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October 2019

Adriana Lleras-Muney, UC Los Angeles

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
4240 Public Affairs Bldg

Title:”Can Labor Market Discrimination Explain Racial Disparities in Schooling? Evidence from WWII” Abstract: Can the racial gap in labor market earnings explain black-white disparities in the schooling of the next generation?  To answer this, we exploit the large increase in labor demand in markets that received WWII defense industry contracts.  This increase in labor demand combined with a policy that prohibited discrimination by race and ethnicity in the defense industries resulted in significant increases in African American earnings and declines…

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CSW and Gender Studies Fall Reception

October 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rolfe Courtyard

Join CSW and the UCLA Department of Gender Studies as we celebrate the start of a new academic year! Join us for an opportunity to meet and network with faculty, students, and staff, and to learn about CSW’s and Gender Studies’ upcoming projects, research, and events. Refreshments will be served. RSVP online by October 1, 2019 Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019 Time: 4:00 – 6:00 PM Location: Rolfe Hall Courtyard, UCLA RSVP ONLINE

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CSW and Gender Studies Fall Reception

October 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rolfe Courtyard

Join CSW and the UCLA Department of Gender Studies as we celebrate the start of a new academic year! Join us for an opportunity to meet and network with faculty, students, and staff, and to learn about CSW’s and Gender Studies’ upcoming projects, research, and events. Refreshments will be served. Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2019 Time: 4:00 – 6:00 PM Location: Rolfe Hall Courtyard, UCLA

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Symposium: “On the Matter of Blackness in Europe: Transnational Perspectives”

October 10 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Charles E. Young Research Library and Royce Hall

Organized by the UCLA Department of African American Studies A Symposium featuring Keynote Speaker Gloria Wekker, Professor Emerita at Utrecht University, The Netherlands Key Symposium questions will include: How do marginalized experiences of Blackness within Europe, especially the interventions of Black Muslims, LGBTQI*, and/or those rendered non-citizen (e.g., refugees or asylum seekers), challenge one-dimensional conceptualizations of Blackness? How have contemporary contributions to the transnational continuations of the Black Radical and Black feminist traditions been brought to bear in various European…

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Symposium: “On the Matter of Blackness in Europe: Transnational Perspectives”

October 10 - October 11
Charles E. Young Research Library and Royce Hall

Organized by the UCLA Department of African American Studies A Symposium featuring Keynote Speaker Gloria Wekker, Professor Emerita at Utrecht University, The Netherlands Key Symposium questions will include: How do marginalized experiences of Blackness within Europe, especially the interventions of Black Muslims, LGBTQI*, and/or those rendered non-citizen (e.g., refugees or asylum seekers), challenge one-dimensional conceptualizations of Blackness? How have contemporary contributions to the transnational continuations of the Black Radical and Black feminist traditions been brought to bear in various European…

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Jonathan Daw, Penn State University

October 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
4240 Public Affairs Bldg

Title: Renal Relationships: Understanding Living Kidney Donor Relationship Patterns Abstract: Who do we turn to in times of need? Traditionally, social support research has shown a strong preference to rely on strong ties in these scenarios – often, even when weak ties might be better positioned to help. However, this conclusion has recently been challenged by Small (2017), who argues that people often rely on weak ties for emotional support in stressful times, preferring to avoid more complicated strong ties.…

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Welcome and Introductions

October 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
4240 Public Affairs Bldg

Please come join us to learn all about the California Center for Population Research! This will be the kick-off event for the start of the upcoming 2019-2020 CCPR Seminar Series.

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August 2019

Big Data for Big Social Issues

August 1 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
UCLA Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium (NRB 132)

Big Data for Big Social Issues Summer Institute in Computational Social Science Panel: 1:00pm – 2:45pm Prof. John Friedman, Brown University: “Income Inequality and Social Mobility: What Can We Learn from Big Data?” 3:00pm-5:00pm Reception 5:00-6:00pm  

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June 2019

Summer Institute in Computational Social Science Panel Presentation

June 21 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Luskin Conference Center Laureate Room

Summer Institute in Computational Social Science Panel Presentation Luskin Conference Center Laureate Room 2:00pm – 3:15pm Digital Demography Prof. Dennis Feehan, UC Berkeley and Prof. Ka-Yuet Liu, UCLA 3:30pm – 4:45pm Computational Causal Inference Prof. Judea Pearl, UCLA and Prof. Sam Pimentel, UC Berkeley Reception 5:00pm – 6:00pm

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Sharing Knowledge, Taking Action at UCLA

June 7 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Covel Commons, UCLA

Organized by the Health Equity Network of the Americas This event will explore pathways to improve policies related to Violence Against Women, Immigrant Health, and Primary Care. Date: June 7, 2019 Time: 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM, registration begins at 8:00 AM Location: Covel Commons, UCLA RSVP online For more information, contact Tanya Honey. Speakers: Eve Sheedy, Executive Director, Domestic Violence Council, LA County Department of Public Health Steven Wallace, Professor, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health James Macinko, Professor,…

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