2007 Spring Lectures
Environment, Economics, Equity
Co-Sponsored with Philosophy Department
"The Globe & The Icon: On the Possibilities of Biblical Cosmopolitanism in a Global Age."
Josh Yates, University of Virginia
Friday, March 16, 2007, 3:30 pm
Kresge Room, of Edman Chapel
Joshua J. Yates is Research Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Virginia and an Associate Director of Institute of Advanced Studies in Culture. His research focuses on issues of social change, moral order, and cultural conflict. He is particularly interested in the cultural dimensions of contemporary globalization and his current research focuses on those movements of moral concern and protest working for the implementation of the "good world." Professor Yates has written on the cosmopolitanism of American global elites, international humanitarianism and world culture, the challenges of a globalizing modernity to religion, and the anti- globalization/global justice movement.