Events

November 30, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Ruth Gilmore Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences - The Graduate Center, CUNY
Center for Africana Studies Events | Location: Annenberg School of Communication, 3620 Walnut Street - ASC Room 500
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November 30, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
TBA
Ashley Mears Assistant Professor of Sociology - Boston University
Urban Ethnography Workshop, Sociology Department | Location: 169 McNeil Building
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December 4, 2012 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Positive, Negative, or Null? The Effects of Maternal Incarceration on Children’s Behavioral Problems
Christopher Wildeman Assistant Professor of Sociology - Yale University
Criminology Events & Lectures | Location: Jerry Lee Center of Criminology- 3809 Walnut Street, Seminar Room
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December 4, 2012 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Southscapes: Geographies of Race, Region, and Literature (Book Talk)
Thadious M. Davis Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought and Professor of English - University of Pennsylvania
Center for Africana Studies Events | Location: 3601 Walnut Street
<p>the Penn Bookstore</p>
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December 5, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Janice Madden Robert C. Daniels Foundation Term Professor of Urban Studies, Regional Science, Sociology and Real Estate - University of Pennsylvania
Sociology Fall 2012 Colloquium | Location: 103 McNeil
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January 14, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The Market for High-Quality Medicine
Daniel Bennett Assistant Professor, Harris School of Public Policy Studies - University of Chicago
PSC Spring 2013 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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January 15, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Happiness, Growth, and Public Policy
Richard Easterlin University Professor and Professor of Economics - University of Southern California
2012-2013 Positive Psychology Center Colloquia | Location: Positive Psychology Center (3701 Market Street, 2nd floor), Room 201 (RSVP lbens@psych.upenn.edu)
Description:

Description: If society's goal is to increase happiness, economic growth in itself will not do the job, but full employment and generous and comprehensive safety net policies will. This conclusion is suggested by a wide range of evidence on happiness in countries throughout the world. Please RSVP to Libby Benson at lbens@psych.upenn.edu, if you would like to attend. A light lunch will be provided prior to the talk at 11:45pm. SPACE IS LIMITED.

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January 16, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Single Mothers and Poverty in Japan: The Role of Living Arrangements
James M. Raymo Professor of Sociology - University of Wisconsin-Madison
Sociology Spring 2013 Colloquium | Location: 103 McNeil
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January 16, 2013 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Camille Charles Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Endowed Term Professor in the Social Sciences - University of Pennsylvania
Location: Irvine Auditorium
<p>Center for Africana Studies</p>
Description:

This event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required for entrance.

Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Box Office, 3680 Walnut Street. Tickets can be picked up in person. Box Office hours are Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., and Saturday, Noon - 6:00 p.m. Call the Annenberg Box Office at 215-898-3900 for ticket information.

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January 18, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Contingency and Path Dependency in the Emergence of Modern American Corporate Law
Alexander Jerneck PhD Candidate, Sociology - University of Pennsylvania
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January 23, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Social Isolation of Disadvantage and Advantage: The Reproduction of Inequality in Urban Spac
Lauren J. Krivo Professor of Sociology - Rutgers University
Sociology Spring 2013 Colloquium | Location: 103 McNeil
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January 28, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The Latino Remarriage Conundrum: explaining the divergence in Latino and white martial transitions at remarriage
Catherine McNamee Postdoctoral Fellow in the Family Demography and Individual Development Training Program, Population Research Institute - The Pennsylvania State University
PSC Spring 2013 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
<p>Population Aging Research Center</p>
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January 30, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
A Market for Bodily Knowledge: Analyzing the Medical Profession's Response to Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing
Rene Almeling Assistant Professor of Sociology - Yale University
Sociology Spring 2013 Colloquium | Location: 103 McNeil
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February 1, 2013 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Diffusion as Negotiation: The Relational Dynamics of How Innovations are Localized and Why They Stick
Tamara Kay Associate Professor of Sociology - Harvard University
Economy and Society Workshop | Location: 169 McNeil
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February 1, 2013 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sharing a Household: Economic Downturns, Household Composition and Well-being
Laryssa Mykyta - Census Bureau
Family/Gender Workshop | Location: 169 McNeil
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February 4, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Cambio tecnológido dirigido, gasto sanitario y esperanza de vida: un modelo de equilibrio dinámico - en Español
Jesús Fernández-Villaverde Professor of Economics - University of Pennsylvania
PSC Spring 2013 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
<p>Latin American and Latino Studies Program</p>
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February 6, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Cybersegregation: Is Neil a More Desirable Tenant than Tyrone or Jorge?
Gregory D. Squires Professor of Sociology and Public Policy & Public Administration - George Washington University
Sociology Spring 2013 Colloquium | Location: 103 McNeil
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February 11, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Does Mandatory Diversion to Drug Treatment Eliminate Racial Disparities in the Incarceration of Drug Offenders? An Examination of California's Proposition 36
John MacDonald Associate Professor of Criminology, Chair, Department of Criminology, Director, Jerry Lee Center of Criminology - University of Pennsylvania
PSC Spring 2013 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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February 13, 2013 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Where Are The Children? Declining Fertility in Hong Kong and East Asia
Rubie Watson Curator of Comparative Ethnology; Former Director, Peabody Museum - Harvard University
Location: Chase Auditorium, Haverford College
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February 13, 2013 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Penn IUR Proof and the City Seminar Series | Location: Irvine Auditorium, Amado Room
<p>Penn Criminology and Penn IUR</p>
Description:

How do we make cities and neighborhoods more livable? Please join Penn IUR and the Department of Criminology for a discussion on place-based interventions aimed at improving the health, safety and viability of urban places. Experts will discuss the current research on what works and what doesn’t, and furthermore, what research is still needed. Speakers include: Elijah Anderson, William K. Lanman, Jr. Professor of Sociology, Yale University; Charles Branas, Professor of Epidemiology, Perelman School of Medicine; Director, Cartographic Modeling Laboratory; John MacDonald, Chair of Penn’s Department of Criminology and Associate Professor of Criminology; and Susan Wachter, Co-Director, Penn IUR and the Richard B. Worley Professor of Financial Management and Professor of Real Estate and Finance; The Wharton School. The event is dedicated to exploring Penn’s theme of the year, Proof.

 

Please RSVP using the following link: http://safeplaces.eventbrite.com/#

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