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. 

November 13, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Free ISSR Methodology Workshop: Protecting Your Data in the Field

Wondering about the Cloud? Dropbox? UDrive? How safe is your computer when you are using free WiFi? In this workshop OIT staff will show various options for backing up data and keeping it secure when you are doing research away from campus.

November 17, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Lifting Up Low-Wage Work: Global Perspectives

STPEC and CHC co-sponsor a Special Topic Talk in Social Thought and Political Economy.

November 18, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Free ISSR Methodology Workshop: Feminist/Queer Perspectives on Methods

The ISSR brings together experts from women and gender studies, sociology, science studies, economics, political science and history to discuss challenges in studying gender/sexuality/identity with different research methods.

November 18, 2014 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Preparing for Tenure Workshop Dinner

 Preparing for Tenure Workshop Dinner for SBS Assistant Professors. Cocktails to follow.

November 19, 2014 - 6:00pm

A Salute to Service

Join with UMass Amherst to honor those who exemplify good citizenship through their exceptional achievements.