October 2013 Archives

October 31, 2013 Volume 43, Number 43

10/31 - Job Talk
10/31 - Community Fund Drive ends TODAY!
11/1 - Inequality & Methods Workshop cancelled
11/3 - Daylight Saving Time ends
11/4 - MPC Seminar
11/5 - Sociology Workshop cancelled
11/5 - UMSA event
11/8 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
11/9 - CHGS events
11/12 - Sociology Workshop

In Memoriam - Tim Ortyl

The Department of Sociology was shocked and saddened by the sudden loss of graduate student, Tim Ortyl, who was just months away from beginning a new chapter of his life as an Assistant Professor of Sociology. The department extends sincerest sympathy to his family; Minnesota and national faculty and student colleagues; and his Advisor, Prof. Kathleen Hull.

Job Talk TODAY

Prof. Jennifer Montez (Case Western) presents a Job Talk, "Diverging Trends in U.S. Women's Mortality: Bringing Social Context into the Explanation," TODAY Thurs. Oct. 31, 3:00-4:15 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

Daylight Saving Time Ends

DST ends Sun. Nov. 3, 2:00 am. Set clocks back one hour.

MPC Seminar

Prof. Noelle Chesley (UW-MIlwaukee) and Dr. Sarah Flood (MPC; PhD 2009, UMN) present "Comparisons of At-Home and Breadwinner Parents' Time Use: What Matters Most, gender or Jobs?" 12:15-1:15 pm, Mon. Nov. 4, 50 Willey Hall. Co-sponsored by Life Course Center, Sociology Department.

UMSA - Dinner & Movie

The UMN Sociological Association for undergraduates will host a Dinner and Movie, "The House I Live In," Tues. Nov. 5, 4:00-6:00 pm, 715 Soc Sci Bldg. This film would be of special interest to Law, Crime, and Deviance students.

Inequality & Methods Workshop

The Nov. 1 workshop is cancelled. The next workshop will be held on Nov. 8, 12:15 pm, MPC Conference Room. Prof. Stefanie DeLuca (Sociology, Johns Hopkins) presents "Why Poor People Move; Residential Mobility, Selection and Segregation." Co-sponsored by the Life Course Center, Sociology Department.

Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

1. "History, Memory and Pedagogy: An Educator Workshop on the Occasion of the 75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht." Nov. 9, 9:00 am-2:00 pm, 115 Blegen Hall.
2. Exclusive Twin Cities Film Premiere, "BESA: The Promise," Nov. 9, 7:00-10:00 pm, St. Anthony Main Theatre. Cost: $5.00

In the News

Prof. Ron Aminzade has a new book published, "Race, Nation, and Citizenship in Post-colonial Africa: The Case of Tanzania" (Cambridge University Press, October 2013). Congratulations, Prof. Aminzade!

Sociology Workshop

The Nov. 5 workshop is cancelled. The next workshop will be held Nov. 12, 4:00 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg. Prof. Susan Silbey (Anthropology, MIT) presents "Governing Inside the Organization: Interpreting Regulation and Compliance."

The Society Pages

To learn about the latest content on The Society Pages, the open access social science website edited by Profs. Doug Hartmann and Chris Uggen, be sure to read the latest "Friday Roundup" on the Editors' Desk.

Community Fund Drive Ends TODAY!

Only one day remains in the 2013 Community Fund Drive, the University's annual charitable giving campaign.
Deadline: TODAY Oct. 31

Open Enrollment

Online Open enrollment for the 2014 benefits will be held Nov. 1-Deb. 2. The Employee Health and Benefits Fair will be held Nov. 13, 10:00 am-3:30 pm, Coffman Memorial Union, Great Hall. Enroll online. For information, visit Employee Benefits website; Phone (612)624-8647.


Geography - Coffee Hour

Prof. Stephen Walsh (Galapagos Science Center, San Cristobal Island, Galapagos Archipelago, Ecuador) presents "Enhanced Process Understanding of the Drivers of Land Use/Land Cover Change by Synthesizing across Agent Based Models," Fri. Nov. 1, 3:30 pm, 445 Blegen Hall. Coffee served at 3:15 pm.

ICGC - Distinguished Lecture Series

The Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Social Change presents Prof. Janis Grobbelaar (Sociology Dept, University of Pretoria, South Africa), "Post-apartheid South Africa Two Decades On: Some Reflections on the Impact of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Process," Nov. 4, 3:00-4:30 pm, CSOM 1-143. Sociology Department contact: Prof. Cawo Abdi.

Consortium for the Study of the Asias

Prof. Ajay Skaria (History) presents "Ciphering the Satyagrahi: Gandhi, the Principle, and the Vow," Wed. Nov. 6, 4:00-5:30 pm, 710 Soc Sci Bldg.

Mondale Law School - Faculty Works in Progress

Prof. Sandra Marshall (UMN Law School) presents "It Isn't Just About You: Victims of Crime and Their Associated Duties," Thurs. Nov. 7, 12:15-1:15 pm, 385 Mondale Hall (Lindquist and Vennum Room). Open to the public. RSVP to: Stephanie McCauley, (612)625-9073.

