Faculty Works-in-Progress Colloquium Series: Spring 2013

FACULTY WORKS-IN-PROGRESS COLLOQUIUM SERIES:  SPRING 2013
All talks are from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. and will be given at 426 Renaissance Park
Lunch provided

Monday, January 7, 2013
Valentine Moghadam
Professor, Sociology and Director of International Affairs, College of Social Sciences and Humanities
“A Fourth Wave of Democratization?”

Monday, January 14, 2013
Matthias Ruth
Professor, School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Social Sciences and Humanities and College of Engineering

“Nibbling at the Edges: Why Current Climate Action by Cities Will Not Save Them and What May be Done About That”

Monday, January 28, 2013
Robert Hall
Associate Professor, African American Studies and History, College of Social Sciences and Humanities

“African Americans and the Obesity Crisis: How We Get to Where We Are and Where Do We Go From Here”

Monday, February 4, 2013
Patrick Mullen
Associate Professor, English, College of Social Sciences and Humanities

“New Management: Aesthetics and the Queer Politics of Form”

Monday, February 11, 2013
Elizabeth Bucar
Associate Professor, Religious Studies, College of Social Sciences and Humanities
“Pious Fashion: The Virtues of a Hijabi Fashionista”

Monday, February 25, 2013
Kirsten Rodine Hardy
Assistant Professor, Political Science, College of Social Sciences and Humanities

“Global Markets and Government Regulation in Telecommunications”

Monday, March 11, 2013
Sara Wylie
Senior Research Scientist
, Social Science and Environmental Health Research Institute, College of Social Sciences and Humanities
“Open Source Science and Social Science: Forming a Public Laboratory”

Monday, March 18, 2013
James Connolly
Assistant Professor, Political Science and Public Policy and Urban Affairs,
College of Social Sciences and Humanities
“Building Social-Ecological Cities: Community Development and the Institutional Challenge of Urban Environmentalism”

Monday, March 25, 2013
Brian Helmuth
Professor, Marine and Environmental Science and Public Policy, College of Science and College of Social Sciences and Humanities

“Ecological Forecasting: How Science Can Help Society to Proactively Prepare for a Warmer World”

Monday, April 1, 2013 (POSTPONED UNTIL THE FALL)
Heather Streets-Salter
Associate Professor, History and Director of World History Programs, College of Social Sciences and Humanities

“The Singapore Mutiny of 1915: The Local was Global”

Monday, April 8, 2013
Amy Farrell
Assistant Professor, Criminology and Criminal Justice, College of Social Sciences and Humanities

“The Organization, Operation and Victimization Experience of Labor Trafficking in the United States”

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