Arlie R. Hochschild: Strangers in Our Own Land: A Story of Right and Left


Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:45pm


Malkin Penthouse (Littauer 4th floor)

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Arlie Russell Hochschild, Professor Emerita of Sociology, University of California at Berkeley.

With discussion by

Michèle Lamont, Professor of Sociology and of African and African American Studies and the Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies, Harvard University.


Suggested reading

PBS NewsHour with Arlie Russell Hochschild

PBS NewHour 
Why Louisianans blame government, not corporations,
for pollution problems
March 21, 2019 

Meet the people featured in Arlie Russell Hochschild's book, Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right. Economics correspondent Paul Solman of PBS NewsHour recently followed Arlie Hochschild around Louisiana to re-interview five of those she wrote about in the book [video + transcript].

Strangers in Their Own Land, by Arlie Russell HochschildStrangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right.
Afterword to the paperback edition (2018).

Donald Trump, ‘The Apprentice,’ and Secular Rapture
By Arlie Russell Hochschild
Boston Globe (Sep 6, 2016).

More Republicans Than You Think Support Action on Climate Change
By Arlie Russell Hochschild and David Hochschild
The New York Times (Dec 29, 2018)


Arlie Russell HochschildAbout the speaker

Arlie Russell Hochschild is one of the most influential sociologists of her generation. She is the author of nine books, including The Second ShiftThe Time BindThe Managed HeartThe Outsourced Self, and Strangers in Their Own Land (The New Press). Three of her books have been named as New York Times Notable Books of the Year and her work appears in sixteen languages. The winner of the Ulysses Medal as well as Guggenheim and Mellon grants, she lives in Berkeley, California.

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