Week of January 12, 2015


Chelsea Moore co‐published a paper entitled "HIV and Gender Based Violence: Welcome Policies and Programmes, but is the Research Keeping Up?" in Reproductive Health Matters. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0968‐8080(14)44810‐9

Chelsea Moore was the discussant for the panel entitled, "Sex Workers Rights and the Anti‐ Sex Trafficking Movement" during the Seattle Annual Sex Worker Symposium this December.


UWISC: Meredith Loken (Political Science Ph.D Student, UW), "Gender and Political Violence." Discussant: Paige Sechrest (Ph.D. student, UW). Friday, January 16, 12‐1:20 in the Olson Room (GWN 1A).

Severyns‐Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics (SR‐SCP): Linxiu Zhang (Deputy Director of the Centre for Chinese Agricultural Policy of the Chinese Academy of Sciences), paper topic TBA. Grad student discussant: Jennifer Noveck (Ph.D. student, Political Science, UW). Friday, January 23, 12:00‐1:20pm, in the Olson Room (Gowen 1A).

Duck Family Environmental Politics and Governance Colloquium Series: Robert Keohane (Professor, International Affairs, Princeton University), "The Global Politics of Climate Change: Challenges for Political Science.” Monday, January 26, 12‐1:30pm in the Petersen Room, Allen Library. More information available at: http://goo.gl/ORW7Ks


West Coast Poverty Center: Scott Allard (Professor, Evans School of Public Affairs, UW), "Places in Need: The Changing Geography of Poverty and the American Safety Net." Monday, January 12, 12:30‐1:30pm in the UW Club, Yukon Pacific Room.

UW Law National Security Association: David Kris (Former Assistant Attorney General for the National Security Division of the US Department of Justice), "Civil Liberties in the Balance: National Security Surveillance Since 9/11." Monday, January 12, 12:30‐1:20 in William Gates Hall, Room 127.

UW Law Global Mondays: Robert Chang (Professor of Law at Seattle University and Executive Director of Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality) will interview Eric Liu (Senior Law Lecturer at UW Law and Founder of Citizen University) on "Race, Immigration, and Citizenship." Wednesday, January 14, 3:30pm in William Gates Hall, Room 138. Hosted by the UW School of Law Asian Law Center, Center for Public Service Law, Center for Professional and Leadership Development, and the Diversity Committee; co‐hosted by the Korematsu Center, Seattle University. Reception and book signing at 5:30 p.m. Please rsvp to asianlaw@uw.edu .

Simpson Center: Jon Greenberg "Understanding Race and Challenging Racism in the Classroom." Friday, January 16, 10‐12pm in Odegaard 220. Sponsored by Simpson Center for the Humanities Crossdisciplinary Research Cluster on Palestine and the Public Sphere.

The CLASS Center: Book manuscript discussion with Jamie Mayerfeld (professor, Political Science, UW), "The Architecture of Human Rights: Why Constitutional Government Requires International Human Rights Law." Friday, January 16th, 3:30‐5:30pm in William Gates Hall 447. Light refreshments will be served. Manuscript available at: <http://depts.washington.edu/class/prof‐jamie‐mayerfelds‐bookmanuscript/>. Sponsored by the CLASS Center, UW Center for Human Rights and the UW School of Law.

Health Sciences Common Book Series: Providing Structurally Competent Care: A Panel of Healthcare Professionals and Outreach Workers who Support Farmworkers. Moderated by Seth Doyle (Community Health Improvement Program Manager). Thursday, January 22, 5:30‐7:30pm in the Magnunson Health Sciences Building, Room T‐435.

Near Eastern Languages and Civilization: Sinan Ciddi (expert on Turkish domestic politics and foreign policy, Executive Director of the Institute of Turkish Studies), "Turkey's Impasse: Dissidence, Elections, and the Struggle for Political Legitimacy." Thursday, January 22, 5:30‐7pm in Thomson 101.

Mitsubishi Corporation Lecture Series 2014‐15: Taro Kono (Japan National Diet House of Representatives), "Japan's Energy Challenges after Fukushima." Monday, January 26, 7‐8:30pm in Kane 220. Sponsored by the UW Japan Studies Program and made possible by the Mitsubishi Corporation.

UW Graduate School: Eric Avila (Professor, History, Chicano Studies, and Urban Planning, UCLA), "Chocolate Cities and Vanilla Suburbs: Race, Space, and American Culture After World War II." Tuesday, January 27, 6:30pm in Kane 120. Sponsored by: UW Cities Collaboratory, UW Graduate School, UW Alumni Association, Graduate Opportunities and Minority Achievement Program (GO‐MAP), UW Office of Academic Affairs: Bothell, Department of History, College of the Built Environment, School of Social Work, Department of American Ethnic Studies, Department of Geography, Department of Landscape Architecture. For more information and to register go to: http://goo.gl/c0JxH5

Marching to Selma: How MLK, LBJ & The Civil Rights Movement Changed The World Lecture Series: David Domke (Professor, Communications, UW). Five lectures all in Kane Hall 130. $150 for the series pass, or $40 at the door: http://goo.gl/tNzHWj

  • LECTURE 1, Jan 5: Montgomery to Nashville, 1955‐1961: The rise of nonviolence
  • LECTURE 2, Jan 19: Showdown in Birmingham, 1963: Police dogs, fire hoses, and the Children's Crusade
  • LECTURE 3, Feb 2: Freedom Summer in Mississippi, 1964: Shining this little light of theirs
  • LECTURE 4, Feb 16: The Ascendancy of LBJ, 1937‐1964: Beggar, cheater, liar, gladiator, president
  • LECTURE 5, Feb 23: Marching in, on, and from Selma, 1965: We shall overcome

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