Professor Harold Garfinkel Memorial Celebration

Stefan Timmermans Chair, UCLA Department of Sociology, invites you to participate in a two day event to commemorate the life and achievements of Harold Garfinkel

A gathering of family, friends, colleagues, and scholars will share their memories of Harold on:
Friday, October 14, 2011
4:30 p.m.
Founders Room,
James West Alumni Center

With speakers including Manny Schegloff, Dean Alessandro Duranti, Mef Seeman, Ralph Turner, Anne Rawls, Mike Lynch, Stacy Burns, and Doug Maynard.

Saturday, October 15, 2011
The Anthropology Reading Room
Haines Hall 352

An all day conference addressing Harold Garfinkel's achievements and influence in a large variety of sociological and other fields. The schedule for the day is as follows:

8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Introductory Remarks, John Heritage, University of California, Los Angeles
9:15 a.m. Anne Rawls, Bentley University, "The Early Years 1939-1952: Garfinkel at North Carolina, Harvard and Princeton."
10:00 a.m. Randall Collins, University of Pennsylvania, "Garfinkel and the Great Turn in Late 20th Century Sociology and the Human Sciences: An American view."

10:45 a.m. Break

11:15 a.m. Iddo Tavory, The New School for Social Research, "Occam’s Razor and Garfinkel’s Bludgeon, With Some Repercussions for Ethnography."
12:00 p.m. Lucy Suchman, Lancaster University, UK, "'Let the thing be hopelessly embodied': the hybrid imaginary of workplace studies."

12:45 p.m. Lunch

2:00 p.m. Candy West, University of California, Santa Barbara, "Garfinkel, Sex, and Gender."
2:45 p.m. Lorenza Mondada, University of Lyon 2, "The situated and methodic production of accountable action."

3:30 p.m. Break

3:50 p.m. Doug Maynard, University of Wisconsin, Madison, "Garfinkel on the "Surveyable Society": Imagining the Unimagineable."
4:35 p.m. Mike Lynch, Cornell University, "Garfinkel's contributions to Science and Technology Studies."
5:15 p.m. Concluding remarks

The favor of a reply is requested by October 7 to

For information on how to donate to the Harold Garfinkel Memorial Fund in the Department of Sociology, please contact Kira Baccari