Spring 2013 Colloquia

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

January 31: Susan Mason, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Preterm Birth Risk in New York City's Ethnic and Immigrant Enclaves.

February 7: Filiz Garip, Associate Professor of Sociology, Harvard University. Why People Migrate: The Diverse Mechanisms of Mexico-U.S. Migration.

February 14: Peter van Dommelen, Professor of Archaeology, Brown University. Past Migrations and Material Concerns: The Ancient Mediterranean Reconsidered.

February 21: Brandon Marshall, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Brown University. Complex Systems Approaches to Evaluate Combination HIV Prevention Programs for Drug-Using Populations.

February 28: John Logan, Professor of Sociology, Brown University. Emergent Ghettos: Black Residential Patterns in NY and Chicago, 1880-1940. 

March 7: Alexandra Killewald, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Harvard University. His Gain, Her Pain? The Motherhood Penalty and the Fatherhood Premium within Coresidential Couples.

March 14: Bruce Whitehouse, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Lehigh University. The Cosmic Ladder: Modernity and Hierarchy in African Transnational Migrant Destinations.

March 21: Jennifer Karas Montez, RWJ Research Fellow for Population and Development Studies, Harvard School of Public Health. Diverging Trends in U.S. Women's Longevity.

April 18: Stephen McGarvey, Professor of Epidemiology and Anthropology, and Michael White, Professor of Sociology, Brown University. Migration, Health, and Well-being in Rural South Africa.

April 25: David Pedersen, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of California, San Diego. Crisis Actual: Prescinding Capitalism by Locus, Focus, and Scope.

May 2: Cecilia Menjivar, Professor of Social and Family Dynamics, Arizona State University. Legal Violence: Short and Long Term Effects on Immigrants.