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February 2019

Thinking Gender 2019: Feminists Confronting the Carceral State

February 22

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2019 UCLA LUSKIN CONFERENCE CENTER **GENERAL REGISTRATION IS NOW FULL!** Sign up to be placed on the WAITLIST CSW will contact waitlisted individuals by Thursday, February 21 with an update on available space. CONFERENCE OVERVIEW DETAILED SCHEDULE Thinking Gender 2019 will focus on gendered regimes of incarceration, and feminist, queer, abolitionist, and intersectional interventions. The US justice system is a site of widespread gendered and race-based violence.  The U.S. currently incarcerates nearly a third of all female…

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Fernando Riosmena, CU Boulder

February 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CCPR Seminar Room, 4240 Public Affairs Building, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, United States, 5201 Sumner Ave United States

Title: tbd Abstract: tbd More on Prof. Riosmena

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March 2019

Matt Harding, UC Irvine

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CCPR Seminar Room, 4240 Public Affairs Building, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, United States, 5201 Sumner Ave United States

Title: Small steps with Big Data: Using Machine Learning in Resource Economics Abstract: This talk looks at how recent developments in Big Data and Machine Learning are being used in conjunction with randomized controlled trials and large population level program evaluations to design, implement and measure efforts to change consumer behavior. We will explore the role played by very detailed consumption data (often at 15 minute intervals), as well as recent techniques such as deep learning to help us better understand individual…

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Alan Murray, UC Santa Barbara

March 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CCPR Seminar Room, 4240 Public Affairs Building, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, United States, 5201 Sumner Ave United States

Title: Population Vulnerability and Spatial Analytics Abstract: There has been a transition from population studies that were relatively data poor to the present day where digital data is plentiful on many fronts. The “Smart City” is fed by sources of information coming from all directions, where sensors observe things about the movement of vehicles and people, infrastructure conditions, air quality, weather, etc. The challenge is to make use of this digital data, and this is precisely the value added offered…

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Martha Bailey, University of Michigan

March 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CCPR Seminar Room, 4240 Public Affairs Building, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, United States, 5201 Sumner Ave United States

Title: tbd Abstract: tbd More on Prof. Bailey

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April 2019

Leticia Marteleto, UT Austin

April 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
4240 Public Affairs Bldg

Title: tbd Abstract: tbd More on Prof. Marteleto

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Michelle Torres, Washington State University

April 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CCPR Seminar Room, 4240 Public Affairs Building, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, United States, 5201 Sumner Ave United States

Title: tbd Abstract: tbd Co-sponsored with the Political Science Department, Statistics Department and the Center for Social Statistics More on Michelle Torres

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May 2019

Susan Athey, Stanford University

May 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CCPR Seminar Room, 4240 Public Affairs Building, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, United States, 5201 Sumner Ave United States

Title: tbd Abstract: tbd More on Prof. Athey    

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Brandon Stewart, Princeton University

May 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CCPR Seminar Room, 4240 Public Affairs Building, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, United States, 5201 Sumner Ave United States

Title: tbd Abstract: tbd More on Prof. Stewart

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