April 2014 Archives

April 24, 2014 Volume 44, Number 16

4/25 - SRI
4/28 - MPC Seminar
4/29 - Sociology Workshop
5/1 - Race Reading Group
5/5 - Faculty Meeting
5/6 - Work, Family & Time Workshop
5/9 - MPC Data Training
5/9 - Last Day of Instruction

SRI - Big Event Tomorrow!

The 24rd Annual Sociology Research Institute will be held all day Fri. April 25. This celebration of scholarship and intellectual community provides an opportunity for graduate and undergraduate students to showcase a broad range of research and to promote engaged discussion.
SCHEDULE
8:45-10:15 am Session I - Research Presentations
10:30 Keynote by Prof. Mary Waters (Harvard) presents "Legal vs. Racial Exclusion: Understanding Undocumented Immigrants and Mass Incarceration"
12:00-1:00 pm Lunch (RSVP required)
1:00-2:30 Session II - Research Presentations
2:45-4:15 Session III - Research Presentations
6:00 Reception & Awards Ceremony. RSVP required.
Honey, 205 E. Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis (next to Ginger Hop).
SRI Committee: Prof. Penny Edgell; Stephen Suh, graduate student; Riku Kawaguchi, undergraduate student; and Mary Drew, staff.

MPC Seminar

MPC members, students and staff present their 2014 Population Association of America papers, Mon. April 28, 11:30 am-1:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room, 50 Willey Hall.
1. Ana Cuesta Bernal and Rodrigo Lovaton Davila (both Applied Economics)
"Millennium Development Goals: Measuring within-Country Inequalities for Selected Indicators for South America Using IPUMS-International Data (1990-2010)"
2. Gilbert Gonzales (Applied Economics)
"Health and Disability among Older Adults in Same-Sex Relationships"
3. Majory Silisyene (Natural Resources Science and Management)
"Access to Environmental Information and Implications on Natural Resources Management: A Case of Northern Tanzania"
4. Katie Genadek (MPC)
"Career Consequences of Flexible Work Practices in a Changing Context"

Sociology Workshop

Sociology graduate student Jim Saliba presents "Governance Structure Change and K-12 Educational Opportunity in the United States: 1990-2010," Tues. April 29, 4:00-5:15 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

Sociology Race Reading Group

Book discussed will be "White Bound: Nationalists, Antiracists, and the Shared Meanings of Race," by Matthew Hughey, Thurs. May 1, 4:00-6:00 pm, 710 Soc Sci Bldg. For questions, email.

Faculty Meeting

The next Faculty Meeting will be held on Mon. May 5, 2:30 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

Work, Family & Time Workshop

Anne Kaduk, Sociology graduate student, presents "Dissertation Work in Progress: Women Returning to Work Across the Life Course," Tues. May 6, 12:00 pm, MPC Conference Room. Co-sponsored by the Life Course Center, Sociology Department.

MPC - Free Data Training Workshop

MPC Training Workshop on IDHS (New), will be held on Fri. May 9, 1:00-2:00 pm, S30C Wilson Library. Register.

Innovative Ideas Award - Prof. Schurman

The Innovative Ideas in Interdisciplinary Graduate Education Award, The Graduate School, has been given to Profs. Rachel Schurman, Tracey Deutsch (History), and Emily Hoover (Horticulture Science) for their proposal for a Food Studies "field guide." Congratulations, Prof. Schurman!

Outstanding Service Award - Rahsaan Mahadeo

The Office of Public Engagement, a unit of the Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, announced that Sociology graduate student Rahsaan Mahadeo received the 2014 UMN Outstanding Community Service Student Award. Congratulations, Rahsaan!

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.


Mondale Law School - Lecture Series

Prof. Kristin Hickman presents "Administering the Tax System We Have," Tues. April 29, 4:00 pm, Lockhart Hall, 25 Mondale Hall. RSVP for event.

Center for Writing

The Teaching with Writing Series presents "New Hires and Workplace Writing," Fri. May 2, 9:00 am, 125 Nolte Center.

NUS - Research Fellow, Associate, Full

The Sociology Department, National University of Singapore, invites applications for Full Professor, Associate Professor, and Research Fellow positions in Family Demography. Affiliation with NUS Center for Family and Population Research. To apply, email cover letter, CV, Research and Teaching Statement, and contract information for four references, to: Chair, Search Committee, c/o Ms Truong Ngoc Linh.

