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Fall 2020

Mondays 12:30 pm

Zoom (link)

September 14


September 21

David Frank and John Meyer

Book Discussion of The University and the Global Knowledge Society

September 28

Gabi Gavrila, Lisa Overbey, and Francisco Ramirez

Enacting Diversity in American Higher Education: The Rise and Evolution of Diversity-Related Offices (1968-2020)

October 5

Julia Lerch

Women’s Participation in the Post-Liberal Era: A Global Perspective

October 12

Research Check-in

October 19

Lisa Yiu

"Having a Vietnamese mother is my advantage": New Taiwanese youth, coercive multiculturalism, and transnational belonging in a neoliberal era

October 26

Minju Choi, Hannah D'Apice, and Nadine Skinner

The Rise of the Organizational Society in Canadian and U.S. Textbooks: 1836-2011

November 2

Kiyoteru Tsutsui, Matthias Koenig, and Charles Crabtree

From Nationalism to Multiculturalism? Constitutional Provisions on Ethnic, Linguistic and Religious Minority Rights, 1789-2015

November 9

Gili Drori and Ravit Mizrahi-Shtelman

"Ivory Tower" or "Tower of Babylon"? The Challenge of Multilingualism for the Globally Embedded University

November 16

Daniel Scott Smith

The Emergence of Schooling in Official Political Discourse during the 19th Century: Exploring the Case of the UK



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