Week of January 9, 2017

FACULTY AND GRADUATE STUDENTS PAPERS, PUBLICATIONS AND ACTIVITIES:

Nives Dolsak and Aseem Prakash. "The U.S. Environmental Movement Needs a New Message." The Conversation, December 12, 2016. https://theconversation.com/the-us-environmental-movement-needs-a-new-message-70247

Anthony Gill (2017) “Christian Democracy without Romance: The Perils of Religious Politics from a Public Choice Perspective.” Perspectives on Political Science, 46(1): 35-42.

Anthony Gill will present a new work entitled "Cultural Paternalism and the Libertarian Club Conundrum" in February at the Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University. He was supposed to present in December, but due to some difficulties it was rescheduled.

Emily Gade (Ph.D. Graduate Student, Political Science) was awarded a Stroum Center Opportunity Grant.

POLITICAL SCIENCE TALKS/SEMINARS:

Duck Family Environmental Politics and Governance Colloquium Series: Sharlene Mollett (Assistant Professor, Geography and the Centre for Critical Development Studies, University of Toronto), “Histories in the Making of Place-in-the-Present: Residential tourism development on the Panamanian Atlantic coast.” Friday, January 13, 12-1:20pm in the Olson Room (GWN 1A). More information available at: https://goo.gl/L5TNS3

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: Erica Chenoweth (Professor & Associate Dean for Research Josef Korbel School, University of Denver), "How Risky is Popular Dissent." 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), "TBA.” Graduate student discussant: Kevin Aslett (Political Science). Friday, January 27, 12:00-1:20pm, in Olson Room (Gowen 1A).

OTHER DEPARTMENT TALKS/SEMINARS:

Ellison Center: Farid Guliyev (Fulbright Visiting Scholar, George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs, Washington, DC), "Oil Wealth and the Quality of Education in Azerbaijan." Thursday, January 12, 3:30pm in Communications 202. 

Harry Bridges Center: "We Stand Together: Anti-Racism, Grassroots Activism, Global Solidarities." Friday, January 13, 9:30AM – 4:00PM at the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center, 3931 Brooklyn Avenue, Seattle. Sponsored by American Ethnic Studies; Center for Communication, Difference and Equity (CCDE); College of Education; English; Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies; Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies; History; Honors Program; and the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center. For more info and to register go to: http://depts.washington.edu/pcls/events.html

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

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), "Title TBA." 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.

Jackson School: 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

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