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Fall 2012

October 15, **Monday** 12:00 – 1pm – 279 Haines
Welcome and Introductions – Dessert and Drinks Provided

October 22, **Monday** 11:30 – 1:00 – 279 Haines
Sarah Schlabach (UCLA – PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology)

“Does Race Matter for Grandparent-Grandchild Relationships? Closeness in the Biracial Family 
Student Job Talk

 

October 25, **Thursday** 12:00 – 1:30 – 10383 Bunche Hall
Christy Glass (Utah State University – Department of Sociology, Social Work & Anthropology)

“Global Migrants, Guest Workers and Good Mothers: Gender and (Con)Temporary Labor Migration to Spain”

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Co-Sponsored with the UCLA Center for European and Eurasian Studies (CEES), Gender Working Group* (UCLA Sociology), UCLA Program on International Migration, UCLA Department of Gender Studies
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The Irene Flecknoe Ross Lecture Series is made possible by a gift from Ray Ross in memory of his wife

 

November 7, **Wednesday** 12:00 – 1:30pm – 4240 Public Affairs Building
Jennie Brand (UCLA – Department of Sociology)

“Job Displacement Among Single Mothers: Effects on Children’s Outcomes in Young Adulthood”

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Co-Sponsored with the California Center for Population Research (UCLA)

 


December 3
, **Monday** 11:30 – 1:00pm – 279 Haines
Mignon Moore (UCLA – Department of Sociology)

“Lesbian Motherhood and the Politics of Respectability”

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Winter 2013

February 4, **Monday** 12:00-1:30pm   279 Haines
Discussion led by Gary Gates (UCLA- Law School & The Williams Institute)

Discussion of new and controversial research published on gay families and its subsequent commentaries and rejoinder

Click here for original article by Mark Regnerus

Click here for commentaries and rejoinder on the Social Science Research exchange

 (Users must have a BOL login and password to access these articles)

 

 

 

February 25, **Monday** 12:00-1:30pm   279 Haines
Megan Sweeney (UCLA – Department of Sociology) and Mieke Eeckhaut (Universiteit Gent)

“Gender, Class, and Contraception in Comparative Context: The Perplexing Links between Sterilization and Disadvantage”

 

 

March 4, **Monday** 12:00-1:30pm – 279 Haines*
Jennifer Hook (University of Southern California – Department of Sociology)
“Multiple-Jeopardy: Poor, Economically Disconnected, and Child Welfare Involved”

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Co-Sponsored with the Poverty and Inequality Working Group (UCLA Sociology)*

* The Irene Flecknoe Ross Lecture Series is made possible by a gift from Ray Ross in memory of his wife

 

 

March 11, **Monday** 12:00-1:30pm – 279 Haines

Student Works-in-Progress Presentations:


Jessica Carbino (UCLA - Department of Sociology)

“The Good, Old-Fashioned Way: Matchmaking meets Online Dating”

 

Danielle Wondra (UCLA - Department of Sociology)
“Gay Men and Lesbians Forming Families”

 

 

Spring 2013

 

April 22, **Monday** 12:00 – 1:00pm – 279 Haines
Donald Treiman (Distinguished Professor Emeritus – UCLA– Department of Sociology), co-author Qiang Ren (Peking University)
“Living Arrangements of the Elderly in China and Consequences for their Emotional Well-being” 

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April 29, **Monday** 12:00 – 1:30pm – 279 Haines*
Kevin Lewis (University of California at San Diego – Department of Sociology)
“The Limits of Racial Prejudice”

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* The Irene Flecknoe Ross Lecture Series is made possible by a gift from Ray Ross in memory of his wife

 

 

 

May 10, **Friday** 12:00 – 1:30pm – 279 Haines*
Jody Agius Vallejo (University of Southern California – Department of Sociology)

“Barrios to Burbs: Middle Class Mexican Americans’ Patterns of Mobility and Incorporation”

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Co-Sponsored with the Immigration Working Group (UCLA Sociology)*

* The Irene Flecknoe Ross Lecture Series is made possible by a gift from Ray Ross in memory of his wife

 

 

 

May 13, **Monday** 12:00-1:30pm – 279 Haines

Student Work-in-Progress Presentation:


Liz Kofman (UCLA - Department of Sociology)

”The Effects of Precarious Employment on the Transition to Adulthood”

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Participant Round-Robin Research Updates

 

 

 

May 20, **Monday** 12:00-1:30pm – 279 Haines*
Sara McLanahan (Princeton University – Departments of Sociology and Public Affairs)
Career Trajectory Talk

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* The Irene Flecknoe Ross Lecture Series is made possible by a gift from Ray Ross in memory of his wife

 

 

 

June 3, **Monday** 12:00-1:00pm   279 Haines
End-of-Year Meeting

 

 

 

 

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Last update 4/10/2013 by Karra Greenberg