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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.
Human Rights Film Festival from 10-19-2017 06:10 PM to 10-22-2017 04:10 PM Various,
In partnership with Human Rights Watch (HRW), DHI will bring a selection of films to Davis and Sacramento for a four-day festival that culminates with a talk with one of the filmmakers.
Public Lecture: A Theology of Malcolm X: Protest Prayer, and the Stranger by Martin Nguyen Oct 19, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM Wright Hall, Main Theatre,
Martin Nguyen, Associate Professor of Islamic Studies at Fairfield University delivers a public lecture: A Theology of Malcolm X: Protest Prayer, and the Stranger.
A Theology of Malcolm X: Protest, Prayer, and the Stranger Oct 19, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM Wright Hall,
Forum on Network Structure and Fairness (UC Davis) Oct 19, 2017 from 01:30 PM to 02:30 PM 166 Young Hall ,
- Quantitative Brown Bag Series
Alysha Hall (UC Davis) Oct 19, 2017 from 12:10 PM to 01:00 PM 166 Young Hall ,
- Developmental Brown Bag Series
Intergenerational Mobility Across Three Continents: Were the Americas Exceptional? Oct 19, 2017 from 12:10 PM to 01:00 PM Andrews Conference Room, 2203 SS&H,
ISS/HIA Noon Lecture presented by Santiago Pérez, assistant professor of economics at UC Davis.
Virtual Intergroup Contact: How Avatar Customization and Social Identity Cues Influence Social Distance Toward Latinos. Oct 19, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Kerr Hall 386,
Presenters: Salvador Alvídrez & Jorge Peña
Dan Kaffine (University of Colorado Boulder) Oct 18, 2017 from 04:10 PM to 05:30 PM 4101 Social Science and Humanities ARE Library,
"Good Neighbors? Microclimate Effects of Wind Farms on Local Crop Yields"
Assaf Razin (Tel Aviv University) Oct 18, 2017 from 04:10 PM to 05:30 PM 1113 Social Science and Humanities Blue room,
"Israel’s Immigration Story: Globalization"
Plants that Purify: The Natural and Supernatural History of Smudging Oct 18, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM L.J. Andrews Conference Room (2203 SS&H),
Environments & Societies Colloquium Series, featuring Rosalyn LaPier, associate professor of environmental studies at the University of Montana.
Disruptive Energy Futures Oct 18, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM Kalmanowitz Appellate Courtroom, UC Davis School of Law,
Presented by Cofounder and Chief Scientist of the Rocky Mountain Institute, Amory Lovins, named one of the world’s 100 most influential people by Time. Hosted by the Energy Efficiency Center.
Data Farming: Seeding a 'Data Revolution' in African Agriculture Oct 18, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Voorhies 126,
Presented by Zenia Kish of Stanford University. Hosted by the Mellon Research Initiative in Racial Capitalism.
Confucius and the Confederacy: What Early China Can Teach Us About the Ethics of Memorials Oct 18, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Sproul Hall 912,
Presented by Thorian Harris, lecturer in religious studies. Hosted by Religious Studies.
Ask a Historian Oct 18, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM Student Community Center, Multipurpose Room,
A campus forum on topical national issues
Ask a Historian: Confederate Statues, Neo-Nazis, and More Oct 18, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM Student Community Center, Multipurpose Room,
A free forum, open to all, hosted by the Department of History.
Omer Tamuz (Caltech) Oct 17, 2017 from 04:10 PM to 05:30 PM 2203 Social Science and Humanities Andrews Conference Room,
"Group Think And The Failure Of Information Aggregation In Large Groups"
Frequency Effects in Syntactic Variation Oct 17, 2017 from 03:10 PM to 04:00 PM Voorhies 228,
Presented by Bob Bayley, professor of linguistics. Hosted by the Cluster on Language Research.