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Conference Announcement: C. Wright Mills

C. Wright Mills: “Taking It Big”
A conference in honor of the Fiftieth anniversary of C. Wright Mills’ The Sociological Imagination
October 16th-17th 2009
CUNY Graduate Center Recital Hall

Plenary (Oct 16):
5:30: Reception (Recital Hall Lobby)
6:30 to 8:00: Patricia Hill Collins, Stanley Aronowitz and Craig Calhoun

Program
Friday October 16th

10:00 to 12:00: On Class and Power
Presenter: Jerry Watts
Respondent: TBA

1:00 to 3:00: Mills’ Social Psychology
Presenter: Lynn Chancer
Respondent: Eli Zaretsky

3:15 to 5:15: On Intellectuals
Presenter: Russell Jacoby
Respondent: John Summers

Saturday Oct 17th

10:00 to 12:00: On Culture
Presenter: Marshall Berman
Respondent: Harvey Molotch

1:00 to 3:00: Social and Political Theory
Presenter: Stephen Bronner
Respondent: David Harvey

3:15 to 5:15: Politics and Political Writings
Presenter: Stanley Aronowitz
Respondent: Andy Greenberg

SPONSORS: CUNY Center for the Study of Culture, Technology and Work Institute for Public Knowledge

For more information or to register please contact:
Center for the Study of Culture, Technology and Work
The Graduate Center, The City University of New York
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016-4309
Phone: 212-817-2001
Email: [email protected]

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