Fall 2007 - Spring 2008

Affiliates Lunch Meetings and Events

September 27, Thursday: Jennifer Lena, Visiting Fellow, Associate Professor of Sociology, Vanderbilt University, "Festival City: The Ecology of Urban Events and the Festivalization Hypothesis.”

October 26, Friday: Sang Mi Park, East Asian Studies, Princeton University, “Wartime Japan’s Cultural Diplomacy and the Takarazuka Girls’ Revue in the West.”

November 15, Thursday (Robertson 015), Co-sponsored by the Music Department: Trevor Pinch, Professor of Science & Technology Studies and Sociology at Cornell University, “Mashups and Moshes:  On-line music and On-line Interaction.”

December 6, Thursday: Yue Zhang, Department of Politics, Princeton University;Power Grid: Urban Preservation in Beijing, Paris, and Chicago.”

January 17, Thursday: Tsu Chung Su, Visiting Fellow, Professor of English, National Taiwan Normal University, “Mise-en-sen and Mise-en-scène: Emily Mann’s Theater of Testimony and Doubles.”

February 28, Thursday: Keith Roe, Professor of Social Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium), “Education and Cultural Consumption: A typology of young adolescents' media use.”

March 27, Thursday: Takeshi Matsui, Visiting Fellow, Professor of Marketing at Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo, "Institutionalization of Consumer Needs: A Case Analysis of the "Healing Boom" in Japan."

April 17, Thursday: Hilary Levey, Sociology, Princeton University, “Battements or Corner Kicks? Family Decisions about Children’s Participation in Arts and Athletics.”

April 25, Friday: Luca Zan, director of the graduate studies in Innovation and Organization of Culture and the Arts (GIOCA) at the University of Bologna, Italy (http://www.gioca.unibo.it/), "The Management of Cultural Heritage in China."

May 8, Thursday: G. Cristina Mora-Torres, Sociology, Princeton University, “Segmentation and Convergence: The Institutionalization of Latino Panethnicity in the Spanish Language Media.” 

May 23, Friday: Betsey Biggs, Music Department, Princeton University, "Like It Was a Movie: Cinematic Listening as Public Art."