FALL 2005

October 20, **Thursday** 1:00 – 2:00 – 279 Haines
“Welcome and Introductions”

November 17, **Thursday** 1:00 – 2:30 – 279 Haines
Hongbo Wang and Sarah Edgington (UCLA, Sociology)
“Parenting Style and Academic Achievement among East Asian and Mexican Americans” and
“Economic Strategies of Immigrant and Non-Immigrant Families in Los Angeles”

December 16, **Friday** 12:00 – 1:30 – 352 Haines (Anthropology Reading Room)
Vern Bengtson (University of Southern California, Sociology)
“Families, generations and aging”


January 13, **Friday** 12:00 -1:30 – 279 Haines
Annette Lareau (University of Maryland, Sociology)
Unequal Childhoods Grown Up: The Influence of Class and Race on Family Life over Time”
Background article: “Invisible Inequality: Social Class and Childrearing in Black Families and White Families
Irene Flecknoe Ross Lecture Series
Co-sponsored with the Sociology of Gender Working Group and the Center on Everyday Lives of Families

February 16, **Thursday** 4:00 – 6:00 – 279 Haines
Mary Blair-Loy (University of California at San Diego, Sociology)
Work-Family Policies in Financial Services Firms: Organizational Ideologies and Corporate Practices
Co-sponsored with the Institute of Industrial Relations and the Sociology of Gender Working Group

February 24, **Friday** 12:00 – 1:30 – 279 Haines
Kate Choi (UCLA, Sociology) and Yasamin Kusunoki (UCLA, Community Health Sciences)
“Mexican Migration and Women’s Union Formation in Sending Communities” and
“A Characterization of Young Adults’ Nonmarital Sexual Relationships: Findings from the
National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health”

March 3 , **Friday** 12:00 – 1:30 – 279 Haines
Gary Gates (UCLA, School of Law) and Lee Badgett (University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Economics)
“Marriage for Same-Sex Couples in the United States and Europe”


April 4, **Tuesday** 12:00 -1:30 – 279 Haines Hall
Kathleen Kiernan (University of York, Social Policy and Social Work)
Partnership Status Disparities in Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy, Breastfeeding and
Maternal Depression

Co-sponsored with the California Center for Population Research
Related paper on nonresidential fathers

May 3, **Wednesday** 12:00 -1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Liana Sayer (Ohio State University, Sociology)
Economic Resources, Marital Bargains, and Marital Quality
Co-sponsored with the California Center for Population Research and the
UCLA Graduate Students Association

June 1, **Thursday** 12:30 -1:30 – 279 Haines Hall
2006-2007 Planning Meeting

June 9, **Friday** 12:00 -1:30 – 279 Haines Hall
Jenna Nobles (UCLA, Sociology) and Anita Yuan (UCLA, Sociology)
“Parental Migration and Child Outcomes in Mexico” and

“Differences in the Timing and Sequencing of Adult Transitions”