Events

Upcoming Events

  • Seminar Series 2017/2018

    5th Sep 2017 to 5th Sep 2017


    Tues Sept 5th  2:00-3:30 (ANSO 207) Gary Fine (Northwestern) Group Pleasures: Collaborative Commitments, Shared Narrative, and the Sociology of Fun Abstract: As a consequence of their size and fragility, small groups depend on cohesion. Central to group continuation are occasions of collective hedonic satisfaction that encourage attachment. These times are popularly labeled “fun.” While groupness...

  • Clayton Childress (Toronto) “Under The Cover: The Creation, Production, and Reception of a Novel”

    31st Oct 2017 11:00 am to 31st Oct 2017 11:00 am


    Abstract: Starting in the early 1970s, in sociology and allied disciplines the studies of cultural production and reception began to split apart. Likewise, while applications of field theory to cultural production and reception have generated no shortage insights about the internal orders within fields, for the most part empirical analyses have stopped short at the...

Past Events

  • Seminar Series 2017/2018

    5th Sep 2017 to 5th Sep 2017


    Tues Sept 5th  2:00-3:30 (ANSO 207) Gary Fine (Northwestern) Group Pleasures: Collaborative Commitments, Shared Narrative, and the Sociology of Fun Abstract: As a consequence of their size and fragility, small groups depend on cohesion. Central to group continuation are occasions of collective hedonic satisfaction that encourage attachment. These times are popularly labeled “fun.” While groupness...