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Prof. Jim Raymo (Sociology, UW-Madison) presents "Unpartnered Mothers, Living Arrangements, and Poverty: A Cross-National Comparison," Mon. Sept. 15, 12:15-1:15 pm, MN Population Center conference room, 50 Willey Hall.
1. First meeting of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Mass Violence discussion group, Thurs. Sept. 18, 12:00-1:30 pm, 710 Soc Sci Bldg. Lunch will be provided. For questions and for Lunch RSVP, contact: Erma Nezirevic.
2. Richard Millet, French author, presents "Convert or Die Christian Persecution and the Rise of the Islamic State," Thurs. Sept. 18, 3:00 pm, 710 Soc Sci Bldg.
3. Call for Seminar, "Introduction to the Holocaust in the Soviet Union," Jan. 5-9, 2015, U.S. Holocaust Museum, Washington, D.C.,
Deadline: Tues. Sept. 30
4. "Our Mothers, Our Heimat, Our Holocaust: 'Ordinary' Nazis on German Television, 1984-2014," 1210 Heller Hall, Sept. 22, 4:00 pm.
Alain Vandormael will defend his dissertation, "The Preventive and Survival Benefits of Antiretroviral Use in a Rural South African Community," Fri. Sept. 19. The public portion of the defense will be 10:00-10:30 am in 915 Soc Sci. His Advisor is Prof. Ann Meier. In anticipation of a successful defense, the graduate program is planning a small celebration for Alain, to be held at 12:00 pm, 915 Soc Sci. All current department members are welcome to attend.
Dr. Andrew Stokes (Global Health, Boston U) presents "Refining Estimates of the Obesity-Mortality Association Using Weight Histories," Sept. 19, 12:15-1:30 pm, MPC Seminar Room, Willey Hall.
Graduate student Sarah Lageson presents "Crime Reporting in a Wired World: Surveillance, Online Records and the Digital Punishment Revolution," Tues. Sept. 9, 4:00-5:15 pm, 1114 Soc Sci.
The undergraduate University of Minnesota Sociological Association invites the Sociology community to the Fall Welcome Ice Cream Social, Wed. Sept. 10, 11:30 am-1:30 pm, 915 Soc Sci.