Week of February 11, 2019

Department of Political Science Bulletin, February 11, 2019

Holiday reminder: The University will be closed on Monday, February 18, for the George Washington’s Birthday (Presidents’ Day) holiday.

FACULTY AND GRADUATE STUDENTS PAPERS, PUBLICATIONS AND ACTIVITIES:

The Journal of Political Science Education has published its first article on contemplative pedagogical practices:  Karen Litfin"The Contemplative Pause: Insights for Teaching Politics in Turbulent Times".

Debra Javeline, Nives Dolšak, & Aseem Prakash, Guest Editors, “Adapting to Water Impacts of Climate Change,” Climatic Change, Volume 152, Issue 2 (January 2019)

Nives Dolšak and Aseem Prakash published “Americans Say They’re Worried about Climate Change – So Why Don’t They Vote That Way?The Conversation (February 4, 2019).

Nives Dolšak & Aseem Prakash, “Schultz Is Not Running against Trump — He’s Running against Bloomberg,” The Hill (February 4, 2019).

Emma Rodman and Chelsea Moore published “'It Would "Mean Little" Absent Governmental Recognition': Theorizing State Power and the New Jurisprudence of Dignity,” Law, Culture and the Humanities (February 3, 2019).

POLITICAL SCIENCE TALKS/SEMINARS:

Severyns Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics.  Calvin Garner (PhD Student UW): Talk Title TBD. Thursday, February 14, 2019, 1:30–3:00pm, Gowen Hall room 1A (Olson Room).

University of Washington International Security Colloquium.  Aila Matanock (UC Berkeley): "Inviting Intervention: Statebuilding by Delegating Security". Discussant: UW Ph.D student Christianna Parr Friday, February 15, 2019, 12:00–1:20pm. Gowen Hall 1A (Olson Room).

Professor Mark Alan Smith will be giving a talk, "How Intellectual Dishonesty Has Improved Christianity and Islam," on Friday, February 22, 1:30–3:00pm, Gowen Hall 1A (Olson Room).

The Department of Political Science presents: Suzanne Mettler (Cornell University), “The Government Citizen-Citizen Disconnect.” Friday, February 22, 6:00–7:30pm in the Walker-Ames Room, Kane Hall. There will be a reception prior to the lecture, at 5:30pm, also in the Walker-Ames Room.

University of Washington International Security Colloquium.  Bree Bang-Jensen (UW Political Science Ph.D. student): Talk title TBD. Discussant: UW Ph.D student Hanjie Wang. Friday, March 8, 2019, 12:00–1:20pm. Gowen Hall 1A (Olson Room).

Severyns Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics.  Will Gochberg (PhD Student UW): Talk title TBD. Friday, April 5, 2019, 1:30–3:00pm, Gowen Hall room 1A (Olson Room).

University of Washington International Security Colloquium. Sarah Parkinson (Johns Hopkins University): Talk title TBD. Friday, April 19, 2019, 12:00–1:20pm. Gowen Hall 1A (Olson Room).

University of Washington International Security Colloquium. Christopher Colligan (UW Political Science Ph.D. student): “Identity and Innovation”. Friday, May 3, 2019, 12:00–1:20pm. Gowen Hall 1A (Olson Room).

Simpson Center for the Humanities; Department of Political Science; Middle East Center; Program on Ethics; Comparative Religion Program; and Department of Law, Societies & Justice present: Andrew March (University of Massachusetts, Amherst). “The Caliphate of Man: The Invention of Popular Sovereignty in Modern Islamic Thought”. Thursday, May 16, 2019, 12–1:30 pm in the Olson Room (Gowen 1A).

OTHER DEPARTMENT TALKS/SEMINARS:

The Committee on China-US Dialogue presents: Shi Yinhong (Professor of International Relations, Renmin University of China; Counselor, State Council of the People’s Republic of China), “China-US Rivalry: Past and Future”. With UW discussants from the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies: David Bachman, Don Hellmann, Chris Jones, and Clark Sorensen. Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 4:00–6:00pm, William H. Gates Hall, room 138.

The Department of Germanics presents: Niko Switek (DAAD Visiting Assistant Professor for German Studies at the Henry M. Jackson School for International Studies and the Department of Political Science at the University of Washington), "Fueling Populism or Subtle Political Education? The German Political Satires ‘Eichwald MdB’ and ‘Ellerbeck’”. Friday, February 15, 2019, 3:00–4:30pm, Denny Hall, room 359.

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