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Winter 2018 Schedule

Mondays 12:00 pm

SCANCOR (Ceras 123)


January 8

Liberalization, Social Rights, and the Global Education Regime: The Worldwide Decline of Early Tracking, 19602010

Jared Furuta

January 15

No workshop (MLK Jr. Day)

January 22

The discursive expansion of the state in the 19th century: computational text analyses of a test corpus comprising 16 UK parliamentary debates, 1830–1880

Daniel Scott Smith

January 29

Polarized Embrace: South Korean Media Coverage of Human Rights, 1990-2016

Jeong-Woo Koo (Sungkyunkwan University)

February 5

Universities in Comparative Perspective: Some Resesarch Directions

Francisco O. Ramirez 

February 12

Illiberal Reactions to the University in the 21st Century

John W. Meyer (with Julia Lerch & Evan Schofer, UC Irvine)

February 19

No workshop (Presidents' Day)

February 26

Ideals of Order: Activists, Academics, Administrators, and the ideal of good government in the United States, 1870–1969

Aaron Elliott Grodner Horvath

March 5


Mitchell L Stevens

March 12

Just Progress? Discursive and normative tensions underpinning collaborative care

Elise Paradis & Daniel Miller (University of Toronto)



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