Selected Past Lectures: 

     Lectures from 2010

    2010

    “From Public Criminology to the Reflexive Sociology of Criminological Production and Consumption.” Author meets the Critics session on Ian Loader and Richard Sparks, Public Criminogy? (with Elliot Currie, Jody Miller, Todd R. Clear), Annual meetings of the American Society for Criminology, San Francisco, 19 November.

    2010

    Response to critics, Author meets the Critics session on Prisons of Poverty, with Jock Young (John Jay College) chair; Tim Newburn (London School of Economics and Political Science), David Garland (New York University), John Hagan (Northwestern University), Vanessa Barker (University of Stockholm), Annual meetings of the American Society for Criminology, San Francisco, 18 November.

    2010

    “From Felonious Sociology to the Historical Anthropology of the Penal State.” Special session on the legacy of John Irwin, Annual meetings of the American Society for Criminology, San Francisco, 17-20 November.

    2010

    Organizer and chair, Special Sociology Workshop on David Garland: On Punishment, Culture, and Social Theory, Sociology Department, Institute for the Study of Societal Issues and Center for the Study of Law & Society, UC-Berkeley, Berkeley 16 November.

    2010

    “The Ghetto as Historical Reality and Political Myth.” Inaugural lecture of the City Futures Institute, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, 20 October.

    2010

    “Bourdieu Goes to Prison.” Special workshop on Punishing the Poor, School of Law and Department of Geography, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, 20 October.

    2010

    “Space, Place and Group-Making In and Out of the City.” City Seminar, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH), University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, 19 October.

    2010

    “Bourdieu, Race, and the Penal State.” Public lecture sponsored by the Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, 19 October.

    2010

    Keynote address and reply to four panels on my work, “Marginalité, pénalité et division ethnique dans la ville à l’ère du néolibéralisme triomphant: journée d’études autour de Loïc Wacquant.” Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, 15 October.

    2010

    “Making the Neoliberal Leviathan: Discipline and Punish in 21st Century.” Keynote address to the Centennial meeting of the Deutsch Gesellschaft für Soziologie, Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 14 October.

    2010

    “Hyperincarceration in Urban America.” Departments of Sociology, Geography, and Anthropology, the Maxwell School of Public Affairs, Syracuse University, Syracuse, 24 September.

    2010

    “Gender, Class and Race in the Revamping of America’s Penal State.” A roundtable discussion, the Fisher Center for the Study of Women and Men, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY, 23 September.

    2010

    “Engendering the Punitive State: Workfare and Prisonfare in Post-Civil Rights America.” Inaugural lecture to the yearlong lecture series on “Gender, Isolation and Imprisonment,” the Fisher Center for the Study of Women and Men, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY, 22 September.

    2010

    “The Punitive Management of Poverty in the Age of Social Insecurity.” Inaugural lecture, Distinguished Lecture series in the Social Sciences at Northeastern University, College of the Social Sciences and Humanities, Northeastern University, Boston, 22 September.

    2010

    “Democracy, the Ghetto and the Penal State: A Research Colloquium with Loïc Wacquant,” Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Northeastern University, Boston, 22 September.

    2010

    “L’État comme machine à marginalité.” Conference on “Ilhas, bairros sociais e classes labororiosas na cidade de Porto, 1956-2006,” Instituto de Sociologia, Universidade de Porto, Porto, Portugal, 21 July.

    2010

    “Raisons et contradictions de la geste sécuritaire à l’ère du néolibéralisme.” Keynote address and response to critics (Laurent Bonelli, Gilles Chantraine, Grégory Salle, Delphine Serre). Conference on “Les Prisons de la misère dix ans après: figures de l’État pénal,” organized by La Maison verte, the journal Mouvements, and Société Louise Michel, La Maison verte, Paris, 10 June.

    2010

    Discussant, closed workshop on “Le ghetto: nouvelle réalité ou mot écran?” Centre d’Analyse Stratégique, Office of the French Prime Minister, Paris, France, 7 June.

