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The Second Annual UCSD Culture Conference
Cultural Sociology and Its Diversity
May 5, 2006

Deutz Conference Room, Institute of the Americas
University of California, San Diego


Schedule of Events

10:00 - 10:30: Coffee, registration and welcome

10:30-12:00: Keynote address by Randall Collins ( University of Pennsylvania) followed by discussion

12:00-1:15: Lunch

1:15 -3:15: State of the Discipline presentations:

Maria Charles (UC San Diego) on Culture and Social Inequality

Laura Grindstaff (UC Davis) on Popular Culture

Francesca Polletta (UC Irvine) on Culture and Social Movements

Mitchell Stevens ( New York University) on Culture and Education

3:15-3:45: Break for refreshments

3:45-5:15: Keynote address by Chandra Mukerji (UC San Diego) followed by discussion

5:15-6:30: Wine & beer reception


Please RSVP by April 15, indicating how many will be attending.

RSVP and questions to Michael Haedicke (mhaedick@ucsd.edu).

Conference organizers: Amy Binder, Mary Blair-Loy, John H. Evans, Kwai Ng, and Michael Haedicke