Events

March 21, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Colorblind Egalitarianism as the New Racial Norm: Social, Political and Igeological Implications
Charles A. Gallagher Professor of Sociology; Chair, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice - LaSalle University
Sociology Spring 2012 Colloquium | Location: 103 McNeil
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March 26, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
From Racial Democracy to Affirmative Action: Race and Educational Inequality in Brazil
Leticia Marteleto Assistant Professor of Sociology - University of Texas at Austin
PSC Spring 2012 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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March 28, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Logics of Assistance: When Weak Ties Help and Strong Ties Don’t
Sandra Smith Assistant Professor of Sociology - University of California, Berkeley
Sociology Spring 2012 Colloquium | Location: 103 McNeil
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March 30, 2012 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Great Decisions: The Organizational Basis of Foreign Policy Ideas in the Council on Foreign Relations
Hana Shepherd Postdoctoral Research Associate - Princeton University
Culture & Interaction Workshop | Location: 169 McNeil
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April 2, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
A Global Perspective on Physiological Change with Age: Evidence and Conjectures
Eileen Crimmins Director of the USC/UCLA Center on Biodemography and Population Health (CBPH)
PSC Spring 2012 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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April 4, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Who Cares if the Bucket Leaks : Sensitivity to Efficiency Among Supporters and Opponents of Redistribution
Julia Lynch Associate Professor of Political Science - University of Pennsylvania
Sociology Spring 2012 Colloquium | Location: 103 McNeil
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April 5, 2012 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Bruce Western Professor of Sociology at Harvard and Director of the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy at the Kennedy School of Government
Urban Studies 28th Annual Public Lecture | Location: Cohen Hall B17
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April 6, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Taking Race at Face Value
Ruth Burke Graduate Student in Sociology - University of Pennsylvania
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April 9, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Zero Prison Population Growth (ZPPG)
Evelyn Patterson Assistant Professor of Sociology - Vanderbilt University
PSC Spring 2012 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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April 12, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Social Network Structure and Function Across Space and Time
Nicholas Christakis Professor of Sociology, Medical Sociology, and Medicine - Harvard University
Sociology Spring 2012 Colloquium | Location: 114 Claire Fagin Hall
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April 13, 2012 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Rob Sampson Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences and Director of the Social Sciences Program - Harvard's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Penn IUR Events | Location: Stiteler Hall, B26
Co-sponsored by Criminology & Penn IUR.
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April 16, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Mexican Policy Challenges and Perspectives on Migration
Rene Zenteno
PSC Spring 2012 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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April 18, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Cooperative Networks: Altruism, Group Slidarity, and Reciprocty among Ugandan farmers
Delia Baldassarri Assistant Professor of Sociology - Princeton University
Sociology Spring 2012 Colloquium | Location: 103 McNeil
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April 23, 2012 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
PAA Practice Sessions (6 speakers, Lunch Provided)
PSC Spring 2012 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
Description:

Six students will be presenting.  Each student will be allocated 15 minutes for the presentation, and 5 minutes for comments. LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED!

1) Theresa Fedor - The Impact of Learning HIV Status on Marital Stability and Sexual Behavior within Marriage in Malawi (12:00-12:20)
2) Li-Chung Hu -Trends in Obesity-Free Life Expectancy in the United States 1995-2005: Gender and Racial Differences and Alternative Categorizations (12:20-12:40)
3) Rebbeca Tesfai - Ethnic Inequality in Homeownership and House Value: An Investigation of Wealth Differences among Blacks in the United States (12:40-1:00)
4) Emily Vala-Haynes - Out-of-Union Fertility in Paraguay (1:00-1:20)
5) Yeonjin Lee - Do Racist Attitudes Harm the Community Health Including Both the Victims and Perpetrators? A Multi-Level Analysis (1:20-1:40)
6) Jessica Ho -International Comparisons of U.S. Mortality. (1:40-2:00)

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April 28, 2012 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Golkin Room, Houston Hall
Description:

Attendance at Art of Research is free and open to all, and will include lunch and refreshments from Greek Lady.  Please register online here.

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June 19, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Talk: Gearing Up for the Job Market
Location: 110 McNeil
Description:

Two new Sociology graduates, Rory Kramer and Jessica McCrory Calarco, have kindly offered to share their experiences on the job market. In past years, these kinds of presentations have been a great way to get up-to-date information on what to consider and what to expect. Students planning to go on the market in the coming year or so are strongly encouraged to attend, and all are welcome.

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September 4, 2012 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Demography and Sociology Graduate Group Orientation
Location: McNeil Atrium (and elsewhere in McNeil)
Graduate Group in Demography and the Graduate Group in Sociology
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September 13, 2012
Jonathan Vogel Assistant Professor of Economics - Columbia University
Empirical Micro Workshop | Location: 395 McNeil
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September 13, 2012 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Reducing Violence by Improving Social-cognitive Skills Among Disadvantaged Youth: A Randomized Field Experiment in Chicago Schools
Jens O. Ludwig McCormick Foundation Professor of Social Service Administration, Law, and Public Policy; Co-Director of the University of Chicago Crime Lab - University of Chicago
The Donald and Margaret Sherman Violence Prevention Lecture | Location: Fels Seminar Room, Fels Institute of Government, 3814 Walnut Street
The Jerry Lee Center of Criminology
Description:

A light reception will be held at 4:30pm.

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September 14, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Parent Decisionmaking in Local Education Markets: The Case of Nepal
Priya Joshi PhD Candidate, Education Policy, Graduate School of Education - University of Pennsylvania
Education and Inequality Workshop | Location: 169 McNeil
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