Colloquia - Spring 1998


Date: April 9, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "The Economics of Immigration." Speaker is George Borjas, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: April 9, 1998

Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Hardin Hall, 633 Clark Street
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Title: IPR Poverty, Race, and Inequality Program and Joint Center for Poverty Research Seminar,  "Immigration"
Description: "Immigration and Welfare Magnets."  Speaker is George Borjas, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard Univeristy.  "Intergenerational Assimilation: Immigrants and the Children of Immigrants in the 1940s, 1970s, and 1990s."  Speaker is John DiNardo, Department of Economics, University of California, Irvine.  Discussants are Barry Chiswick, Department of Economics, University of Illinois at Chicago, and Bruce Meyer, IPR/Economics.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: April 13, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "The Chicago Wilderness: A Wilderness in Chicago?" Speaker is Steve Packard, Conservation Biologist, Chicago Wilderness and the Illinois Nature Conservancy.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: April 17, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Changes in Wage Discrimination Against People with Disabilities." Speaker is Thomas DeLeire, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: April 20, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Longitudinal Effects of Parental Welfare Receipt on Children." Speaker is Gretchen Caspary, IPR Graduate Fellow.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: April 22, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Covering Clinton and Monica: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly." Speaker is Ken Bode, Dean, Medill School of Journalism.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: April 23, 1998
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: University of Chicago, 1155 E. 60th Street, Room #140C

Title: IPR and JCPR Seminar on "Child Care and Work"
Description:

Joe Hotz, Department of Economics, UCLA
Deborah Vandell, School of Education, University of Wisconsin

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: April 27, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "On the Logic of Cooperative Social Norms." Speaker is Joel Guttman, Department of Economics, Bar-Ilan University, Israel, and Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, University of Chicago.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: May 1, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "The Manipulation of Legal Remedies to Deter Suits by Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse." Speaker is Cynthia Bowman, Northwestern University School of Law.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: May 4, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "The Impact of the California Secondary Curriculum Reforms 1984-1992: Student Diversity, Differential Outcomes, and Implications for Policy." Speaker is Betty Merchant, College of Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: May 4, 1998
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Fisk Hall, Room B-1
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Title: IPR and Medill School of Journalism Panel Discussion  "The Loss of Innocence: When Journalists and Juries Get It Wrong"

Participants:
Kenneth Adams, wrongly incarcerated for 18 years in the Ford Heights Four case
Jeanne Bishop, Medill graduate and attorney. News stories falsely linked her to the murders of her sister and brother-in-law
Perry Cobb, former death row inmate wrongly tried more times than any person in American history
Gary Gauger, an innocent man condemned to die for the murder of his parents
Dennis Williams, spent 18 years on death row before being exonerated in the Ford Heights Four case
Moderator: David Protess, Professor of Journalism and IPR faculty fellow; co-author of the forthcoming book A Promise of Justice

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: May 6, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "The Farrakhan Factor: African American Writers on Leadership, Nationhood, and Minister Louis Farrakhan." Speaker is Amy Alexander, Journalist and Editor.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: May 7, 1998
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Hardin Hall, Rebecca Crown Center
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Title: IPR and JCPR Seminar on "Training"
Description:

"The Influence of Changes in the Wage Distribution on Education Training Choices." Speaker is Steve Pischke, Department of Economics, MIT, and Visiting Scholar, Joint Center for Poverty Research.

"Estimating the Impact of the GED on the Earnings of Young Dropouts Using a Series of Natural Experiments." Speaker is Richard Murnane, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: May 14, 1998

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Sociology Department, Seminar Room, 1808 Chicago Avenue
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Title: IPR and Department of Sociology
Description: "Older Workers: Trends in Employment Security and Employment Institutions." Speaker is William Bridges, Department of Sociology, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: May 15, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Saving the Ocmulgee Oldfields: American Indian Empowerment." Speaker is Paul Friesema, Professor of Political Science and IPR Faculty Associate.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: May 20, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Custody, Working Mothers, and the Law." Speaker is Mary Kate Kearney, Visiting Associate Professor, DePaul University College of Law.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: May 21, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Sociology Department, Seminar Room, 1808 Chicago Avenue
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Title: IPR Colloquium (Co-sponsored with the Departments of Political Science and Sociology)
Description: "Affirmative Action as Culture War." Speaker is Jennifer Hochschild, Woodrow Wilson Public and International Affairs School, Princeton University.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: May 21, 1998
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: University of Chicago, 1155 E. 60th Street, Room #140C

Title: IPR and the Joint Center for Poverty Research Seminar on "Family Issues"
Description: Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago.
Topic and discussants TBA

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)