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Announcements

 

THE POPULATION ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA 2014 ANNUAL MEETING IS MAY 1-3, 2014

The Population Association of America will host its 2014 Annual Meeting in Boston, MA from May 1-3. See the PAA Annual Meeting Website>> for information on schedules and registration.

 

 

REGISTER NOW FOR THE 2014 URBAN FORUM APRIL 24-25

 

Sponsored by the University of Chicago Urban Network, the 2014 Urban Forum focuses on four disciplinary traditions involved with the concept of neighborhood: sociology, geography, social work, and urban design.


The Urban Forum features a keynote address on April 24 by Kenneth T. Jackson, director of the Herbert H. Lehman Center for American History at Columbia University and author of Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States, followed by a daylong conference on April 25 that brings together some of the leading minds in the field for four panel discussions. See the Urban Forum schedule here>> and register for these events here>> 

 

 

REGISTER BY MAY 1:  THE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION HOSTS THE SUCCESSFUL PATHWAYS FROM SCHOOL TO WORK ACADEMIC CONFERENCE MAY 8

 

Successful Pathways from School to Work, a new initiative by the Committee on Education, supports rigorous inquiry on how to improve education to better prepare urban youth to succeed in the modern labor market.  The conference will be held at Ida Noyes Hall from 3:00-5:00pm on May 8, 2014 and features a keynote address by William Julius Wilson.  Please register online>> by May 1.

 

 

THE WINTER 2014 PRC NEWSLETTER IS NOW AVAILABLE!

The Pop Center is pleased to share the Winter 2014 PRC Newsletter. Read about recent PRC research and events here>>.

 

  


The photographs on this website were taken by Beth Rooney, Wendy Wagner, and PRC staff members.


 

 

 

Demography Workshop

The next Demography Workshop of the 2014 Spring Quarter will be held on Thursday, April 24.

 

Ariel Kalil, University of Chicago Harris School, presents:

"Inequality at Home: The Role of Parenting in the Diverging Destinies of Rich and Poor Children"

 

The Demography Workshop is held every Thursday from 12:00 – 1:20 p.m. in NORC Seminar Room 232/233, located at 1155 East 60th Street. For more information about the weekly workshop series see Events>>Demography Workshop>> The Demography Workshop is co-sponsored by the Center on the Demography and Economics of Aging>>

  

 

Download the Winter 2014 PRC Newsletter

The Winter 2014 PRC Newsletter is now available!  

DSSG Map

This map of city services requests and ethnicity in Chicago comes from a DSSG Summer Fellowship project.  Read about it here>>