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Before There Was Merge, There Was Split: Automatic Learning of Morphology Apr 23, 2018 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM Andrews Conference Room, 2203 Social Sciences and Humanities ,
John Goldsmith, professor of linguistics and computer science at the University of Chicago, gives a talk about the development of Linguistica, an algorithm to automatically analyze the morphology of a language. He will also talk later in the day about his new book "Battle in the Mind Fields."
Center for Mind & Brain Summit Apr 23, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM 267 Cousteau Place,
Exploring the Mind Speaker Series 2017-2018
Unconscious Influence: How Social Media Interactions Lead to Accidental Inferences About the Self and Others Apr 20, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM International Center, Multipurpose Room,
Gerald P. Mohrmann Memorial Lecture, presented by Joseph Walther, Distinguished Professor in Communication, the Mark and Susan Bertelsen Presidential Chair in Technology and Society, and the Director of the Center for Information Technology and Society at UCSB.
Unconscious Influence: How Social Media Interactions Lead to Accidental Inferences About the Self and Others Apr 20, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM International Center, Room 1310, Multipurpose Room,
Joseph Walther of UC Santa Barbara, in a Gerald P. Mohrmann Memorial Lecture, will discuss how social media leads to misattributions—mistaken judgments about who people are and why they act as they do.
Dario Pozzoli (Copenhagen Business School) Apr 19, 2018 from 03:40 PM to 05:00 PM 1113 Social Science and Humanities Blue room,
"Coordination of Hours within the Firm"
Emily Fourie (UC Davis) Apr 19, 2018 from 12:35 PM to 01:00 PM 166 Young Hall ,
- Developmental Brown Bag Series
MJ Heise (UC Davis) Apr 19, 2018 from 12:10 PM to 12:35 PM 166 Young Hall ,
- Developmental Brown Bag Series
Good Food/Bad Food: The Science and Culture of Eating Apr 18, 2018 from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM Davis Odd Fellows (415 2nd St),
Charlotte Biltekoff (American Studies and Food Science & Technology) and J. Bruce German (Food Science & Technology) will wrestle with ideas around healthy eating and how people decide what is good for them. Part of DHI's 'The Conversation' Series.
Sebastian Di Tella (Stanford University) Apr 18, 2018 from 04:10 PM to 05:30 PM 1113 Social Science and Humanities Blue room,
"A Neoclassical Theory of Liquidity Traps"
The Vernacular Vortex: Analyzing the Endless Churn of Trump's Twitter Orbit Apr 18, 2018 from 04:10 PM to 06:00 PM 1246 SS&H (STS/CSIS Room),
Presented by Ryan M. Milner and Whitney Phillips. Hosted by STS and ModLab.
April 18th: STS Event Featuring Whitney Phillips and Ryan Milner Apr 18, 2018 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM STS Conference Room (1246 SSH Building),
Specific Details TBA
Racial Capitalism: Angela Harris in Conversation with Amy Kapczynski and Ahmed White Apr 18, 2018 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM 228 Voorhies Hall,
Alvaro Parra (UBC Sauder) Apr 18, 2018 from 03:40 PM to 05:00 PM 1131 Social Science and Humanities Gold room,
"Sequential Innovation, Patent Policy and the Dynamics of the Replacement Effect"
April 18th: Food For Thought with Professor Dame Marilyn Strathern Apr 18, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM STS Conference Room (SSH Building 1246),
An event co-hosted by STS, CSIS, and Anthropology.
The Language of Gender: Problems and Counter-Problems in Anthropological Description Apr 18, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 02:30 PM Shields 360 (DSI classroom),
Presented by Dame and University of Cambridge Emeritus Professor Marilyn Strathern. Hosted by STS, CSIS, and the Dept of Anthropology. [CHANGE OF VENUE]
The Imagined States of America: The Unmanifest History of 19th-Century North America Apr 18, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM 3201 Hart Hall,
Hosted by HIA. Presented by Rachel St. John, associate professor of history.
A Reading and Conversation with Jasmin Darznik Apr 17, 2018 from 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM Conference Center, Ballroom A,
Jasmin Darznik’s novel Song of a Captive Bird is a fictional account of Iran’s trailblazing woman poet, Forugh Farrokhzad, and was published by Random House on February 13, 2018. Jasmin is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Good Daughter: A Memoir of My Mother’s Hidden Life. Her essays have appeared in numerous periodicals, including the New York Times, Washington Post, and Los Angeles Times. She was born in Tehran, Iran and came to America when she was five years old. She holds an MFA in fiction from Bennington College and a Ph.D. in English from Princeton University. Now a professor of English and creative writing at California College of the Arts, she lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family.
Michael Carter (UC Davis) Apr 17, 2018 from 04:10 PM to 05:30 PM 4101 Social Science and Humanities ARE Library,
"After the Drought: The Impact of Microinsurance on Consumption Smoothing and Asset Protection"
Michael Bordo (Rutgers University) Apr 17, 2018 from 04:10 PM to 05:30 PM 1113 Social Science and Humanities Blue room,
" The Gold Pool(1961-1968) and the Fall of the Bretton Woods System. Lessons for Central Bank Cooperation"
Guidon Fenig (U Sask) Apr 16, 2018 from 03:40 PM to 05:00 PM 1133 Social Science and Humanities Burgundy room,
"Interactive Procedural Decision Making: Experimental Evidence"
Marcelo Moreira (FGV) Apr 16, 2018 from 03:40 PM to 05:00 PM 1131 Social Science and Humanities Gold room,
"Optimal Invariant Tests in an Instrumental Variables Regression With Heteroskedastic and Autocorrelated Errors"
The Future of Conservation in America Apr 16, 2018 from 12:15 PM to 01:45 PM ARC Ballroom A,
Presented by Jonathan Jarvis, 18th director of the National Parks Service. Hosted by the John Muir Institute of the Environment.
Ryan Hutchings (UC Davis) Apr 16, 2018 from 12:10 PM to 01:30 PM 166 Young Hall ,
- Social-Personality Brown Bag Series
Colloquium: Adam Crager (UCLA) Apr 13, 2018 from 03:10 PM to 06:00 PM
Indigenizing Climate Justice, Disrupting Anthropocene Fictions Apr 12, 2018 from 04:10 PM to 06:00 PM Hart 3201,
Presented by Kyle White, Timnick Chair in the Humanities and is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Community Sustainability at Michigan State University. Co-hosted by the Department of English and the Department of Native American Studies.
Of Bison and Stone: Wild Contingencies, Queer Reparations Apr 12, 2018 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Student Community Center - Multipurpose Room,
Hosted by Queer, Feminist, and Trans Studies Research Cluster. Presented by Kara Thompson, Assistant Professor of English and American Studies at the College of William and Mary.
The Strange Modernity of Modern Science Apr 12, 2018 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM ARC Ballroom B,
2018 Lunn Lecture presented by Lorraine Daston, director of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science at the University of Chicago.
2017-18: Lorraine Daston Apr 12, 2018 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM ARC Ballroom B,
This year’s Lunn Lecturer will be Lorraine Daston, Director of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, and Professor, Committee on Social Thought, at the University of Chicago.
Dmitry Taubinsky (UC Berkeley) Apr 12, 2018 from 03:40 PM to 05:00 PM 1113 Social Science and Humanities Blue room,
"Regressive Sin Taxes, with Applications to Estimating the Optimal Soda Tax."
Nick Alen (UC Davis) Apr 12, 2018 from 12:10 PM to 12:35 PM 166 Young Hall ,
- Developmental Brown Bag Series