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).