Colloquia - Winter 1999


Date: January 14, 1999
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Department of Sociology Seminar Room, 1808 Chicago Avenue
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Title: IPR Colloquium (Co-sponsored with the Department of Sociology)
Description: "The New World of Welfare." Speaker is Kathryn Edin, Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: January 26, 1999

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Department of Sociology Seminar Room, 1808 Chicago Avenue
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Title: IPR Colloquium (Co-sponsored with the Department of Sociology)
Description: "Suburbs and Slums: Metropolitan Development Patterns and Central City Decline." Speaker is Paul Jargowsky, School of Social Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: January 29, 1999
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Is High School Tracking Really So Pernicious? How the Definition of a Track Affects Educational Research." Speaker is Melissa Herman, IPR Postdoctoral Fellow.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: February 10, 1999
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Poverty in the Family: Siblings of the Black and White Middle Class." Speaker is Mary Pattillo-McCoy, Professor of African American Studies and Sociology and IPR Faculty Fellow.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: February 15, 1999
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Annenberg Hall, Room GO2
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Title: IPR Colloquium (Co-sponsored with the School of Education and Social Policy)
Description: "Creating and Giving Away Developmental Science." Speaker is Richard A. Weinberg, Director, Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: February 17, 1999
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Scott Hall, Room 212
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Trading on the Limits of Learning: An Anthropological Approach to the Global Derivatives Markets." Speaker is Annelise Riles, Northwestern University School of Law.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: February 22, 1999
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Hardin Hall, 633 Clark Street
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Title: IPR Distinguished Public Policy Lecture
Description: "When Should Public Policymakers Rely on Private Markets?" Speaker is Rebecca Blank, Member, Council of Economic Advisors; Professor of Economics and IPR Faculty Fellow (on leave).

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: February 25, 1999
Time: 11:30 AM- 1:00 PM
Location: Annenberg Hall, Room G02
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Title: IPR Colloquium (Co-sponsored with the School of Education and Social Policy)
Description: "Understanding Ideas as Tools of Policy Intervention." Speaker is Janet A. Weiss, School of Public Policy and Business School, University of Michigan.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: February 26, 1999
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Description: "A Revival of the New Deal Coalition? Social Groups and Party Coalitions in the 1990s." Speaker is Jeff Manza, Department of Sociology and IPR Faculty Fellow.


Date: March 1, 1999
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Description: "International Migration Via Networks: A Model and Method for the Hoarding and Transfer of Social Capital." Speaker is Vilna Bashi, Department of Sociology and IPR Faculty Fellow.


Date: March 8, 1999
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Description: "Social Democratic Labor Policy in a Neo-liberal Environment: The Case of Britain." Speaker is Chris Howell, Department of Politics, Oberlin College.


Date: March 12, 1999
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Description: "Environmental Moderation of Genetic Influences on Verbal IQ and Aggression." Speaker is David C. Rowe, Professor of Family and Consumer Resources and Psychology, University of Arizona.