    2010

    “On Constructing the Ethnographic Object: Steps to Epistemic Reflexivity.” Workshop with the Nordic Network on Social Research, University of Malmö, Malmö, Sweden, 4 June.

    2010

    “Urban Desolation and Symbolic Denigration.” Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Geography, Social work, and Criminology, University of Malmö, Malmö, Sweden, 4 June.

    2010

    “Why Prisons Grow with Neoliberalism.” Public lecture sponsored by the Danish National Council on Social Welfare, the Danish Sociological Association, Roskilde University and University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, 3 June.

    2010

    “The Two Hands of the State: From Metaphor to Research Program.” Workshop with the research group and journal Hexis, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, 3 May.

    2010

    “Reconsidering Urban Citizenship in Advanced Society.” Public lecture sponsored by the Department of Globalisation and Citizenship, Roskilde University, Roskilde, Denmark, 3 June

    2010

    “Penalization as Modality of Government Action.” Symposium on the Criminalization of Movement, Department of Ethnology and DevNet, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, 1st June.

    2010

    “The Global Firestorm of Law And Order: On Neoliberalism and Punishment.” Public lecture, sponsored by the Departments of Cultural anthropology and Ethnology, the Wenner-Gren Foundation, and the Development Research Network on Nature, Poverty and Power (DevNet), Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, 31 May.

    2010

    “Corps, ghetto, Etat pénal: clefs, cartographie, clarifications.” Opening keynote and reactions to the four thematic panels, Journée d’études autour des travaux de Loïc Wacquant organized by Centre européen de sociologie et de science politique, Laboratoire d’Anthropologie urbaine, Centre interdisciplinaire Culture Education Formation Travail, University of Paris I-Sorbonne, Paris, 28 June.

    2010

    “Go Native, but Go Armed and Return: A Plea for Carnal Sociology.” Banquet of the Spring Institute of the Society for Social Research, University of Chicago, Chicago 9 May.

    2010

    “Penalization as Neoliberal Statecraft.” Keynote address to the Spring Institute of the Society for Social Research, University of Chicago, Chicago 8 May.

    2010

    “‘Scrutinizing The Street’ Revisited: Critical, Positive and Normative Moments.”  Panel discussion on “Scrutinizing the Street” (with Andreas Glaeser, Mario Small and Omar McRoberts), Spring Institute of the Society for Social Research, University of Chicago, Chicago, 8 May.

    2010

    “Penality in the Making of the Neoliberal State.” Working Group on Social Ontology (dir. John Searle), Department of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley, 28 April.

    2010

    “Bourdieu, the State and Neoliberalism.” Session on Pierre Bourdieu and Politics, Annual Conference of Europeanists, Montréal, Canada, 15-17 April.

    2010

    “Trois principes pour repenser l’Etat pénal.” Departments of Criminology and Sociology, Université de Montréal, Montréal, 15 April.

    2010

    Response to my critics, Author meets the critics session on Punishing the Poor (organizer Ron Levi and Jane Benson), Annual Conference of Europeanists, with Ron Levi; Jean-Paul Brodeur, Chad Alan Goldberg, Montréal, Canada, 15-17 April.

    2010

    Probing Neighborhoods of Relegation in the Americas: A Framework for Comparison.” Annual meetings of the American Association of Geographers, Washington, DC, 14-18 April (via video hookup).

    2010

    “Permutations of Penality in the Age of Triumphant Neoliberalism: A Response to my Critics.” Author meets the critic session on Punishing the Poor (organizer Carl Stempel), with Malcolm Feeley (Jurisprudence and Social Policy, UC-Berkeley Law School), Joel Handler (Law and Social Welfare, UCLA), Mona Lynch (Criminology, UC-Irvine), Ellen Reese (Sociology, UC-Riverside). Annual meetings of the Pacific Sociological Association Meeting, Oakland, 9 April.

