Social Sciences Lectures

Series Features Faculty Presentations on Latinas and Academia, Hamadryas Baboons and More
January 25, 2017
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The School of Social Sciences annual Brown Bag Lecture Series features presentations by Sonoma State faculty on their current areas of research. Topics for this spring's series include Latinas and academia, social network analysis of captive Hamadryas Baboons, and more. Lectures are noon to 1 p.m. in Stevenson 2011. Admission is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus.

Jan. 31

The Stained Glass Ceiling: Latinas and Academia

Theresa Alfaro-Velcamp, History


Feb. 7

What Science Fiction Teaches Us About Gender, Power, and Politics

Cynthia Boaz, Political Science


Feb. 14

Ecofeminism as Critique, and a Critique of Ecofeminism

Emily Ray, Political Science


Feb. 21

Mining, Science and Recreation: Landscape Transition at Gothic, Colorado

Laura Watt, Environmental Studies


Feb. 28 

Initiating Community-Based, Policy-relevant Research to Understand Community Assets

Debora Paterniti, Sociology


March 7

Computational Pedagogy for Everyone? Advantages and Drawbacks of Digital Technology in Your Teaching

Daniel Soto, Environmental Studies and Planning


March 21

Transwomen and Queer San Francisco: Partnership, Community, and Queer/Straight Borders

James Dean, Sociology


March 28

Social Network Analysis of a Captive Hamadryas Baboon Group

Karin Jaffe, Anthropology


April 4 

Racial/Ethnic Minority Faculty: Successful Recruitment and Retention Strategies

Elisa Velasquez-Andrade, Psychology


April 11 

Emotion or Logic: Exploring the World of Home Organizing

Melinda Milligan, Sociology


April 18

History, Memory and the Politics of Commemoration in Ireland

Kathleen Noonan, History


April 25

Using Testate Amoebae to Reconstruct Changes in Hydrology in the Rift Valley, Kenya

Michelle Goman, Geography and Global Studies


May 2

Development of a Technology-Assisted Mental Training and Health Promotion Program

Glenn Brassington, Psychology