FALL 2006

September 29, **Friday** 12:00 – 1:00 – 279 Haines
Welcome and Introductions

October 10, **Tuesday** 12:00 – 1:30 – 279 Haines
Michael Rendall (RAND and Pennsylvania State University)
“Early Entry to Fatherhood Estimated from Men’s and Women’s Survey Reports in Combination”

October 27, **Friday** 12:00 – 1:30 – 279 Haines
France Winddance Twine (University of California at Santa Barbara, Sociology)
Veils and Visions: Negotiating Intimacy in Racial Fields
Co-sponsored with the Sociology of Gender and Race and Ethnicity Working Groups

November 13, **Monday** 12:00 – 1:30 – 279 Haines
Charles Strohm and Katie Coursolle (University of California at Los Angeles, Sociology)
“Social Support, Sexual Orientation, and Gender: The Relative Importance of Family, Friend, and Relationship Support” and “Does Marriage Matter for Psychological Well-Being After Retirement?


January 19, **Friday** 12:00 – 1:30 – 279 Haines
Gary Gates (UCLA, School of Law)
Characteristics and Predictors of Coresidential Stability among Couples
Co-sponsored with the California Center for Population Research

February 9, **Friday** 12:00 – 1:30 – 279 Haines
R. Sal Oropesa (Pennsylvania State University, Sociology and Demography)
From Puerto Rican to Pan-Ethnic in New York City
Co-sponsored with the Sociology of Race and Ethnicity Working Group

March 16, **Friday** 12:00 – 1:30 – 279 Haines
Amy Hsin (UCLA, Sociology) and Amy Carroll Scott (UCLA, Community Health Sciences)
Mother’s Time with Children and the Social Reproduction of Cognitive Skills*” and “Intergenerational Educational
Attainment Among Immigrant Families: Findings from the Los Angeles Family & Neighborhood Study”
*Winner of the 2007 Dorothy S. Thomas Award from the Population Association of America


April 19, **Thursday**  5:30 -7:00 – Hacienda Room, Faculty Center
Stephanie Coontz (Evergreen State College, History and Family Studies)
“The Promise and Perils of Taking Our Work Public”
Co-sponsored with the Public Sociologists Working Group
Wine and refreshments served after the talk

April 25, **Wednesday** 12:00 -1:30 – 9383 Bunche Hall
Wendy Manning (Bowling Green State University, Sociology)
“Cohabitation and Marital Dissolution: Qualitative and Quantitative Based Evidence”
Co-sponsored with the California Center for Population Research

May 25, **Friday** 12:00 -1:30 – 279 Haines Hall
2007-2008 Planning Meeting
Lunch will be served