College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
The Social Science Matters speaker series showcases the contributions of various social science disciplines to pressing current societal issues. The series demonstrate the cross-disciplinary connections within and beyond SBS, and has covered topics such as inequality and resistance in past iterations.

September 26, 2016
5:00 pm

Campus Center, Hadley Room

Anthropologist Caroline Brettell, Ph.D., will speak.

September 27, 2016
4:30 pm

Campus Center, 805

Labor Econonomist from Harvard University, George Borjas, will discuss main arguments from his book “We Wanted Workers: A Discussion of the Economic Impacts of Immigration” as part of a panel for the Social Science Matters speaker series on Migration.

September 29, 2016
5:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

Claire Wardle, former Communications Director for UNHCR U.S., will give a lecture on Advocacy and Communication Technology as part of the Social Science Matters Series on Migration.

October 25, 2016
4:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, 3rd Floor Communication Hub

Giovanna Dell'Orto will present as part of the Social Science Matters speaker series on Migration. She specializes in how media cover migration on the southern borders in U.S. and Europe. 

November 10, 2016
4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Communication Hub, 3rd Floor