February 2014 Archives

Feb. 27, 2014 Volume 44, Number 8

2/27-28 - Grad Students Visit
2.28 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
2/28 - Race Reading Group
3/3 - MIRC event
3/3 - MPC Seminar
3/3 - Faculty Meeting
3/6 - CHGS event
3/7 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
3/11 - Sociology Workshop
3/11 - Work, Family & Time Workshop

TODAY! Campus Visits - Prospective Students

Prospective Fall 2014 graduate students visit will be held on Feb. 27-28.
Schedule of Events:
Thursday, February 27
(915 Soc Sci Bldg will be available as a visitor's lounge from 12:00-4:00 pm)
2:00 - 3:30 Drop-in office hours with available faculty members
3:30 - 5:00 Welcoming Reception with members of the Department, 1114-1183 Soc Sci
5:00 - 7:00 Dinner at local restaurant with student hosts
7:30 - 10:30 Graduate Students' Get-together
Friday, February 28
(All events in 1114-1183 Soc Sci)
(915 Soc Sci Bldg will be available as a visitor's lounge from 1:00-4:30 pm)
8:30 - 9:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome from Department Chair
9:15 - 10:00 Introduction to Graduate Program in Sociology
10:15 - 11:15 Panel Discussion with Current Students
11:30-12:15 Lunch
12:15 - 1:15 Panel discussion with Current Students
1:30 - 3:30 Drop-in office hours with available faculty members and/or Campus Tour
3:30 Rides to the airport begin

Inequality & Methods Workshop

1. Sociology graduate student Liying Luo and Prof. Rob Warren present "Age, Period, and Cohort Trends in Americans' Vocabulary Knowledge," Fri. Feb. 28, 12:15 pm, 50 Willey Hall.
2. Prof. Elizabeth Davis (Applied Economics) and graduate student Caroline Krafft present "Who Receives Child Care Subsidies and Who Says They Do? A Comparison of Administrative Data and Survey Responses," March 7, 12:15-1:30 pm, 50 Willey Hall.

Race Reading Group

The Sociology Race Reading Group hosts a monthly discussion and welcomes all faculty and students. The first discussion, on the book, The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon (Grove Publishers, 1961), will be held on Feb. 28, 12:00-2:00 pm, 710 Soc Sci Bldg. Contact.

MIRC

The MN International Relations Colloquium presents Prof. Wendy Wolford (Developmental Sociology, Cornell), "Rediscovering Africa: The Rise of Brazilian Experts and Expertise in Mozambican Agriculture," Mon. March 3. Co-sponsored by the Sociology Department. For questions, contact Prof. Rachel Schurman, the event co-organizer.


MPC Seminar

Panel discussion on "Powerful Posters: Presenting Your Research Visually," Mon. March 3, 12:15-1:15 pm, 50 Willey Hall. PAA poster presenters encouraged to attend.

Faculty Meeting

The next Faculty Meeting will be held on Mon. March 3, 2:30-4:00 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Prof. Mariana Achugar (Modern Languages, Carnegie Mellon) presents "Uruguayan Memories of Dictatorship," Thurs. March 6, 3:00 pm, 235 Nolte Center for Continuing Education.

Sociology Workshop

Profs. Kathy Hull and Penny Edgell and graduate student Kyle Green present "Talking About Social Controversies: Findings from a National Study," March 11, 4:00-5:15 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

Work, Family & Time Workshop

Prof. Ben Capistrant (Epidemiology & Community Health) presents "Is Informal Caregiving Associated with an Increased or Decreased Mortality Risk? Methodological Explanations for a Mixed Literature," Tues. March 11, 12:00-1:15 pm, 29 Willey Hall (MPC conference room). Co-sponsored by the Life Course Center, Department of Sociology. RSVP for lunch.


Successful Defense - Ellen Childs

Ellen Childs, an undergraduate Sociology Department alumnus (BA, 2007) and former RA for Prof. Phyllis Moen, successfully defended her dissertation, "Leadership in Context in Declining Congregations," Feb. 24, Notre Dame University. Dr. Childs currently works as a researcher in the School of Theology, Boston University.

