Colloquia - Fall 2007


Date: October 8, 2007
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “Southern Dominance in Borrowed Language: The Regional Origins of American Neo-Liberalism." Speaker is Nancy MacLean, Professor of History and African American Studies and IPR Faculty Fellow

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: October 15, 2007
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Women’s and Men’s Position in the U.S. Income Distribution: A New Measure of Economic Dependency." Speaker is Leslie McCall, Associate Professor of Sociology, AT&T Research Scholar, and IPR Faculty Fellow

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: October 22, 2007
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “On the Street Where You Live: The Impact of Neighborhood Characteristics Early in Life on Lifetime Human Capital, Health, and Longevity.” Speaker is Joseph Ferrie, Associate Professor of Economics and IPR Faculty Associate

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: October 29, 2007
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 303 Annenberg
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Title: IPR/C2S Colloquium
Description: “Social Disparities and Health: Sex Differentials in Mortality.” Speaker is Richard Rogers, Professor of Sociology, University of Colorado at Boulder; Director, University of Colorado Population Center

The first of the Fall 2007 Colloquium Series of IPR's Cells to Society (C2S): The Center on Social Disparities and Health

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: November 5, 2007
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “Cognitive Ability, Procrastination, and Promoting Choice in Social Policy: Considering the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit.” Speaker is Jeremy Freese, Professor of Sociology and IPR Faculty Fellow

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: November 12, 2007
Time: 3:30-5:00 PM
Location: Hughes Auditorium, Lurie Bldg.
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Title: IPR/C2S Colloquium
Description: “Local Study, Global Significance: The Jackson Heart Study.” Speaker is Herman Taylor, Jr., MD, MPH, Shirley Professor for the Study of Health Disparities, University of Mississippi Medical Center; Principal Investigator/Director, Jackson Heart Study

C2S Colloquium, co-sponsored with Preventive Medicine
NB: The Colloquium will be videocast to the Evanston Campus, ENH Research Institute, and University of Chicago.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: November 19, 2007
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “Efficiency and ‘Solidarity’ in the Provision of Public Goods: What Is the Optimal Degree of Fiscalization?” Speaker is Therese McGuire, ConAgra Foods Research Professor of Management and Strategy, Kellogg, and IPR Faculty Fellow

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: November 26, 2007
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “Selection Effects and the Persistence of Socioeconomic Gradients of Health and Mortality.” Speaker is Alberto Palloni, Board of Trustees Professor in Sociology and IPR Faculty Fellow

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: December 3, 2007
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “Is Race-Based Medicine Good for Us? African American Approaches to Race, Biotechnology, and Equality.” Speaker is Dorothy Roberts, Kirkland and Ellis Professor of Law and IPR Faculty Fellow

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)