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Conferences & lectures

Examining George Herbert Mead: Mind and Self

Date and time
Date & time

November 29, 2019
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.


Room H-1220
Henry F. Hall Building
1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W.
Sir George Williams Campus


This event is free

Wheelchair accessible
Wheelchair accessible



Department of Sociology and Anthropology

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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