Raised Right: Fatherhood in Modern American Conservatism

How has the modern conservative movement thrived in spite of the lack of harmony among its constituent members? What, and who, holds together its large corporate interests, small-government libertarians, social and racial traditionalists, and evangelical Christians?

Race, Poverty, and Housing in American Cities: What do we do now?

Matthew Desmond and Alex Kotlowitz will engage in a conversation surrounding the theme of race and poverty, followed by Q & A.

Vaccine Court: The Law and Politics of Injury

Book launch and panel discussion of Anna Kirkland's recent book Vaccine Court: The Law and Politics of Injury (NYU Press, 2016)

Queering Families: The Postmodern Partnerships of Cisgender Women and Transgender Men

Book talk by Carla A. Pfeffer (Sociology and Women’s Studies, University of South Carolina) on partnerships of cisgender women and transgender men.

"Shapeshifters: Black Girls and the Choreography of Citizenship"

A book talk and signing with U-M graduate, Aimee Meredith Cox, Ph.D.  In her book, Shapeshifters, Dr. Cox explores how young Black women in a Detroit homeless shelter contest stereotypes, critique their status as partial citizens, and negotiate poverty, racism, and gender violence to create and imagine lives for themselves.