Univ of Queensland - Postdoc Fellowships

The Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR), University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, invites applications for Postdoctoral Fellowships. Three years, commencing in early 2015. As at 30 June 2014, must not have had more than five years full-time equivalent professional research experience since the award of a PhD. Areas: criminology, demography, economics, policital science, sociology or social statistics.
Deadline: May 19

April 17, 2014 Volume 44, Number 15

4/17 - Jewish Studies event
4/18 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
4/18 - ICGC Brown Bag
4/18 - Jewish Studies event
4/21 - MPC Seminar
4/22 - Work, Family & Time Workshop
4/25 - SRI
4/29 - Sociology Workshop
5/1 - Race Reading Group

Jewish Studies Symposium

"Figural Jews: Jewish Identity in Modern Literature and Philosophy," Shepherd Room, Weisman Art Museum. Free and open to the public. Reservations required.
1. TODAY April 17, 1:00-5:00 pm. Prof. Alejandro Baer leads Session 1.
2. Fri. April 18, 9:00 am-12:00 pm.


Inequality & Methods Workshop

Profs. Jack DeWaard and Zack Almquist present "Population Dynamics of Segmented Assimilation," Fri. April 18, 12:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room.

ICGC Brown Bag

The Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change Brown Bag Series presents Prof. David Pellow, "Total Liberation: The Limits and Possibilities of Radical Ecological Politics," Fri. April 18, 12:00-1:00 pm, 537 Heller Hall.

MPC Seminar

Prof. Marianne Wanamaker (Economics, U of Tennessee) presents "Separate and Unequal in the Labor Market: School Quality and the Black White Wage Gap," Mon. April 21, 12:15-1:15 pm, MPC conference room, 50 Willey Hall.

Work, Family & Time Workshop

Prof. Colleen Manchester (Work & Organizations, Carlson School) presents "Discrimination Against Those with Family Responsibilities," Tues. April 22, 12:00-1:15 pm, MPC conference room, 29 Willey Hall. Co-sponsored by the Life Course Center, Department of Sociology.

SRI - Departmental Premier Event Next Week!

The 24rd Annual Sociology Research Institute will be held all day Fri. April 25! This celebration of scholarship and intellectual community provides an opportunity for graduate and undergraduate students to showcase a broad range of research and to promote engaged discussion. PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE
8:45-10:15 am. Session I - Research Presentations
10:30. Keynote by Prof. Mary Waters (Harvard) presents "Legal vs. Racial Exclusion: Understanding Undocumented Immigrants and Mass Incarceration"
12:00-1:00 pm. Lunch (RSVP required)
1:00-2:30. Session II - Research Presentations
2:45-4:15. Session III - Research Presentations
6:00. Reception & Awards Ceremony at Honey Restaurant. RSVP required.
SRI Committee: Prof. Penny Edgell, Stephen Suh, Riku Kawaguchi, and Mary Drew.

Sociology Workshop

Sociology graduate student Jim Saliba presents "Governance Structure Change and K-12 Educational Opportunity in the United States: 1990-2010," Tues. April 29, 4:00-5:15 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

Sociology Race Reading Group

Book discussed will be "White Bound: Nationalists, Antiracists, and the Shared Meanings of Race," by Matthew Hughey, Thurs. May 1, 4:00-6:00 pm, 710 Soc Sci Bldg. For questions, email.

In the News - Prof. Edgell

Prof. Penny Edgell was quoted in an article by Sara Israelsen-Hartley, "Soul Seekers: How Spiritual is Secular America?"

New Position - Meg Krausch

Meg Krausch (PhD expected 2014) has accepted an Assistant Professor of
Sociology position in the Department of Social Inquiry, University of Wisconsin-Superior.
Congratulations, Meg!

Talle Scholarship - Megan Howe

Sociology undergraduate student Megan Howe was one of 10 recipients of the 2014-15 CLA Talle Family Scholarship for academic excellence. Megan will receive full-tuition
(MN residence) to support her senior year. Congratulations, Megan!

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.


Mondale Law School - Faculty Works in Progress TODAY

Prof. Eugene Volokh (UCLA) presents "Bad Intentions," TODAY April 17, 12:15-1:15 pm, 385 Mondale Hall (Lindquist and Vennum Room). Open to the public. RSVP to: Delanie Skahen, (612)624-6892.

