Past Events

Mar 20, 2019
07:00 PM

The Rock Ethics Institute 2019 Richard B. Lippin Lecture

Brian Stevenson, Director of the Equal Justice Initiative, is this years feature speaker. Stevenson is the founder of the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) and author of the New York Times bestseller "Just Mercy".

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Mar 19, 2019
07:00 PM

Film Series "Intersections: Landscapes of Labor" Screening

The film has been called a "savvy, socially conscious crowd-pleaser" that offers an entertaining yet profound look into the construction of class, gender, family, and employment relations as they are lived out inside of the home. It has a score of 96% on Rotten Tomatoes, and received awards at the Sundance Film Festival, the Berlin International Film Festival, and the Lima Latin American Film Festival. Here is a short PSU news article about this new film series that was launched back in January, with the lineup of films: https://news.psu.edu/story/554623/2019/01/16/arts-and-entertainment/new-labor-rights-and-sustainability-film-series

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Nov 15, 2018
09:00 AM

13th Annual De Jong Lecture in Social Demography

Presenter: Dr. Lisa Berkman,Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy, Epidemiology, and Global Health and Population at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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Oct 25, 2018
01:00 PM

Pathways to Pardons

The program is free, open to the public, and designed to inform constituents of the pardons process with time allotted for Q&A and discussion.

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Oct 23, 2018
04:00 PM

Murder Case Processing and the Death Penalty in PA: 2000-2010

The death penalty and murder sentencing are the most consequential punishment decisions in U.S. society. There has been long-standing concern about disparity in these decisions, most prominently, disparity based on the race/ethnicity and gender of defendants and victims, as well as concern about differences in case outcomes related to legal representation, and differences between court jurisdictions.

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Oct 22, 2018
12:00 AM

Penn State's 26th Annual Symposium on Family Issues

Save the date for Penn State's 26th Annual Symposium on Family Issues: "Rural Families and Communities"

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Oct 12, 2018
02:00 PM

Sep 27, 2018
11:00 AM

Internship Info Session

The Department of Sociology and Criminology internship information fair is going to be in the Sparks Building Lobby. Come find out about all of our great internship opportunities!

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