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Fall 2019

Mondays 12:30 pm

SCANCOR (Ceras 123)

September 23


September 30

Textbook working session

October 7

Valentina Goglio (presenter) and Paolo Parigi

Why should we get a Harvard professor to give a class in Greek philosophy? Resistance to MOOCs in the US Higher Education system

October 14

Christine Min Wotipka (presenter), Lisa Yiu, Joseph Svec, and Francisco Ramirez

The Status and Agency of Children in School Textbooks, 1970–2012: A Cross-National Analysis

October 21

Gabriela Gavrila, Lisa Overby and Francisco Ramirez

Performing Diversity: An Organizational Analysis

October 28

Seugah Lee (presenter) and Francisco Ramirez

Introduction to the new international dataset and preliminary hypotheses


Jared Furuta (presenter) and Francisco Ramirez

Updates on the founding dates of legal offices


Nadine Skinner and Francisco Ramirez (presenter)

Updates on the founding dates of development offices

November 4

Patricia Bromley (presenter) and Cristof Brandtner

Institutional change and the rise of win-win ideology in annual reports of US firms, 1960-2010

November 11

Dora Demszky (presenter), Lucy Li, Patricia Bromley and Dan Jurafsky

Content Analysis of Textbooks via Natural Language Processing: Novel Findings on Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in Texas US History Textbooks

November 18

Daniel Scott Smith

Cultural rationalization and the discursive expansion of the state in the long 19th century

November 25

No workshop


December 2

Nicole Philippczyck (presenter) and Simon Ortel

The adoption of mission statements in European universities



weekly meetings on Mondays at 1:00pm PST (Zoom link: please e-mail for password)


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in SOC 311A / EDUC 387, "Workshop: Comparative Studies of Educational and Political Systems"