College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
"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
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
"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, N301
"Learning to Labor in the 21st Century," presented by Katherine S. Newman. Part of the Social Science Matters series.