Upcoming Events

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 3:30pm
SSRI-Gross Hall 270
Title: Do costs of reproduction affect human survival? ABSTRACT: Sex differences in human mortality and health are widely documented in both low and high income countries. Usual explanations focus on differences in intrinsic senescence, lifestyle, and health-seeking behaviors. Another possibility... Read More »
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 1:30pm
130 Soc\Psych (Zener Auditorium)
Dr. Marion Fourcade of UC Berkeley's Department of Sociology will give a talk entitled: "The Type and the Grade: On the Institutional Scaffolding of the Judgment of Taste" Abstract: We tend to evaluate objects and people around us in two main ways: as types (i.e., having a particular quality) or as... Read More »
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 3:30pm
SSRI-Gross Hall 270
Title:The social science of online dating and ABSTRACT: Abstract: Big data are increasingly used to answer longstanding social scientific questions. These "digital footprints" of human interaction often provide unusually nuanced information on an unprecedented scale-but they may also obscure as... Read More »
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 3:30pm
SSRI-Gross Hall 270
Demography of Aging Seminar title TBA
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 3:30pm
SSRI-Gross Hall 270
TITLE: The Hidden Information In Names ABSTRACT: TBA