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Canceled: Class Warfare: Producing Social and Economic Inequalities via the U.S. College Admissions Process

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Note: This event has been canceled.

Interested parties are invited to a lecture by Lois Weis, State University of New York Distinguished Professor of Sociology of Education, titled “Class Warfare: Producing Social and Economic Inequalities via the U.S. College Admissions Process.” 

RSVP by April 1: um.ehd.events@maine.edu 

Lois Weis has written extensively about the current predicament of White, African American and Latinx working class and poor youth and young adults, as well as the complex role gender and race play in light of contemporary dynamics associated with the global knowledge economy, new patterns of emigration, and the movement of cultural and economic capital across national boundaries. Her many professional accomplishments include:

  • Member of the National Academy of Education (NAEd)
  • Honorary fellow of the American Educational Research Association
  • Past editor of both the American Educational Research Journal and Educational Policy
  • Author, co-author or editor of several books, including “Beyond Silenced Voices: Class, Race, and Gender in United States Schools” with Michelle Fine (recipient of the 2006 Critics’ Choice Award from the American Educational Studies Association) and “Class Warfare: Class, Race, and College Admissions in Top-Tier Secondary Schools” with Kristin Cipollone and Heather Jenkins.

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April 6
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Buchanan Alumni House
160 College Ave.
Orono, ME 04469 United States


Casey Kelly