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 Service-Learning Center

Faculty Development Workshop, "Understanding and Enhancing Students' Intercultural Development," Fri. Feb. 28, 1:00-3:00 pm, 10 McNeal Hall, St. Paul Campus. for questions, contact: Laurel Hirt, 5-3344.

Immigration History Research Center

1. Prof. Michael Strauss (International Relations, École des Hautes Études Internationales, Paris, France) presents "The Origins and Development of Guantanamo's Legal Black Hole," Fri. Feb. 28, 12:15 pm, 50 Mondale Hall.
2. "Inside Guantánamo, Past and Present," Sat. March 1, 2:00 pm, MN History Center, 345 West Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul.
3. Dr. David LaVigne (Visiting Scholar, History, College of St. Benedict/St. John's University) presents "Heritage Tourism and the Immigrant Past," Wed. March, 12:30 pm, Elmer Anderson Library.

Mondale Law School

Prof. June Carbone (Mondale Law School) presents "Are Women about to Become a Lot More like Men?" March 4, 4:00-5:00 pm, 25 Mondale Hall. RSVP.

GWSS

Activist Stephanie Gilmore presents "Sexual Violence on College Campuses," March 4, 4:00 pm, 220 STSS, East Bank Campus. Co-sponsored by the Sociology Department.

Center for Jewish Studies

Prof. Hanne Løland Levinson (Classical and Near Eastern Studies) presents " 'I will devour them like a lion' says God: The Many Faces of God in the Hebrew Bible," Wed. March 5, 7:30 pm, Mount Zion Temple, 1300 Summit Ave., St. Paul.

Mondale Law School - Faculty Works in Progress

Prof. Richard Fraser (Mondale Law School) presents "TBA," Thurs. March 6, 12:15-1:15 pm, 385 Mondale Hall (Lindquist and Vennum Room). Open to the public. RSVP to: Delanie Skahen, (612)624-6892.

Center for Writing

The Teaching and Writing Series presents "Online comments and Echo Chambers: The State of Public Discourse," March 7, 9:00 am, 125 Nolte Center. Registration required.

MN Comparative Politics Colloquium

Prof. Elliot Posner (Case Western) presents "Transnational Feedbacks and the Sources of Global Financial Regulation," Fri. March 7, 12:30 pm, 1450 Soc Sci Bldg. A light lunch will be provided.

MPLS Theory Workshop

Prof. Michelle Mason (Philosophy) presents "Reactivity and Refuge,", March 7, 12:15-1:45 pm, Lindquist & Vennum Conference Room, 3rd floor, Mondale Law School.

Institute for Global Studies

João Vale de Almeida, EU Ambassador to the United States, presents "Transitions in Europe and America and the Future of EU-US Relations," Mon. March 10, 12:00-1:00 pm, 180 Humphrey School.

Oxford - Associate

The Department of Sociology, Oxford University, UK, invites applications for an Associate Professor in Quantitative Political Sociology. Begin 1 July, or ASAP. For questions, contact Departmental Secretary, Tel: +44 1865 281740.
Deadline: 12:00 Noon UK time, 6 March

Summer Fellowships - Undergrads & Recent Grads

The New Era Colorado Foundation invites applications for Summer Democracy Fellowships that train new leaders in grassroots politics.
Early Deadline: March 25
Final Deadline: Aptil 25

Institute for Advanced Studies

1. The Global Midwest project, funded by the Mellon Foundation
Proposal Deadline: Fri. March 7
2. Grad, Undergrad, and Professional Students - Win a Kindle Fire! 2014 Sustainability Symposium, "Tell us Your Sustainability Story," April 11.
Abstract Deadline: March 14

UMN Office of Equity & Diversity - Call for Nominations

1. Josie R. Johnson Human Rights and Social Justice Award
The award is given to two individuals each year - one current faculty or staff member and one current undergraduate or graduate student.
Deadline: March 14
2. Equity and Diversity Transformation Awards
All academic and administrative units across the University's campuses are eligible to apply for Equity and Diversity Transformation Awards.
Deadline: March 31

