Kathleen Blee: “What Happens to Political Imagination in Activist Groups?”

May 8, 2014
3:00 pmto5:00 pm
Kathleen Blee

Kathleen Blee

Susan Campbell Hall
Room 111, Graduate Student Ctr
1431 Johnson Lane
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May 8: “What Happens to Political Imagination in Activist Groups?” a research talk with Kathleen Blee

Kathleen Blee, distinguished professor of sociology and associate dean for graduate studies and research at the University of Pittsburgh, has published 76 journal articles, encyclopedia entries and book chapters; three edited or coedited books and four scholarly monographs (one coauthored). These include Women in the Klan: Racism and Gender in the 1920s (University of California Press, 1991); The Road to Poverty: The Making of Wealth and Hardship in Appalachia (coauthored with Dwight Billings, Cambridge University Press, 2000); Inside Organized Racism: Women in the Hate Movement (University of California Press, 2002); and Democracy in the Making: How Activist Groups Form (Oxford University Press, 2012).

Kathleen Blee will also teach a workshop, “How to Get Funding for Qualitative Research,” on Friday, May 9 from 2 – 5 p.m. in the Graduate Student Center, Susan Campbell Hall, 1431 Johnson Lane.