    2010

    “A Civic Sociology of Neoliberal Penality.” Opening keynote address, Annual meetings of the British Sociological Association, Glasgow, Scotland, 7 April.

    2010

    “Author Meets the Publics session on Body and Soul (2004), Urban Outcasts (2008), and Punishing the Poor (2009). Annual meetings of the British Sociological Association, Glasgow, Scotland, 7 April.

    2010

    “Surveiller et discipliner: les transformations contemporaines de l’Etat.” Opening keynote to the 5th Festival Raisons d’agir (conférences, documentaires, journées d'études, événements culturels), Poitiers, 25 March.

    2010

    “Les usages sociaux de la sécurité.” Keynote address to the graduating class, Institut de Seguretat Pública de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain, 23 March.

    2010

    “Dissecting Habitus.” Anthropology Department colloquium, University of Texas, Austin, 26 February.

    2010

    “Putting Penality in its Place.” Symposium on Punishing the Poor (organizer: Alessandro De Giorgi; discussants: William Armaline, John Sutton, Joan Petersilia, Craig Reinarman. The Ann Lucas Lecture in Law and Justice, San Jose State University, San Jose, 28 January.

     Lectures from 2009

    2009

    “Mean State: The Militarization of Marginality in the Black American Ghetto and the Brazilian Favela.” Presidential Double Session on “Militarism and Its Doubles,” Annual Meetings of AAA, Philadelphia, 2-6 December.

    2009

    “La racisation comme violence symbolique.” Opening keynote to the Conference on “Racisation et ethnicisation: contextes socio-historiques et enjeux sociaux actuels,” IRD and CNRS-URMIS, Université Paris Diderot-Paris7, Paris, 24-26 November.

    2009

    “From Exclusion to Advanced Marginality: Analytics and Politics of Urban Inequality.” Closing keynote address to the Conference on “The Ghosts of Exclusion: Order, Representations and Social Science in the Contemporary City,” Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, 20 November.

    2009

    “For a Historical Anthropology of the Neoliberal State: A Response to my Critics.” Author meets the Critics Session on Punishing the Poor, Meetings of the Social Science History Association (organizer: Julia Adams; chair: Tim Liao; critics: Jennifer Bair, Elliott Currie, Michael Katz, Heather Schoenfeld), Long Beach, 15 November.

    2009

    “Smack, Race, and the State in the American Metropolis.” Discussant of Eric Schneider, Smack: Heroin and the American City, Author meets the Critics Session Annual Meetings of the Social Science History Association, Long Beach, 14 November.

    2009

    “Hyperincarceration and Public Health.” Robert W. Johnson Seminar, Columbia University, New York, 9 November.

    2009

    “Penalization as a Technique of Government: A Response to my Critics.” Author Meets the Critics session on Punishing the Poor (with Lisa Miller, Dario Melossi, Jonathan Simon, and Alessandro De Giorgi). Annual Meetings of the American Society for Criminology, Philadelphia, 7 November.

    2009

    “Urban Polarization and the Punitive Upsurge.” Urban Studies Program, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 6 November.

    2009

    “Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About the Ghetto and Never Dared to Ask your Professor.” Guest lecture in Prof. Ananya Roy’s class on Urban Marginality, School of Urban Planning, University of California, Berkeley, 5 November.

    2009

    “On the Tracks of Neoliberal Penality: A Response to my Critics.” Symposium on Punishing the Poor and Prisons of Poverty (with Stanley Cohen, Loraine Gelsthorpe, Martin Jones, Nicola Lacey, David Nelken, Tim Newburn, Richard Sparks; chair, Leonidas Cheliotis). Centre for Criminal Justice, Queen Mary, University of London, London, 7 October.

    2009

    “Punishing the Poor.” Interview with Laurie Taylor on “Thinking Allowed,” BBC Radio, London, 7 October.

