Lunch and a Lecture

Brown Bag Lecture Series Topics Include Obsession with Organization, Transgender Bathroom Use
September 13, 2017
gender neutral bathroom sign
brown bag series schedule
gender neutral bathroom sign
brown bag series schedule

The Brown Bag Lecture Series returns to Sonoma State University this fall, featuring a selection of speakers from the School of Social Sciences. Those interested are invited to pack a lunch, as lectures are from 4 to 5 p.m. in Stevenson 2011.

The series kicks off with a lecture by psychology professor Matthew Paolucci Callahan on the perceptions of transgender women and men in public restrooms.

Lectures are free and open to the public, parking on campus is $5-$8. For more information visit

Brown Bag Lecture Series Schedule

Sept. 19 Perceptions of Transgender Women and Men in Public Restrooms: Correlates and Gender Differences
Matthew Paolucci Callahan, Psychology
Sept. 26 Building Science in Place: Establishing the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory in the 1930’s and 1940’s
Laura Alice Watt, Geography, Environment and Planning
Oct. 10 The Social Context of Self-Esteem: Examining Racial/Ethnic Differences Between Global and Specific Self-Esteem for the Friend Identity”
Emily Vieira Asencio, Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies
Oct. 17 Care Network Structure and Risk Factors for Unreliable Care
Brian Gillespie, Sociology
Oct. 24 Diversity Resilience Training​: Psychological Intervention to Buffer Effects of Discrimination, Racism, and Stereotyped Threat in Low Income First Generation College Freshmen
Glenn Brassington, Psychology
Nov. 7 Container Capitalism and Charismatic Containers: Professional Organizers and the American Obsession with Organizing
Melinda Milligan, Sociology
Nov. 28 Revolutionizing the World? The Russian Revolution and Its Centenary​
Stephen Bittner, History