October 16, 2014 Volume 44, Number 41

10/20 - MPC Seminar
10/21 - Work, Family & Time Workshop
10/21 - Sociology Workshop
10/23 - UMSA Faculty Talk
10/23 - Spud Lunch
10/24 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
10/24 - MPC IPUMS Training
10/24 - Book Release - Prof. Pellow

MPC Seminar

Prof. Michael Bader (Sociology, American University) presents "Integration Now, Integration Forever? The Fragmented Progress of Racial Integration since the Civil Rights Movement," Mon. Oct. 20, 12:15-1:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room, 50 Willey Hall.

Sociology Workshop

Prof. Yuichiro Onishi (African American & African Studies) presents "Yoriko Nakajima and Global Activism for Racial Justice During the Cold War," Tues. Oct. 21, 4:00 pm, 1114 Soc Sci.

Work, Family & Time Workshop

Drs. Katie Genadek, Sarah Flood, and Joan Garcia Roman (MN Population Center) present "Trends in Spouse's Shared Time in the U.S. 1965-2012," Tues. Oct. 21, 12:00 pm, MPC Conference Room, 29 Willey Hall. Lunch provided - RSVP for lunch. Cosponsored by the Life Course Center.

UMSA Faculty Talk

The UMN Sociological Association for undergraduates presents Prof. Teresa Gowan, who will give a talk about her addiction research, Thurs. Oct. 23, 4:15-5:30 pm, 915 Soc Sci.

Baked Potato Lunch - Community Fund Drive

The Department of Sociology encourages donations to the Community Fund Drive at the annual Baked Potato Lunch, Thurs. Oct. 23, 12:30-1:30 pm, 1114-1183 Soc Sci. All members of the Sociology community are invited to attend.

Inequality & Methods Workshop

Graduate student Liying Luo presents "A New Perspective on Gender and Race Differences in Labor Force Participation: Evidence from the Current Population Survey, 1962-2013," Fri. Oct. 24, 12:15-1:30 pm, MPC Seminar Room.

MPC Data Training

IPUMS-USA Training, Fri. Oct. 24, 12:30-2:30 pm, S30C Wilson Library. Registration required.

In the News - Prof. Pellow

Prof. David Pellow was featured in a Minneapolis Star Tribune article on attempted faculty unionization at the University in the Star Tribune.

In the News - Prof. Hull

Profs. Kathleen Hull and Timothy Johnson (Political Science) discussed the impact of the Supreme Court inaction on state appeals of gay marriage in the MN Daily.