Each year, the CCSS co-sponsors the lecture with different units on campus in order to build bridges across diverse research communities. The annual lecture series brings eminent thinkers to Cornell to address the broad campus community on pressing social issues.
CCSS Distinguished Lecture in the Social Sciences
This popular event, which is open to the Ithaca community as well as the campus audience, generally draws an overflow audience and is followed by a reception.
Our Racial Moment of Truth
Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Warmth of Other Suns and Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents
This virtual event is free and open to Cornell and the greater Ithaca Community. Learn more about this lecture and register here.
Check out Chronicle coverage of the event here!
October 21 at 6:30pm
Democracy, Today: Fake News, Social Networks and Algorithms
David Lazer, Northeastern University
Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Computer and Information Science
Check out the video recording here.
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Racism and the New Racial Science
Dorothy Roberts, University of Pennsylvania
George A. Weiss University Professor of Law and Sociology and the Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor of Civil Rights
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
Matthew Desmond, Princeton University
Maurice P. During Professor of Sociology
Co-sponsor: Center for the Study of Inequality
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
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