Events

February 28, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Games Parents & Adolescents Play: Strategic Parenting, Teen Risk-Taking Behaviors & Schooling Achievement
V. Joseph Hotz Professor of Economics, Duke University; Visiting at Russell Sage Foundation
PSC Spring 2011 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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March 2, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
C-escalation and D-escalation: A Theory of Conflict Dynamics
Randall Collins The Dorothy Swaine Thomas Professor in Sociology - University of Pennsylvania
Sociology Spring 2011 Colloquium | Location: 103 McNeil
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March 14, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Moving to the Land of Milk and Cookies: Obesity among Young Children of Immigrants
Jennifer van Hook Professor of Sociology and Demography - Penn State University
PSC Spring 2011 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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March 16, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Gloom, Doom, and the Takeoff - Why Standard Accounts of the Rise in Inequality are Wrong (and Why We Should Wish They Were Right)
David Grusky Professor of Sociology - Stanford University
Sociology Spring 2011 Colloquium | Location: 103 McNeil
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March 21, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
PAA Practice Talks
PSC Spring 2011 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
Description:
  • Matthew Ruther: "Immigrant Concentration and Homicide Mortality: A Neighborhood-Level Spatial Analysis"
  • Rachel Margolis: "Partnership, Partner's Characteristics, and Healthy Lifestyle Changes"
  • Caroline Hartnett: "Hispanic Familism Reconsidered: Ethnic Differences in Perceived Value of Children and Fertility Intentions"
  • Ethan Jennings-Sharygin: "China's Marriage Market and Upcoming Challenges for Elderly Men"
  • Jessica Ho: "The Contribution of Smoking to Black-White Differences in Mortality"
  • Sophia Chae: "Does Timing of Orphanhood and HIV Prevalence Matter? A Look at Orphans' Transitions to Sexual Debut and Marriage in Four Sub-Saharan African Countries"
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March 23, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Two Worlds of Inequality
Guillermina Jasso Professor of Sociology - NYU
Sociology Spring 2011 Colloquium | Location: 103 McNeil
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March 25, 2011 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Reputations of School Districts; The Role of Superintendents and Public Relations People in Altering Parents’ Perceptions of School Quality
Elliot Weininger Professor of Sociology - SUNY Brockport
Urban Ethnography Workshop | Location: 169 McNeil
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March 28, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Evolving Patterns of Latino Health *
Anne Pebley Fred H. Bixby Chair Professor of Population, Depts. of Community Health Sciences and Sociology; Director, California Center for Population Research - Uuniversity of California, Los Angeles
PSC Spring 2011 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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March 30, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Envisioning Real Utopias
Erik Olin Wright Professor of Sociology - University of Wisconsin – Madison
Sociology Spring 2011 Colloquium | Location: 103 McNeil
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April 4, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Maternal Age and Offspring Outcomes
Mikko Myrskylä Head of the Research Group on Lifecourse Dynamics and Demographic Change - Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
PSC Spring 2011 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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April 6, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The casualization of employment and family life among the American working class
Andrew Cherlin Professor of Sociology and Public Policy - Johns Hopkins University
Sociology Spring 2011 Colloquium | Location: 103 McNeil
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April 11, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Demographic Analysis and the 2010 U.S. Census
Tori Velkoff & Jason Devine - U.S. Census Bureau
PSC Spring 2011 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
Description:

Co-presented by Greg Robinson, Senior Researcher, U.S. Census Bureau; Tori Velkoff, Assistant Division Chief, U.S. Census Bureau.

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April 18, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Health and Heterogeneity *
José Víctor Ríos Rull Professor of Economics - University of Minnesota
PSC Spring 2011 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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April 20, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Sibling Resemblance in Cohabition and Marriage
Kara Joyner Associate Professor of Sociology - Bowling Green State University
Sociology Spring 2011 Colloquium | Location: 103 McNeil
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April 25, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Variation in the Relationship Between Education and Marriage: Mismatch in the Marriage Market?
Kelly Musick Associate Professor, Department of Policy Analysis and Management - Cornell University
PSC Spring 2011 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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July 15, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Q & A with recent Ph.D. Graduates about their Job Market Experiences
Location: Sociology Conference Room
Sociology Department
Description:

On Friday, Elizabeth Vaquera, Laura Napolitano and Rachel Margolis have kindly agreed to speak and answer questions about their job market experiences.
The session will be 12 pm-1:30 pm in the Sociology Conference Room. Please RSVP to Audra Rodgers.

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August 16, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Penn Libraries WICShops | Location: Class of 1968 Seminar Room, WIC, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
Description:

Learn how to build an iGoogle homepage with your favorite Google apps, blogs and news feeds. Also learn how to use Google Calendar to help you keep on top of deadlines and projects. We will also explore some of Google specialized search engines and how Google Scholar interfaces with PennText.

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August 25, 2011 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Penn Libraries WICShops | Location: Goldstein Computer Classroom, Room 114, Van Pelt Library
Description:

Prezi is a web-based tool that outshines PowerPoint in many ways. It allows you to create and present presentations with motion and organic structure, and keeps your audience engaged. Explore at http://www.prezi.com

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September 8, 2011
Bounds on Elasticities with Optimization Frictions: A Synthesis of Micro and Macro Evidence on Labor Supply
Raj Chetty Professor of Economics - Harvard University
Empirical Micro Workshop | Location: 309 McNeil Building
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September 12, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Education will be at the heart of 21st century demography
Wolfgang Lutz Founding Director, Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital, and Professor of Applied Statistics at Vienna University
PSC Fall 2011 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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