Week of January 19, 2021

Department of Political Science Bulletin, January 19, 2021

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Political Science COVID-19 Prevention Plan is also located on our website. If you come to campus, you are required to review the plan and take the UW General COVID-19 safety training. You must fill out the COVID-19 attestation in Workday on each day you come to campus.

 

FACULTY AND GRADUATE STUDENTS PAPERS, PUBLICATIONS AND ACTIVITIES: 

Laura Evans, Nives Dolsak, Megan Plog and Aseem Prakash. 2020. "Native American Tribal Governments, Cross-Sectoral Climate Policy, and the Role of Intertribal Networks." Climatic Change, 2020, 160, 35–43.   

Scott LeMieux. 2021. Cited in “With Democrats poised to take over Washington, Supreme Court’s Breyer faces renewed calls to retire The Washington Post, January 9, 2021.

Scott LeMieux. 2021. “Biden making Merrick Garland attorney general isn't the best idea. It also isn't the worst one.NBC News, January 7, 2021.

 

POLITICAL SCIENCE TALKS/SEMINARS:

2020-21 WISIR Series – Contemporary Race & Politics in the United States: Third Panel, “COVID-19 & Racial Inequalities”, Friday, January 22, 2021, 11:00am-12pm (pacific time zone) via Zoom. Moderator: Jake Grumbach (University of Washington).  Panelists: Hedwig Lee (Washington University in St. Louis), Jamila Michener (Cornell University), India Ornelas (University of Washington), Gabe Sanchez (University of New Mexico). Register here

UWISC presents Sherry Zaks (University of Southern California), “Resilience Beyond Rebellion: How Today’s Rebels Become Tomorrow’s Parties”, Friday, January 22, 2021, 1:30-3:00pm via Zoom. Discussant: Megan Erickson (UW-Political Science graduate student). Zoom invitation from Bree Bang-Jensen via uwisc@uw.edu

Severyns Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics presents Ryan Goehrung (University of Washington) “The Price of Marriage and Women's Political Representation”, Friday, February 5, 2021, 1:30-3:00pm via Zoom. E-mail Kenya Amano via srscp@uw.edu for Zoom link. 

Center for Environmental Politics: Matthew Auer (University of Georgia), Covid-19 Crisis Communications: The Challenge for Environmental Organizations”, Friday, February 12,2021, 12:00-1:30PM. Email Jeffery Grove via jgrove91@uw.edu for Zoom link.

 

OTHER DEPARTMENT TALKS/SEMINARS: 

JSIS Japan Studies Program: Harutaka Takenaka (GRIPS University) "Putting a lid on the Pandemic in Japan: Who Has the Tools?", Tuesday, January 19, 2021, 4:00 pm PST on Zoom.  Discussant: Kenay Amano (UW-Political Science graduate student), Moderator: Robert Pekkanen (UW-Japan Studies Program). Click here to register.  

QUAL Speaker Series: Michelle Teti (University of Missouri), “Methods in the Time of COVID-19: The Vital Role of Qualitative Inquiries”, Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 12:30-1:30pm via Zoom. REGISTER HERE 

Comparative Humanitarianism from the Simpson Center: Elena Fiddian Qasmiyeh (University College London), “Shifting the Gaze: Southern-led Humanitarian Responses to Displacement”, Thursday, January 21, 2021, 9:30-10:30AM via Zoom. Funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and part of the Sawyer Seminar Humanitarianisms: Migrations and Care Through the Global South 2020-2021. Register here

Protest, Race and Citizenship across African Worlds from the African Studies Program: Serawit Debele (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity) “Whose Struggle for What? Sexual Minorities and Social Movements in Africa”, Friday, January 22, 2021, 12:00-1:30PM via Zoom. Moderated by Leela Fernandes (University of Washington). Co-sponsored by the Department of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies. RSVP at this link.

Simpson Center: Bill Talbott (UW-Philosophy), “Learning from Our Mistakes: Epistemology for the Real World”, Friday, January 22, 2021, 3:30-5:30pm via Zoom. Sponsors: Tri-Campus Research Cluster on Human Interactions and Normative Innovation (HI-NORM), Philosophy Department, and Program on Ethics. The Zoom link is: https://washington.zoom.us/j/99313930564

44th Annual University Faculty Lecture: Jacqueline McMurtrie (UW Law School), “Stand with the Innocent: Wrongful Convictions and Criminal Justice Reform”, Thursday, January 28, 2021, 5:30-6:30pm. Register now

EU Democracy Forum: Justin Greenwood (Robert Gordon University) “EU Trilogues: Challenges for Democracy?”, Wednesday, February 3, 2021, 12:00-1:00PM on Zoom. Register here

Protest, Race and Citizenship across African Worlds from the African Studies Program: Surer Mohamed (University of Cambridge) “Reconstruction, Reconsidered: Belonging and Urban Contestation In Mogadishu's 'Building Boom'”, Wednesday, February 3, 2021, 12:00-1:30PM via Zoom. Moderated by Leela Fernandes (University of Washington). Co-sponsored by the Department of History. RSVP at this link

Comparative Humanitarianism from the Simpson Center: Amira Mittermaier (University of Toronto) and Sienna R. Craig (Dartmouth College), TBA, Thursday, February 4, 2021, 3:30-4:30PM via Zoom. Funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and part of the Sawyer Seminar Humanitarianisms: Migrations and Care Through the Global South 2020-2021. Register here

 

 

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