Public Lectures Hosted by Social Sciences

Brown Bag Lecture Series, Fall 2016

The Brown Bag Lecture Series is free and open to faculty, staff, students, and interested others. Bring your brown bag lunch, a drink, relax, and enjoy hearing and discussing current research by faculty in the School of Social Sciences at 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. in Stevenson 2011.

  • September 13        Alexis Boutin, Anthropology. “Remembering the Bear Flag Revolt of 1846:The Search for Cowie and Fowler”
  • September 20        Emily Asencio, Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies. “Fear of Crime: Examining Gender Differences in
    ................................Fear of Crime from an Identity Theory Perspective”
  • September 27        Stephen Bittner, History.  “Soviet Wine and the Problem of Taste”
  • October 4              Amy Kittelstrom, History. " James Baldwin and the American Dilemma”
  • October 11            Peter Phillips, Sociology. “Selling Empire, War and Capitalism
  • October 18:           Don Romesburg, Women’s and Gender Studies. “Assembling a Vast Past: The Making of the
    .............................. Routledge History of Queer America”      
  • October 25          Samuel Cohen, History.“Heresy and the Language of Exclusion in Late Antiquity”
  • November 1         Margaret Purser, Anthropology. Title: “The Santa Rosa Neighborhood Heritage Mapping Project.”
  • November 8         Brian Gillespie, Sociology. Title: “Sexual Synchronicity and Communication among Older men and Women”
  • November 29      Steve Estes, History. “Better Eating through Chemistry: The Rise of American Factory Food”
  • December 6       Jesse Bengson, Psychology. “The Role of Neural Noise in Autism Spectrum Disorders"