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Consortium Respectful Behavior Policy

Participants at Consortium activities will treat each other with respect and consideration to create a collegial, inclusive, and professional environment that is free from any form of discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.

Participants will avoid any inappropriate actions or statements based on individual characteristics such as age, race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, nationality, political affiliation, ability status, educational background, or any other characteristic protected by law. Disruptive or harassing behavior of any kind will not be tolerated. Harassment includes but is not limited to inappropriate or intimidating behavior and language, unwelcome jokes or comments, unwanted touching or attention, offensive images, photography without permission, and stalking.

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Upcoming Meetings

There are no currently scheduled upcoming events.

Past Meetings

  • March 19, 2014

    Paul Erikson of Wesleyan University introduced selections from How Reason Almost Lost Its Mind, The Strange Career of Cold War Rationality, Chicago 2013.

  • February 19, 2014

    Peter Collopy of UPenn introduced his "Infolding the Self: From Video Therapy to Video Art."

  • January 15, 2014

    Jason Oakes of UPenn introduced his "Calculating the Population at Metropolitan Life and the Institute for Biological Research."

  • December 18, 2013

    Greg Eghigian of Penn State introduced his "'A Transatlantic Buzz': Flying Saucers, Extraterrestrials, and America in Postwar Germany"

  • October 16, 2013

    Tal Arbel of Harvard University introduced Joel Isaac's "Prologue" to Working Knowledge: Making the Human Sciences from Parsons to Kuhn (Harvard University Press, 2012), 1-30; and his "Theorist at Work: Talcott Parsons and the Carnegie Project on Theory, 1949-1951," Journal of the History of Ideas 71/2 (2010): 287-311.

  • September 18, 2013

    Erika Milam of Princeton University introduced Henrika Kuklick's "Personal Equations: Reflections on the History of Fieldwork, with Special Reference to Sociocultural Anthropology", Isis 102/1 (2011): 1-33.

Group Conveners

  • Richard Shrake


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