Week of November 13, 2017

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

The Political Science Department will be hosting a faculty panel on the topic of the politics of terrorism. It will take place in Gowen 201 and Professors Megan Francis, Geoff Wallace, and Ellis Goldberg will be the panelists. It will take place on November 15th from 4:30-6pm. Please visit our website for more details and to rsvp: https://goo.gl/D65gcN

The Political Science Department has started a new LinkedIn group. Please join us and help us expand our network!

FACULTY AND GRADUATE STUDENTS PAPERS, PUBLICATIONS AND ACTIVITIES:

Aseem Prakash and Nives Dolsak, "How donors can help make nonprofits more accountable." The Conversation, November 1, 2017.

Scott Lemieux published an op-ed in the LA Times on November 3, 2017 titled, "What a surprise: another tax plan to help the super rich."

POLITICAL SCIENCE TALKS/SEMINARS:

Political Science: Linda Gordon (Florence Kelley Professor of History, NYU), "The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s, Both Familiar and Different." Thursday, November 16th at 3:30pm in Smith 105. Also sponsored by the History Dept and the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies. 

Political Science Professionalization Series for Graduate Students: "Time and Workload Management: The Short and the Long View.” Friday, November 17, 12-1:30pm in the Olson Room (GWN 1A).

Severyns Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics: Nora Webb Williams (Ph.D. Student, Political Science, UW), "Economic Resilience and Social Trust after the Fall of the Soviet Union." Thursday, November 30, 12-1:30pm in the Olson Room (GWN 1A).

Center for Environmental Politics: Dali L. Yang (William Claude Reavis Professor, Political Science, University of Chicago), "The Politics of Environmental Governance in China." Friday, December 1, 12-1:30pm in the Olson Room (Gowen 1A).

Washington Institute for the Study of Inequality & Race: Jodi Melamed (Associate Professor, English and Africana Studies, Marquette University), "Race and Capitalism." Thursday, December 7, 4-5:30pm in Communications 120. Co-sponsored with the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies, Simpson Center for the Humanities, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

University of Washington International Security Colloquium: Jonathan Beck (PhD Student, Political Science, UW), "European Integration Detour: The Contentious Politics of EU Migrant Benefits." Friday, December 8, 12-1:20pm in the Olson Room (Gowen 1A).

OTHER DEPARTMENT TALKS/SEMINARS:

Middle East Center: Nova Robinson (Assistant Professor, History and International Studies, Seattle University), "Syrian 'Sisters of Men' and the Gendering of Arab Internationalism, 1938-1949." Monday, November 13, 12:30-1:30pm in Thomson 317.

Global Mondays Lecture Series: Melissa (MJ) Durkee (Professor, Law, UW), "International Lobbying Law." Monday, November 13, 12:30-1:30pm in William H. Gates, Room 117. Sponsored by UW Law. 

Joint Seminar in Development Economics: Clair Yang (Assistant Professor, Jackson School, UW), "Long-Run Persistence and Interrupted Development: Evidence from The Imperial Civil Service Examination in Historical China." Monday, November 13, 11-12:30pm in Savery 410.

Trump in the World Lecture Series: Yong-Chool Ha (Professor, Henry M. Jackson Professor of International Studies), "The Korean Peninsula." Monday, November 13, 4:30-6:00PM in Kane Hall, Room 110. Sponsored by the Jackson School.

Town Hall - Seattle: Lawrence O’Donnell (host of MSNBC’s The Last Word), "Playing with Fire: How 1968 Transformed American Politics." Tuesday, November 14, 7:30PM at the Campion Ballroom at Seattle University (914 E. Jefferson St). Doors open at 6:30, tickets are $5. Buy tickets.

QUAL Speaker Series: Matthew Powers (Assistant Professor, Communications, UW), "What Interviews Are Good For." Wednesday, November 15, 12:30pm in Thomson 317.

Foster School of Business: Ichiro Fujisaki (Former Ambassador of Japan to the United States 2008-12), "US-Japan Relations Disrupted? An Ambassador's Perspective." Thursday, November 16, 5:30-7pm in Dempsey Hall, 3rd floor, Anthony's Forum. To register: www.bitly.com/Tateuchi2017

Town Hall - Seattle: Chris Matthews (host of MSNBC’s Hardball), "Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit." Thursday, November 16, 7:30PM at the Temple De Hirsch Sinai (1441 16th Avenue). Doors open at 6:30, tickets are $5. Buy tickets.

Trump in the World Lecture Series: Sara Curran (Professor, Henry M. Jackson Professor of International Studies), "The International Climate Regime." Monday, November 20, 4:30-6:00PM in Kane Hall, Room 110. Sponsored by the Jackson School.

Latin American and Caribbean Studies: Linda Farthing (journalist and researcher) and Alejandro Velasco (Associate professor, Modern Latin America, NYU) will present on "Social Movements and Leftist Governments in South America: Achievements and challenges in Bolivia and Venezuela." Tuesday, November 21, 4:30-6:30pm in Thomson 317. Also sponsored by the Simpson Center, the Center for Global Studies, and Comparative History of Ideas. Contact lasuw.uw.edu for more information. 

Global Mondays Lecture Series: Jean-Sylvestre Bergé (University Jean Moulin – Lyon 3 Faculty of Law), "Cross-Border Movement and the Law: for a Global Approach." Monday, November 27, 12:30-1:30pm in William H. Gates, Room 117. Sponsored by UW Law.

Trump in the World Lecture Series: Glennys Young (Professor, History), "Russia." Monday, November 27, 4:30-6:00PM in Kane Hall, Room 110. Sponsored by the Jackson School.