MPLS Theory Workshop

The Moral, Political, Legal, and Social Theory Workshop presents Prof. Matt Matravers, (Politics, University of York, UK), "On Blame and Responsibility in the Criminal Law," Fri. April 18, 12:15 pm, Lindquist & Vennum Conference Room, 3rd Floor, Mondale Law School.

Geography Coffee Hour

Prof. Sharad Chari (Centre for Indian Studies in Africa, U of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, RSA) presents "Apartheid Remains: Ruins of Segregation, Remnants of Struggle," Fri. April 18, 3:30 pm, 445 Blegen.

CLA Quantitative Methods Collaboration

Prof. Jeff Gill (Political Science, Biostatistics and Public Health, Washington University-St. Louis) presents "Using Statistical Modeling to Fight Terrorism," Mon. April 21, 3:30-5:30 pm, 401 Walter Library, East Bank. For questions, contact: Prof. Zack Almquist.

Consortium for the Study of the Asias

Prof. Vinay Gidwani (Geography & Global Studies) presents "The Waste-Value Dialectic: Lumpen Urbanization in Contemporary India," Wed. April 23, 3:30-5:00 pm, 710 Soc Sci Bldg.

Scandinavian Department - Immigration

Prof. Grete Brochmann (Sociology & Human Geography, University of Oslo, Norway) presents "The Scandinavian Case: Governing Immigration In Advanced Welfare States," Thurs. April 24, 12:30 pm, 113 Folwell Hall.

Center for Writing

The Teaching with Writing Series presents "Organizing Writing: Content Mapping and Beyond," Thurs. April 24, 12:00 pm, 140 Nolte Center.

Gender, Women & Sexuality

Geology Profs. Kate Driscoll Derickson, Lorena Munoz, Marion Werner (SUNY-Buffalo), and Sophie Oldfield (Cape Town University) present "Feminisms, Geography and Political Economy: A Conversation," Fri. April 25, 1:00 pm, 400 Ford Hall.


Mondale Law School - Lecture Series

Prof. Kristin Hickman presents "Administering the Tax System We Have," Tues. April 29, 4:00 pm, Lockhart Hall, 25 Mondale Hall. RSVP for event.

Trento, Italy - Migration Conference

The Migration Scenarios and Social Changes Study (SMMS), Department of Sociology and Social Research, University of Trento, Italy, hosts a conference, "Changing Population: Migration, Reproduction, and Identity," June 3-4, 2014. Registration online.
Deadline Early Bird registration: 5 May

April 3, 2014 Volume 44, Number 14

4/10 - CHGS event
4/11 - Inequality & Events Workshop
4/14 - MPC Seminar
4/15 - Sociology Workshop
4/16 - Robina Institute
4/16 - CHGS event
4/18 - ICGC Brown Bag
4/18 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
4/22 - Work, Family & Time Workshop
4/25 - SRI

Sociology & CHGS Co-Sponsored Events

The Department of Sociology and the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies co-sponsor the following events:
1. "Reframing Mass Violence Panel: Remembering Argentina's Disappeared," Thurs. April 10, 4:00-5:30 pm, Best Buy Theatre, Northrop Auditorium.
Speaker: Prof. Emilio Crenzel (Sociology, U of Buenos Aires) and Prof. Leigh Payne (Sociology, Oxford.)
2. "Genocide and its Aftermaths: Lessons from Rwanda"
a. Wed. April 16, Public Conference, Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey School
Departmental presenters include Profs. Alejandro Baer and Chris Uggen, and graduate students Hollie Nyseth-Brehm and Wahutu Siguru.
Keynote Speaker: Adama Dieng (U.N. Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide), 7:00 pm
b. Thurs. April 17, Undergraduate Conference, Coffman Union
c. Sat. April 19, K-16 Educator Training, Heller Hall

Inequality & Methods Workshops

1. Prof. Carolyn Liebler presents "America's Churning Races: Race and Hispanic Response Changes between Census 2000 and Census 2010," Fri. April 11, 12:15-1:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room.
2. Profs. Jack DeWaard and Zack Almquist present "Population Dynamics of Segmented Assimilation," Fri. April 18, 12:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room.

