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Work, Family & Time Workshop

Amy August presents "Kids' Activities as a Locus of Learning: How Parents Supplement School curricula to Facilitate Child Development," Tues. Dec. 16, 12;00-1:15 pm, 29 Willey Hall. RSVP for Lunch. Cosponsored by the Life Course Center.

In the News - Profs. Phelps & Brewer

Profs. Michelle Phelps and Rose Brewer (Sociology affiliate faculty; African American & African Studies) participated in a forum that was featured in a Star Tribune article, "Twin Cities Forums Explore Racial Bias, Police Tactics: National Unrest Spurred Discussions in the Metro."

Faculty Meeting

The next Faculty Meeting will be held on Mon. Dec. 8, 2:30 pm, 1114 Soc Sci.

UMSA

The undergraduate UMN Sociological Association invites the departmental community to an End of the Year Social, Wed. Dec. 10, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, 915 Soc Sci. Join Advisor Bobby Bryant; Peer Advisor Lydia Quint; and the UMSA Board for ice cream, hot chocolate, and donuts!

CSPG

The Center for the Study of Politics and Governance, Humphrey School, presents "Get Smart on Crime: New Directions in America's Incarceration Policy," Wed. Dec. 10, 5:30-6:45 pm, Humphrey Forum, Humphrey School. Discussion participants: Judge Leonardo Castro (2nd District, Ramsey County) and Prof. Chris Uggen, with Moderator, John Croman (KARE11).

CLA Senior Celebration

The CLA Senior Celebration, Thurs. Dec. 11, 5:00-6:30 pm, McNamara Alumni Center, will recognize the achievements of the 2014 summer and fall graduates.

Sociology Race Reading Group

Book discussion on "Race and the Education of Desire," by Ann Stoler (Duke University Press, 1995), Fri. Dec. 12, 2:30 pm, 614 Soc Sci. For questions, contact: Lisa Gulya.

Inequality & Methods Workshop

Profs. Evan Roberts (History) and Rob Warren present "Are All the Children Above Average? consequences and Correlates of Childhood Height and Weight in St. Paul, 1918-1940," Fri. Dec. 12, 12:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room, 50 Willey Hall.

Work, Family & Time Workshop

Sociology graduate student Amy August presents "Kids' Activities as a Locus of Learning: How Parents Supplement School curricula to Facilitate Child Development," Tues. Dec. 16, 12;00-1:15 pm, 29 Willey Hall. RSVP for Lunch. Cosponsored by the Life Course Center.

MPC Seminar

Prof. Philippa Clark (Public Health, Michigan) presents "Population Disability in an Environmental Context," Mon. Dec. 1, 12:15 pm, 50 Willey Hall. Co-sponsored by the Life Course Center.