Nice White Donors: How Public Radio’s Listener-member Class Shapes Workplace Conditions at Local Stations

Dr. Laura Garbes, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Sociology
Dr. Laura Garbes
Event Date & Time
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Event Location
1114 Social Sciences

267 19th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55455

UMN Sociology Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Laura Garbes will present, "Nice White Donors: How Public Radio’s Listener-member Class Shapes Workplace Conditions at Local Stations."

UMN Sociology's Fall 2022 Workshop Series will be held in 1114 Social Sciences and broadcast via ZOOM on Mondays from 2:30 to 3:30 PM (CDT). 

All attendees are required to register by December 8, 2022. If the Zoom option is selected, a link will be emailed to you.

About the Speaker

Dr. Laura Garbes analyzes how racism and sound are intertwined in our modern world and manifest in the cultural industries.

Her research fuses the sociology of race, organizations, and cultural production with the fields of sound studies, American/ethnic studies, and the history of radio and broadcasting. Her scholarship has been supported by the National Science Foundation, Brown’s Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America, and the Brown University Graduate School.

Sociology Workshop Series

The Sociology Workshop Series provides a forum for faculty and students to present work and work in progress across a wide range of substantive areas, theoretical perspectives, and research methodologies.

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