Events

February 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Holly Nguyen Assistant Professor - Pennsylvania State University, Department of Sociology and Criminology
Location: 395 McNeil Building, 3718 Locust Walk
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RSVP: ciararob@sas.upenn.edu

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February 20, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Arturo Castellanos - Cornell Law School
Grad Workshop | Location: Room 350, Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics (133 S. 36th Street)
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Food provided / Free and open to the public

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February 20, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Adia Harvey Wingfield Professor of Sociology - Washington University in St. Louis
Location: 103 McNeil Building
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February 20, 2019 4:00 PM
To Educate or Eliminate: Black Midwives and Infant Welfare in the Early Twentieth Century
Wangui Muigai, PhD - Brandeis University
Location: Claire Fagin Hall, room 116
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February 20, 2019 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Claire Jean Kim Professor of Political Science and Asian American Studies - University of California, Irvine
Location: Fisher-Bennett Hall, Room 231
BGAPSA
Description:

IN THE WAKE OF THE HARVARD DISCRIMINATION TRIAL conducted in the Boston Federal District Court, BGAPSA invites the Penn community to join a conversation about race in higher education led by Claire Jean Kim (UC-Irvine). The discussion will explore the ways in which our current conceptions of discrimination and diversity have shaped, and arguably misshaped, debates over racial justice.
PLEASE REGISTER HERE
READ AN ESSAY BY PROF. KIM 
HERE

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February 21, 2019 9:30 AM
Jose Loya PhD Candidate in Sociology
Location: 130 McNeil Building
Description:

BREAFAST TREATS, COFFEE, AND TEA IN THE URBS SPACE, ROOM 130 MCNEIL!

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February 22, 2019 12:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Amado Recital Hall, Irvine Auditorium, 3401 Spruce Street
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Grad Ben Talks is an afternoon of TED Talk-style presentations by Penn Arts and Sciences graduate students representing the Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Professional Master’s programs. Graduate students have the opportunity to build professional portfolios and get a shot at a $500 cash prize.

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February 26, 2019 6:00 PM
Dr. Dambisa Moyo
Location: Hall of Flags, Houston Hall
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February 27, 2019 6:00 PM
Mitchell Orenstein Professor of Russian and East European Studies
Knowledge by the Slice | Location: Cafe 58, Irvine Auditorium, 3420 Spruce Street, Philadelphia
Description:

Russia and the West are locked in a fierce struggle.  Why?  And what effect is it having on our politics?  Professor Orenstein will answer these questions and discuss how Russia’s hybrid war on the West is affecting not only the U.S., but many other European countries, some of whom have been dealing with it for longer.  A look at the problems they have suffered provides important insight into and context for understanding our own problems. 
Can’t make it to the lecture? Watch a live stream of Knowledge by the Slice on Facebook or Twitter @PennSAS. 

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March 1, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Kate Ho Professor of Economics, and co-director of the Center for Health and Wellbeing - Princeton University
Location: Colonial Penn Center Auditorium, 3641 Locust Walk
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March 11, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Tukufu Zuberi Professor of Sociology & Africana Studies - University of Pennsylvania
PSC Spring 2019 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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March 15, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Karen Murphy, PhD, RN Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer, Founding Director - Steel Institute for Healthcare Innovation, Geisinger
Location: Colonial Penn Center Auditorium, 3641 Locust Walk
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March 18, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Taryn Morrissey Associate Professor - American University, Department of Public Administration and Policy
PSC Spring 2019 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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March 21, 2019 9:30 AM
James Morone PhD Candidate in Political Science
Location: 130 McNeil Building
Description:

BREAFAST TREATS, COFFEE, AND TEA IN THE URBS SPACE, ROOM 130 MCNEIL!

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This paper examines political and civic activism in high-poverty neighborhoods of U.S. cities.  Specifically, I show how public policy, foundations, educational institutions, and other forces created and reproduce populations of neighborhood activists with particular perspectives on economic issues—from socialist visions of redistribution and public provision, to neoliberal visions of market-driven real estate development.  Drawing on field observation in two high-poverty neighborhoods of Chicago, I argue that such activist populations determine the kinds of projects which emerge, and which can be organized, in high-poverty neighborhoods.

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March 25, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Causes of Death: Social Inequities and Racial Disparities in Health
Davie Chae Human Sciences, Associate Professor & Director - Auburn University
PSC Spring 2019 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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April 1, 2019 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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PAA Practice Talks - University of Pennsylvania
PSC Spring 2019 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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April 8, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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PSC Spring 2019 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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April 15, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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PSC Spring 2019 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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April 22, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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PSC Spring 2019 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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