Colloquia - Winter 1998


Date: January 9, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Poor Mothers at Work: Balancing Labor Market and Caregiving Responsibilities in an Inner-City Community." Speaker is Deborah Puntenney, IPR Postdoctoral Fellow.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: January 12, 1998

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Black Workers in Green Industries: The Hidden Infrastructure of Environmental Racism." Speaker is David Pellow, IPR Graduate Fellow, Department of Sociology.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: January 14, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Perceptions of Economic Insecurity." Speaker is Charles Manski, IPR/Economics.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: January 15, 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, "Crime and Drugs."
Description: "Concurrent Jurisdiction, Prosecutorial Discretion, and Federal Drug Laws." Speaker is Anne Piehl, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Discussant is Jens Ludwig, IPR Visiting Scholar. "Law and (Norms of) Order in the Inner City." Speakers are Tracey Meares and Dan Kahan, University of Chicago Law School. Discussant is James Lindgren, Northwestern University School of Law.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: January 29, 1998
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: University of Chicago, 1155 E. 60th Street, Lecture Hall

Title: The Joint Center for Poverty Research and Health Policy Seminar, "Changes in Inequality in Health: A Forty-Year Perspective"
Description: "Measuring the Health of the United States Population." Speaker is David Cutler, Department of Economics, Harvard University. Discussant is Teresa Waters, Institute for Health Services Research and Policy Studies, Northwestern University. "Wage and Employment Effects of the Americans with Disabilities Act." Speaker is Tom DeLeire, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago. Discussant is Brigitte Madrian, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: February 2, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Gender, Anthropology, and the American Public Sphere." Speaker is Micaela di Leonardo, Department of Anthropology, Northwestern University.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: February 12, 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, "Schools, Neighborhoods, and Youth."
Description: "Beating the Odds: Successful Youth Development in High-Risk Neighborhoods." Speaker is Delbert Elliot, Institute of Behavioral Sciences, University of Colorado. "Interrelationships Among Schools, Neighborhoods, Families, and Peer Groups in Adolescence." Speaker is Thomas Cook, IPR-Sociology.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: February 16, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "The Social Organization of Lending Relationships and the Competition for Capital Among Firms: Who Gets It and at What Cost?" Speaker is Brian Uzzi, Department of Organization Behavior, Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: February 26, 1998

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

Title: IPR Poverty, Race, and Inequality Program and the Joint Center for Poverty Research Seminar
Description: "Low-Wage Labor Markets." Speakers are Peter Gottschalk, Department of Economics, Boston College and Kathleen Mullan Harris, Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: February 27, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Two-Level Analysis of International Environmental Policymaking." Speaker is Yael Wolinsky, Visiting Professor, Department of Political Science, Northwestern University.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: March 2, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Job Security and the Changing Employment Relationship." Speaker is Dan Sullivan, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: March 9, 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: March 11, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Employment Relationships Reframed: The Rhetoric and Reality of (dis)Empowerment." Speaker is Paul Hirsch, IPR/Organizational Behavior.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: March 13, 1998
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Constructing a Challenging Pedagogy for All Students: Contrasting the Rhetoric of Reform with Practice and the Rhetoric of Practitioners." Speaker is James Spillane, IPR-School of Education and Social Policy.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)