Events

January 22, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Mortality Models: Probabilistic Cause of Death from Verbal Autopsy and a General Model of Age-specific Mortality
Sam Clark Professor - Ohio State University, Department of Sociology
PSC Spring 2018 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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January 24, 2018
Daniel Aldana Cohen Assistant Professor of Sociology - University of Pennsylvania
Location: Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum, 3260 South Street
Description:

Ashley Dawson, author of Extinction: A Radical History, will speak about his newest book, Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change. Penn Sociologist Daniel Aldana Cohen, director of the Superstorm Research Lab and co-host of the climate politics podcast Hot & Bothered, will provide a response and conduct a conversation with Dawson about the environmental impacts of urbanization and gentrification, the increasing menace of urban flooding, and the emerging urban movements fighting for better forms of city living. Book signing to follow.

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January 24, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Douglas Massey Henry G. Bryant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs - Princeton University
Penn Sociology Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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January 24, 2018 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Anne Newman Professor and Chair, Department of Epidemiology - University of Pittsburgh
Institute on Aging Visiting Scholars Series | Location: Biomedical Research Building Auditorium, 421 Curie blvd
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January 25, 2018 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Shoumitro Chatterjee PhD Candidate, Economics - Princeton University
Empirical Micro Workshop | Location: 395 McNeil
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January 26, 2018 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: 169 McNeil
Description:

Education and Inequality Cluster in the Department of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania will host a mini-conference featuring two paper sessions: 1) Education and Social Mobility; 2) Housing and Neighborhood. The mini-conference will be held 1:30 to 5:20 pm, January 26 (Friday) in 169 McNeil Building, followed by Wine and Cheese.

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January 29, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
What Happens in the Womb under the Dome: The Impact of Air Pollution on Birth Outcomes – Evaluation of air quality improvement during the Guangzhou 2010 Asian Games and Asian Paralympic Games
Xiaoying Liu .Postdoctoral Researcher - University of Pennsylvania, Population Studies Center
PSC Spring 2018 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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February 1, 2018 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Margaux Luflade PhD Candidate, Economics - Duke University
Empirical Micro Workshop | Location: 395 McNeil
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February 2, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
What’s Wrong with American Schools
Robert M. Hauser Vilas Research Professor - University of Wisconsin-Madison
PSC Spring 2018 Colloquium Series | Location: 169 McNeil

Population Studies Center

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February 5, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Exploring Competing Ideas About The Relationship Between Body Shape & Health: Evidence From A Global Sample Of Women And Children
Craig Hadley Associate Professor - Emory College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Anthropology
PSC Spring 2018 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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February 8, 2018 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ana Reynoso PhD Candidate, Economics - Yale University
Empirical Micro Workshop | Location: 395 McNeil
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February 12, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Multigenerational Cycles of Poverty?
Fabian T. Pfeffer Assistant Professor - University of Michigan, Department of Sociology
PSC Spring 2018 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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February 19, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Is the Impact of Employment Uncertainty on Fertility Intentions Channeled by Subjective Well-Being?
Letizia Mencarini Honorary Fellow - University of Wisconsin-Madison
PSC Spring 2018 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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February 23, 2018 12:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Irvine Auditorium, Cafe 58, 3401 Spruce Street
Description:

A day of TED Talk-style presentations by Penn Arts and Sciences graduate students representing the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and professional master’s programs. Each student will present an 8-minute talk to an audience of undergraduates, faculty, staff, and fellow graduate students. Judges will select winners in each of the four categories for a $500 cash prize. There will also be a $500 prize for the overall Audience Choice Winner selected by online votes. All will be invited to a closing reception where winners will be announced. This is a great opportunity to see if you can describe your work so that your grandmother will understand you. You will get a professional recording of your talk and feedback from our panel of judges made up of a Penn communications staffer, a faculty member, and a grad student from another discipline. Did we mention there will also be delicious food and cash prizes? Interested students should submit abstracts (no more than 200 words) describing their proposed topic no later than close of business on Friday, January 26, 2018 using this link here.

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February 26, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Beyond Attendance: Gendered Impacts of a Cash Transfer for Education and the Unpaid Care Burden in Rural Morocco
Luca Pesando, van de Walle Prize Winner PhD Candidate - University of Pennsylvania
PSC Spring 2018 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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March 12, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Title To Be Advised
Kelly Musick Professor - Cornell University
PSC Spring 2018 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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March 13, 2018 6:00 PM
Regina Baker Assistant Professor of Sociology - University of Pennsylvania
PENN LIGHTBULB CAFE | Location: World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut Street
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March 19, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Rethinking Ethnoracial Inequality in the U.S. & Brazil: The Consequences of Bodily Capital
Ellis Monk Assistant Professor - Princeton University, Department of Sociology
PSC Spring 2018 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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March 22, 2018 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Feinian Chen Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Sociology - University of Maryland
Location: 345 Fisher-Bennet Hall

Center for the Study of Contemporary China

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March 26, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Understanding the Gender Voting Gap in the Era of Women's Suffrage
Dawn Teele Assistant Professor - University of Pennsylvania, Political Science Department
PSC Spring 2018 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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