Events

October 15, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Racial Variation in the Impact of Motherhood on Women’s Employment: Temporary or Enduring Effect?
Sandra M. Florian Postdoctoral Fellow - University of Pennsylvania, Department of Sociology & Population Studies Center (PSC)
Location: 103 McNeil
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October 15, 2018 4:30 PM
American Exceptionalism: What Divides Americans From the World and From Each Other?
Mugambi Jouet Boulton Junior Fellow - McGill University
Levin Family Dean's Forum | Location: Perry World House, 3803 Locust Walk
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October 15, 2018 5:30 PM
Patrick Sharkey Professor and Chair of Sociology - New York University
Annual Urban Studies Public Lecturem | Location: College Hall Room 200
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October 16, 2018 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics
Description:

Join the School of Arts and Sciences as they host Zero Waste Day! Leave your waste behind and gain new knowledge on how to contribute to Philly's zero waste goal.
There will be collection drives for e-waste, eyeglasses, shoes, and towels & linens. Additionally, Nic Esposito from the City's Zero Waste and Litter Cabinet will present at 10:30am on Philadelphia's plan to be 90% zero-waste and litter free by 2035.

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October 16, 2018 5:30 PM
Dr. Mary Frances Berry
Location: University of Pennsylvania Bookstore, 3601 Walnut Street
Description:

Light refreshments will be provided. This event is free and open to the public. If you require reasonable accommodations, please provide at least 5 days notice.

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October 18, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Steve Beshear
LDI Health Policy Seminar | Location: Colonial Penn Center Auditorium, 3641 Locust Walk
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October 18, 2018 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Hanna Wang
Location: Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics (PCPSE) 133 South 36th Street - Room 200
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October 19, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Mark Shepard Assistant Professor and Faculty Research Fellow - Harvard Kennedy School of Government and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Location: Colonial Penn Center Auditorium, 3641 Locust Walk
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October 19, 2018 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: College Green
Description:

Join Penn Environmental Group and dozens of sustainable campus and city organizations for an afternoon of free music, games, and food. Come to College Green for fun activities and the opportunity to learn more about sustainability in Philadelphia.

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October 22, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Title: Pending
Iourii Manovskii Associate Professor of Economics - University of Pennsylvania
Location: 103 McNeil
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October 24, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Morgan C. Williams, Jr Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow - NYU Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
Location: 395 McNeil Building, 3718 Locust Walk
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October 29, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Education as a Mechanism for Differences in Intergenerational Income Mobility by Childhood Family Structure
Ryan Finnigan Assistant Professor - University of California, Davis
PSC Fall 2018 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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October 30, 2018 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Michael Hanchard
Location: University of Pennsylvania Bookstore, 3601 Walnut Street
Description:

Light refreshments will be provided. This event is free and open to the public. If you require reasonable accommodations, please provide at least 5 days notice. Register here.

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November 5, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Using Response Time to Model Cognition, Cognitive & Physical Decline and Mortality in Social Science Surveys
Seth G. Sanders Professor of Economics - Duke University, Sanford School of Public Policy
PSC Fall 2018 Colloquium Series | Location: PCPSE Room 100
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November 6, 2018 5:30 PM
Kehinde Andrews Associate Professor in Sociology, School of Social Sciences - Birmingham City University
Location: Africana Studies Seminar Room, 330A, 3401 Walnut St.
Description:

Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Hosted by Department of Africana Studies & Center for Africana Studies

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November 7, 2018 12:00 PM
Andrew Morral
Location: 395 McNeil Building, 3718 Locust Walk
Description:

Firearms policy in the United States must balance the Constitutional right to bear arms and public interest in gun ownership with concerns about public health and safety. However, the information that policymakers need to understand the likely effects of different policies is scarce. Empirical studies of gun laws are often contested or contradicted by other studies, leaving policymakers uncertain how to effectively protect legitimate gun uses while also promoting community wellbeing. RAND is engaged in an initiative to develop policy analysis tools and research syntheses, grounded in science, aimed at clarifying the effects of current and proposed firearms policies. In this talk, Andrew Morral, the leader of RAND’s work in this area will summarize some of the initiative’s key findings, then describe preliminary results from RAND’s efforts to estimate the effects on firearms fatalities of three common state gun laws: child access prevention laws, shall-issue concealed carry laws, and stand-your-ground laws. RSVP: ciararob@sas.upenn.edu

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November 12, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Food and Housing Insecurity Among American Undergraduates
Sara Goldrick-Rab Professor of Higher Education Policy & Sociology - Temple University
PSC Fall 2018 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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November 12, 2018 2:30 PM
Ana Carolina Garriga Associate Professor of Political Science - Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE), Mexico
Location: Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics, 133 S. 36th Street (Room 225)
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November 13, 2018 12:00 PM
Racioliteracies Perspectives in Spanish Heritage Language Curricular Materials
Erica Saldivar Garcia, Ed.D
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November 15, 2018 12:00 PM
Sophia Rosenfeld Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History - University of Pennsylvania
Knowledge by the Slice | Location: Cafe 58, Irvine Auditorium, 3401 Spruce Street
Description:

Sophia Rosenfeld, Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History, will consider three key questions for our "post-truth" moment: How, historically, have democracy and truth been connected to one another?  Why is that relationship seemingly in peril now in the U.S. and in much of the world? And what, if anything, can be done?

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