MPC Seminar

Jonathan Schroeder (RA, MPC) presents "NHGIS Becomes a Teen: The Maturation of MPC's U.S. Geographic Data Project," Mon. April 14, 12:15-1:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room, 50 Willey Hall

Sociology Workshop

Prof. Amy Schalet (UMass-Amherst) presents "The Dramatization of Adolescent Sexuality in the Family, College, and Public Policy," Tues. April 15, 4:00-5:15 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg. Co-sponsored by Life Course Center, Sociology Department.

Mondale Law School - Robina Institute

The Robina in Conversation Series presents Prof. Elizabeth Brown (Niagra University), "Mass Incarceration: Explaining Dramatic Differences in State Incarceration Rates," April 16, 25 Mondale Hall (subplaza), 3:45-5:00 pm. Co-sponsored by the Sociology Department.

ICGC Brown Bag - Prof. Pellow

The Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change Brown Bag Series presents Prof. David Pellow, "Total Liberation: The Limits and Possibilities of Radical Ecological Politics," Fri. April 18, 12:00-1:00 pm, 537 Heller Hall.

Work, Family & Time Workshop

Prof. Colleen Manchester (Work & Organizations, Carlson School) presents "Discrimination Against Those with Family Responsibilities," Tues. April 22, 12:00-1:15 pm, MPC conference room, 29 Willey Hall. Co-sponsored by the Life Course Center, Department of Sociology.

SRI

The 24th Annual Sociological Research Institute will be held on Fri. April 25, Hubert H. Humphrey Center. The full preliminary schedule of events will be available soon after panels are determined. All attendees should register.
MORNING PANEL SESSIONS - 1st Floor, Humphrey Center
8:15-8:45 am Check-in and light breakfast
8:45-10:15 Panel Session I
10:15--10:30 Break
KEYNOTE & LUNCH
10:30 am -12:00 pm Keynote Address & Public Sociology Award, Cowles Auditorium (off Humphrey Atrium). Prof. Mary Waters (Harvard) presents "Legal vs. Racial Exclusion: Understanding Undocumented Immigrants and Mass Incarceration."
12:00--1:00 Lunch, Humphrey Atrium (RSVP required)
AFTERNOON PANEL SESSIONS - Ground Floor, Humphrey Center
1:00--2:30 Panel Session II
2:30--2:45 Break
2:45--4:15 Panel Session III
RECEPTION
6:00 Reception, Awards Ceremony & Graduate Student Program, Honey Restaurant, Minneapolis. (Department members and their guests only. RSVP required)
SRI Committee: Prof. Penny Edgell; Stephen Suh, graduate student; Riku Kawaguchi, undergraduate student; and Mary Drew, staff.

IAS Award - Profs. Baer and Savelsberg

The Institute for Advanced Study will fund a 2014-15 Research and Creative Collaborative entitled "Reframing Mass Violence: Human Rights and Social Memory in post-Stalinist Europe." Convenors are Profs. Alejandro Baer and Joachim Savelsberg; and Barbara Frey (Director, Human Rights Program). Congratulations, Profs. Baer, Frey, and Savelsberg!

New Position - Mayumi Uno

Prof. Yoshito Ishio (Dept. of Society, Culture & Media, International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan; UMN PhD in Sociology, 1995) announced that Dr. Mayumi Uno (PhD 2013), has accepted a position in his department as a Visiting Professor, starting September 2014. Congratulations, Dr. Uno!

Ford Fellowship - Anthony Jimenez

Sociology graduate student Anthony Jimenez has been awarded the Ford Foundation 2014 Predoctoral Fellowship. Congratulations, Anthony!

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.

HCRC Brown Bag

The Human Capital Research Collaborative presents Prof. Kendall King (Curriculum & Instruction, UMN), "Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition," Tues. April 15, 12:00 pm, The Commons, 205 Humphrey School.

Community Service-Learning Center

Prof. Sharad Chari (Centre for Indian Studies in Africa, U of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, RSA) presents "Do Revolutions always Disappoint?" Fri. April 18, 3:30 pm, 445 Blegen.

