2013 - 2014 Tanner Talks "Knowledge and Community"
John C. Allen, Professor of Sociology and Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, will present the inaugural lecture for our series entitled "Knowledge and Community." Dr. Allen has extensively studied the social networks that form spontaneously, especially in rural communities. He has also served as a mediator in conflicts in those communities. His lecture will draw upon his scholarship and experience, and introduce our series. The 2013–14 Tanner Talks, a series of cross-disciplinary events focusing on the theme "Knowledge and Community," are a presentation of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.