Colloquium Series
The United States: Dominant and the Model?

Colloquium meetings are on Mondays 2:00p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the History Conference Room 6275 Bunche. They are devoted largely to discussion of papers, available a week in advance of the session. Copies of papers may be obtained by contacting the Center for Social Theory and Comparative History, 4355G Public Policy Building, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095. Phone: (310) 206-5675. Fax: (310) 206-4453. Email:
Support is provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Albert and Elaine Borchard Foundation, and the UCLA Miller-Clarke Fund

Lev Grinberg, Sociology, Ben Gurion University
Loic Wacquant, Sociology, UC Berkeley
26 January
The U.S. Economy Today: Back on Top?
Co-sponsored with the Von Gremp Workshop

J. Bradford De Long, Economics, UC Berkeley
Robert Gordon, Economics, Northwestern
Robert Brenner, History, UCLA
9 February
U.S. Military Hegemony: What is the Payoff?
Co-sponsored with the Center for International Relations

Edward Luttwak, Washington, D.C.l
Benjamin Schwarz, World Policy Institute, NYU
Richard Rosecrance, Political Science, UCLA
23 February
The End of the Welfare State?

Teresa Amott, Economics, Bucknell University
Richard Freeman, Economics, Harvard
Margaret Weir, Sociology, UC Berkeley
16 March
New International Economic Institutions: By and For the U.S.?

Manfred Bienefeld, Public Administration, Carleton University
Robert Keohane, Political Science, Duke University
Robert Wade, Russell Sage Foundation, New York
13 April
What is Multiculturalism?
Co-sponsored by the Center for African American Studies
David Hollinger, History, UC Berkeley
William Kymlicka, Philosophy, University of Ottawa
Itabari Njeri, New York
27 April
Towards Women's Equality? Progress and Regress in Comparative Context
To be held in the California Room of the Faculty Center/ Co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women and the Women's Studies Program

Barbara Ehrenreich, New York
Julianne Malveaux, Washington, D.C.
Katha Pollitt, The Nation, New York
11 May
Still the American Dilemma: Is the Race Question a Class Question?
Co-sponsored with the Center for African American Studies
Barbara Fields, History, Columbia University
Adolph Reed, African American Studies, UI Chicago
Robert Hill, History, UCLA
1 June
A U.S. Model for Environmental Protection?

Mike Davis, SIARC, Los Angeles
Stephen Pyne, American Studies, Arizona State
Susanna Hecht, Urban Planning, UCLA
Robert Brenner, Director
Perry Anderson · Richard Ashcraft (1938-1995) · Ivan Berend · Saul Friedlander · Carlo Ginzburg
Michael Mann · Carole Pateman · Ivan Szelenyi · Maurice Zeitlin

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