, April 15, 2016 - 12:00pm
169 McNeil Building
Urban Ethnography: Gordon Douglas, Associate Director, Institute for Public Knowledge, New York University
TBA