Havens Wright Center / UW-Madison Department of Sociology



(608) 262-1420-- The Havens Center

Room 8117 Social Science
1180 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Established in the Sociology Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1984, the Havens Wright Center for Social Justice is dedicated to promoting critical intellectual reflection and exchange, both within the academy as well as between it and the broader society. The Center is named in honor of the late Professors of Rural Sociology and Sociology, A. Eugene Havens and Erik Olin Wright, whose life and work embodied the combination of progressive social and political commitment and scholarly rigor that the Center encourages.

Sponsored programs include: (see web-site for details)
- The Visiting Scholars Program
- The Real Utopias Project
- The Midwest Social Forum
- The Madison Dialogue
- The Lifetime Contribution to Critical Scholarship Award
- Conferences
- Co-sponsored Events