March 2, 2015 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm

CPPA Faculty Colloquium: Dania Francis

Assistant Professor Dania Francis (economics) will speak about her recent research in a talk titled “Why Don’t More Black Students Take AP Courses? Examining Racialized Tracking, Social Isolation and the ‘Acting White’ Hypothesis.”

March 2, 2015 - 12:30pm to 3:00pm

Graduate School Workshop

Join us to hear about graduate school options for political science and legal studies majors.

March 2, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Advanced Data Management in R

An ISSR short course by Matt Denny to introduce more advanced programming techniques for efficiently managing and cleaning complex data at scale.


March 2, 2015 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Film screening and panel discussion "NAGPRA, Repatriation, and Law in Indian Country"

Repatriation film screening and discussion event.

March 3, 2015 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Service & Leadership Career & Internship Fair: Non-Profits, Government, Education & Camps

Come meet with non-profit and other socially conscious organizations to discuss full time job opportunities, summer job opportunities, and also internships. Companies will include local and nation-wide organizations as well as summer camps.

March 4, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Vietnam: An Unfinished War

Part of the Distinguished Lecture Series on Social Thought and Political Economy. H. Patricia Hynes, director of the Traprock Center for Peace and Justice in western Massachusetts will present photographs from her visit and discuss our responsibility for addressing this on-going legacy of the “American War” in Vietnam.

March 5, 2015 - 12:45pm

"The Development of Multisensory Communication Skills in Infancy"

DAVID LEWKOWICZ, PH.D., Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University will discuss two main lines of research that shed light on when and how this ability develops: (a) the development of sequence learning, and (b) the development of multisensory selective attention.

March 5, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Zube Lecture: Flavia Montenegro-Menezes

Montenegro-Menezes is an assistant professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning at UMass Amherst and co-directs the graduate certificate program in Cultural Landscape Management.

March 5, 2015 - 4:00pm

Social Science Matters: Perspectives on Inequality—Mary Ann Feldman

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 and winner of the 2013 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research, presented by the Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum and the Research Institute of Industrial Economics.

March 6, 2015 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Social Science Matters: Perspectives on Inequality—Linguistics Symposium

This symposium, Linguistic Inequality: Language and Power in the Americas, includes Jennifer Leeman (Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics, George Mason University); Nelson Flores (Assistant Professor of Educational Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania); and José Del Valle (Professor of Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages, City University of New York).