Saturday, 27 December
149. Cultures of Poverty
8:45–10:00 p.m., Union Square 18, Hilton
A special session
Presiding: Stephen E. Schryer, Concordia Univ., Sir George Williams
1. “A Walk down These Mean Streets: Revisiting Oscar Lewis’s ‘Culture of Poverty,’” Marta Esther Sánchez, Arizona State Univ.
2. “‘A Culture of Violence and Foodsmells’: Amiri Baraka’s The System of Dante’s Hell and the War on Poverty,” Stephen E. Schryer
3. “The Culture of Poverty Idea: Some Effects of Seeing Class in Cultural Terms,” Keith Leland Gandal, Northern Illinois Univ.
Respondent: Gavin Jones, Stanford Univ.