Spring 2010 Colloquia

All colloquia take place on Thursdays at noon in the PSTC Seminar Room in Mencoff Hall, unless otherwise noted.

February 4: Ken Prewitt, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University. Counting America’s Races: Do We Still Want It? Do We Still Need It?

February 11: Lori Leonard, Health, Behavior and Society, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University. Working ‘Off the Record’: Polio Eradication and State Immunity in Chad.

February 25: Caroline Brettell, Anthropology, Southern Methodist University. Participatory Citizenship and Civic Engagement: Asian Indians in DFW.

March 4: Bianca Dahl, Postdoctoral Fellow, Anthropology and PSTC, Brown University. Foreign Aid and the Invention of Orphans during Botswana’s HIV Crisis.

March 11: Margot Jackson, Sociology, Brown University. The Intragenerational Dynamics of Health and Skill Development.

March 18: Sriniketh Nagavarapu, Economics, Brown University. Fishing Communities in the Gulf of California.

March 25: Judith Treas, Sociology and Director of the Center for Demographic and Social Analysis (C-DASA), University of California at Irvine. Farewell to Mom? Trends in Maternal Contact for Seven Countries.

April 8: PAA Preview. Practice Presentations, Population Association of America.

April 22: Mark Rosenzweig, Economics, Director of Economic Growth Center, Yale University.

April 29: Cristian Kiki Pop-Eleches, Economics, Columbia University. Going to a Better School: Effects and Behavioral Responses.