Colloquia - Fall 1998


Date: Friday, October 9, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Employer Responses to Displacement Costs and Wrongful Termination Litigation." Speaker is Paul Oyer, Assistant Professor of Management and Strategy, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, and IPR Faculty Fellow.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: October 12, 1998

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "The Child Welfare System and Black Family Autonomy." Speaker is Dorothy Roberts, Professor of Law and IPR Faculty Fellow.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: October 23, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "The New Politics of Social Security." Speaker is Fay Lomax Cook, IPR Director and Professor of Education and Social Policy.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: November 2, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium  (Co-sponsored with Department of Political Science, and Center for International and Comparative Studies)


Description: "The Welfare State, Markets, and Civil Society: Lessons from the Scandinavian Experience." Speaker is Bo Rothstein, Professor of Political Science, Gothenberg University, Sweden, and Visiting Scholar, Russell Sage Foundation.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: November 3, 1998
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "If Energy Efficiency is Such a Good Idea, Why Isn't There More of It?: A Social Science Critique of Energy Research." Speaker is Kathryn Janda, Ph.D. Candidate, Energy and Resources Group, University of California,Berkeley.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: November 4, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Scott Hall, Room 212
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Racism's End?" Speaker is Donald R. Kinder, Senior Research Scientist, Center for Political Studies, and Professor of Psychology and Political Science, University of Michigan.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: November 9, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Towards a Society for All Ages? Reflections Around the International Year of Older Persons." Speaker is Gunhild Hagestad, Human Development and Social Policy Program, School of Education and Social Policy.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: November 13, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "The Market Approach to Education: An Analysis of America's First Voucher Program." Speaker is John Witte, Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: November 16, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Sibling, Peer, and Schoolmate Correlations as Indicators of the Importance of Context for Adolescent Development." Speaker is Greg Duncan, Deputy Director, Joint Center for Poverty Research, Professor of Education and Social Policy, and IPR Faculty Fellow.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: November 20, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "How Does a Real Meritocracy Operate, and Do We Really Want One?" Speaker is James Rosenbaum, Professor of Education and Social Policy and IPR Faculty Fellow and Takehiko Kariya, Professor of Education, University of Tokyo.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: November 23, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Sociology Conference Room, 1808 Chicago Avenue
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Three Studies on Adolescent Sexual Networks, Behavior, and Identity." Speaker is Peter Bearman, Department of Sociology, Columbia University.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: December 2, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "A Critical Appraisal of the Case Against Using Experiments to Assess School (or Community) Effects." Speaker is Thomas D. Cook, Professor of Sociology and IPR Faculty Fellow.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)