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Yale’s Center for Cultural Sociology (CCS) provides a focus for meaning-centered analysis in the social science tradition. The CCS incorporates scholars from diverse backgrounds, sharing an interest in understanding how culture informs and structures social life and its problems. Read more…

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May 27, 2020
CCS Director Jeffrey Alexander presented his work on “The Performativity of Objects” in front of over two-hundred participants worldwide in a zoom lecture hosted by our...
Isaac Reed
May 20, 2020
CCS Faculty Fellow Isaac Reed’s new book, Power in Modernity: Agency Relations and the Creative Destruction of the King’s Two Bodies, is now available from University...
Philip Smith
May 15, 2020
CCS Director Philip Smith has been awarded the Fellowship of the University of Bayreuth Centre of International Excellence “Alexander von Humboldt” for the project, “Wagner,...