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Fall 2014

October 7, Tuesday 12:00 – 1pm – 279 Haines
Welcome and Introductions – Pizza and Drinks Provided

 

October 21st, Tuesday 12:00 – 1:30pm – 279 Haines
Student Practice Job Talk:

Xi Song (UCLA – Department of Sociology)

“Multigenerational Transmission of Education, by Race and Family Structure”

 

 

November 4th, Tuesday 12:30pm - 2:00 – Public Affairs 2355
Kathryn Edin (Johns Hopkins – Department of Sociology)

“Diverging Destinies of Dads: Growing Inequality’s Impact on the American Family”

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Lunch available at noon prior to the talk

Co-Sponsored with UCLA Luskin and the Center for the Study of Inequality and the California Center for Population Research

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

 

November 18th, Tuesday 12:00 – 1:30pm – 279 Haines
Student Work-in-Progress Presentations:

Liz Kofman (UCLA – Department of Sociology)

“Strained Family Safety Nets: The Role of Precarious Employment in Homeleaving During Young Adulthood”

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Juli Simon Thomas (UCLA – Department of Sociology)

“The Effects of Combinations of Changes in Parental Jobs, Partnerships Statuses, and Residence On Children’s Educational Attainment”

 

 

Winter 2015

January 20th, Tuesday 12:00 – 1:30pm – Haines 279*
Laura Tach (Cornell University – Department of Policy Analysis and Management)

“Social Mobility in an Era of Family Instability and Complexity”

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Co-Sponsored with Stratification, Inequality and Mobility Working Group (UCLA Sociology) and the Ethnography Working Group (UCLA Sociology)

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

 

 

February 10th, Tuesday 12:00 – 1:30pm – Haines 279*
Steven Ruggles (University of Minnesota – Department of History)

“History and Future of Big Population Data: Implications for Family Research”

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

 

*** Prof. Ruggles will also be speaking to the California Center for Population Research the following day ***

February 11th, Wednesday 12:00 – 1:30pm – Public Affairs 4240*
Steven Ruggles (University of Minnesota – Department of History)

“Fragmentation of the Family”

 

February 24th, Tuesday 12:00 – 1:30pm – Haines 279
Student Work-in-Progress Presentations:

Karra Greenberg (UCLA – Department of Sociology)

“Adult Offspring Role Attainments and Parental Depression and Alcohol Use”

and

Sung Park (UCLA – Department of Sociology)

Homeleaving Processes During the Transition to Adulthood”

 

 

 

 

 

Spring 2015

 

May 6th, Wednesday 12:00 – 1:30pm – 4240 Public Affairs Building
Francesco Billari (University of Oxford – Department of Sociology)

“Islamic Rule, Marriage and Fertility: Causal Evidence from Turkey”

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

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

 

 

May 11th, Monday 12:00 – 1:30pm – Haines 279*
Esther Friedman (RAND)

“Gender Differences in Transfers among Married Couples in the “Sandwich Generation"

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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 18th, Monday 12:00-1:00pm   279 Haines
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