IRAAS, Columbia Univ - Call for Proposals

The Institute for Research in African-American Studies, Columbia University, issues a Call for Proposals for "The Gods Afraid of Black Sexuality? Religion and the Burdens of Black Sexual Politics," Oct. 23-24, Columbia University, New York City.
Email detailed abstract.
Deadline: April 15

European Social Survey

The ESS, is a cross-national survey, conducted every two years across Europe since 2001. PI: Prof. Rory Fitzgerald (City University, London). The ESS issues a Call for Proposals, from multi-national teams, to design modules for the ESS Round Eight questionnaire. For questions, email.
Deadline: 17.00 UK time, 12 May


Feb. 20, 2014 Volume 44, Number 7

2/21 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
2/24 - MPC Seminar
2/25 - Sociology Workshop
2/26 - CSPG event
2/27-28 - Grad Students Visit
2/28 - Reading Group
2/28 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
3/3 - next Faculty Meeting

Inequality & Methods Workshop

1. Prof. Ben Capistrant (Epidemiology and Community Health) presents "Is Informal Caregiving Associated with an Increased or Decreased Mortality Risk? Methodological Explanations for a Mixed Literature," Fri. Feb. 21, 12:15 pm, 50 Willey Hall. Co-sponsored by the Life Course Center, Department of Sociology.
2. Sociology graduate student Liying Luo and Prof. Rob Warren present "Age, Period, and Cohort Trends in Americans' Vocabulary Knowledge," Fri. Feb. 28, 12:15 pm, 50 Willey Hall.

MPC Seminar

Prof. Alan Benson (Work & Organizations, Carlson School) presents "Rethinking the Two-Body Problem: The Segregation of Women into Geographically-Flexible Jobs," Mon. Feb. 24, 12:15-1:15 pm, 50 Willey Hall.

Sociology Workshop

Prof. Ragui Assaad (Humphrey School) and graduate student Caroline Krafft (Applied Economics) presents "The Economics of Marriage in North Africa," Feb. 25, 4:00-5:15 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

CSPG - Prof. Hartmann

Join a response to columnist Nicholas Kristof's article ("Professors! We Need You!" Feb. 15, New York Times), "Scholarly Balance: Engagement, Activism, and Rigor," The Center for the Study of Politics & Governance, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Wed. Feb. 26, 3:30-4:45 pm, 180 Humphrey School. Participants: Profs. Doug Hartmann (Sociology); Joel Soss (Humphrey School; Sociology affiliate faculty); Timothy Brennan (Cultural Studies & Comparative Literature); Joanne Miller (Political Science); Kathryn Pearson (Political Science); and Lawrence Jacobs (Humphrey School).

Race Reading Group

The Sociology Race Reading Group hosts a monthly discussion and welcomes all faculty and students. The first discussion, on the book, The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon (Grove Publishers, 1961), will be held on Feb. 28, 12:00-2:00 pm, 710 Soc Sci Bldg. Contact.

Graduate Program Campus Visits - Prospective Students

Prospective Fall 2014 graduate students visit will be held on Feb. 27-28.
Schedule of Events:
Thursday, February 27
(915 Soc Sci Bldg will be available as a visitor's lounge from 12:00-4:00 pm)
2:00 - 3:30 Drop-in office hours with available faculty members
3:30 - 5:00 Welcoming Reception with members of the Department, 1114-1183 Soc Sci
5:00 - 7:00 Dinner at local restaurant with student hosts
7:30 - 10:30 Graduate Students' Get-together
Friday, February 28
(All events in 1114-1183 Soc Sci)
(915 Soc Sci Bldg will be available as a visitor's lounge from 1:00-4:30 pm)
8:30 - 9:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome from Department Chair
9:15 - 10:00 Introduction to Graduate Program in Sociology
10:15 - 11:15 Panel Discussion with Current Students
11:30-12:15 Lunch
12:15 - 1:15 Panel discussion with Current Students
1:30 - 3:30 Drop-in office hours with available faculty members and/or Campus Tour
3:30 Rides to the airport begin

Faculty Meeting

The next Faculty Meeting will be held on Mon. March 3, 2:30-4:00 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

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.

