City, Neighborhood and Society Series: A Three Lecture Series on Social Science Approaches to Urban Issues

January 15, March 11 and May 9, 2013:  A Three Lecture Series.

January 15, 2013:  “Transforming Cities and Minds through Sustained Civic Engagement” presented by Dr. Lorlene Hoyt, Talloires Network, Tufts University.  Pettengill G52 at 4:15 pm.

March 11, 2013:  “There Goes the Gayborhood?  Sexuality and the City in a Post-Gay Era” presented by Professor Amin Ghaziani, Department of Sociology, University of British Columbia.  New Commons 221-222 at 7:15 pm.

May 9, 2013:  “Getting Ahead:  Social Mobility, Public Housing, and Immigrant Networks” presented by Professor Silvia Dominguez, Department of Sociology & Human Services, Northeastern University.  Pettengill G65 at 4:15 pm.

This series is sponsored by the Department of Sociology with support from: The Program in Environmental Studies; The Division of the Social Sciences; The Office of Intercultural Education; and The Office of the Special Assistant to the President for Diversity and Inclusion.  Additional support for specific speakers in the series is provided by:  The Harward Center for Community Partnerships; The Departments of Politics, Anthropology and History; The Program in Women & Gender Studies and OutFront.