Faculty Works in Progress Fall 2012

Fall 2012

Beginning Monday, September 10 and every Monday afterwards, the Northeastern Humanities Center, in conjunction with the Dean’s Office for the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, hosts its faculty works-in-progress colloquium from 12 to 1 PM in 426 Renaissance Park.

September 10
Uta Poiger, Professor and Chair, History, College of Social Sciences and Humanities
“Cosmetics, Beauty, and Vernacular Ethnology in Germany”

September 24
Phil Brown, University Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Health Sciences and Director of the Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute, College of Social Sciences and Humanities and Bouvé College of Health Sciences
“Toxic Trespass: Science, Activism, and Policy Concerning Chemicals In Our Body”

October 1
Mitchell Orenstein, Professor and Chair, Political Science, College of Social Sciences and Humanities
“Self-Destruct: Why Economic Paradigms Rise and Fall”

October 15
Suzanna Walters, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Women Gender and Sexuality Program
“The Tolerance Trap: What’s Wrong with Gay Rights”

October 22
Ryan Cordell, Assistant Professor, English, College of Social Sciences and Humanities
“Mapping the Networks of Nineteenth-Century American Print Culture”

October 29
Jacob Stowell, Associate Professor, Criminology and Criminal Justice, College of Social Sciences and Humanities
“Immigrant Homicide Victimization: An Analysis of Levels, Trends, and Predictors, 1994-2004”

November 5
Amy Sliva, Assistant Professor, Computer and Information Science and Political Science, College of Computer and Information Science and College of Social Sciences and Humanities
“Security Informatics: Using Artificial Intelligence to Understand Global Conflict”

November 19
Gordana Rabrenovic, Associate Professor, Sociology, College of Social Sciences and Humanities
“Hate Violence and Post Conflict Reconstruction in Northern Ireland”

November 26
George Thrush, Professor and Director of the School of Architecture, College of Art Media and Design
“Exploring Public Review: Shaper of Today’s High Value Cities”

December 3
Serena Parekh, Assistant Professor, Philosophy and Religion, College of Social Sciences and Humanities
“Philosophical Issues around Refugees and Displacement”

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