Political Science - MPLS Theory Workshop

Prof. Michael Tonry (Director, Institute on Crime and Public Policy, Mondale Law School) presents "Can Deserts Be Just in an Unjust Society?" Fri. Nov. 8. Discussant: Prof. Michelle Mason (UMN Philosophy). Workshop contact: Zack Hoskins.


Mondale Law School - Lecture Series

The Monale Law School presents the Inaugural Stein Lecture, Former U.S. Vice Present Walter Mondale and Prof. Robert Stein, "National Security and the Constitution," Nov. 13, 4:00 pm, 50 Mondale Hall (subplaza). Reception follows in Auerbach Commons. RSVP for lecture.

Institute for Advanced Studies

Crisis Economics Collaborative Workshop, Nov. 14-15, 125 Nolte Hall. Space limited. Email RSVP to: Karen Ho (Anthropology) and Vinay Gidwani (Geography; Global Studies).
1. Thurs. Nov. 14, 12:00-3:15 pm
"The Recent Crisis and What It Means for the Discipline of Economics and Related Disciplines"
2. Fri. Nov. 15, 9:00 am-12:00 Noon. 8:30 am Breakfast.
"What's New About Contemporary Capitalism and How is it Transforming Human Lives?"

MPC - Data Training Workshop

IPUMS-CPS(Current Population Survey) training Fri. Nov. 15, S30C Wilson Library, 1:00-2:00 pm. Register online.

HPM Seminar Series

The Division of Health Policy and Management, UMN School of Public Health, presents Prof. Elizabeth Armstrong (Sociology and Public Affairs, Princeton), "Following the Famine Forward: The Dutch Hunger Winter of 1944-45 as Epidemiological Paradigm," Fri. Nov. 15, 2:00-3:30 pm, A110 Mayo Memorial Bldg.

Global Health Case Competition

The Global Health Case Competition will be held on Feb. 1, 2014. Individual and Team applications will be accepted online Nov. 12-24, 2013. Interdisciplinary UMN students will collaboratively analyze a real-world global health challenge to provide strategic recommendations. The winning UMN team will be eligible to compete in the 2014 International Emory Global Health Case Competition. UMN Graduate (MA and PhD), professional, and upper-level undergraduate students may compete; Post-graduate and post-doctoral fellows/residents are not eligible.

Midwest Sociological Society - Deadline Extended

The deadline for submitting abstracts for the 2014 annual meeting has been extended. For questions, contact.
Extended Deadline: Midnight, Fri. Nov. 1

Macalester College - French Lecture Series

Cameroonian Prof. Alain Patrice Nganang (SUNY-Stony Brook) presents "The Crisis in Current African Writing," Nov. 7, 4:30 pm, 401 Humanities Bldg. Lecture in English. Contact: Theresa Klauer, (651)696-6437.

ENSAE - Director, Quantitative

The National School of Statistics and Economic Administration (ENSAE ParisTech) and the Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CRES) invite applications for the Director of the Quantitative Sociology Division. Start Fall 2014. To apply, email Cover Letter, CV,Teaching and Research statements, three writing samples, and contact information for references. Contacts: Francis Kramarz, Director of CREST; and Romain Aeberhardt, Dean of Studies, ENSAE ParisTech.
Deadline: Nov. 30

U of Idaho - Two Assistants

The Department of Sociology & Anthropology, University of Idaho, invites applications for two Assistant Professors. Start date Aug. 16, 2014.
1. Assistant Professor. 10000082472. Criminology.
2. Assistant Professor. 10000057996. Open. Interdisciplinary work on STEM education.
Deadlines: Nov. 30

UC-Irvine - Assistant

The Department of Chicano/Latino Studies, University of California-Irvine, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor. Begin July 1, 2014. Areas: Central American migrants; Latino/a community development; Latino/a gender, sexuality, and expressive culture. Apply online.
Deadline: Dec. 1. Open until filled.

NEA - Postdoctoral Fellowships

The National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program invites applications for twenty non residential postdoctoral fellowships. For questions, contact NEA. Apply online.
Deadline: Nov. 1

IonE - Resident Fellowships

The Institute on the Environment is recruiting a new cohort of resident fellows from across the University. The program supports creative faculty members from a range of backgrounds.
Deadline: Dec. 15

Columbia Grad Conference - Call for Papers

The Department of Religion, Columbia University, issues a Call for Papers (300-word ) for a graduate student conference, "History of Religions: Part II," Fri. March 28, 2014. Keynote speaker: Prof. Michael Lambek (anthropology, University of Toronto).
Deadline: Dec. 1

Chicago Ethnography Grad Conference - Call for Papers

The Sociology Department, Northwestern University, hosts the Chicago Ethnography Conference for graduate students, "Cultural Production and Reproduction," March 15, 2014. Keynote speakers: Profs. Nina Eliasoph (Southern California) and Ashley Mears (Boston). Submit 250-word abstract online.
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2014

