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Overcoming Social Inequality
Co-sponsored by the UW Global Studies Program
"Beyond Bourdieu: Literary Gatherings and Community Involvement for Social Change"
Tuesday, November 18, 4 pm, 206 Ingraham Hall
"Overcoming Social Exclusion: The Role of Critical Communicative Methodology"
Wednesday, November 19, 4 pm, 8417 Social Sciences Building
Thursday, November 20, 12:20 pm, 8108 Social Sciences Building
MARTA SOLER (Ph.D., Harvard University) is Professor of Sociological Theory and Director of CREA, the Center for Research in Theories and Practices for Overcoming Inequalities, at the University of Barcelona. CREA engages in research projects that contribute to theoretical and practical developments in the social sciences. It is chiefly concerned with the analysis of, and the development of measures aimed at overcoming, social inequalities in relation to gender relations, Roma people (also known as gypsies), migration, labor markets, and culture, among others. The author of Lenguage y Ciencias Sociales (2004), Professor Soler was a member of the research project “Workalo, which led to the European Parliament’s official recognition of the Romà in Europe.