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Schedule

Thursday, April 5, 2012


4:00 pm-5:15 pm Panel Discussion: Parenthood and Citizenship
Main Lounge, Moulton Union
Panelists: June Carbone, Edward A. Smith Missouri Chair of Law, the Constitution and Society, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Kennan Ferguson, Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Laurel Elder, Department of Political Science, Hartwick College
Jill Greenlee, Department of Political Science, Brandeis College                                        

7:30 pm -8:30 pm Keynote address: Family and the Reproduction of Class, June Carbone, Edward A. Smith Missouri Chair of Law, the Constitution and Society, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Main Lounge, Moulton Union

Friday, April 6, 2012 

9:00 am-10:15 am Panel Discussion: Parenthood, Poverty and Public Policy
Lancaster Lounge, Moulton Union
Panelists: Maureen Waller, Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University
Jonathan Hoffman, Director of Research, Baltimore City Public Schools
Jesús Gerena, Director, Family Independence Initiative, Boston, MA                              
Brian Duff, Bowdoin College Coastal Studies Scholar 2011-2012

10:30 am-11:30 am Small group discussion: Speakers, panelists and students 
Lancaster Lounge

12:30 pm-2:00 pm Lecture: How Children Succeed: Schools, Parents and the Cultivation of Character
Paul Tough
, Author of Whatever it Takes: Geoffrey Canada's Quest to Change Harlem and America. He has worked as an editor at The New York Times Magazine and Harper's Magazine,and a reporter and producer of the National Public Radio program "This American Life".   
Kresge Auditorium, Kresge Visual Arts Center