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Parallel Computing in R Nov 17, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Shields 360 (DSI classroom),
Data Science Initiative Workshop with Duncan Temple Lang.
Spaces of Exception, Masculinity, and Testimonies of Punishment in the Imperial Valley, 1986-1994 Nov 16, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Hart 3201,
Talk by Jessica Ordaz, postdoc at University of Washington, Seattle, discussing state violence inside immigration detention centers in California’s Imperial Valley.
The Politics of Compassion: The Sichuan Earthquake and Civic Engagement in China Nov 16, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM 2203 SS&H - Andrews Conference Room SS&H - Andrews Conference Room,
Presented by Bin Xu, assistant professor of sociology at Emory University. Hosted by East Asian Studies.
Forrest Rogers (UC Davis) Nov 16, 2017 from 01:30 PM to 02:30 PM 166 Young Hall ,
- Quantitative Brown Bag Series
Dr. Dima Amso (Invited by Dr. Lisa Oakes) Nov 16, 2017 from 12:10 PM to 01:00 PM 166 Young Hall ,
- Developmental Brown Bag Series
Antifa: Theory & History Nov 15, 2017 from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM 126 Voorhies,
Book talk with Mark Bray, associated visiting scholar at Dartmouth College.
Mellon Public Scholars Info Session Nov 15, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Voorhies 228,
The information session will offer potential applicants the opportunity to learn more about the Mellon Public Scholars Program and to ask questions of successful applicants from last year.
Alberto Salvo (National University of Singapore) Nov 15, 2017 from 04:10 PM to 05:30 PM 4101 Social Science and Humanities ARE Library,
“Local Pollution Drives Global Pollution: Emissions Feedback via Residential Electricity Usage”
Pablo Kurlat (Stanford University) Nov 15, 2017 from 04:10 PM to 05:30 PM 1113 Social Science and Humanities Blue room,
"Why are Banks Exposed to Monetary Policy"
#Charlottesville, The Legacy of the Civil War and Race at the Dawn of Recorded Sound Nov 15, 2017 from 04:05 PM to 05:15 PM Music 115,
A talk by Bill Doggett, independent scholar, historian, archivist.
Selling Happily: Scrap Sociality in the Urban Resource Frontier of Kunming, China Nov 15, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM L.J. Andrews Conference Room (2203 SS&H),
Environments & Societies Colloquium Series featuring Adam Liebman, Ph.D. candidate in anthropology at UC Davis.
The Andean Ascent: How Humans First Settled the High Altitudes of Peru Over 7,000 Years Ago Nov 15, 2017 from 12:10 PM to 01:00 PM L.J. Andrews Conference Room (2203 SS&H),
ISS/HIA Noon Lecture with Randy Haas, assistant professor of anthropology.
The Eyes of the World: The Mining and Regulation of "Digital Minerals" in the Eastern DR Congo Nov 15, 2017 from 12:10 PM to 01:30 PM 4217 SS&H,
Presenthed by James Smith, professor of anthropology at UC Davis. Hosted by the Department of History.
A Feminist Approach to Grading & Evaluation Nov 15, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Hart 3201,
This week’s Lab topic is grading and evaluation. What might a feminist praxis or feminist science praxis of grading look like in today’s university? Come with questions, ideas, or tactics for grading and evaluation, just in time for midterms and finals.
Craig Palsson (Naval Postgraduate School) Nov 14, 2017 from 04:10 PM to 05:30 PM 1113 Social Science and Humanities Blue room,
"Small Farms, Large Transaction Costs: Incomplete Property Rights and Structural Change in Haiti"
Aaron Bodoh-Creed (UC Berkeley) Nov 14, 2017 from 04:10 PM to 05:30 PM 1131 Social Science and Humanities Gold room,
"Optimizing for Distributional Goals in School Choice Problems."
Huang Chen (UC Davis) Nov 14, 2017 from 04:10 PM to 05:30 PM 4101 Social Science and Humanities ARE Library,
Practice Job Talk: "Agricultural Risk, Insurance and the Land-Productivity Inverse Relationship"
Racial Capitalism and U.S. Empire Nov 14, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Voorhies 126,
With three UC Davis researchers: Javier Arbona (American Studies), Ofelia Cuevas (Chicano/a Studies), Anjali Nath (American Studies). Hosted by the Mellon Research Initiative in Racial Capitalism.
"Shibboleths in the Studio: On Boundary Objects for Boundary-Work" with Dr. Owen Marshall Nov 14, 2017 from 12:15 PM to 02:15 PM STS Conference Room (SSH Bldg. #1246),
Please RSVP to receive the pre-circulated text for this Food For Thought with STS Postdoc Owen Marshall. Refreshments will be provided.
Shibboleths in the Studio: On Boundary Objects for Boundary-Work Nov 14, 2017 from 12:15 PM to 02:15 PM 1246 SS&H (STS/CSIS Room),
Presented by Dr. Owen Marshall, STS postdoc. Hosted by STS.
Mellon Public Scholars Info Session (History) Nov 14, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 2202 SS&H,
This information session, co-hosted by DHI and the Department of History, will offer potential applicants the opportunity to learn more about the Mellon Public Scholars Program and to ask questions of previous fellowhship participants from History.
CMB Seminar: Drs. Giyeul Bae (Luck Lab) and Bo Yeong Won (Geng Lab) 11-13-2017 04:11 PM
Postdocs practice OPAM presentations.
How a Rhetoric of Fear Increasingly Shapes Our Culture and Politics, Part II: Open Forum Nov 13, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM Voorhies 126,
This open forum follows a talk by Sasha Abramsky scheduled for November 7. Mr. Abramsky will be speaking on the topic of irrational fear from his new book, 'Jumping at Shadows: The Triumph of Fear and the End of the American Dream'. On November 7, Mr. Abramsky will explore how the fear-based frame that we, the public, use to understand a range of complex issues—from terrorism to disease, parenting to vaccinations—has a ricochet effect throughout our economy, our culture, and our politics.
CMB Monday Seminar: Dr. Lisa Oakes Nov 13, 2017 from 03:30 PM to 05:00 PM CMB - 267 Cousteau Place in East Davis,
CMB Monday Seminar Series 2017-2018
Dr. Lillian Lee (Cornell): Analyzing phrasing effects via found conversations: "Parallel universes" in Twitter, ChangeMyView, and the Fed (FOMC) Nov 13, 2017 from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM Andrews Conference Room (2203 HSS Building),
Linguistics Colloquium by Lillian Lee (Cornell U.)
UC Davis Open Monograph Fund Launch Event Nov 13, 2017 from 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM Multipurpose Room, International Center,
The Economics of Immigration and the Cost and Benefit of Recent Immigration Proposals Nov 13, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM King Hall - Room 1002,
Presented by Professor of Economics Giovanni Peri.
Patrick Kline (UC Berkeley) Nov 09, 2017 from 03:40 PM to 05:00 PM 1113 Social Science and Humanities Blue room,
"Who Profits from Patents? Rent-Sharing at Innovative Firms"
Hans Mueller (UC Davis (Statistics)) Nov 09, 2017 from 01:30 PM to 02:30 PM 166 Young Hall ,
Functional Data Analysis: Principal Components, Regression and Optimal Designs - Quantitative Brown Bag Series
Hans Mueller (UC Davis (Statistics)) Nov 09, 2017 from 01:30 PM to 02:30 PM 166 Young Hall ,
- Quantitative Brown Bag Series