Culture in Contemporary Life

ASA Section on Cultural Sociology presents Culture in Contemporary Life (CCL) Series 

The Crisis of Masculinity Around the World

How the pursuits of and anxieties around masculinity have changed in the past two decades? To what extent the crises of democracy and the resurgence of authoritarian tendencies are intertwined with the “crisis of/in masculinity” around the world? In this online panel, four distinguished cultural sociologists will shed light on the debates around masculinity in the academy and in the news from inside and outside the U.S.

Speakers:
Hector Carrillo (Northwestern University)
Michela Musto (University of British Columbia)
Tristan Bridges (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Robert Wyrod (University of Colorado Boulder)

Moderator:
Yan Long (University of California, Berkeley)

Date:
Jun 2, 2022, 2PM ET

Zoom link: https://umich.zoom.us/j/93072514561

For questions or comments, please contact Alejandra Cueto Piazza (alejandra_irene_cueto_piazza@brown.edu)





Fake News? Perspectives from Cultural Sociology

CCL Talk Recording: Fake News? Perspectives from Cultural Sociology

Revisiting Cultural Methods to Address Racism

CCL Talk Recording: Revisiting Cultural Methods to Address Racism

What theoretical perspectives can cultural sociology provide to address the current debates on race and racism? How to design research to unmask the systematicity of racism as well as the dynamics of creating change? In this online panel, four distinguished cultural sociologists will shed light on the pressing issues of race and racism in the academy and in the news. 

Speakers:
Ellen Berrey (University of Toronto)
Marcus A. Hunter (University of California, Los Angeles)
Mario L. Small (Harvard University)
Derron Wallace (Brandeis University)

Moderator:
Yan Long (University of California, Berkeley)

Date:
Jan 27th, 2-3 pm ET

For questions or comments, please contact Yan Long (longyan@berkeley.edu)