Special Events

Upcoming Events

Special Events

Demographic Racial Transitions

Tukufu Zuberi, Professor of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania

Zuberi will present a demographic history of racial stratification for the past 500 years.

Past Events

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The Opportunity Atlas: Mapping the Childhood Roots of Social Mobility

John Friedman, Associate Professor of Economics, Brown University

Friedman will discuss the construction of a publicly available atlas of children's outcomes in adulthood by Census tract using anonymized longitudinal data covering nearly the entire U.S. population.

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Welcome Back Lunch

A gathering to kick off the Fall semester and welcome new PSTC community members.

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Strategies for Creating Engaging Intergenerational Spaces and Places

Matthew Kaplan, Professor of Intergenerational Programs and Aging, Penn State University; and Mariano Sánchez, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Granada and Visiting Scholar in Population Studies at Brown University

Kaplan and Sánchez will present examples of creative programs, planned environments, and design strategies that are responsive to intergenerational engagement goals in diverse settings.

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Year End Reception

A celebration of our graduating trainees and farewell to the members of the PSTC community who are leaving Brown.

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Poster Session

Research Posters Presented at PAA

Featuring research posters presented at the PAA annual meeting.

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PSTC Reception at PAA

Join PSTC and Brown University friends and alumni for a reception during the annual meeting of the Population Association of American (PAA) in Denver, Friday evening, 6-7:30 pm.

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Brown at PAA

PSTC affiliates are participating in more than 50 sessions and poster presentations at PAA in Denver.

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The Global Uprising Against Poverty Wages: An Urgent History of Now

Annelise Orleck (Dartmouth College) and Mirjaam Parada (Providence Fight for $15/UNITE HERE) 

Discussion of a new labor movement sparked and sustained by low-wage workers from across the globe.

Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4), Special Events

Scott Allard – Places in Need: The Changing Geography of Poverty

Panelists Roberto Gonzales, Margaret Weir, and Michael White

Discussion of Allard’s recent book will include PSTC Faculty Associate Michael White as a panelist. Book signing and reception to follow. 

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Changing Familial Values and Behaviors in Low-fertility East Asia

Ming-Chang Tsai, PSTC Visiting Scholar and Research Fellow of Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Community Event

Yoga Lunch Break: Breathe for Less Stress

Jessie Dwiggins, a certified yoga instructor

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Chinese Society After One-Child Policy and Hyper Economic Growth

A one-day conference presenting two sessions on Chinese society

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Pathways to Advancing Adolescent Well-being

A two-day conference presenting research results from the Jimma Longitudinal Family Survey of Youth (JLFSY), Ethiopia