Methodology Congress - Call for Abstracts & Posters

The Department of Methodology and Statistics, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands, will host the European Congress of Methodology, July 23-25 2014.
Abstract & Poster Deadline: Feb. 1, 2014

October 24, 2013 Volume 43, Number 42

10/28 - Teaching Lunch
10/28 - MPC Seminar
10/28 - Faculty Meeting
10/29 - Work, Family & Time Workshop
10/29 - UMSA event
10/31 - HGMV Workshop - Wahutu Siguru
11/1 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
11/3 - Daylight Saving Time ends

Teaching Lunch - Faculty and Graduate Students

Profs. David Pellow and Carolyn Liebler, and graduate students Kia Heise and Kyle Green present "How to Teach Critical Thinking," Mon. Oct. 28, 11:15 am-12:30 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg. RSVP for Lunch.

MPC Seminar

Prof. Nicholas Nagle (Geography, Tennessee) presents "How Spatial are Public Use Microdata? Experiments in Combining Microdata and Small Area Data," Mon. Oct. 28, 12:15-1:15 pm, 50 Willey Hall.

Faculty Meeting

The faculty meeting will be held on Mon. Oct. 28, 2:30 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

Work, Family & Time Workshop

Matt Nelson (History; RA, MPC) presents "Family Farm Labor in the U.S. in the 19th and 20th Centuries," Tues. Oct. 29, 12:00 pm, MN Seminar Room, 29 Willey Hall. Lunch proviced. RSVP to: Dr. Sarah Flood. Cosponsored by the Life Course Center, Sociology Department.

UMSA

The UMN Sociological Association for undergraduate students presents "Sociology Career Panel," Tues. Oct. 29, 5:30-6:45 pm, 915 Soc Sci Bldg. A representative from the University's Career Services will provide information and lead Q&A. Refreshments served.

HGMV Workshop - Wahutu Siguru

The Holocaust Genocide and Mass Violence Studies Workshop presents Wahutu Siguru, Sociology graduate student, "The Politics of Representation: Genocide, Mass Violence and Atrocities in the Media," Thurs. Oct. 31, 3:00 pm, 710 Soc Sci Bldg.

Inequality & Methods Workshop - Prof. Boyle & Joe Svec

Prof. Elizabeth Boyle and graduate student Joe Svec present "A Cross-National Comparison of Abortion and Inequality," Fri, Nov. 1, 12:15 pm, 29 Willey Hall.

Daylight Saving Time Ends

DST ends Sun. Nov. 3, 2:00 am. Set clocks back one hour.

In the News - Prof. Soss

Prof. Joe Soss (Cowles Chair for the Study of Public Service, Humphrey School of Public Affairs), departmental affiliated faculty, was quoted in a Oct. 20 Star Tribune article, "Income Inequality Poses a Threat, Even in Minnesota."

The Society Pages

To learn about the latest content on The Society Pages, the open access social science website edited by Profs. Doug Hartmann and Chris Uggen, be sure to read the latest "Friday Roundup" on the Editors' Desk.


Geography - Coffee Hour

The Department of Geography, Environment and Society Coffee Hour, will be held on Fri. Oct. 25, 3:30 pm, 445 Blegen Hall. Refreshments at 3:15. Dr. Phillip Sandro, Program Director, HECUA, presents "Pedagogy of Political Engagement; An Interdisciplinary and Experiential Approach to Teaching About Poverty, Inequality and Social Change."

Mondale Law School - Faculty Works in Progress

Prof. Susanna Blumenthal (UMN Law School) presents "A Horror of Being Duped: The Crime of Fraud in 19th Century America," Thurs. Oct. 31, 12:15-1:15 pm, 385 Mondale Hall (Lindquist and Vennum Room). Open to the public. RSVP to: Stephanie McCauley, (612)625-9073.

Center for Writing - Teaching with Writing

"Does Text Messaging Harm Writing Proficiency?" Fri. Nov. 1, 9:00-10:15 am, 12 Nicholson Hall. Registration required.

ICGC

The Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change presents Kate Orkin (RA, Economics, Cambrdige, UK), "Children's Role in Local Politics About education Reform in Ethiopia," Thurs. Nov. 7, 4:00-5:00 pm, 1210 Heller Hall.

Political Science - MPLS Theory Workshop

Prof. Michael Tonry (Director, Institute on Crime and Public Policy, UMN Law School) presents "Can Deserts Be Just in an Unjust Society?" Fri. Nov. 8. Discussant: Prof. Michelle Mason (UMN Philosophy). Workshop contact: Zack Hoskins.


GLBT Conference

"Call to Action: Movements, Milestones and Momentum" conference for all students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members, Nov. 9-10, all day, Coffman Union.

GLBT - Free Film

"Dallas Buyers Club" starring Matthew McConaughey, the story of Texas electrician Ron Woodroof and his battle with the medical establishment and pharmaceutical companies after being diagnosed as HIV-positive, Tues. Oct. 29, 7:30 pm, Lagoon Cinema, Minneapolis. For FREE tickets, contact: Frankie Jader. Doors open at 6:30 pm; no admittance after theater fills to capacity.