Job Fair - Grad & Undergrad Students

UMN Job Fair, Fri. Feb. 21, 10:00 am-4:00 pm, Minneapolis Convention Center.

Center for Writing

Teaching and Writing Series presents "Backward Design for Grading Rubrics," Feb. 26, 1:00 pm, 140 Nolte Center. Registration required.


Mondale Law School - Faculty Works in Progress

Prof. Ralph Richard Banks (Stanford), "TBA," Feb. 27, 12:15-1:15 pm, 385 Mondale Hall (Lindquist and Vennum Room). Open to the public. RSVP to: Delanie Skahen, (612)624-6892.

GWSS

The Graduate Interdisciplinary Group in Sexuality Studies, Department of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies, presents Prof. Mel Chen (UC-Berkeley), "Racial Feelings, Material Alliances," Thurs. Feb. 27, 1:00-2:30 pm, 130 Ford Hall.

Immigration History Research Center

Prof. Michael Strauss (International Relations, École des Hautes Études Internationales,
Paris, France) presents "The Origins and Development of Guantanamo's Legal Black Hole," Fri. Feb. 28, 12:15 pm, 50 Mondale Hall.

MIRC

The MN International Relations Colloquium presents Prof. Wendy Wolford (Developmental Sociology, Cornell), "Rediscovering Africa": The Rise of Brazilian Experts and Expertise in Mozambican Agriculture," Mon. March 3. Co-sponsored by the Sociology Department.

SLAMM

The annual St. Louis Area Methods Meeting (SLAMM), will be held Fri. April 25, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. Keynote speakers: Profs. Ines Levin (Political Science, U of Georgia); Galin Jones (Statistics, UMN); and Ben Bagozzi (Political Science, UMN). Lunch will be provided. The conference dinner will be held in Coffman Union. Free event. Registration required. Contact: Prof. John Freeman (Political Science, UMN), 4-6018.
Registration Deadline: March 7


State of MN - Agency Policy Specialist

The Human Services Department, State of Minnesota, invites applications for a Policy Specialist. Graduate degree in related social science area and advanced statistical and research methods. (3) years professional experience. BI Query, Teradata SQL Assistant; SPSS or SAS. Apply online. Posting Number: 14DHS000122
Deadline: Midnight March 3

The Urban Institute - Quantitative RA

The Health Policy Center, The Urban Institute, Washington, D.C., invites applications for two Research Assistants (RA1) in quantitative research. Areas: health policy, health services research, or health economics. Job ID: 1693. Contact: Rachel Burton, RA, (202)261-5825.

Public Policy Institute of CA - Internships

The Public Policy Institute of California, San Francisco and Sacramento, invites applications for (6) Richard J. Riordan Summer Internships for undergraduate and graduate students. Area: public policy.
Deadline: March 9

Grad Workshop - Call for Papers

"Measuring the Diverging Components of Race in Multiracial America," June 26-27, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, invites student paper submissions. Travel expenses, lodging, and meals covered for participants. Any citizenship welcome. Submit application to Prof. Wendy Roth (British Columbia).
Submission Deadline: March 8

Feb. 14, 2014 Volume 44, Number 6

2/14 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
2/17 - MPC Seminar
2/18 - Sociology Workshop
2/19 - Film event
2/20 - CHGS event
2/20 - Art event
2/21 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
2/27-28 - Grad Students Visit
2/28 - Reading Group
3/3 - next Faculty Meeting

Inequality & Methods Workshop - Today!

1. Jim Saliba, Sociology graduate student, presents "Measuring Educational Equity,"
TODAY Feb. 14, 12:15 pm, 50 Willey Hall.
2. Prof. Ben Capistrant (Epidemiology and Community Health) presents "Is Informal Caregiving Associated with an Increased or Decreased Mortality Risk? Methodological Explanations for a Mixed Literature," Feb. 21, 12:15 pm, 50 Willey Hall. Co-sponsored by the Life Course Center, Department of Sociology.

