Public Lectures Hosted by Social Sciences

Brown Bag Lecture Series, Spring 2017

The Brown Bag Lecture Series is free and open to faculty, staff, students, and interested others. Bring your brown bag lunch, a drink, relax, and enjoy hearing and discussing current research by faculty in the School of Social Sciences at 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. in Stevenson 2011.

January 31       Theresa Alfaro-Velcamp, History. Title: “The Stained Glass Ceiling: Latinas and Academia"

February 7       Cynthia Boaz, Political Science. Title: “What Science Fiction Teaches Us About Gender, Power, and Politics” 

February 14     Emily Ray, Political Science. Title: “Ecofeminism as Critique, and a Critique of Ecofeminism” 

February 21     Laura Watt, Environmental Studies. Title: “Mining, Science and Recreation: Landscape Transition at Gothic, Colorado”

February 28     Debora Paterniti, Sociology.
Title: “Initiating Community-Based, Policy-relevant Research to Understand Community Assets”

March 7           Daniel Soto, Environmental Studies and Planning.
Title: “Computational Pedagogy for Everyone? Advantages and Drawbacks of Digital Technology in Your Teaching”

March 21         James Dean, Sociology.
Title: “Transwomen and Queer San Francisco: Partnership, Community, and Queer/Straight Borders”

March 28         Karin Jaffe, Anthropology. Title: “Social Network Analysis of a Captive Hamadryas Baboon Group”

April 4             Elisa Velasquez-Andrade, Psychology.
Title: “Racial/Ethnic Minority Faculty: Successful Recruitment and Retention Strategies”

April 11           Melinda Milligan, Sociology. Title: “Emotion or Logic: Exploring the World of Home Organizing”

April 18           Kathleen Noonan, History. Title: “History, Memory and the Politics of Commemoration in Ireland”

April 25           Michelle Goman, Geography and Global Studies.
Title: “Using Testate Amoebae to Reconstruct Changes in Hydrology in the Rift Valley, Kenya”

May 2              Glenn Brassington, Psychology.
Title: “Development of a Technology-Assisted Mental Training & Health Promotion Program”