Spring 2012 Colloquia

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

February 2: Randall Kuhn, Global Health Affairs, University of Denver. On the Role of Human Development in the Arab Spring.

February 9: Dennis Hogan, Sociology, Brown University. Children with Disabilities and their Families.

February 16: Jay Kaufman, Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University. Nature versus Nurture in the Explanations for Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities.

February 23: Ana Maria Munoz Boudet, Gender Specialist, World Bank. Gender Equality and Development: Main Messages from the World Development Report 2012.

March 1: Neil Cummins, Economics, Queens College, City University of New York. The Beckerian Family and the English Demographic Revolution of 1800.

March 8: Barbara Piperata, Anthropology, Ohio State University. Economic Change, Food Security, and Dietary Intakes in the Rural Amazon: Evidence of Maternal-Child Buffering?

March 15: Sara Curran, International Studies and Public Affairs, University of Washington. Climate Change and Local Environmental Stress on Migration in Nang Rong, Thailand.

March 22: Kamran Asdar Ali, Anthropology, University of Texas. Women, Work, and Public Spaces: Conflict and Co-Existence in Karachi’s Poor Neighborhoods.

April 5: Sarah Willen, Anthropology, University of Connecticut. Migration, “Illegality,” and Health Care: How do Unauthorized Immigrants Reckon Health-Related Deservingness?

April 19: Emilio Parrado, Sociology, University of Pennsylvania. Immigration Enforcement Policies, the Economic Recession, and the Size of local Mexican Immigrant Populations.