Speakers

Fall 2021 Semester  (all meetings Wednesdays 2 – 3: 15 pm) Zoom links are sent out by Dr. Kim Chaney

Sept. 1 New student welcome with Dr. Nairan Ramirez-Esparza
Sept. 15 Welcome/Welcome back social area gathering — outside
Sept. 22 Ryan Lei, Haverford via zoom
Sept. 29 Talbot Andrews, UConn Political Science In Person BOUS 162
Oct. 6 Social faculty + grad. rep. meeting
Oct. 13 Katie Thorson, Barnard College In Person BOUS 162
Oct. 20 Morgan Jerald, Macalester College via zoom
Oct. 27 Christine Curley, UConn social In Person BOUS 162
Nov. 3 Social faculty + grad. rep. meeting
Nov. 10 Thekla Morgenroth, University of Exeter via zoom
Nov. 17 Nicholas Alt, CSU Long Beach via zoom
Nov. 24 HOLIDAY — no meeting
Dec. 1 Social faculty + grad. rep. meeting
Dec. 8 Julian Rucker, UNC Chapel Hill via zoom

Spring 2021 Semester (all meetings Wednesdays 2 – 3: 15 pm) https://uconn-cmr.webex.com/meet/fep02001

Jan. 20 Faculty plus student representative meeting
Jan. 27 Prof. Noel Cazenave, Dept. of Sociology, University of Connecticut, Killing African Americans: Police and Vigilante Violence as a Racial Control Mechanism
Feb. 3 Welcome meeting for prospective new graduate students
Feb. 10 Faculty only meeting
Feb. 17 Andrew Cortopassi, social area program
Feb. 24 Prof. Tim Wilson, University of Virginia,  Just Think: The Challenges of Enjoying One’s Own Thoughts
March 3 Faculty plus student representative meeting
March 10 Shu Jiang, Ladedric Driver, social area program
March 17 Prof. Diane Quinn, University of Connecticut
March 24 Dr. Simon Howard, Marquette University, Jesus Was a White Man Too”: The Relationship between Beliefs about Jesus’s Race, Racial Attitudes and Ideologies that Maintain Racial Hierarchy
March 31 Alexa Ott, Merissa Lin, social area program
April 7 Faculty plus student representative meeting
April 14 SPRING BREAK
April 21 Renee El-Krab, Lisset Martinez-Berman, social area program
April 28 Dr. Keith Maddox, Tufts University, We *Really* Need to Talk: Encouraging and Empowering Interracial Dialogue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fall, 2020 Semester    Wednesdays 2-3:15 pm EDT until Oct 31,  2-3:15 pm EST after Nov. 1 (GMT-4 or GMT-5)

(All Talks will be presented via zoom or webex. If you are not on the social listserv, please email felicia.pratto@uconn.edu to be added and receive the zoom links and talk announcements. A small number of audience members may meet, spaced and in masks, in BOUS Room 162). 

Date Speaker, Affiliation, & Talk Title
Sept. 2 Welcome for new students (only) Dr. Nairan Ramirez-Esparza (link from her)
Sept. 9 Faculty plus student representative meeting
Sept. 16 Dr. Anne Moyer, SUNY Stony Brook, Student Reflections on an Experiential Learning Exercise Fostering Gratitude and Instructor Observations on Researching and Teaching Positive Psychology  
Sept 23 Dr. Donald Tomaskevic-Devey, Sociology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Relational Inequalities, A Meso-level Approach
Sept 30 Dr. Jarrett Crawford, Psych Dept., The College of New Jersey, Is the Political Slant of Psychology Research Related to Scientific Quality?

Felicia Pratto, Cultural Worldviews as the Well-springs for Racist and Anti-racist Legitimizing Myths across US History

Oct. 7 Faculty plus student representative meeting
Oct. 14 Dr. Keelah Williams, Psychology Dept. Hamilton College, The existence and social significance of ecology stereotypes
Oct. 21 Dr. Katie Wang, Yale School of Public Health, Inequality and Health Disparities: The Multifaceted Consequences of Stigma
Oct. 28 Dr. Bonita London, SUNY Stony Brook, Navigating Gender threat: Anxious/Angry expectations of gender based rejection sensitivity
Nov. 4 Faculty plus student representative meeting
Nov. 11 Dr. Angela Bahns, Wellesley College, Stereotypes: Cause of Disgust-based Prejudice or Justification of (General) Prejudice?
Nov. 18 Kiran McCloskey, UConn
Nov. 25 NO MEETING; HAPPY THANKSGIVING RECESS
Dec. 2 Faculty plus student representative meeting
Dec. 9 Christine Curley, UConn