Midwest Mentoring Forum

"Equipping and Supporting Mentors for Adults Who Are Reenterning Community After Incarceration," Thurs. Nov. 7, 1:00-7:00 pm, Calvary Church, 2120 Lexington Ave., Roseville, MN. Register online.

ETS

New Education Testing Service Proficiency Profile Certificate and iSkills Certificate help motivate students to do their best. Contact ETS for more information.

London - Professor Statistician

The Institute of Education, University of London, invites applications for a Reader or Professor Statistician in Quantitative Social Science. Start April 1, 2014. Apply online. Reference number SAC-PSQSSCLS-5322.
Deadline: 28 October

JET Program - Teach in Japan

The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program and the Japanese government, invite applications for 2014 teaching positions in Japan. Information sessions:
1. Mon. Oct. 28, 2:30-3:30 pm, 140 Nolte Center.
2. Wed. Oct. 30, 4:45-5:45 pm, 140 Nolte Center.
Deadline: Nov. 26, 5:30 pm EST.

Hamline - Assistant

The Department of Criminal Justice and Forensic Science, Hamline University, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor. Begin Fall 2014. Areas: Criminal justice/corrections policy evaluation; stratification; neighborhoods and crime; drug policy; policing and law enforcement; and victimization. PhD in Criminology, Sociology, or Criminal Justice required; ABD applicants with expected defense by Aug. 30 considered. JD or EdD not suitable. Submit application via Academic Jobs.org. Position HU-CJ-AP [#3482]. For questions, contact: Dr. Shelly Schaefer, Chair, (651)523-2145.
Deadline: Nov. 18. Open until filled.


Louisville - Endowed Chair

The College of Education and Human Development, University of Louisville, invites applications for the Henry Heuser Endowed Chair in Urban Education Partnerships. Start July 1, 2014. PhD in Sociology of Education or Education. Apply online. Posting #29569.
Deadline: Dec. 2

UPenn - Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania, invites applications for a one-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in education policy and methods. (Scroll down for fellowship listing.) Must be U.S. Citizen. Start between May-Sept. 2014. Email application to: Prof. Laura Desimone.
Deadline: Nov. 1. Open until filled.

Stanford Law - Undergraduate Research Fellow

For undergraduates considering graduate school and/or law school, the Law School, Stanford University, invites applications for a one-year Research Fellowship. Apply online. Enter Job number 61055 for Keyword.
Deadline: Dec. 1

GLBT - SJS Awards

Call for papers for the Steven J. Schochet Endowment Academic Awards for Excellence in GLBT Studies. Categories Include: Best Undergraduate Academic Paper; Best Graduate Academic Paper; Artistic Expression; Leadership and Service; and Health, Policy and Practice. Awardees must be currently enrolled students (undergrad or grad) on any UMN campus. Award is minimum of $1,000 toward Spring 2014 tuition.
Deadline: Dec. 2

Special Issue - Fathering

The journal Fathering invites submissions (30 pages) for a special issue, "Men's Family Involvement Across Industrial Nations," edited by Profs. Sandra Hofferth (Maryland) and Kimberly Fisher (Center for Time Research, Oxford). Consider using data from the American Time Use Survey; the American Heritage Time Use Study; or one of the countries archived in the Multinational Time Use Study. Email submission, under Special Issues. For questions, contact: Prof. Sandra Hofferth.
Deadline: March 1, 2014

October 17, 2013 Volume 43, Number 41

10/21 - UMSA event
10/21 - MPC Seminar
10/22 - CHE event - Naomi Duke
10/22 - Sociology Workshop
10/24 - IAS event - Valentine Cadieux
10/24-25 - Gender, Violence & Human Rights Symposium
10/25 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
10/28 - Teaching Lunch
10/28 - Faculty Meeting
10/29 - Work, Family & Time Workshop

UMSA Event

The University of Minnesota Sociological Association provides a chance for undergraduate students to meet new Sociology faculty members, Profs. Zack Almquist, Jack DeWaard, and Michelle Phelps, Mon. Oct. 21, 4:30-5:30 pm, 915 Soc Sci Bldg. Pizza will be provided.

MPC Seminar

The MN Population Center presents a special panel discussion, "Publishing Population Studies Research," Mon. Oct. 21, 12:15-1:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room, 50 Willey Hall. Panel Members: Profs. J. David Hacker (Historical Methods); J. Michael Oakes (Health and Place); Christopher Uggen (Contexts Magazine); and Rob Warren (Sociology and Education). This event has been designated by the Office of the VP for Research to satisfy the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)continuing education requirement. Sign in at the door to receive RCR credit for attendance.

CHE Works in Progress - Naomi Duke

The Center for Health Equity, presents Dr. Naomi Duke (MD, Harvard; MPH, UMN), Sociology graduate student, "Exploring the Impact of Youth Survival Expectations on Future Health," Tues. Oct. 22, 1:00-2:00 pm, 717 Delaware St. SE, Room 105. RSVP for Lunch.