    2009

    “Bringing the Penal State Back In.” The British Journal of Sociology Lecture (with Nicola Lacey as discussant), London School of Economics and Political Science, London, 6 October.

    2009

    “Class, Race, and Hyperincarceration in Revanchist America.” Meeting of the Task Force on The Challenges of Mass Incarceration, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Stanford Law School, Stanford University, 18-19 September 2009.

    2009

    “Notes on Inequality and Marginality in the Neoliberal City.” Workshop for a Strategic European Research Agenda of the European Metropolitan Initiative (EMI), Nicis Institute and City of the Hague, The Hague, Netherlands, 27-28 August.

    2009

    “The Body, the Ghetto, and the Penal State.” The Lewis A. Coser Memorial Lecture, Annual meetings of the American Sociological Association, San Francisco, 8-12 August.

    2009

    “Sweeping the Subproletariat: Incarceration as a Response to Drugs and Marginality.” Opening keynote address to the the Fifth Annual Latino-American Conference on Drugs (CLAT), University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, 1-4 July.

    2009

    “Bestrafen der Armen: Neue Formierung des neoliberalen Staates?” Response to the panel debate on Punishing the Poor, with Frances Fox Piven, Erwin Riedmann, Margit Mayer, and Fabien Jobard. Conference “Class in Crisis: Das Prekariat zwischen Krise und Bewegung,” Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Berlin, 19-20 June.

    2009

    “The Making and Unmaking of the Precariat.” Opening keynote address to the Conference “Class in Crisis: Das Prekariat zwischen Krise und Bewegung,” Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Berlin, 19-20 June.

    2009

    “Ethnography as Tool for Epistemological Rupture and Theoretical Construction.” Center for Urban Ethnography, University of California, Berkeley, 23 April.

    2009

    “Embodiment, Membership, and Apprenticeship.” The Social Ontology Group, Department of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley, 22 April.

    2009

    Discussant, Closing Panel, Symposium on “Spatial Illiteracies,” Yale School of Architecture, Yale University, New Haven, 27-28 March.

    2009

    "Designing Urban Seclusion:  The 2009 Roth-Symonds Memorial Lecture." Yale University School of Architecture, March 2009.
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    2009

    “Crafting the Neoliberal State: Workfare, Prisonfare and Social Insecurity.” Sociology Department Colloquium, Yale University, New Haven, 26 March.

    2009

    “Faire travailler la notion de champ.” Keynote address to the Conference on “Utiliser la théorie des champs pour étudier le monde social,” University of Louvain-La-Neuve, Louvain, Belgique, 19-20 March.

    2009

    “The Social Architecture of Urban Marginality in Advanced Society.” The Taubman Lecture, Schools of Urban and Regional Planning and Architecture, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 16 February.

    2009

    “Ordering Insecurity.” Doctoral workshop, Department of Sociology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 16 February.

     Lectures 2008

    2008

    SERIES OF TALKS IN JAPAN (15-22 December; cancelled due to illness), including a keynote address to the Conference on “Landscapes of Global Urbanism: Power, Marginality, and Creativity,” RC21 of the International Sociological Association, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo; Institut Franco-Japonais de Tokyo; Hokkaido University and Nagoya University, Japan.

    2008

    “Reconstructing the Penal State.” The 2008 John L.J. Edwards Memorial Lecture, Center for Criminology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 27 November.

    2008

    Response to the Special presidential penal on “Urban Outcasts: A Comparative Sociology of Advanced Marginality” (Setha Low, Philippe Bourgois, Akhil Gupta, John L. Jackson), Annual Meetings of the American Anthropological Association, San Francisco, 20 November. 

    2008

    “Scoping the City of Dread: Steps to an Anthropology of Urban Relegation.” Department Colloquium, Department of Anthropology, Stanford University, Stanford, 20 October.

