Week of January 16, 2017

FACULTY AND GRADUATE STUDENTS PAPERS, PUBLICATIONS AND ACTIVITIES:

Christopher Adolph, Vanessa Quince, and Aseem Prakash. 2017. "The Shanghai Effect: Do Exports to China Affect Labor Practices in Africa?" World Development, 89 (January): 1-18. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305750X15300899

Calvin Garner presented a paper he has been working on with Aaron Erlich at the Southern Political Science Association annual conference in New Orleans on January 13. It is called "How Democratic Do Ukrainian Citizens Think Their Country Is? Evaluation of the Views of Democracy Under Poroshenko and Yanukovych Using Anchoring Vignettes."

POLITICAL SCIENCE TALKS/SEMINARS:

Political Science practice job talk: Filiz Kahraman (Ph.D. candidate, Political Science, UW), "A New Era for Labor Activism? Strategic Mobilization of Human Rights against Blacklisting." Tuesday, January 17, 1:30-3:00pm in the Olson Room (GWN 1A).

University of Washington International Security Colloquium (UWISC): Erica Chenoweth (Professor & Associate Dean for Research Josef Korbel School, University of Denver), "How Risky is Popular Dissent? Non-Violent Uprisings and Mass Killings." Graduate student discussant: Anna Zelenz (PhD Candidate, Political Science, UW). Friday, January 20, 12-1:20pm in the Olson Room (GWN 1A).

Duck Family Environmental Politics and Governance Colloquium Series: Yoram Bauman (American economist and stand-up comedian), “I 732: What happened, What Next?.” Friday, January 20, 2:00-3:30pm in the Olson Room (GWN 1A). More information available at: https://goo.gl/L5TNS3

Severyns-Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics (SR-SCP): Dorothy Kronick (Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of Pennsylvania), "The Arbitrage Lobby: Theory and Evidence on the Political Economy of Dual Exchange Rates.” Graduate student discussant: Kevin Aslett (Political Science). Friday, January 27, 12:00-1:20pm, in Olson Room (GWN 1A).

Political Science: Film screening of "Hawar - My Journey to Genocide" followed by a discussion with renowned filmmaker Düzen Tekkal. This film portrays the events following the Islamic State’s attack on Iraq’s Yazidi minority in August 2014. Monday, January 30, 7-9pm in Kane 120. The event is sponsored by the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, the Herbert J. Ellison Professorship, the College of Arts & Sciences, the Center for West European Studies, the Center for Global Studies, the Simpson Center for the Humanities, the Middle East Center, the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies, the Center for Human Rights, the Center for Communication, Difference & Equity, the Near and Middle Eastern PhD Program, the Law, Societies & Justice Program, the Comparative History of Ideas Program, the William H. Gates Public Law Program, the School of Social Work Student Advisory Council, the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, the Department of Sociology, the Department of Communications and the Department of Political Science

Duck Family Environmental Politics and Governance Colloquium Series: Michael Vandenbergh (David Daniels Allen Distinguished Chair of Law, Co-Director of the Energy, Environment and Land Use Program, and Director of the Climate Change Research Network at Vanderbilt University Law School), "Beyond Gridlock: Private Governance Response to Climate Change." Friday, February 3, 12-1:30pm in the Olson Room (GWN 1A).

UWISC: Michael Barnett (University Professor of International Affairs and Political Science , George Washington University), "Humanitarianism and Human Rights: Distinctions With or Without a Difference?" Graduate student discussant: Vanessa Quince (Ph.D. Candidate, Political Science, UW). Friday, February 10, 12-1:30pm in the Olson Room (GWN 1A).

OTHER DEPARTMENT TALKS/SEMINARS:

Jackson School of International Studies: U.S. Congressman Jim McDermott will discuss "The President's First 100 Days." Tuesday, January 17, 7pm in Kane 220. This event is free and open to the public. A reception with light refreshments will follow the lecture.

Department of Communication Lecture Series: Lance Bennett (Professor, Political Science and Ruddick C. Lawrence Professor of Communication, UW), "System Breakdown: Economy and Democracy in Crisis." Tuesday, January 17, 7pm in Kane 120. $150 for all four talks in the series. Register at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2579586

Qualitative Multi-Method Research Initiative (QUAL): Cabeiri Robinson (Associate Professor, International Studies, Comparative Religions, and South Asian Studies programs, UW), "Vulnerability and Fieldwork: Implications for Method and Theory." Wednesday, January 18, 12:30-1:20pm in Thomson 317.

History Department Book Talk:  Frederick Brown (Historian) will discuss his book, "The City is More Than Human: An Animal History of Seattle." Thursday, January 19, 3:30pm in Communications 202. Free and open to the public. Also sponsored by the Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest.

Philosophy Colloquium: Luvell Anderson (Assistant Professor, Philosophy, University of Memphis), "Hermeneutical Impasses." Friday, January 20, 3:30-5:30pm in Savery 264.

Latin American Studies: Deborah A. Thomas (R. Jean Brownlee Term Professor, Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania) and Rebecca L. Stein (Nicholas J. and Theresa M. Leonardy Associate Professor, Cultural Anthropology, Duke University), "Violence and Vision: Technologies of the Visual in the Caribbean and Middle East." Tuesday, January 24, 4:30-6pm in Thomson 101. Sponsored by: Latin American Studies, Anthropology, Comparative History of Ideas, and the Simpson Center for the Humanities.

Latin America and Caribbean Studies: John Lear (Professor, Department of History, University of Puget Sound), "Picturing the Proletariat: Artists and Labor in Revolutionary Mexico, 1908-1940." Wednesday, January 25, 3:30-5pm in Thomson 317.

Veritas Forum: Andra Gillespie (Professor, Political Science, Emory University) and Mark Smith (Professor, Political Science, UW) will discuss "In _________ We Trust. Finding Where Division Ends and Where Unity Begins." Thursday January 26 at 8:00 pm in Kane Hall 130.

Department of Communication Lecture Series: Lance Bennett (Professor, Political Science and Ruddick C. Lawrence Professor of Communication, UW), "Can Capitalism Be Fixed?" Tuesday, January 31, 7pm in Kane 120. $150 for all four talks in the series. Register at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2579586

Middle East Center: Miriam Cooke (Braxton Craven Professor of Arab Cultures, Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Duke University), "Creativity, Resilience and the Syrian Revolution." Tuesday, January 31, 7-8:30pm in Thomson 101. Sponsored by: Middle East Center, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies; Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization. Contact: mecuw@uw.edu

UW Stroum Center for Jewish Studies: Sheldon Rubenfeld (founding chairman of the Center for Medicine After the Holocaust), "Medicine & Medical Ethics After the Holocaust." Wednesday, February 1, 7-8pm in Thomson 101.

Simpson Center's Writing Across Difference Research Cluster: Carmen Kynard (Associate Professor, English at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University, New York), "Before I’ll Be a Slave, I’ll Be Buried in My Grave." Wednesday, February 8, 4-5:30pm in the Odegaard Library Room 220.

Ellison Center: Emily Greble (Associate Professor of History and East European Studies, Vanderbilt University), "Hierarchies of Citizenship: Islam, the Yugoslav state, and Continuities of Empire." Thursday, February 9, 1:30pm in Communications 202.