Unequal Outcomes: The Production of Inequality in New Economic Times

The Havens Center Spring 2007 Visiting Scholars Program presents
Lois Weis
“Re-thinking the Intersections of Race, Class and Gender: Tracking the Making of the New White Working Class in the Final Quarter of the Twentieth Century”
Tuesday, February 20, 4:00pm, 206 Ingraham
"Engaging research across difference: Towards a critical theory of method in shifting times"
Wednesday, February 21, 4:00 pm, 8147 Social Science
Public Seminar: "Dueling banjos: Research on youth cultural vibrancy versus that on the 'sorting machine'"
Thursday, February 22, 12:20 pm, 8108 Social Science

There is one reading specifically for the Thursday seminar that is available upon request.

Lois Weis is Distinguished Professor of Sociology of Education at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. She is the author and/or editor of numerous books and articles relating to race, class, gender, schooling and the economy. Her most recent volumes include Class Reunion: The Remaking of the American White Working Class (Routledge, 2004) and Beyond Silenced Voices: Class, race and gender in United States Schools (edited with Michelle Fine, SUNY Press, 2005). She sits on numerous editorial boards and is past President of the American Educational Studies Association.