MPLS Theory Workshop

The Moral, Political, Legal, and Social Theory Workshop presents workshops on Fridays, 12:15-1:45 pm, Lindquist & Vennum, Conference Room, 3rd Floor, Mondale Law School:
1. April 11 - Prof. Vincent Chiao (Law, Toronto), "On Criminalization, and the Criminal
Law as Public Law"
2. April 18 - Prof. Matt Matravers, (Politics, U of York, UK), "On Blame and Responsibility in the Criminal Law"

Center for Writing

The Teaching with Writing Series presents "Teaching with Style, Grammar, and Mechanics: Pragmatic Approaches," Tues. April 15, 1:00 pm, 512A STSS.

Geography Coffee Hour

Prof. Sharad Chari (Centre for Indian Studies in Africa, U of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, RSA) presents "Do Revolutions always Disappoint?" Fri. April 18, 3:30 pm, 445 Blegen.

Consortium for the Study of the Asias

Prof. Vinay Gidwani (Geography & Global Studies) presents "The Waste-Value Dialectic: Lumpen Urbanizaiton in Contemporary India," Wed. April 23, 3:30-5:00 pm, 710 Soc Sci Bldg.

Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies

Geology Profs. Kate Driscoll Derickson, Lorena Munoz, Marion Werner (SUNY-Buffalo), and Sophie Oldfield (Cape Town University) present "Feminisms, Geography and Political
Economy: A Conversation
," Fri. April 25, 1:00 pm, 400 Ford Hall.

UIUC - Postdoc RA

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Research Associate in Environmental Social Science, specifically, in linked hydrological and social systems. Begin June 15. PhD required; ABD considered. Proficiency in R programming language and GIS. To apply, email a single PDF file containing cover letter, CV, transcript, and contact information for three references to: Bethany Cutts. Subject Line: Environment Social Sciences Postdoc Networked Water.
Deadline: May 1

GLBTA - Call for Nominations

The Steven J. Schochet Endowment Academic Awards for Excellence in GLBT Studies
invites applications.
Deadline April 25, 4:30 pm

April 3, 2014 Volume 44, Number 13

4/4 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
4/8 - Work, Family & Time Workshop
4/8 - Sociology Workshop
4/8 - CLA Faculty Excellence Celebration
4/10 - MPC Seminar
4/10 - Sociology & CHGS event
4/11 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
4/15 - Sociology Workshop
4/16 - Robina Institute event
4/16-17 - Sociology & CHGS events
4/18 - MPC Data Training
4/25 - Sociology Research Institute (SRI)

Inequality & Methods Workshop - TODAY

1. Prof. Janna Johnson (Humphrey School of Public Affairs) presents "Improving the Measurement of the U.S. STEM Workforce," TODAY Fri. April 4, 12:15-1:30 pm, MPC Seminar Room.
2. Prof. Carolyn Liebler presents "America's Churning Races: Race and Hispanic Response Changes between Census 2000 and Census 2010," Fri. April 11, 12:15-1:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room.

Work, Family & Time Workshop

Dr. Cindy Cain (Fellow, Health Policy & Management, School of Public Health) presents "Balancing Formal and Informal Care when Patients are Imminently Dying: Hospice Workers' Experiences with Work and Family," Tues. April 8, 12:00-1:15 pm, MPC conference room, 29 Willey Hall. Co-sponsored by the Life Course Center, Department of Sociology.

Sociology Workshops

1. Prof. Matt Wray (Sociology, Temple) presents "Durkheim in the Desert? Freedom and Self-Destruction in the American Suicide Belt," Tues. April 8, 4:00-5:15 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.
2. Prof. Amy Schalet (UMass-Amherst) presents "The Dramatization of Adolescent Sexuality in the Family, College, and Public Policy," Tues. April 15, 4:00-5:15 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg. Co-sponsored by the Life Course Center, Sociology Department.

Faculty Celebration - Profs. Brewer, Goldman, and Kelly

The College of Liberal Arts Faculty Excellence Celebration will be held on Tues. April 8, 3:30 pm, Best Buy Theater, Northrop Auditorium. Sociology Department faculty honored:
1. Dean's Medalist - Prof. Rose Brewer (African American & African Studies), Sociology Department affiliated faculty.
2. Arthur "Red" & Helene V. Motley Exemplary Teaching Award - Prof. Michael Goldman.
3. Scholar of the College - Prof. Erin Kelly.
Congratulations, Profs. Brewer. Goldman, and Kelly! RSVP for event.

