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Intergenerational Mobility Across Three Continents: Were the Americas Exceptional?

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.

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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,

 

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Human Rights Film Festival

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.

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Unstable and Unpredictable Work Schedules in Retail: Company Practices, Worker Wellbeing, and Policy Response

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.

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Oduduwa's Chain: Locations of Culture in the Yoruba Atlantic

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.

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Imagine PhD Interactive Training Session

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.

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Assembly and Riot

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.

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Figuring Opacity

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.

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Cybersecurity and Higher Education Research

Cybersecurity and Higher Education Research

Oct 26, 2017 from 11:30 AM to 01:00 PM Student Community Center, Multipurpose Room,

Presented by FBI Special Agent Nick Shenkin. Hosted by UC Davis Information and Educational Technology.

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Film Screening: The Land Beneath Our Feet

Film Screening: The Land Beneath Our Feet

Oct 26, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Wright Hall, Lab A,

The Environments & Societies Research Initiative presents a screening of the documentary, "The Land Beneath Our Feet," with the film's director, Gregg Mitman, Vilas Research and William Coleman Professor of History of Science, Medical History, and Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin.

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Statistical Methodology in the Social Sciences 2017

Statistical Methodology in the Social Sciences 2017

Oct 27, 2017 from 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM 2203 SS&H - Andrews Conference Room03 SS&H - Andrews Conference Room,

At the third convening of this annual ISS event, faculty, postdocs and graduate students from all over campus will present and discuss their quantitative research.

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The World that Firestone Built: Capitalism, American Empire, and the Forgotten Promise of Liberia

The World that Firestone Built: Capitalism, American Empire, and the Forgotten Promise of Liberia

Oct 27, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM 1246 SS&H (STS/CSIS Conference Room) ,

Environments & Societies Colloquium Series, featuring Gregg Mitman, Vilas Research and William Coleman Professor of History of Science, Medical History, and Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin.

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PhD Unlimited: Grant Writing

PhD Unlimited: Grant Writing

Oct 31, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Voorhies 228,

This monthly series on graduate careers takes a broad approach to professional development tailored to the needs of students in the humanities, arts and humanistic social sciences.

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Racial Reconciliation, Institutional Morality, and the Social Life of DNA

Racial Reconciliation, Institutional Morality, and the Social Life of DNA

Nov 01, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM Student Community Center, Multipurpose Room,

Presented by Dr. Alondra Nelson of Columbia University. Hosted by Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies.

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Racial Capitalism and Literary Studies

Racial Capitalism and Literary Studies

Nov 01, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Voorhies 228,

Presented by Adrienne Brown (University of Chicago) and Mark Jerng (UC Davis). Hosted by the Mellon Research Initiative in Racial Capitalism.

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ISS Noon Lecture: Lauren E. Young

ISS Noon Lecture: Lauren E. Young

Nov 02, 2017 from 12:10 PM to 01:00 PM L.J. Andrews Conference Room (2203 SS&H),

ISS Noon Lecture with Lauren Young, Assistant Professor of Political Science

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Humanitarian Work in Viet Nam: The Future of Civil Society and Transnational Soft Diplomacy

Humanitarian Work in Viet Nam: The Future of Civil Society and Transnational Soft Diplomacy

Nov 03, 2017 from 06:00 PM to 08:30 PM Student Community Center, Multipurpose Roomm,

Hosted by the New Viet Nam Studies Initiative.

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Destructive Creation: Tanneries, Deforestation, and Remaking the Landscape in 19th Century New York

Destructive Creation: Tanneries, Deforestation, and Remaking the Landscape in 19th Century New York

Nov 08, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM L.J. Andrews Conference Room (2203 SS&H),

Environments & Societies Colloquium Series, featuring Nickolas Perrone, Ph.D. candidate in History at UC Davis.

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Elixir of Life: The Art and Science of Tea

Elixir of Life: The Art and Science of Tea

Nov 09, 2017 from 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM International Center, Multipurpose Room,

Hosted by The Confucius Institute at UC Davis.

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Mellon Public Scholars Info Session (History)

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.

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Racial Capitalism and U.S. Empire

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.

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The Andean Ascent: How Humans First Settled the High Altitudes of Peru over 7000 Years Ago

The Andean Ascent: How Humans First Settled the High Altitudes of Peru over 7000 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.

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Selling Happily: Scrap Sociality in the Urban Resource Frontier of Kunming, China

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.

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Mellon Public Scholars Info Session

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.

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The Politics of Compassion: The Sichuan Earthquake and Civic Engagement in China

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.

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Unintended Effects of the Safety Net

Unintended Effects of the Safety Net

Nov 17, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM Student Community Center, Multipurpose Room,

A conference hosted by the Center for Poverty Research.

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Sensing Disaster and Transformation: Modeling the Dramas of Italian Forest Futures

Sensing Disaster and Transformation: Modeling the Dramas of Italian Forest Futures

Nov 20, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Andrews Conference Room, 2203 SS&H,

Presented by Andrew Mathews, professor of anthropology at UC Santa Cruz. Hosted by the Department of Anthropology.

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Mellon Public Scholars Info Session

Mellon Public Scholars Info Session

Nov 21, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 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.

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ISS Distinguished Lecture: Assaf Razin

ISS Distinguished Lecture: Assaf Razin

Nov 27, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM AGR Hall, Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center,

"Israel and the World Economy," presented by Assaf Razin, emeritus professor at the Eitan Berglas School of Economics at Tel Aviv University and visiting professor in the Department of Economics at UC Davis.

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PhD Unlimited: Grad Slam

PhD Unlimited: Grad Slam

Nov 28, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Voorhies 228,

This monthly series on graduate careers takes a broad approach to professional development tailored to the needs of students in the humanities, arts and humanistic social sciences.

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