Sociology Workshop

Prof. Cawo Abdi presents "In Search of Arabian Pearls: Migration Experiences in the United Arab Emirates," Tues. Oct. 22, 4:00 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

IAS - Valentine Cadieux

The Institute for Advanced Study presents Dr. Valentine Cadieux (Research Associate, UMN Sociology and Geography), "Food Day: Mapping Ways of Knowing Food Across Campus" Tour, Thurs. Oct. 24, 2:30-4:00 pm, 125 Nolte Center. Cosponsored by Global Studies.

Symposium - Gender, Violence & Human Rights

International Symposium, "Erasures: Gender, Violence and Human Rights," Thurs.-Fri., Oct. 24-25, Maroon and Gold Room, McNamara Alumni Center. Plenary speaker: Susana Trimarco, "The Story of a Fight Against Human Trafficking in Argentina," Oct. 24, 3:30-5:00 pm. Reception follows. For further information, contact: Prof. Ana Forcinito (Spanish and Portuguese, UMN).
Cosponsored by the Sociology Department; Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies; Institute of Global Studies; and others.


Inequality & Methods Workshop

Prof. Zack Almquist (Sociology and Statistics) presents "U.S. Census Spatial and Demographic Data in R with Applications to Spatially Embedded Social Networks," Fri. Oct. 25, 12:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room, Willey Hall.

Faculty Meeting

The next Faculty Meeting will be held on Mon. Oct. 28, 2:30 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

Teaching Lunch - Faculty and Graduate Students

The Workshop Committee - Prof. Joe Gerteis, graduate students Jasmine Ha and Erin Hoekstra, and Chef Mary Drew - present a Teaching Lunch, "How to Teach Critical Thinking," Mon. Oct. 28, 11:15 am-12:30pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg. Profs. David Pellow and Carolyn Liebler; and graduate students Kia Heise and Kyle Green, will lead the discussion. RSVP for Lunch.

Work, Family & Time Workshop

Matt Nelson (History; RA, MPC) presents "Family Farm Labor in the U.S. in the 19th and 20th Centuries," Tues. Oct. 29, 12:00 pm, MN Seminar Room, 29 Willey Hall. Lunch provided. RSVP for lunch to: Dr. Sarah Flood. Cosponsored by the Life Course Center, Sociology Department.

The Society Pages

To learn about the latest content on The Society Pages, the open access social science website edited by Profs. Doug Hartmann and Chris Uggen, be sure to read the latest "Friday Roundup" on the Editors' Desk.

Center for Writing - Teaching with Writing

"Backwards Design for Grading Rubrics," Mon. Oct. 21, 1:00-3:00 pm, 420A STSS. Registration required.

HCRC - Brown Bag

The Human Capital Research Collaborative presents Prof. Elizabeth David (Applied Economics, UMN), "Parental Preferences and Child Care Choices of Low-Income
Families in Minnesota," Tues. Oct. 22, 12:00-1:00 pm, 205 Humphrey School.

Consortium for the Study of the Asias

Prof. Karuna Mantena (Political Science, Yale) presents "Gandhi's Realism: Means and Ends in Politics," Wed. Oct. 23, 4:00-5:30 pm, 710 Soc Sci Bldg.

Mondale Law School - Faculty Works in Progress

Prof. César F. Rosado Marzán (Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago) presents "Protecting Workers as a Matter of Principle: A South American View of U.S. Work Law," Thurs. Oct. 24, 12:15-1:15 pm, 385 Mondale Hall (Lindquist and Vennum Room). Open to the public. RSVP to: Stephanie McCauley, (612)625-9073.

Geography - Coffee Hour

Dr. Phil Sandro (Program Director, HECUA) presents "Inequality in America: Policy, Community, and the Politics of Empowerment," Fri. Oct. 25, 3:30 pm, 445 Blegen Hall.

Community Service-Learning Center

Laura Dammer Hess, Coordinator, Community Engagement Scholars Program, leads a discussion on intercultural communication in service-learning courses, based on Milton Bennett's book, "Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity," Fri. Nov. 1, 1:00-3:00 pm, 219 Appleby Hall. Refreshments provided. RSVP to: Laurel Hirt

Safety Day

The annual campus Safety Day will be held on Fri. Nov. 8, 10:30 am-12:00 pm, 3M Auditorium, 1-115 Carlson School of Management. speakers include: Kris Eide, Director, Homeland Security, State of MN; Lisa Dressler, UMN Emergency Management; Dana Happel, Community Outreach Coordinator, LRT Project; and Luke Huck, UMN Police. For questions, contact: Deb Savage, (612)624-3842.

ASA Webinar

The American Sociological Association presents "Applying For a Faculty Position in a Teaching-Oriented Institution," Fri. Nov. 1, 2:00-3:00 pm CST. Register.

Iowa - Open

The Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Iowa, invites applications for a tenure track or tenured Open Rank position Areas: health management and organization. PhD in health services research, management and organization, or sociology required. Apply online. Requisition #63431.
Deadline: Nov. 1. Open until filled.

