Let's talk about SOCS !
Thanks to all who participated in the Department of Social Sciences (SOCS) 2009-10 Speakers Series. We heard from:
Derek Walvoord, Administrator, Small Business Improvement Fund Program (Chicago), "The City of Chicago';s Small Business Improvement Fund"
James Druckman, Payson S. Wild Professor of Political Science, Northwestern University, "Framing, Motivated Reasoning, and Opinions about Emergent Technologies"
Guy Serge Pompilus, Coordinator, One Laptop per Child project (Haiti), "Redesigning Haiti"
Matthew Stolper, John A. Wilson Professor of Oriental Studies, University of Chicago, "The Persepolis Fortification Archive Clay Tablet"
Next year, look for a series of talks that all relate to a common theme at the intersection of the social sciences and technology....