    2008

    “Decoding Urban Outcasts: The Social Algebra of Urban Relegation.” Discussants: Ananya Roy and Cihan Tugal, Center for the Study of Social Change, Department of Ethnic Studies, and American Cultures Center, University of California, Berkeley, 8 October.

    2008

    “Stalking Urban Outcasts: The Comparative Politics of Advanced Marginality.” Public Anthropology Colloquium, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, 24 September.

    2008

    Organizer and discussant, session on “Addressing the Public Debate: Theory and Ethnography across the Disciplines” (with Sophie Day, Michael Burawoy, Ubaldo Martínez Veiga, Michel Villette). Meetings of the International Sociological Association, Barcelona, 6 September.

    2008

    “The Penalization of Poverty as Production of Reality.” Keynote address to the Meetings of the European Society for Criminology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, 4 September; followed by a discussion Seminar, 5 September.

    2008

    “The Travels and Travails of Penal Policy in the Age of Triumphant Neoliberalism.” Keynote address to the Policy and Politics International Conference on “Policy Transfer: Theory, Practice and Politics,” University of Bristol, Bristol, England, 4 July.

    2008

    “Le double exceptionnalime racial des États-Unis.” Workshop on “Race et État aux Amériques,” Unité Migrations Internationales et Minorités, Institut national d’études démographiques (INED), Paris, 19 June.

    2008

    “Taking Bourdieu into the Ghetto: Social Theory Meets the Urban Outcasts.” Public lecture sponsored by the journal City and the Departments of Sociology and Geography, University of Manchester, Manchester, England, 29 May.

    2008

    “Bourdieu, the State and Neoliberalism.” Working Conference on Putting Pierre Bourdieu to Work IV, Department of Sociology, University of Manchester, Manchester, England 29-30 May.

    2008

    “Urban Outcasts: Incubating the Precariat in the 21st Century.” Royal Society for the Encouragement of the Arts, London, England, 28 May.

    2008

    “The Making of Urban Outcasts at Century’s Dawn.” Interview with Laurie Taylor, Thinking Allowed, BBC Radio, London, 28 May.

    2008

    “Public Health, the Penal State, and the Neoliberal Revolution.” International Conference on Global Values for Global Health, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, 6 May.

    2008

    “Comparing Apples and Oranges: Revisiting Urban Marginality in Europe and America.” Comparative Sociology Workshop, UCLA, Los Angeles, 24 April.

    2008

    “Space for the State and the State of the Poor: A Response to my Critics.” Author Meets the Critics session on Urban Outcasts (with John Agnew, Melissa Gilbert, Steve Herbert, Melissa Nobles, Tom Slater, Nik Theodore, John Western), Annual Meetings of the American Association of Geographers, Boston, 18 April.

    2008

    “Ghetto, Hyperghetto, Anti-Ghetto: Reconfigurations of Marginality in the Metropolis.” Mini-symposium on Urban Outcasts and Punishing the Poor sponsored by the Center for the Study of Economy and Society and the Center for the Humanities (discussants: Bruno Bosteels and Laurent Dubreuil), Cornell University, Ithaca, 17 April.

    2008

    “Stigma, Space and State in the Making of the Urban Precariat.” Conference series on “City of Fragments” (discussant Sako Musterd), Amsterdam Institute of Metropolitan and International Development Studies, University of Amsterdam, Holland, 28 March.

    2008

    “Marginality, Penalization, and Gentrification.” International conference and exhibit on “Contrapolis: Creativity and Enclosure in the Cities,” Jan van Eyck Academie and Nederlands Architectuurinstituut, Rotterdam, Holland, 26-27 March.

    2008

    “Insécurité sociale et politique urbaine dans la ville duale.” Public debate, Profession Banlieue, Saint-Denis, France, 20 March.

    2008

    “La ghettoïsation comme vecteur d’intégration.” Programme doctoral, Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales et École normale supérieure, Paris, France, 20 March.

