Colloquia - Spring 2007


Date: March 30, 2007
Time: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Ripton Room, 201 Scott Hall
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "The Politics of Welfare Reform in Bismarckian-Continental European Countries." Speaker is Bruno Palier, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) Researcher, CEVIPOF-Centre de Recherches Politiques de Sciences Po, Paris; Co-Director, Joint Program in Health Policy, Sciences Po and Northwestern; Visiting Scholar, Northwestern University

Co-sponsored with the Roberta Buffett Center for International and Comparative Studies, French Interdisciplinary Group, and Department of Political Science

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: April 9, 2007
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Am I My Sister's Keeper? Racially Representative Bureaucracies in the Post-Welfare Reform Era." Speaker is Celeste Watkins-Hayes, Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Sociology and IPR Faculty Fellow

Contact: Patricia Reese
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Date: April 16, 2007
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Pan-Latino Neighborhoods: Contemporary Myth or Reality?" Speaker is Juan Onésimo Sandoval, Assistant Professor of Sociology and IPR Faculty Fellow

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: April 16, 2007
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Location: Annenberg Hall, Room G21
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Title: C2S Colloquium
Description: "Promoting Older Women's Health with Findings from the National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project." Speaker is Stacy Lindau, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago

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

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: April 18, 2007
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Current Research and New Data Sets for the Chicago Research Data Center." Speaker is Bhashkar Mazumder, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and Lynn Riggs, U.S. Census Bureau

Contact: Patricia Reese
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Date: April 23, 2007
Time: 4:00-5:30 PM
Location: McCormick Tribune Forum
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Title: IPR Distinguished Public Policy Lecture
Description: "Ten Years After Welfare Reform: Who Was Right, What Have We Learned, and Where Do We Need to Go Next?" Speakers are David T. Ellwood, Dean and Scott M. Black Professor of Political Economy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; and Ron Haskins, Co-Director, Center on Children and Famillies, and Senior Fellow in Economic Studies, Brookings Institution

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: April 30, 2007
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Child and Adolescent Sleep: Correlates and Consequences." Speaker is Emma Adam, Assistant Professor of Human Development and Social Policy and IPR Faculty Fellow

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Date: May 7, 2007
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Welfare Reform and Children: Getting Beyond the Liberal Paradigm." Speaker is Dan A. Lewis, Professor of Human Development and Social Policy and IPR Faculty Fellow

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Date: May 7, 2007
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Location: Annenberg Hall, Room G21
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Title: C2S Colloquium
Description: "Neighborhoods and Health Disparities in Older Age: A Sociobiological Perspective." Speaker is Carlos Mendes de Leon, Associate Professor of Internal and Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: May 14, 2007
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM
Location: 303 Annenberg
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Teaching Black Children: Bringing the Social Back In." Speaker is Charles Payne, Professor of History, African American Studies, and Sociology; and Director of African and African American Studies, Duke University

Co-sponsored with the School of Education and Social Policy

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: May 21, 2007
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Taxation and the Worlds of Welfare." Speakers are Monica Prasad, Assistant Professor of Sociology and IPR Faculty Fellow, and Yingying Deng, Graduate Student in Sociology and IPR Graduate Research Assistant

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)