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Conferences & lectures

Examining George Herbert Mead: Mind and Self

Date & time

Friday, November 29, 2019
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.


This event is free


Department of Sociology and Anthropology


Henry F. Hall Building
1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W. Room H-1220

Wheelchair accessible


The Department of Sociology and Anthropology is proud to present three talks as part of its 2019-20 Speaker Series.

Wilhelm Dilthey and George Herbert Mead on Mind: the path of an hermeneutical sociology through pragmatism by Jean-François Côté

Max Weber and George Herbert Mead on the Self by Michael Rosenberg

In the beginning, was there a word or work? Engels and Mead on language and the constitution of a social self by Meir Amor

About the speakers

Jean-François Côté is a professor of sociology at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) who specializes in theory, epistemology and culture. He published George Herbert Mead's Concept of Society: A Critical Reconstruction (New York, Routledge, 2015) and, more recently, La Renaissance du théâtre autochtone. Métamorphose des Amériques I (Quebec, Presses de l'Université Laval, 2017). He is currently working on a book on Jeffrey C. Alexander's Cultural Sociology.

Michael Rosenberg is currently an affiliate assistant professor of sociology at Concordia, where he teaches part-time. He has written on ethnicity in the Canadian context, social deviance, Quebec society and, most recently, Max Weber, Erving Goffman and George Herbert Mead.

Meir Amor is a professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Concordia. His latest publication is “The Nation-State and its Refugees: Is Abuse of Human Rights inevitable?” published in Demodernization: A Future in the Past (Stuttgart, ibidem Press, 2018).

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