    2008

    “Questioning Community Justice: Hyperincarceration, Criminal Violence and the State.” Panel on Community Justice, Annual Institute of the Berkeley Journal of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley, 14 March. 

     Lectures 2007

    2007

    “The Rise of the ‘Precariat’ in the Neoliberal City.” Institut für Sozialforschung, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 23 November.

    2007

    “Decivilizing the Penal State.” Keynote address to the International conference on “Civilizing and Decivilizing Processes,” Institut für England- und Amerikastudien, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main, 22 November.

    2007

    “Ola punitiva: un marco conceptual para los países latinoamericanos.” Public lecture, Facultad de Ciências Sociales, Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay, 9 October.

    2007

    “Guetos y anti-guetos: una anatomía da marginalidad urbana en el siglo 21.” Keynote address to the Conference celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Argentine Sociology, School of Social Sciences, Universidad de Buenos Aires (broadcast live to 40 universities across Argentina), Buenos Aires, 5 October.

    2007

    “Revisitando la cárceles de la miseria.” Centro Universitario Devoto, Programma UBA XXII, Universidad en Cárceles, Devoto Prison, Buenos Aires, 5 October.

    2007

    “Doing Research that Matters.” Carrera de sociologia, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 4 October.

    2007

    “Mix and Stir: Irreverent Suggestions for Renewing the Sociology of Racial Domination.” International Conference on “Racing the Republic: Ethnicity and Inequality in France in American and World Perspective,” University of California, Berkeley, 7 September.

    2007

    “Habitus as Theoretical Bridge Between Psychology and Sociology.” Invited address to the Society for Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology of the American Psychological Association, Annual Meetings of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, 17-20 August.

    2007

    “Neoliberalism and the Punitive Turn: A Historical and Comparative Sketch.” Plenary session on Comparative and Historical Perspectives on the Politics of Incarceration, Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association, New York, 10-14 August.

    2007

    “Epistemological and Social Obstacles to the Progress of  Ethnography.” Ethnografeast III, “Ethnography and the Public Sphere/Ethnographie et Sphère Publique,” Lisboa, Portugal, 20-23 June.

    2007

    Discussant, Session 5 (Miguel del Vale Almeida, Michael Herzfeld), Ethnografeast III, “Ethnography and the Public Sphere/Ethnographie et Sphère Publique,” Lisboa, Portugal, 20-23 June.

    2007

    “La polarisation urbaine par le bas: une sociologie comparative France/Etats-Unis.” Discussants Edmond Préteceille and Daniel Sabbagh, CERI (Centre d’Études et de Recherches Internationales), Institut d’études de sciences politiques, Paris, 12 juin.

    2007

    “Deux décennies d’émeutes dans les banlieues populaires.” Interview with Sylvain Kahn (and Mustapha Dikeç) on “Planète terre,” France Culture radio, Paris, 6 June.

    2007

    “Sous les pavés de la banlieue, la nouvelle donne salariale.” Public lecture sponsored by the Department of Sociology and the Social Science Division, University of Perpignan, Perpignan, France, 31 May.

    2007

    “The Politics of Advanced Marginality in the Age of Hegemonic Neoliberalism.” Public lecture sponsored by the Departments of Political Science and International Relations, Bogazici Universitesi, Istanbul, Turkey, 21 May.

    2007

    “L’État comme agent, terrain et enjeu de pouvoir.” Keynote session of the Conference on “Les faces multiples de la domination: la sociologie de Pierre Bourdieu,” Galatasaray Universitesi, Istanbul, Turkey, 18 May.

    2007

    “Pour une science de l’art social: retour sur un apprentissage charnel.” Department of Sociology, University of Paris X-Nanterre, Nanterre, 27 April.

    2007

    “Racial Stigma in the Making of America’s Penal State.” Discussant of Glenn Loury’s Tanner Lecture, Stanford University, Stanford, 5-6 April. 