Sociology Workshop

Raphi Rechitsky, Sociology graduate student, presents "Trapped in Transit: Asylum Migration and the European Politics of Remote Control in Ukraine," Feb. 18, 4:00-5:15 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

MPC Seminar

Prof. Christopher Uggen presents "From Petty Crimes to Epic Records: Crime, Punishment, and American Inequality," Mon. Feb. 17, 12:15-1:15 pm, 50 Willey Hall.

Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Prof. Alejandro Baer presents "The Collective Memory of Mass Atrocities: Traveling Ghosts of the Holocaust," Feb. 20, 3:00 pm, 1-109 Hanson Hall.

Film Screening - Dr. Andrew Johnson

A screening of a film, "If I Give My Soul: Pentecostalism in the Prisoners of Rio," based on the dissertation research of Dr. Andrew Johnson (PhD 2012, Sociology UMN) will be hosted by the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning, St. Thomas University, St. Paul, Wed. Feb. 19, 7:00 pm, Woulfe Alumni Hall North (378A), Anderson Student Center, St. Thomas University. The hour long film will be followed by three respondents and Q&A. Free and open to the public.

Art Event - Melissa Mason

RAW-Minneapolis presents PIXELS, an artists' showcase, featuring staff member, Melissa Mason, Thurs. Feb. 20, 7:00-11:30 pm, Varsity Theater, 1308-4th Street SE, Dinkytown.

Race Reading Group

The Sociology Race Reading Group hosts a monthly discussion and welcomes all faculty and students. The first discussion, on the book, "The Wretched of the Earth" by Frantz Fanon will be held on Feb. 28, 12:00-2:00 pm, 710 Soc Sci Bldg. Contact.

Graduate Program Campus Visits - Prospective Students

Prospective Fall 2014 graduate students visit will be held on Feb. 27-28. Schedule of Events:

Thursday, February 27
(915 Soc Sci Bldg will be available as a visitor's lounge from 12:00-4:00 pm)
2:00 - 3:30 Drop-in office hours with available faculty members
3:30 - 5:00 Welcoming Reception with members of the Department, 1114-1183 Soc Sci
5:00 - 7:00 Dinner at local restaurant with student hosts
7:30 - 10:30 Graduate Students' Get-together

Friday, February 28
(All events in 1114-1183 Soc Sci)
(915 Soc Sci Bldg will be available as a visitor's lounge from 1:00-4:30 pm)
8:30 - 9:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome from Department Chair
9:15 - 10:00 Introduction to Graduate Program in Sociology
10:15 - 11:15 Panel Discussion with Current Students
11:30-12:15 Lunch
12:15 - 1:15 Panel discussion with Current Students
1:30 - 3:30 Drop-in office hours with available faculty members and/or Campus Tour
3:30 Rides to the airport begin

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.

CGES - Today

The Center for German and European Studies presents Dr. Mario Soos (German Deputy Consul General, Chicago Consulate), "How Much is Changing with Germany's Ambitious Energy Transformation?" Feb. 14, 2:00-3:15 pm, 614 Soc Sci Bldg.

Center for Writing - Teaching with Writing

"Assigning Team Writing," Feb. 17, 12:00 pm, 5 Peters Hall, St. Paul Campus.

MIRC

The MN International Relations Colloquium presents Prof. David Blaney (Political Science, Macalester College), "Worlding Beyond the West," Feb. 17, 1:30-3:00 pm, Lippincott Room, 1314 Soc Sci Bldg.

Mondale Law School - Faculty Works in Progress

Prof. Anna Gelpern, (Law School, Georgetown), "Title TBA," Feb. 20, 12:15-1:15 pm, 385 Mondale Hall (Lindquist and Vennum Room). Open to the public. RSVP to: Delanie Skahen, (612)624-6892.