Iowa State - Two Positions

The Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Iowa State University, invites applications for two new positions - Assistant or Associate Professor. Areas: Family Health and/or Applied Behavioral Sciences. Start Aug. 2014. Apply online. Vacancy ID 131121.
Deadline: Nov. 4

Vanderbilt - Open

The interdisciplinary Department of Human and Organizational Development, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured open position. Areas: organizational studies, organizational learning, or organizational development. Secondary: community development, education, urban studies, homelessness and housing, or health and well-being. PhD required in sociology, psychology, management, anthropology, and social sciences are welcome. Apply online.
Deadline: May 15, 2014

October 10, 2013 Volume 43, Number 40

10/14 - Spud Lunch
10/14 - MPC Seminar
10/14 - Faculty Meeting
10/15 - Sociology Workshop
10/17 - CHGS events
10/22 - CHE event - Naomi Duke
10/24 - CHGS event
10/25 - Inequality & Methods

CFD Baked Potato Lunch

The annual departmental Baked Potato Lunch to promote Community Fund Drive donations will be held on Mon. Oct. 14, 11:30-1:00 pm, 1114-1183 Soc Sci Bldg.

MPC Seminar

Prof. Michelle Budig (Sociology, UMass-Amherst) presents "Work-Family Policies and Women's Entrepreneurship in Cross-National Perspective: Preliminary Findings," Mon. Oct. 14, 12:15-1:15 pm, 50 Willey Hall. Cosponsored by the Life Course Center, Sociology Department.

Faculty Meeting

The next Faculty Meeting will be held on Mon. Oct. 14, 2:30 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

Sociology Workshop

Hollie Nyseth Brehm, Sociology graduate student, presents "Conditions and Courses of Genocide," Tues. Oct. 15, 4:00 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

CHGS - Cosponsored Events

The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies co-sponsors three events:
1. Colloquium: Prof. Mark Goodle (Anthropology and Conflict Studies, George Mason),
"Law's Labor's Lost: Constitutional Revolution and the Problem of Radical Social Change," Thurs. Oct. 17, 3:30 pm, 710 Soc Sci Bldg.
2. The Ohannessian Chair Lecture, Prof. Vahram Shemmassian, "The Musa Dagh Resistance to the Armenian Genocide and Its Impact through Franz Werfel's Historical Novel," Thurs. Oct. 17, 7:00 pm, Present's Room, Coffman Union.
3. Symposium, "Erasures: Gender, Violence and Human Rights," Thurs. Oct. 24, 9:00 am, Maroon amd Gold Rooms, McNamara Alumni Center.

CHE Works in Progress - Naomi Duke

The Center for Health Equity, presents Dr. Naomi Duke (MD, Harvard; MPH, UMN), Sociology graduate student, "Exploring the Impact of Youth Survival Expectations on Future Health," Tues. Oct. 22, 1:00-2:00 pm, 717 Delaware St. SE, Room 105. RSVP for Lunch.

Inequality & Methods Workshop

Prof. Zack Almquist (Sociology and Statistics) presents "U.S. Census Spatial and Demographic Data in R with Applications to Spatially Embedded Social Networks," Fri. Oct. 25, 12:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room, Willey Hall.

The Society Pages

To learn about the latest content on The Society Pages, the open access social science website edited by Profs. Doug Hartmann and Chris Uggen, be sure to read the latest "Friday Roundup" on the Editors' Desk.


MIRC

The Minnesota International Relations Colloquium presents Prof. Charli Carpenter (UMass-Amherst), "Lost Causes: Agenda-Setting and Agenda-Vetting in Global Issue Networks," Mon. Oct. 14, 12:00 pm, Humphrey School, Room 205, The Commons.

Mondale Law School - Faculty Works in Progress

Prof. Victoria Nourse (Georgetown) presents "Rethinking Legislative Intent," Thurs. Oct. 17, 12:15-1:15 pm, 385 Mondale Hall (Lindquist and Vennum Room). Open to the public. RSVP to: Stephanie McCauley, (612)625-9073.

Robina Institute

The Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice presents:
1. "Crimmigration in the U.S.: Racial Exclusion in a Post-racial Society," Oct. 17, 4:00-5:30 pm, Room 25 (subplaza), Mondale Law School
2. "'Crimmigration' and Human Rights," Oct. 18-19, Mondale Law School.

ICGC - Brown Bag

The Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change presents Dr. Giorgio Miescher, Marie Curie Research Fellow (Basil, Switzerland) "The NE 51 Series Frontier: Housing and Forced Removal on the Fringes of the South African Empire," Fri. Oct. 18, 12:00 pm, 531 Heller Hall.

Psychology Department

Dr. Stephen Chew (PhD UMN; Chair, Psychology, Samford-Birmingham, AL) presents "Why Do Academics Do Research Like Scholars but Teach Like Dummies?" Thurs. Oct. 24, 4:00-5:00 pm, Mississippi Room, Coffman Union.

