October 31, 2014 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

CSSI Lecture: Statistical Text Analysis in News and Social Media

What can text corpora tell us about society? How can automatic text analysis algorithms efficiently and reliably analyze the social processes revealed in language production? Brendan O'Connor (computer science) will present the lecture.

October 31, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Tovar Cerulli Research Discussion: Hunting Wolves, and Words

Tovar Cerulli, PhD student, will present his research titled "Hunting Wolves, and Words: A Comparative Analysis of Cultural Discourses Concerning the Gray Wolf in the Western Great Lakes Region."

November 3, 2014 (All day)

First Presentation Deadline for Launching Into Adulthood Adoption Conference

The Rudd Adoption Research Program presents "New Worlds of Adoption: Launching into Adulthood" conference Friday, April 17, 2015. Ann Masten, Ph.D., Regents Professor and Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Development at the University of Minnesota, will highlight research on resilience in development with a focus on transitions to adulthood. The first presentation submission deadline is Nov. 3, 2014.

November 3, 2014 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm

CPPA Faculty Colloquium: Bruces Desmarais

Please join us for the November CPPA Faculty Colloquium, featuring Assistant Professor Bruce Desmarais (political science), who will present his recent research in a talk.

November 3, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Real Women. Real Voices. A Talk by Andrea James.

The Movement of Formerly Incarcerated Women to End Mass Incarceration. 

November 4, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Certificate in Civic Engagement and Public Service Info Session

Calling all majors! The Center for Civic Engagement and Service Learning is now offering a Certificate in Civic Engagement and Public Service. This info session will help you learn how the certificate can prepare you for a life of community engagement for political and social change. Refreshments will be served.

November 5, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Free ISSR Methodology Workshop: Exploring Coded Data in NVivo 10

This course will help NVivo 10 users use queries that allow them to look at their data in smaller, thematically organized groupings. Using queries, users can do second round coding within certain top-level nodes, search for certain types of coding errors, or compare data across cases both qualitatively and quantitatively. The workshop is designed for users who have already coded data in NVivo, but need an introduction to the various kinds of queries available in NVivo. Only open to users with an existing and coded NVivo project file.

November 5, 2014 - 4:00pm

Social Science Matters: Perspectives on Inequality—Wilbert Rideau

"Can a Free Press Flourish Behind Bars?" presented by Wilbert Rideau

November 5, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

CMASS Law Night: Interested in Law School?

Come learn the answers to all your law school questions while networking with and receiving valuable advice from current law students and university faculty. Refreshments provided!

November 6, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Celebrating the 45th Anniversary of the European Film Studies Program with a Lecture by Dr. Susan Brin Hyatt

The 17th Annual Distinguished Lecture in the Anthropology of Europe will be presented by Dr. Susan Brin Hyatt, Assoc. Prof. of Anthropology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. The lecture is titled "Contesting the Crisis: Grassroots Activism and the Legacy of Thatcherism in the UK" and is sponsored by the Cultural Heritage in European Societies and Spaces project.