Events

December 1, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Female Labor Participation and Gender Roles Within the Household
Jaime Ruiz-Tagle Assistant Professor, Department of Economics and Center of Microdata - University of Chile
Special Session - Empirical Microeconomics Workshop | Location: 309 McNeil
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December 2, 2011 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location: Irvine Auditorium, Amado Recital Hall
Urban Studies, Population Studies Center, PennDesign and Penn IUR
Description:

How are cities and suburbs in the Northeastern United States faring today? This symposium brings together leading researchers and practitioners from Boston to Washington, DC, to reflect on urban growth, social diversity, housing, and economic development. Following a keynote talk on metropolitan America, panels will explore recent patterns and trends in the Northeast and what they tell us about planning and policy challenges and opportunities.

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December 2, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Unequal Childhoods and Unequal Adulthoods
Annette Lareau Stanley I. Sheerr Term Professor in the Social Sciences and Professor of Sociology - University of Pennsylvania
Knowledge by the Slice | Location: Irvine Auditorium, Cafe ’58
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December 5, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The Science and Impact of the NIH’s Patient Reported Outcome Measurement Information System (PROMIS®)
Christopher B Forrest, MD, PhD Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - CHOP
PSC Fall 2011 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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December 7, 2011 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Judith Campisi Senior Scientist - Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Scientific Seminars at Wistar | Location: The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street
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December 9, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Information Technology, the Disappearance of the Middle-Class, and the Long-term Crisis of Capitalism
Randall Collins The Dorothy Swaine Thomas Professor in Sociology - University of Pennsylvania
Economic Sociology Workshop | Location: Room 200, Graduate School of Education Building, 3700 Walnut St.
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December 9, 2011 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Why and How Do We Study Inequality?
Panel Discussion
Education and Inequality Workshop | Location: 169 McNeil
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December 12, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Intersectionality and Life Course Approaches to the Social Stratification of Health
Tyson Brown Assistant Professor of Sociology - Vanderbilt University
Sociology Fall 2011 Colloquium | Location: 103 McNeil
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January 2, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
No Colloquium
Penn Winter Break
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January 11, 2012 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Crime, Policing & Enforcement Spillover
Amanda Geller Associate Research Scientist - Columbia University
Criminology Lectures | Location: 286-7 McNeil Bldg.
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January 13, 2012 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Information Sharing and Collaboration in the United States Intelligence Community: An Ethnographic Study of the National Counterterrorism Center
Bridget Nolan Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology - University of Pennsylvania
Culture & Interaction Workshop | Location: 169 McNeil
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January 16, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
No Colloquium
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
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January 18, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Leaving Explaining Michigan: an Ex Post Theory of a Quality Improvement Program, Arriving at systemic 'ad hoc" theories of QI
Charles Bosk Professor of Sociology - University of Pennsylvania
Sociology Spring 2012 Colloquium | Location: 103 McNeil
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January 18, 2012 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
When the Ties That Bind Unwind: Examining the Mechanism Behind the Marriage Effect
Bianca Bersani Assistant Professor of Sociology - University of Massachusetts, Boston
Criminology Lectures | Location: 286-7 McNeil Bldg.
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January 20, 2012 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Data & GIS Resources at Penn
Nykia M. Perez Kibler & Christine Murray
Location: GSE 008
Description:

How to find data; file format issues; support for statistical software such as manuals, tutorials, etc; and information on GIS resources.

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January 20, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
How Neighborhoods Matter, and for Whom: Parenting Strategies, School Choice and Second-Generation Social Mobility in Young Adulthood
Van Tran Assistant Professor of Sociology - Columbia University
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January 23, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Health status of French prison inmates: does time spent behind bars matter?
Aline Desesquelles Researcher at the Institut National d’Etudes Démographiques (INED, Paris)
PSC Fall 2011 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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January 24, 2012 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title TBA
Matt Snodgrass Ph.D. Candidate in Criminology - Carnegie Mellon University
Criminology Lectures | Location: Jerry Lee Center
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January 24, 2012 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Penn Institute for Urban Research Event | Location: Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall
Co-sponsored with Penn Press and the School of Nursing
Description:

Please RSVP to penniur@pobox.upenn.edu by January 20, 2012.

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January 25, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
A new socio-economic paradigm of social change: What is new, what is borrowed, what is old, and what is blue
Jerald Hage Professor Emeritus and Director, Center for Innovation - University of Maryland
Sociology Spring 2012 Colloquium | Location: 103 McNeil
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