The fourth Lewis A. Coser
Lecture and Salon will be hosted in honor of the winner of the 2008 Lewis A. Coser Memorial Award winner, Loïc Wacquant, who will give the memorial lecture, titled "The Body, the Ghetto, and the Penal State". The presider will present the 2009 Award to Mustafa Emirbayer (University of Wisconsin), who will give the Coser Lecture in 2010. Professor Wacquant's lecture will be followed by a salon and
reception with wine and food.
The event will be hosted on Saturday, August 8, 2:30pm-4:10pm, at the Hilton San Francisco.
The 2009 Coser Award selection committee members were Peter J. Burke (UC Riverside, Theory Section Chair), Eduardo Bonilla-Silva (Duke University, Prior winner), Patricia Collins (Univ. Maryland, ASA President), Charles Camic (Northwestern, named by ASA President), and Steven Barkan (Purdue University, SSSP President).