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Is Cognitive Therapy Enduring or are Antidepressants Iatrogenic?

Presenters: 

Steven Hollon, PhD
Gertrude Conway Vanderbilt Professor of Psychology
Prof. of Psychology and Human Development; Prof. of Psychiatry
Department of Psychological Sciences, Vanderbilt University

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Steven Hollon CRF
December 11, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:15pm

Fees: 

Free and open to the public

Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture Series — The Center for Research on Families welcomes Steven Hollon, PhD, who will present "Is Cognitive Therapy Enduring or are Antidepressants Iatrogenic?"

Location: 

Room 160 WEST, Commonwealth Honors College

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Lectures and Conferences
Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture Series
UMass Events

Navigating Conflict: How Youth Handle Trouble in a High-Poverty School

Presenters: 

Calvin Morrill, Ph.D.
Stefan A. Riesenfeld Professor of Law, Professor of Sociology, and Associate Dean for Jurisprudence and Social Policy / Legal Studies
School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley

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December 8, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:15pm

Fees: 

Free and open to the public

Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture Series — The Center for Research on Families welcomes Calvin Morrill, PH.D, who will present "Navigating Conflict: How Youth Handle Trouble in a High-Poverty School."

Location: 

Commonwealth Honors College 160E, UMass Amherst

Event Type: 

Lectures and Conferences
Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture Series
UMass Events

Jamie Rowen (FRS "17-'18) Presents at Four @ Four, Fall 2017

Presenters: 

Kimberlee Pérez: "Rubbing Up Against Difference: On the Complex Erotics of Audiencing as Queer Worldmaking"

Kimberlee Pérez is a scholar-performer interested in narrative performance that gets at constructions and embodiments of identity and relations. Her performance scholarship...

December 7, 2017 - 4:00pm

An evening of slam research presentations by SBS faculty members over hors d'oeuvres and beverages. This event will feature presentions from Ventura Perez (Anthropology), Jamie Rowen (Political Science), Kimberlee Perez (Communication), and Mwangi wa Githinji (Economics). RSVP here.

Location: 

Amherst Room, Campus Center

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UMass Events

Lecture: "Why Do Humans Have Difficult Childbirth and Helpless Newborns?" Karen Rosenberg, University of Delaware

Presenters: 

Karen Rosenberg, PhD
Professor of Anthropology
University of Delaware

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Karen Rosenberg
November 1, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Fees: 

Free and open to the public

A biological anthropologist, Rosenberg's work focuses on human evolution, with special emphasis on Neanderthals. She conducts research into the evolution of women and childbirth practices and is the co-editor of the journal PaleoAnthropology.
 


For more information, contact Jason Kamilar,Colloquium Coordinator at jkamilar@umass.edu.

This talk is co-sponsored by the Center for Research on Families.

Location: 

Old Chapel, UMass Amherst

Event Type: 

Lectures and Conferences
UMass Events

CRF Graduate Student Family Research: Fall Travel Awards

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CRF Fall Travel Awards
October 20, 2017 - 5:00pm

Fall Travel Awards of up to $300 will be given to selected UMass Amherst graduate students who are presenting original family research* at a national research conference before April 30, 2018. The student must be the first author on an accepted paper or poster presentation at the conference. The award money must be used exclusively for travel expenses associated with the conference.

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CRF Deadlines

DACA Teach-In

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September 19, 2017 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm

Fees: 

Free and open to the public

Join the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences tomorrow, 9/19 at 4pm for a discussion of the politics, policies, and pragmatics of current immigration policy, particularly the recent termination of DACA. This policy has important implications for students at our university and across the nation, staff members, and hundreds of thousands of individuals who may lose their rights to work and reside in the United States.

Location: 

Campus Center 168, UMass Amherst

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UMass Events

“Domestic Violence and Experiences of Muslim Women”

Presenters: 

Dr. Parveen Ali
The School of Nursing and Midwifery
The University of Sheffield, England

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Dr. Parveen Ali
September 19, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Fees: 

Free and open to the public

The College of Nursing at UMass Amherst will host a seminar by Dr. Parveen Ali, a lecturer at the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Sheffield in England, titled “Domestic Violence and Experiences of Muslim Women.”  This seminar is will take place on Tuesday, September 19 from 12pm to 1pm in Skinner 101.

Location: 

Skinner 101

Event Type: 

Lectures and Conferences
UMass Events

Group-Based Trajectory Modeling for the Medical and Social Sciences

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Daniel Nagin and Thomas Loughran
June 12, 2017 - 9:00am to June 14, 2017 - 5:00pm

Presenters: 

Daniel Nagin, Ph.D.
Carnegie-Mellon University

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Registration Information: 

For more information, registration and fees, please visit the ICPSR website. Fee for this course is $1400.

Course description

A developmental trajectory describes the course of a behavior over age or time. This two-and-a-half day workshop aims to provide participants with the training to apply a group-based method for analyzing developmental trajectories. This methodology has four significant capabilities:

Location: 

UMass Amherst

Event Type: 

Methodology Consulting Services
MCS Workshop

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