College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Transition points in family life, such as parenthood, divorce or death, may be accompanied by stress which places parenting quality at risk.
January 29, 2015
4:00 pm-5:00 pm
Campus Center, 163C
Rossi Lecture: Paying for the Party, presented by sociologist Elizabeth A. Armstrong. Part of the yearlong lecture series Social Science Matters: Perspectives in Inequality.
February 4, 2015
11:30 am-1:00 pm
Campus Center, Amherst Room
Regional Inequality: Defining & Measuring Economic Development, presented by Maryann Feldman, Heninger Distinguished Professor in the Department of Public Policy at the University of North Carolina. Part of the Social Science Matters Series.
March 5, 2015
Hills North, 105
"Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination: Revisiting Sex Discrimination Law," presented by Chai Feldblum, Commissioner of the U.S., part of the Social Science Matters series.
March 12, 2015
Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas
"Labor and the Locavore," presented by Margaret Gray, whose book of the same title won the 2014 Book of the Year Award from the Association for the Study of Food and Society and the American Political Science Association (APSA) Labor Project. Part of the Social Science Matters series.
April 1, 2015
Campus Center, 917
"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
"Growing Up Digital: From the Times to the Marshall Project," presented by Gabriel Dance, a multi-media journalist, Pulitzer-Prize winning team member at The Guardian for the National Security Agency leaks story, and now a managing editor for the Marshall Project, a non-profit investigative journalism startup focusing on crime and punishment in the US. Part of the Social Science Matters series.
April 23, 2015
Integrative Learning Center, N400
"Learning to Labor in the 21st Century," presented by Katherine S. Newman. Part of the Social Science Matters series.