CLA Quantitative Methods Collaboration

Prof. Joe Blitzstein (Statistics, Harvard) presents "Teaching Probability, Learning Statistics, and Developing Data Science," Feb 21, 3:30 pm, 401 Walter Library.

GWSS

The Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies Program presents "The Julia Child Project," a discussion of why Americans became interested in food and food politics in the later 20th Century, Feb. 21, 1:00 pm, 400 Ford Hall.

Geography Coffee Hour

Neerai Mehta, Director, Community Based Research, UMN Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA), presents "Stories We Tell Ourselves: Twin Cities Poverty," Feb. 21, 3:30 pm, 445 Blegen Hall.

MPLS Theory Workshop

The Moral, Political, Legal and Social Theory Workshop series presents Prof. June Carbone (Mondale Law School), "Om Marriage Markets," Feb. 21, 12:15-1:45 pm, Mondale Law School, Lindquist and Vennum Room, 3rd Floor.

MPC - Data Training Workshop

"ATUS-X, Annual Data from 2003 Forward on How U.S. Adults Allocate Their Time."
Free workshop. Register online. S30C Wilson Library, Feb. 24, 1:00-2:00 pm.

Mondale Law School - Robina Institute

"The Future of Criminal Law?" Thurs. April 24, 9:00 am-5:30 pm, Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey School of Public Affairs. Free and open to the public. Registration encouraged.

Institute on the Environment - Boreas Leadership Program

The Boreas Leadership Program, which develops the next generation of leaders to change social and environmental solutions, announces Spring 2014 events, open to all graduate students.

Keuka College - Assistant

Keuka College, Keuka Park, NY, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor. Areas: Sociology of the Family and Environmental Sociology. PhD in Sociology required. (ABD considered if defense before 08/15/14.) Apply online. Posting Number 2011-00045FAC. Send letters of recommendation to: Dr. Thomas Tremer, Chair, Division of Basic and Applied Social Sciences, Keuka College, 141 Central Avenue, Keuka Park, NY 14478.
Deadline: Feb. 15

Oxford - Researchers

The Centre for Time Use Research, Oxford University, invites applications for three full-time researchers (two posts for 3 years; one post for 2 years with possible extension). Apply online. Job Number 111554.
Deadline: Feb. 26, 12:00 Noon GMT

Goethe University, Germany - Postdoc Researcher

Prof. Dr. Daniela Grunow (PI), Faculty of Social Sciences, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher, with expertise in quantitative content analysis (Stata, SPSS), on her APPARENT subproject NEWS. March 2014-Dec. 2015. To apply, email cover letter, CV, certificate copies, two publications, and publication list to the Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences. Subject Line: Reference Number 5/2014.
Deadline Feb. 28

UConn - Assistant

The Department of Sociology, University of Connecticut-Storrs, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor. Start Aug. 23. Areas: sociology of family and sociology of culture. PhD required. Apply online.
Deadline: March 11

IFFS, Sweden - Quantitative Social Scientist

The Institute for Futures Studies, Stockholm, Sweden, invites applications for a Quantitative Researcher on the project, Children's Living Conditions in a Changing Society: Socioeconomic and Ethnic Inequality. Email applications to Carina Mood, Institute for Futures Studies, Box 591, 101 31 Stockholm, Sweden. Contact: Prof. Jan Jonsson (PI)
Deadline: 16 March

LAGRANT - Grad & Undergrad Scholarships

The LAGRANT Foundation, a nonprofit organization in Los Angeles, provides scholarships to minority undergraduate and graduate students. LAGRANT invites applications for 2014:
1. Undergraduate Scholarships
2. Graduate Scholarships
Deadlines: Feb. 28, 11:59 pm PST

NCRW - Dissertation Award

The National Council for Research on Women issues a call for submissions for the Mariam K. Chamberlain Dissertation Award, to be announced during the Council's annual conference, May 14-16, Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.
Deadline: March 10, 11:59 pm EST

