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Wednesday, October 5, 2016 -
12:15pm to 1:30pm

Food For Thought Lunch with Wendy Dagle '02 (sociology/psychology)

Students are invited to this lunch conversation with Wendy Dagle '02, Sociology major, Psychology minor, Program Director for Multicultural Community Services in the Pioneer Valley, Inc.  Wendy is an experienced human services & management professional with 10+ years of diversified experience working with at-risk youth and developmentally disabled individuals. Wendy also received her master's degree in Public Policy & Administration from UMass in 2014.

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Thursday, October 13, 2016 -
4:00pm to 6:30pm

STPEC Lecture - US Neoslavery: A History of the Prison Industrial Present

The 2016-2017 Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series lecture will be delivered by Professor Dennis Childs, University of California, San Diego.

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Friday, October 14, 2016 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Material Transferences of Agency in Antigone: Afro-Pessimism Meets Subaltern Studies

UMass graduate and Assistant Professor of Political Science at UMass Boston, Andrés Fabián Henao Castro, presents “Material Transferences of Agency in Antigone: Afro-Pessimism Meets Subaltern Studies" as part of the UMass Political Theory Graduate Alumni Lecture Series.

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Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 4:00pm

Social Science Matters: Immigration Attitudes - Intersection of Race, Ethnicity, Gender & Voting/Partisanship

Jane Junn is Professor of Political Science at the University of Southern California. Her research articles on political behavior, public opinion, racial and ethnic politics, the politics of immigration, gender and politics, and political identity have appeared in journals including Perspectives on Politics, The DuBois Review, Politics & Gender, American Politics Research, and the American Behavioral Scientist. Jane has been Vice President of the American Political Science Association, a Fulbright Senior Scholar, and the recipient of an Outstanding Teacher Award from Columbia University

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Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 5:00pm

Philip Gamble Memorial Lecture: Amartya Sen on Human Rights

Amartya Sen of Harvard University will present this year's Gamble Memorial Lecture. Sen has been appointed professor of economics in India and at Oxford, Cambridge, and Harvard. His Nobel Prize in economics in 1998 recognized “his contributions to welfare economics”. The Philip Gamble Memorial Lectureship Endowment was established by Israel Rogosa '42 and other family and friends in memory of Philip Gamble, a member of the economics faculty from 1935-71 and chair of the department from 1942-65. The fund supports an annual lecture series featuring a prominent economist.

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