Colloquia - Fall 1997


Date: September 26, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Toward Sustainable Land Use in Asia." Speaker is G. Gordon Davis, Environmental Attorney.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: October 9, 1997

Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Norris Center, Louis Room North
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Title: IPR Colloquium - The Evaluation of the Welfare Reform
Description: "Assessing the New Federalism Project." Speaker is Stephen Bell, The Urban Institute. "The Urban Change Project." Speaker is Gordon Berlin, MDRC. Discussants are Charles Manski, IPR/Economics and Norman Bradburn, Public Policy, University of Chicago.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: October 10, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Can Women Lead? Insights from Meta-Analytic Studies of Leadership." Speaker is Alice Eagly, IPR/Psychology.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: October 14, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "The Commercialization of the Nonprofit Sector - Should Anyone Care?" Speaker is Burton A. Weisbrod, IPR/Economics.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: October 24, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 1808 Chicago Avenue
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Title: IPR Colloquium (Co-sponsored with the Department of Sociology)
Description: "The Social Institution of Marriage and What It Does for People." Speaker is Linda Waite, Department of Sociology, University of Chicago.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: October 29, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Cursing and Celebrating the Victims: Claiming the Saddest Story of World War II." Speaker is Laura Hein, Department of History, Northwestern University.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: October 30, 1997
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Hardin Hall, 633 Clark Street
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Rising Inequality and the Political Support for Welfare Policy." Speakers are Michael Wallerstein, IPR/Political Science and Karl O. Moene, Department of Economics, University of Oslo, Norway.  "Friedman's Revenge: The Reform of the Liberal Welfare State in Canada and the United States." Speaker is John Myles, Department of Sociology, Florida State University. Discussant is Peter Swenson, IPR/Political Science.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: October 31, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM- 1:00PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Education, Overeducation, and Youth Unemployment in the United States and Germany." Speaker is James Witte, IPR/Sociology.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: November 3, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description:
"The Changing Terrain of Work and Employment: Temporary Workers and Their Managers in High-Tech Manufacturing." Speaker is Vicki Smith, Department of Sociology, University of California-Davis.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: November 12, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description:
"Have Changes in Welfare and Taxes Made More Mothers Work?" Speaker is Bruce Meyer, IPR-Economics.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: November 14, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description:
"Legitimate Correction or Illegitimate Violence? Wives, Slaves and Legal Categories of Assault and Murder in the Antebellum U.S. South." Speaker is Laura Edwards, Department of History, University of California, Los Angeles.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: November 17, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description:
"Hate Speech on College Campuses." Speakers are Dennis Chong and Jonathan Casper, IPR-Political Science.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: November 19, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description:
"Structure of Achievement and Behavior in Middle Childhood." Speaker is Greg Duncan, IPR-Education and Lori Kowaleski-Jones, IPR Postdoctoral Fellow.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: November 20, 1997
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Hardin Hall, 633 Clark Street
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description:
"Who Benefits from Catholic Schooling?" Speaker is Derek Neal, Department of Economics, University of Chicago.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)

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