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CEPS Theory and Method Reading Group

Faculty and students in the Cultural and Educational Policy Studies program meet every several weeks to discuss classic and cutting-edge scholarship on theory and method that relates to studying educational policy and practice.  To participate electronically via Adobe Connect please email Professor Sobe’s Graduate Assistant, Michael Hines at mhines2@luc.edu.

Upcoming meetings

Additional meetings will be scheduled in mid November.

Past meetings and readings

Friday, September 26, 2015 3:30pm-5:00pm (LSC Info Commons Room 105) – Chapters 1 + 2 (p vii-76) of Zygmunt Bauman’s Liquid Love  (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2003) Electronic Book available through LUC Libraries

Friday, September 5, 2014 1:30pm-3:00pm (LSC Cuneo Hall Room 111) – Martha Nussbaum’s Not for Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities (190 pages, Princeton University Press).  Amazon link  LUC Libraries link

Friday,  May 23rd, 2014 (LSC Info Commons Room 105) – Aihwa Ong, “A Milieu of Mutations: The Pluripotency and Fungibility of Life in Asia,” East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal (2013) 7: 69-85. LUC Libraries link

Friday June 6th, 2014 (LSC Info Commons Room 105) – Sumi Cho, Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw, and Leslie McCall, “Toward a Field of Intersectionality Studies: Theory, Applications, and Praxis” Signs, Vol. 38, No. 4, (Summer 2013), pp. 785-810.  LUC Libraries link

Friday, May 2nd, 2014 (LSC Info Commons Room 105) – Mario L. Small, “How many cases do I need?’ On science and the logic of case selection in field-based research.” Ethnography 10.1 (2009): 5-38.  LUC Libraries link

Friday April 18,2014 – LSC Cuneo 103 – Hacking, I. (1986). Making up people. Reconstructing individualism: Autonomy, individuality, and the self in Western thought, 222-36.