    2007

    “Le surgissement sécuritaire en Europe: moteurs, enjeux et alternatives.” Keynote address to the Annual meetings of the PLN (Progress Lawyers Network) on the theme “Politiques de sécurité: plus d’État pénal, moins d’État social,” Brussels, Belgium, 16 March.

    2007

    “The New Politics of Social Insecurity.” Public lecture/debate with René van Swaaningen and Erik Snel, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Holland, 7 March.

    2007

    “Straf de Armen: Workfare Meets Prisonfare at the Bottom of the Social Order.” Public lecture/debate with Paul Kalam, University of Groningen, Groningen, Holland, 6 March.

    2007

    “Inequality and Diversity: Problems and Challenges of City Life.” Roundtable with the Mayor and city officials, City of Groningen, Groningen, Holland, 6 March.

    2007

    “Managing Social Insecurity.” Public lecture/debate with Godfried Engbersen, Utrechts University College, Utrechts, Holland, 5 March.

    2007

    “Du mirage des ‘banlieues’ à la question sociale du siècle nouveau.” Public debate with Jean-Pierre Chevènement, President d’honneur du Mouvement des Citoyens, Utopia Conference Series, University of Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris, France, 5 February.

    2007

    “On the Social Uses and Abuses of the Prison.” Oxford Amnesty Lecture, Oxford University, Oxford, England, 26 January.

    2007

    “Dissecting Marginality: A Framework for the Comparative Sociology of Urban Inequality in a New Century.” Department of Sociology, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England, 25 January.

    2007

    “Profession sociologue.” Interview on the Jamel Debbouze Show, Fun Radio, Paris,  10 January.

    2007

    “Les conditions sociales de l’engagement civique en sociologie.” Workshop on “Le savant et le politique en sciences sociales,” IRESCO-CNRS, Paris, France, 6 January.

