Interim Social and Behavioral Sciences Dean John Hird (political science) will speak about his recent research in a talk titled "How Effective is Policy Analysis?"

April 6, 2015
12:15 pm-1:15 pm

Thompson Hall, 620

Dr. Priyamvada Natarajan is a professor in the Departments of Astronomy and Physics at Yale University and a theoretical astrophysicist interested in cosmology, gravitational lensing and black hole physics. 

April 6, 2015
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

A talk by Ana Raquel Minian, Assistant Professor in the Department of History and the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity. 

April 6, 2015
4:30 pm

Gordon Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

"The Spirit Level: Why Unequal Societies are Bad for Everyone" presented by Richard Wilkinson, public health researcher and co-author of The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger, a best-seller published in 20+ countries. Part of the Social Science Matters series.

April 7, 2015
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

This talk by Michelle Olsgard Stewart critically examines the sustainability of the wild-harvest resource economy: it’s about much more than just the biology of the fungus.

April 7, 2015
7:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

The Prison Birth Project (PBP) works within a reproductive justice framework to provide support, advocacy, and leadership training with women and trans* people at the intersection of the criminal justice system and parenthood.

April 8, 2015
11:15 am-12:45 pm

Campus Center, tba

Family and the Reproduction of Political Inequality: Exploring the role of political socialization within the family in sustaining the persistent upper-class bias in who participates in American politics.

April 8, 2015
11:30 am-12:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N101

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies welcomes a lecture by visiting scholar, Ann Thompson, Professor Emeritus at Kings College London.

April 8, 2015
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Coercive control is a strategy some people (mostly men) use to dominate their intimate partners and maintain their privileges.

April 8, 2015
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

New Africa House, 203

Does the sound of public radio represent the true diversity and concerns of the rapidly changing American public? Do widely accepted standards of professionalism shut out diverse voices? Dr. Chenjerai Kumanyika will present his experience concerning the whiteness of public radio.

April 8, 2015
5:30 pm-6:45 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N151