Calendar

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 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 7, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Free ISSR Methodology Workshop: CV Building Blocks-Content and Format

This workshop will provide early-career graduate students with strategies to create compelling academic CVs

November 7, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Free ISSR Methodology Workshop: Basics of Spatial Statistics Using GeoDa

GeoDa is a popular freeware platform for spatial statistical analysis. It is very user friendly, especially to those familiar with working with spatial data in a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) environment such as ArcGIS. Among its most common uses are estimating multivariate models where spatial autocorrelation is a concern. This workshop provides an introduction to common GeoDa functions. 

November 8, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Social Science Matters: Perspectives on Inequality—Labor Center Panels

Four panels as part of Reimagining Labor's Promise: A Conference in Honor of the Labor Center's 50th Anniversary

November 10, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Free ISSR Methodology Workshop: Urban Education Panel

This session brings together UMass Amherst Professors Jason Irizarry and Amanda Walker Johnson and University of Amsterdam's Bowen Paulle to share experiences with the challenges in conducting research in urban settings. 

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