Week of April 4, 2016


Duck Family Environmental Politics and Governance Colloquium Series: David G. Victor (Professor, School of Global Policy and Strategy, UC San Diego), “After Paris: Will Nations Actually Do Something about Global Climate Change?” Friday, April 15, 12-1:30pm in the Smith 40A. More information available at: http://goo.gl/lM4qdP


West Coast Poverty Center: Celeste Watkins-Hayes (Sociology and African American Studies, Northwestern University), "Remaking a Life, Reversing an Epidemic: HIV/AIDS and the Politics of Transformation." Monday, April 4, 12:30-1:30pm in Allen Library, Peterson, Room 485. Q&A until 2pm

Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest: Edward D. Melillo (Associate Professor, History & Environmental Studies, Amherst College), "Strangers on Familiar Soil: Rediscovering the Chile-California Connection." Monday, April 4 at 4pm in Communications 226. Sponsored by the Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest and Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of Washington

Department of History and Simpson Center for the Humanities: Stephanie Coontz (History and Family Studies, Evergreen State College), "The Way We Never Were - How Myths About the Families of the Past Threaten Our Future." Tuesday, April 5, 3:30pm in Communications 120.

Jackson School and Middle East Center: Çağlar Keyder (Professor of Sociology, Binghamton University and at Koç University in Istanbul), "Turkey: From Islamic Democracy to Authoritarian Nationalism." Thursday, April 7, 3:30-5pm in Kane Hall - the Walker Ames Room. For information contact: mecuw@uw.edu.

UW chapter of United Students Against Sweatshops: Noi Supalai (Nike factory worker and union president), "Nike Worker Speak-Out." Thursday, April 7, at 7pm in Savery Hall.

Joint Seminar in Development Economics: Gianmarco Leon (Assistant Professor, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra), "Interlinked Firms and the Consequences of Piecemeal Regulation." Monday, April 11, 11-12:30 in Savery 410.

Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program: Onur Bakiner (Assistant Professor, Political Science, Seattle University), "Truth Commissions: Memory, Power, and Legitimacy." Friday, April 15, 12-1:20pm in the Allen Library Petersen Room. Sponsored by: Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program, Comparative Law and Society Studies, Law Societies and Justice, Center for Human Rights