January 23, 2015 Vol. 45, No. 3

1/23 - National Pie Day
1/26 - CHGS Holocaust Remembrance
1/27 - Sociology Workshop
1/29 - Charlie Hebdo Forum
1/30 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
1/30 - MPC Data Training
2/2 - MPC Seminar
2/2 - Faculty Meeting
2/2 - UMSA Spring Social
2/3 - Sociology Workshop
2/6 - Sociology Workshop
2/16 - UMSA / MN Global Justice Project event

National Pie Day TODAY!

Mark the end of the first week of the semester with a piece of pie! Fri. Jan. 23, 3:00-4:00 pm, 915 Social Sciences.

CHGS - Holocaust Remembrance

The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and the Department of Sociology cosponsor "Bearing Witness 70 Years After the Liberation of Auschwitz," featuring artist Felix de la Concha's "Portraits and Conversations with Survivors of the Shoah," Mon. Jan. 26, 5:00 pm Reception, 6:30 pm Program, Riverview Gallery, Weisman Art Museum. Free and open to the public. Reservations required online or phone (612)424-3624. Parking available in the Weisman Art Museum garage.

Sociology Workshops

1. Catherine Squires (Communication Studies, UMN) presents "Olivia Pope: Citizen of Empire," Tues. Jan. 27, 4:00 pm, 1114 Soc Sci.
2. Erin Kelly, Phyllis Moen, Wen Fan and Anne Kaduk present "Findings from the Flexible Work and Wellbeing Project," Tues. Feb. 3, 4:00 pm, 1114 Soc Sci.
3. Joyce Bell (Pittsburgh) presents "Black Professional Associations
and the Institutionalization of Black Power Politics," Fri. Feb. 6, 4:00 pm, 1114 Soc Sci. NOTE day and date.

Charlie Hebdo Forum

The Department of Sociology, Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Institute for Global Studies cosponsor "Can One Laugh at Everything? Satire and Free Speech After Charlie," Thurs. Jan. 29, 4:00 pm, 230 Anderson Hall. Participants include: Anthony Winer (William Mitchell College of Law); William Beeman (Anthropology); Jane Kirtley (Journalism); Bruno Chaouat (French & Italian); and Steven Sack (Editorial Cartoonist, Minneapolis Star Tribune).

Inequality & Methods Workshop

Raphael Nawrotzki (MPC) presents "Innovation in Measuring the Impacts of Climate Change on Migration Dynamics: The ETCCDI Climate Change Index Suite," Fri. Jan. 30, 12:15-1-30 pm, MPC Seminar Room, Willey Hall.

MPC Data Training

Terra Populus: New Integrated, World Population and Environmental Data, Jan. 30, 12:30-2:30 pm, S30C Wilson Library. Register online.

MPC Seminar

Matt Sobeck (RA, MPC) presents "Integrating the World's Census Data: IPUMS International," Mon. Feb. 2, 12:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room, 50 Willey Hall.

Faculty Meeting

A Faculty Meeting will be held on Mon. Feb. 2, 2:30-4:00 pm, 1114 Soc Sci.


The undergraduate UMN Sociological Association announces to upcoming events:
1. Mon. Feb. 2. Spring 2015 Meet & Greet Social, 3:00-4:30 pm, 915 Soc Sci. All are welcome!
2. Mon. Feb. 16. Guest speaker: Jorege Armando, Chico Mendes Reforestation Project,
4:00-6:00 pm, 1114 & 1183 Soc Sci. The project focuses on planting trees endemic
to Guatemala. Co-sponsored by the MN Global Justice Project. Contact: David Pellow.