     Lectures 2006

    2006 “Territorial Stigmatization in the Age of Advanced Marginality.” Keynote address (delivered via video) to the International Symposium on “Making Sense of the City,” Universiteit Ghent and European Science Foundation, Ghent, Belgium, 19 December.
    2006 “Rethinking the Nexus of Prison and Stratification in the United States.” Author Meets the Critics Session on Bruce Western, Punishment and Inequality in America, and Todd Clear, Incarceration and Community. Annual Meetings of the American Society for Criminology, Los Angeles, 4 November.
    2006 “The Globalization of the ‘Washington Consensus’ on Crime Control: A Report from the Field.” Colloquium on the Globalization of Law, Law School, UCLA, Los Angeles, 2 November.
    2006 “The State and Fate of French banlieues in Age of Advanced Marginality.” France Chicago Center, Workshop on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Modern France, Workshop on Social Structures and Processes in Urban Space, Workshop on Crime and Punishment, University of Chicago, Chicago, 20 October.
    2006 “Ethnography After Bourdieu: From Practice to Principles.” Conference on Practicing Bourdieu Across the Disciplines, Department of Sociology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 28-30 September.
    2006 “Concepts as Questions.” Opening remarks to the Third Annual Working Conference on Putting Bourdieu to Work, Department of Sociology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 28-30 September.
    2006 “Clarifications and Doubts About Discrimination.” Roundtable on “Africanias: racismo y discriminación hacia los afrodescendientes en México y Estados Unidos,” 18th Feria del Libro de Antropologia e Historia, INAH, Mexico City, Mexico, 8 September.
    2006 “Three Proposals to Deghettoize the Study of Racial Domination.” Panel on “Problematicas raciales en Estados Unidos y movimientos sociales,” 18th Feria del Libro de Antropologia e Historia, Instituto Nacional de Antopología e Historia, CONACULTA and INAH, Mexico City, Mexico, 8 September.
    2006 “The Primacy of Ethnography: The Field Roots of Bourdieu’s Theories.” Thematic Session on “Bourdieu, Ethnography, Theory,” Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association, Montréal, Canada, 10-13 August.
    2006 “Dangers et promesses du travail dérégulé.” Public debate on the movie by Pierre Carles, Attention Danger Travail, Festival Cinéastes et militants, Centre Culturel la Clef, Paris, 23 June.
    2006 “Insécurité sociale et stigmatisation spatiale: un diagnostic de la maladie des ‘banlieues’.” Public lecture sponsored by the Department of Anthropology, Université de Montpellier-Paul Valéry, and Librairie Sauramps, Corum, Montpellier, France, 22 June.
    2006 “La raison du plus fort.” Public debate with movie-maker Patric Jean, Festival Cinéastes et militants, Centre Culturel la Clef, Paris, 16 June.
    2006 “La fabrique des parias urbains: des émeutes de novembre 2005 aux manifestations du CPE.” Institut du Monde Anglophone, University of Paris III-Sorbonne nouvelle, 15 June.
    2006 “Marginalité urbaine et néolibéralisme.” Public lecture sponsored by Ligue des Droits de l’Homme, Conflans-Saint-Honorine, 14 June.
    2006 “Les lieux de relégation sociale et raciale.” Interview with François Chaslin on “Métropolitains,” France Culture, Paris, 13 June (broadcast on 5 July).
    2006 “De Chicago à La Courneuve.” Association Africa 93, La Courneuve, France, 9 June.
    2006 “Parias urbains: banlieues, ghetto, État.” Book presentation and debate in bookstores, at Le Genre urbain (Paris, 20ème), 8 June; La Friche (Paris, 11ème), 10 June; Librairie Jonas (Paris, 13ème, cosponsored with Les Violons de la Baleine Blanche and Attac 13ème), 16 June, Paris, France.
    2006 “L’expérience et l’expression de l’injustice dans le ghetto noir américain.” Conference on “Relégation urbaine et politique” (co-organizer with Michel Agier, with Michel Agier, Michel Kokoreff, Jacques Rancière, Emmanuel Terray), Ecole des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, 7 June.
    2006 “Theory, Politics, and Reflexivity in Ethnography.” Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Bristol, Bristol, England, 2 June.
    2006 “Fieldwork Among Urban Outcasts.” Keynote address to the Interdisciplinary Symposium on Ethnography, Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Bristol, Bristol, England, 1 June.
    2006 “Loin de l’Amérique, repenser les banlieues françaises.” Interview with Daniel Mermet, Là-bas si j’y suis, France Inter, Paris, France, 30 May (broadcast on 14 June).
    2006 “Précarité salariale et révoltes des banlieues: les parias urbains du néolibéralisme.” Public lecture and debate sponsored by Attac-Jussieu, University of Paris VI, Paris, 29 May.
    2006 “Understanding Recent Unrest in France.” Public address and debate with Tyler Stovall, World Affairs Council of Northern California, San Francisco, 18 May.
    2006 “What is the Penal State and Why It Matters Today.” Conference on the Penal State, Center for the Study of Law and Society, Department of Sociology, and Center for Intergovernmental Studies, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, 5-6 May.
    2006 “Carnal Connections: Of Prizefighters, Painters, and Professors.” Keynote address to the 16th Annual Academic Festival, Sociology Research Institute and Department of Sociology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 8 April.
    2006 “Penality and Inequality in 21st Century America.” Keynote address to the Inequality and American Democracy Conference, Hubert Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs and Department of Political Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 7 April.
    2006 “Marginalité avancée et violence dans la ville.” Public lecture and debate, Institut Universitaire Romand de Santé du Travail, Université de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, 30 March.
    2006 “Le ghetto en Amérique et en Europe: mythes et réalités.” Public lecture, Les Halles de Schaerbeek, Brussels, Belgium, 24 March.
    2006 “Le corps apprenti.” Department of anthropology, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium, 24 March.
    2006 “Racial Division and the Rise of the Penal State.” Sociology Department Colloquium Series, University of California, Berkeley, 16 March.