ASA - Grad Student Paper Award

The ASA Social Psychology Section invites submissions for the Graduate Student Paper Award. Paper should be article length. Author(s) must be graduate student(s) and member(s) of the section. Recipient(s) receive financial support to attend the 2014 ASA annual meeting in Chicago, where the prize will be awarded. Email PDF version to: Prof. John DeLamater (Sociology, UW-Mdison), Committee Chair.
Deadline: March 1

BJS - Call for Papers

The Berkeley Journal of Sociology, UC-Berkeley, invites essays, commentaries, critical analyses, and topical symposiums for the 2014 journal. Email submission.
Deadline: April 1

Notre Dame - Call for Proposals

The Gender Studies Program, Notre Dame University, South Bend, IN, issues invites proposals for the conference, "Fun with Dick and Jane: Gender and Childhood," Dec. 4-6. Contact: Prof. Pamela Wojcik, Director, Gender Studies Program. Subject Line: Gender and Childhood.
Deadline: May 1

Feb. 6, 2014 Volume 44, Number 5

2/6 - CHGS event
2/7 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
2/10-13 - UMSA Week
2/11 - Sociology Workshop
2/14 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
2/20 - CHGS event

UMSA Week

The UMN (undergraduate) Sociological Association hosts UMSA Week, Feb. 10-13. Events include:
2/10 - UMSA Awareness, 11:30 am-1:00 pm). Location TBA.
2/11 - Faculty Speaker, 4:30-5:30 pm, 915 Soc Sci
2/12 - Lunch Party, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, 15 Soc Sci
2/13 - Dinner & Movie, 4:30-6:30 pm, 1114 Soc Sci
Visit the UMSA Website for forthcoming details.

Inequality & Methods Workshop

The next two workshops will be held 12:15-1:30 pm, MPC Seminar Room:
1. Feb. 7 - Prof. Emeritus Franklin Wilson (UW-Madison)
"The Study of Generational Changes in Racial Inequality"
2. Feb. 14 - Jim Salifa, Sociology graduate student
"Measuring Educational Equity"

Sociology Workshop

Sociology graduate students present, Tues. Feb. 11, 4:00 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg:
1. Carolyn Fraker
"Paying for 'Good' Parenting: Conditional Cash Transfers (CCTs) and the State's
Construction of Families"
2. Joe Svec and Tanya Andic
"Intimate Partner Violence in Peru"

Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

1. Feb. 6 - Panel Discussion: "Remembering the Holocaust in Literature, Film, and Theology," 7:00 pm, Benson Great Hall, Bethel University, St. Paul.
2. Feb. 20 - Prof. Alejandro Baer presents "The Collective Memory of Mass Atrocities:
Traveling Ghosts of the Holocaust
," 3:00 pm, 1-109 Hanson 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.

Center for Writing - Teaching and Writing Series

"Do SAT/ACT Essays Teach Writing Wrong? TWW Engaging Controversies Discussion," Feb. 7, 9:00-10:15 am, 125 Nolte Center. Contact: Molly Bendzick, (612)625-0791.

ICGC - Brown Bag

Prof. Yasmeen Arif (Sociology, University of Delhi, India) presents "The Meaning" of Life: Approaches From Devastation," Feb. 7, 12:00 pm, 537 Heller Hall.

Mondale Law School - Lecture Series

Prof. Oren Gross presents "The New Way of War: Is There a Duty to Use Drones?" Feb. 11, 4:00 pm, Lockhart Hall, Room 25, Mondale Law School.

Mondale Law School - Faculty Works in Progress

Prof. Danielle Citron (Law School, Maryland), "Title TBA," Feb. 13, 12:15-1:15 pm, 385 Mondale Hall (Lindquist and Vennum Room). Open to the public. RSVP to: Delanie Skahen, (612)624-6892.

HCRC - Brown Bag

Prof. Rich Lee (Psychology, UMN), presents "INTERFACE (Incorporating Narratives To Engage and Retain Families through Action, Cultural Connection and Empowerment): Engaging Parents in Parenting Interventions," Feb. 18, 12:00 pm, 205 Humphrey Schoof of Public Affairs.

