January 2020 News

Farrell’s new book on Ultra-Wealth and Environment

Thu, 01/30/2020
Yale F&ES professor (with a secondary appointment in sociology) has a new book with Princeton University Press examining the relationship between ultra-wealth, inequality, and the environment. Released in their prominent series “Princeton Studies in Cultural Sociology,” Farrell uses Read more...

Philip V. McHarris has published in the Washington Post

Wed, 01/22/2020
Philip V. McHarris’ essay, “Democrats are ignoring a key piece of criminal justice reform — slicing police budgets”, was recently published in The Washington Post. Find Philip’s essay here. Read more...

Yale Center for Cultural Sociology Obtains Major Grant

Tue, 01/14/2020
The Henry Luce Foundation has awarded a major grant of $300,000  to the Yale Center for Cultural Sociology (CCS) in support of its efforts to build cultural sociology in China. The funds will be used to deepen ties between the Yale CCS and a sister organization, the Fudan University CCS in Shanghai Read more...

Jeffrey Alexander presents work at the All India Sociological Conference

Tue, 01/14/2020
CCS Director Jeffrey Alexander travelled to India over the holiday break to present his work at Kerala University as part of the 45th All India Sociological Conference on December 27th-29th. He gave two special plenary lectures at this event, on the topics ‘Cultural Trauma’ and ‘Civil Sphere In the Read more...