IHRC - Opening Exhibit

The Immigration History Research Center reception for opening of "Little Syria, NY: An Immigrant Community's Life and Legacy" exhibit, Oct. 10-Jan. 15, Elmer L. Andersen Library. In conjunction with the Arab American History and Culture Symposium, Fri. Oct. 25.

UMN Community Fund Drive

The University partners with seven federations representing more than 500 charities to give employees an easy way to donate directly or through payroll deduction to a favorite cause. Consider donating to a worthy cause today!
Deadline: Oct. 31

UMN Health Partnerships - Poster Session & Dinner

"The Power of Partnerships," a poster session and dinner to celebrate the partnerships between community organizations and UMN healthcare research institutions, will be held on Wed. Nov. 20, 4:00-7:00 pm, Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, 451 Lexington Parkway North, St Paul. (Poster session 4:00 pm; Dinner 5:30 pm.) Co-sponsored by UMN Programs in Health Disparities Research; Clinical and Translational Science Institute; and Center for Health Equity.
RVSP Deadline: Mon. Nov. 18, 12:00 pm


ASA - Four Editorships

The American Sociological Association Committee on Publications invites applications for the editorships of Contemporary Sociology; Contexts; Social Psychology Quarterly; and Teaching Sociology. Begin January 2015 (editorial transition starts August 2014); minimum of three years (until December 2017). For questions, contact ASA Publications.
Deadline: Nov. 1

Texas A&M University

1. The Department of Sociology invites applications for an Associate or Full Professor in Public Policy and Policy Analysis. Visit the ASA Job Bank. Job ID: 9798.
2. The Department of Sociology, and the Women's and Gender Studies Program,
invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant or beginning Associate Professor, starting September 1, 2014. Areas: gender and racial/ethnic diversity; social movements. PhD in Sociology. To apply, send cover letter, CV, research statement, writing sample, and ,
three letters of recommendation to: Search Committee Chair, Women's and Gender Studies/Sociology Position, 311 Academic Building, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843.
Deadline: Nov. 1
3. The Public Policy Research Institute (PPRI), invites applications for Associate or Full Professors. Start before Aug. 31, 2014. Visit ASA Job Bank.

Stony Brook University - Assistant

The Department of Sociology, Stony Brook University, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor. Start January 2015. Areas: political economy and global economic inequality. PhD required by January 1, 2015. Reference number: F-8197-13-10.
Deadline: Nov. 4

Ohio State - Assistant / Associate

The Human Development and Family Science Program, Department of Human Sciences, Ohio State University-Columbus, invites applications, for an Assistant or Associate Professor, 9-month tenure track. Areas: vulnerable populations, and individuals living in disadvantaged situations. Start Aug. 2014. To apply, email cover letter; CV; research statement; and names of three references to: Prof. Natasha Slesnick, Search Committee Chair.
Deadline: Deb. 5

Florida State - Instructor

The Sociology Department, Florida State University-Tallahassee, invites applications for non tenure track Instructor. Areas: Political Sociology and Sociological Practice.
Visit ASA Job Bank. Job ID: 9782.

Class, Race & Corporate Power - Call for Papers

Class, Race and Corporate Power, an open-access, online academic journal, which publishes three issues each year, is now accepting articles for three issues: Corporate Power (March 2014); Labor and Social Justice Movements (July 2014); and Race and Class (November 2014). For questions, contact: Prof. Ronald Cox, Editor-In-Chief, Politics and International Relations, Florida International University.

October 3, 2013 Volume 43, Number 39

10/7 - MPC Seminar
10/7 - Sociology Workshop. NOTE: Monday
10/7-8 - CHGS events
10/8 - Sociology Workshop
10/11 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
10/14 - Spud Lunch
10/14 - Faculty Meeting
10/17 - CHGS event
10/22 - CHE event - Naomi Duke

Sociology Workshops

1. Prof. Andreas Wimmer (Princeton) presents "The Historical Significance of Race: Some Hypotheses," Monday (NOTE day), Oct. 7, 4:00 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.
2. Prof. Jeff Broadbent presents "Reconciling Structural and Cultural Theories of Contentious Political Process Using a Network Approach," Tues. Oct. 8, 4:00 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

MPC Seminar

Prof. Florencia Torche (Sociology, NYU) presents "The Hidden Cost of War: Exposure to Armed Conflict and Birth Outcomes," Mon. Oct. 7, 12:15-1:15 pm, 50 Willey Hall.

CHGS - Cosponsored Events

The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies co-sponsors four events:
1. Dora Zaidenweber, "Sky Tinged Red: A Chronicle of Two and a Half Years in Auschwitz," Mon. Oct. 7, 7:00 pm, St. Paul Jewish Community Center, 1375 St. Paul Ave., St. Paul, MN. Free and Open to the Public.
2. Esther Dischereit, "Racist Killings and Mourning Songs," Tues. Oct. 8, 11:30 am, 125 Nolte Centre.
3. The Ohannessian Chair Lecture, Prof. Vahram Shemmassian (CSU-Northridge), "The Musa Dagh Resistance to the Armenian Genocide and Its Impact through Franz Werfel's Historical Novel," Thurs. Oct. 17, 7:00 pm, Present's Room, Coffman Union.
4. Colloquium: Prof. Mark Goodle (Anthropology and Conflict Studies, George Mason),
"Law's Labor's Lost: Constitutional Revolution and the Problem of Radical Social
Change,"
Thurs. Oct. 17, 3:30 pm, 710 Soc Sci Bldg.