MPC Seminar

MPC Fellows, Mon. April 10, 12:15 pm, MPC Conference, 50 Willey Hall:
1. Ellen Manovich (History) presents "Contesting the Rise, Fall, and Renewal of the City: Universities, Urban Development, and Neighborhood Change."
2. Aine Seitz McArthy (Applied Economics) presents "His and Her Fertility Preferences: An Experimental Evaluation of Asymmetric Information in Family Planning."

Mondale Law - Robina Institute

The Robina in Conversation Series presents Prof. Elizabeth Brown (Niagra University), "Mass Incarceration: Explaining Dramatic Differences in State Incarceration Rates," April 16, 25 Mondale Hall (subplaza), 3:45-5:00 pm. Co-sponsored by the Sociology Department.

MPC - Free Data Training Workshop

MPC Training Workshop on the Terra Populus (New), will be held on Fri. April 18, 1:00-2:00 pm, S30C Wilson Library. Register.

Sociology & CHGS Co-Sponsored Events

The Department of Sociology and the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
co-sponsor the following events:
1. "Reframing Mass Violence Panel: Remembering Argentina's Disappeared."
Thurs. April 10, 4:00-5:30 pm, Best Buy Theatre, Northrop Auditorium.
Speaker: Prof. Emilio Crenzel (Sociology, U of Buenos Aires) and Prof. Leigh Payne (Sociology of Latin American, Oxford). Panelist: Prof. Alejandro Baer.
2. "Genocide and its Aftermaths: Lessons from Rwanda"
a. Wed. April 16, Public Conference, Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey School
Departmental presenters include Profs. Alejandro Baer and Chris Uggen, and graduate students Hollie Nyseth-Brehm and Wahutu Siguru.
Keynote Speaker: Adama Dieng (U.N. Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide), 7:00 pm
b. Thurs. April 17, Undergraduate Conference, Coffman Union
c. Sat. April 19, K-16 Educator Training, Heller 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.

Mondale Law School Lecture Series

Prof. Robert Stein presents "Strengthening Federalism: The Uniform State Law Movement in the U.S.," Thurs. April 9, 4:00 pm, Lockhart Room, 25 Mondale Hall. RSVP for event.


UMN Horticultural Science

Todd Forsgren, documentary photographer, presents "Post-Industrial Edens: Photographing Gardens and Globalization," The Kermit A. Olson Memorial Lecture and Awards Celebration, UMN Department of Horticultural Science, Wed. April 9, 335 Borlaug Hall. Awards 3:30 pm; Lecture begins 4:15 pm. Reception follows in 310 Alderman Hall.

HCRC Brown Bag

The Human Capital Research Collaborative presents Kendall King, Jenna Cushing-Leubner, and Amy Young (CEHD,UMN), "The Minnesota (Language) Achievement Gap," Tues. April 15, 12:00-1:00 pm, 205 Humphrey School.

Columbia - Summer Data Workshop

The Columbia Population Research Center, Columbia School of Social Work, New York City, invites applications for Fragile Families Summer Data Workshop, June 11-13, for the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study.
Deadline for national applicants: April 6
Deadline for international applicants: April 15, 11:59 pm EST

Center for Jewish Studies

1. Mon. April 7 - Prof. Vanessa Ochs (Religious Studies, U of Virginia) presents "Women of the Wall: The Inside Story," Temple Israel, 2324 Emerson Ave. So., Uptown, Minneapolis. Free and open to the public.
2. Thurs. April 10 - Film screening: "Aftermath," 7:00 pm, St. Anthony Main Theatre. Introduced by Prof. Alejandro Baer.
3. Sun. April 13 - Film screening: "The Last of The Unjust," 1:00 pm, St. Anthony Main Theatre.

UC-Berkeley - Lecturer Pool

The Department of Sociology, University of California-Berkeley, is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach a range of courses in the department should openings arise. Job #JPF00368.
Deadline: April 30


Johns Hopkins - PhD Stipend Award

The International Center on Nonviolent Conflict, Johns Hopkins University, invites applications for the first PhD Stipend Award in civil resistance.
Deadline: May 9

Spencer Foundation - Call for Proposals

The Spencer Foundation will fund up to six to eight awards in Spring 2015 for New Civics Initiative research that asks important questions about how education can support youth civic and political development.
Deadline: July 1, 4:00 pm CST