IHRC

The Immigration History Research Center, co-hosts at the MN History Center, St. Paul:
1. "The Guantánamo Public Memory Project Exhibition," Feb. 11-March 16.
2. "Guantanamo Public Memory Project Community Open House," Feb. 11, 7:00 pm.

Witness for Peace

Join a fact finding delegation through Witness for Peace to Oaxaca, Mexico, for "NAFTA and the Roots of Migration: Building Fair Trade Solidarity Across Borders," March 16-25. Cost: $1,000, plus airfare. Deposit: $150. For information, email Elizabeth Brown, Delegation Coordinator, (952)457-0663.
Deposit Deadline: Jan. 31
Total Deadline: Feb. 16


EGOS Colloquium - Paper Development Workshop

The European Group for Organizational Studies hosts the colloquium, "Reimagining, Rethinking, Reshaping: Organizational Scholarship in Unsettled Times," July 3-5, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, The Netherlands. A Paper Development Workshop on Organizational Network Research, will take place Wed. July 2, 9:00-3:30 pm. All scholars invites; PhD within last three years.
Deadline: March 31

UC-Berkeley - Undergrad and Grad Students

The Center for Ethnographic Research, University of California-Berkeley, hosts a Summer Workshop in Qualitative Methods, June 23-July 31. Advanced undergraduate students, students who have just graduated, and beginning graduate students. Apply online.
Deadline: April 1

UW-Stout - Summer Undergrad Internship

The Linking Applied Knowledge in Environmental Sustainability (LAKES) NSF-sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin, invites applications for summer internships. 8 week program, June 15-Aug. 8, with projects in sociology, microbiology, economics, geology, anthropology, mathematics, or communications. Room and board, and stipend provided. Eligibility: U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents; full-time undergraduate students. For questions, contact: Prof. Nels Paulson, Director, LAKES REU (Sociology, UW-Stout).
Deadline: March 1

Emory - Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Department of Anthropology, Emory University, invites applications for a Sustainability Distinguished Teaching Postdoctoral Fellowship in applied behavioral social science; individual or organizational. Two-year; potential for third year. Begin August 2014. PhD required. To apply, email cover letter, CV, teaching evidence, and contact information for three referees to: Dr. Peggy Barlett, Search Chair, Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322.
Deadline: March 15. Open until filled.

UPenn - DCC Postdoctoral Fellowship 2014-15

The Program on Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism (DCC), University of Pennsylvania, Philadephia, invites applications for a one-year DCC Postdoctoral Fellow in any discipline whose research is pertinent to the Program's 2014-2015 theme, "Post-Neoliberal Latin America." PhD required within last five years. Contact: Matthwe Roth, DCC Program Administrator.
Deadline: March 31

IIAS - Fellowship Deadline Extended

The International Institute for Asian Studies has extended the next deadline for applications for IIAS fellowships to Oct. 1. Starting from 2015, there will be one deadline per year for the submission of IIAS fellowship proposals (for ten months maximum), on Feb. 1, for appointments starting between June 1 and Oct. 1, during the same year.
Deadline: Oct. 1

IRP - Small Grants

The Institute for Research on Poverty, UW-Madison, invites proposals for 2015-2016 Emerging Scholars Small Grants, Research on Promising Programs to Reduce Intergenerational Transmission of Poverty. Email proposal.
Deadline: March 14, 5:00 pm CST

SLLS

The Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies issues a Call for Papers and Symposia, for "Lives in Transition: Life Course Research and Social Policies," Lausanne, Switzerland, Oct. 9-11.
Deadline: March 31


West Bank Campus - Engaged Research Conference

Members of the Twin Cities metropolitan area, in conjunction with the University, issue a Call for Proposals, for "What Went Wrong? Reflecting and Learning from Community Engaged Research" conference, July 11-12, dedicated to understanding and enhancing community-engaged research practices. Location include multiple sites in Cedar Riverside and West Bank. Email for questions.
Proposal Deadline: March 29
Registration begins: Feb. 15
Early Bird Registration Deadline: May 15
Hotel Reservation Deadline: June 15