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Freedom and Despair: A View from the South Hebron Hills Oct 30, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM Vanderhoef Studio Theater Mondavi Center,
Fictionalizing Anthropology: The Inescapable Creativity of Research and Writing with Stuart McLean 10-30-2017 04:10 PM 1246 SSH (STS Conference room),
RSVP for a Food For Thought event presented by STS and the Anthropology Colloquium Series, including a poetry and video session, with Stuart McLean.
Michael Leung (University of Southern California) Oct 30, 2017 from 03:40 PM to 05:00 PM 1131 Social Science and Humanities Gold room,
"A Resampling Method for Dependence-Robust Inference."
Cancer is a tumultuous journey: A cross-linguistic analysis of metaphor Oct 30, 2017 from 03:15 PM to 04:30 PM Social Science 273,
Linguistic Colloquium: Dr. Oana David (UC Merced) explores the linguistic use of metaphor in communications about cancer.
Data Science Initiative (UC Davis) Oct 30, 2017 from 12:10 PM to 01:00 PM 166 Young Hall ,
- Social-Personality Brown Bag Series
The World that Firestone Built: Capitalism, American Empire, and the Forgotten Promise of Liberia Oct 27, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM 1246 SS&H (STS/CSIS Conference Room) ,
Environments & Societies Colloquium Series, featuring Gregg Mitman, Vilas Research and William Coleman Professor of History of Science, Medical History, and Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin.
Environments and Societies Colloquium with Professor Gregg Mitman Oct 27, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM STS Conference Room (SSH Building 1246),
When to Use a Database and Which Technology to Use Oct 27, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Shields 360 (DSI classroom)ields 360 (DSI classroom),
Data Science Initiative workshop with Carl Stahmer, director of digital scholarship at the Shields Library.
Statistical Methodology in the Social Sciences 2017 Oct 27, 2017 from 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM 2203 SS&H - Andrews Conference Room03 SS&H - Andrews Conference Room,
At the third convening of this annual ISS event, faculty, postdocs and graduate students from all over campus will present and discuss their quantitative research.
Teaching Game Studies Oct 26, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM 234 Cruess Hall,
Presented by Colin Milburn and Kris Fallon. Hosted by Modlab.
Film Screening: The Land Beneath Our Feet Oct 26, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Wright Hall, Lab A,
The Environments & Societies Research Initiative presents a screening of the documentary, "The Land Beneath Our Feet," with the film's director, Gregg Mitman, Vilas Research and William Coleman Professor of History of Science, Medical History, and Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin.
Screening of The Land Beneath Our Feet, Dir. Sarita Siegel & Gregg Mitman (Environments and Societies Colloquium) Oct 26, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Wright Hall Lab A,
Valerie Bostwick (Ohio State University) Oct 26, 2017 from 03:40 PM to 05:00 PM 1113 Social Science and Humanities Blue room,
"Gender Peer Effects and Persistence in Doctoral STEM Programs"
Fushing Hsieh (UC Davis (Statistics)) Oct 26, 2017 from 01:30 PM to 02:30 PM 166 Young Hall ,
Graphic displays of MLB pitching mechanics and its life-history evolutions - Quantitative Brown Bag Series
Invited Speaker (Invited by Cam Hostinar) Oct 26, 2017 from 12:10 PM to 01:00 PM 166 Young Hall ,
- Developmental Brown Bag Series
Selective Exposure and Polarization in the Fragmented Media Environment Oct 26, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Kerr Hall 386,
Presenters: Magdalena Wojcieszak
Cybersecurity and Higher Education Research Oct 26, 2017 from 11:30 AM to 01:00 PM Student Community Center, Multipurpose Room,
Presented by FBI Special Agent Nick Shenkin. Hosted by UC Davis Information and Educational Technology.
Figuring Opacity Oct 26, 2017 from 11:10 AM to 12:00 PM 1246 SS&H (STS/CSIS Room),
Presented by Asbjørn Grønstad, a professor of visual culture in the Department of Information Science and Media Studies at the University of Bergen.
"Figuring Opacity" Oct 26, 2017 from 11:10 AM to 01:10 PM STS Conference Room (SSH Building 1246),
Asbjørn Grønstad (University of Bergen) presents his research on the subject of opacity in visual culture, tracing the predilection for low definition from classical film theory to the digital era.
Nick Kuminoff (Arizona State University) Oct 25, 2017 from 04:10 PM to 05:30 PM 4101 Social Science and Humanities ARE Library,
"Hazed and Confused: Air Pollution, Dementia and Decision Making"
Assembly and Riot Oct 25, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Manetti Shrem Museum,
Professors Michael Hardt and Joshua Clover discuss the rise of right-wing movements in the United States and around the world, and the impulse to fight back.
Jonathan Malacarne (UC Davis) Oct 24, 2017 from 04:10 PM to 05:30 PM 4101 Social Science and Humanities ARE Library,
Practice Job Talk: "The Farmer and the Fates: Perceptions of Self-Efficacy, Learning and Investment in Stochastic Production Process"
Michela Giorcelli (UC Los Angeles) Oct 24, 2017 from 04:10 PM to 05:30 PM 1113 Social Science and Humanities Blue room,
“The Long-Term Effects of Management and Technology Transfers”
Imagine PhD Interactive Training Session Oct 24, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM Garrison Room, Memorial Union, 2nd Floor,
ImaginePhD is a free and confidential career exploration and planning tool for humanities and social science PhD students and postdocs.
Micro-biota, Macro-data Oct 24, 2017 from 12:10 PM to 01:00 PM Shields 360 (DSI classroom),
A Data Science Initiative 'un-Seminar' presented by Jonathan Eisen.
Oduduwa's Chain: Locations of Culture in the Yoruba Atlantic Oct 23, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Andrews Conference Room, 2203 SS&H,
Presented by Andrew Apter, cultural anthropologist and professor in the Department of History at UCLA. Hosted by the Department of Anthropology.
Bruno Ferman (Sao Paulo School of Economics) Oct 23, 2017 from 03:40 PM to 05:00 PM 1131 Social Science and Humanities Gold room,
"Inference in Differences-in-Differences with Few Treated Groups and Heteroskedasticity"
CMB Monday Seminar: Katie Pomaranski (Oakes Lab) Oct 23, 2017 from 03:30 PM to 05:00 PM
CMB Monday Seminar Series 2017-2018
Chieh Lu (Nanyang Technological University) Oct 23, 2017 from 12:05 PM to 12:55 PM 166 Young Hall ,
- Social-Personality Brown Bag Series
Unstable and Unpredictable Work Schedules in Retail: Company Practices, Worker Wellbeing, and Policy Response Oct 20, 2017 from 03:10 PM to 04:30 PM Andrews Conference Room, 2203 SS&H,
Presented by Daniel Schneider, assistant professor of sociology at UC Berkeley. Hosted by the Center for Poverty Research.