Inequality & Methods Workshop

Two presentations Oct. 11, 12:15 pm, 50 Willey Hall, from the Work, Family and Health Study:
1. Anne Kaduk (Sociology), "Flexible Work Practices over Time in an IT Organization"
2. Katie Genadek (MPC), "Career Consequences of Flexible Work Practices in a Changing Context"
Co-sponsored by the Life Course Center, Department of Sociology.

CFD Baked Potato Lunch

The annual departmental Baked Potato Lunch, to promote Community Fund Drive
giving, will be held on Mon. Oct. 14, 11:30-1:00 pm, 1114-1183 Soc Sci Bldg.

Faculty Meeting

The next Faculty Meeting will be held on Mon. Oct. 14, 2:30 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

CHE Works in Progress - Naomi Duke

The Center for Health Equity, presents Dr. Naomi Duke (MD, Harvard; MPH, UMN), Sociology graduate student, "Exploring the Impact of Youth Survival Expectations on Future Health," Tues. Oct. 22, 1:00-2:00 pm, 717 Delaware St. SE, Room 105. RSVP for Lunch.

The Society Pages

To learn about the latest content on The Society Pages, the open access social science website edited by Profs. Doug Hartmann and Chris Uggen, be sure to read the latest "Friday Roundup" on the Editors' Desk.

Minneapolis Mayoral Candidates Forum

"Young and Unheard: A Mayoral Candidate Forum led by the Young and Unheard Voices of Minneapolis," Wed. Oct. 9, 275 Nicholson Hall, 6:00-8:00 pm. Hear Minneapolis mayoral candidates' plans regarding civil rights and social justice issues. Participants include Don Samuels, Cam Winton, and Betsy Hodges.

Mondale Law School - Faculty Works in Progress

Prof. Pamela Foohey (U of Illinois) presents "Getting to Bankruptcy," Oct. 10, 12:15-1:15 pm, 385 Mondale Hall (Lindquist and Vennum Room). Open to the public. RSVP to: Stephanie McCauley, (612)625-9073.

Center for Writing - Teaching with Writing

"Assigning and Grading Posters and Poster Presentations," Fri. Oct. 11, 12:00-1:30 pm, 415 Alderman Hall. Registration required.

Mondale Law School - Workshop

"Law & War - An International Humanitarian Law Workshop," hosted by the UMN Law School and the American Red Cross, Nov. 2-3, Mondale Hall. Free to participants who submit application to: Laura Matson.
Application Deadline: Oct. 11

Robina Institute

The Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, UMN Mondale Law School, presents:
1. "Crimmigration in the U.S.: Racial Exclusion in a Post-racial Society,"
Oct. 17, 4:00-5:30 pm, Room 25 (subplaza), Mondale Law School
2. "'Crimmigration' and Human Rights," Oct. 18-19, Mondale Law School.

MPC Data Training Workshop

Register for "NHGIS, Tabular U.S. Census Data and GIS Boundary Files from 1790 to Present," Oct. 18, 1:00-2;00 pm, Wilson Library S30C.

UMN Community Fund Drive 2013

The annual Community Fund Drive on the University of Minnesota campaign runs Oct. 1-31. CFD partners with seven area federations: Greater Twin Cities United Way; Community Health Charities of MN; Community Shares of MN; MN Environmental Fund; Open Your Heart to the Hungry and the Homeless; United Arts Fund; and UNCF. These federations represent more than 500 agencies and charities. Faculty and staff can donate online or via a paper form; and make either a one-time gift or have their donation taken out of their payroll check or direct deposit payment. Pledge online. Consider supporting these worthy causes!

TX-Austin - Two Assistants

The Department of Sociology, University of Texas-Austin, invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professors. Areas: Open. PhD required. Begin Fall 2014. To apply, email cover letter, CV, writing sample, and three letters of reference to: Prof. Jennifer Glass, Search Committee Chair.
Deadline: Oct. 15

Tilburg - Assistant

The Department of Sociology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands, invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Sociology. Areas: Open with center focus
on social inequality and social cohesion.
Deadline: Oct. 31

CSU-San Marcos - Assistant

The Department of Sociology, California State University-San Marcos, invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in Sexualities. Visit the ASA Job Bank. Job ID: 9765.

IonE - Doctoral Fellowships

Institute on the Environment Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowships 2015.
Deadline: Oct. 25

MSS - Call for Papers

The Midwest Sociological Society conference, "Left-Behind Sociology," Omaha, April 3-6, 2014.
Abstract Deadlines: Oct. 25
Deadline Pre-Registration: Feb. 1, 2014