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Claudio E. Benzecry

Claudio E. Benzecry earned his PhD in Sociology at New York University. He is author of the award-winning book The Opera Fanatic. Ethnography of an Obsession (University of Chicago Press, 2011), editor of two books on culture and knowledge, and has published articles on the sociology of culture and the arts in areas such as Theory, Culture and Society, Sociological Theory, and Theory & Society, among others. He is currently conducting research on fashion, creativity and globalization, following how a shoe is imagined, sketched, designed, developed and produced between the US, Europe and China.

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MSLCE Course: Culture + Globalization