Week of November 14, 2016

FACULTY AND GRADUATE STUDENTS PAPERS, PUBLICATIONS AND ACTIVITIES:

Megan Francis was featured on a panel on “Black Power at 50: A Scholarly Conference Honoring Charles Hamilton” at Columbia University, October 21, 2016

Megan Francis presented an invited paper “Crimes of Capitalism” at the Economy and Its Boundaries conference at The University of Chicago, October 22, 2016.

Megan Francis was a panelist on “The Influence of Protest” at the SSRC Anxieties of Democracy Conference at Princeton University, October 28, 2016.

Nives Dolsak and Aseem Prakash. Guest editors. 2016. "Virtual Symposium: Environmental Policy, Regulation, and Governance," Public Administration Review. October 2016.

Christopher Parker published an article in Crosscut.com called "Think Seattle is enlightened on race? New poll says otherwise" on November 9th.

POLITICAL SCIENCE TALKS/SEMINARS:

Faculty Panel “The 2016 Election: What Now?” Panelists will share their insights on the election and respond to your questions and comments. Panelists:  Mark Smith, author of Secular Faith: How Culture Has Trumped Religion in American Politics (2015); Becca Thorpe, author of The American Warfare State: The Domestic Politics of Military Spending (2014); Sophia Jordán Wallace, author of United We Stand: Latino Representation in Congress (in progress); and John Wilkerson, author of Congress and the Politics of Problem Solving (with Scott Adler, 2012). Wednesday, November 16, 4:30-6:00pm, UW Campus, Bagley 131.

Severyns-Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics: Tulia Falleti (Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania), “Endogenous Participation: Prior Consultation in Extractive Economies.” Graduate discussant Calvin Garner (Ph.D. candidate, Political Science, UW). Friday, November 18, 12:00-1:20pm in the Olson Room (Gowen 1A).

Political Science Department: Juliet Hooker (Associate Professor, Government and African and African Diaspora Studies, University of Texas, Austin), "Black Protest beyond Democratic Sacrifice: BLM and the Memory of the Civil Rights Movement." Friday, November 18, 3-4:30p in Savery 260.

Equality Initiative in Political Science (EIPS): Joanne Woiak (Lecturer, Disability Studies Program, UW), Sushil Oswal (Associate Professor in the Department of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, UW Tacoma), and Lance Forshay (ASL & Deaf Studies Lecturer and Program Coordinator, UW), "Ableism and Audism in Academia." Wednesday, November 30, 12-1:30pm in the Olson Room (GWN 1A).

Center for Environmental Politics: Paul Mohai (Professo, School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan), "Which Came First, People or Pollution." Friday, December 2, 12-1:30pm in the Olson Room (GWN 1A).

University of Washington International Security Colloquium: Séverine Autesserre (Associate Professor, Political Science, Barnard College, Columbia University), "International Peacebuilding and Local Success: Assumptions, Myths and Reality." Friday, December 9, 11:30-1:00pm in the Olson Room (GWN 1A)

OTHER DEPARTMENT TALKS/SEMINARS:

Middle East Center: Michael Degerald (Ph.D. Candidate, Interdisciplinary Near & Middle East Studies, UW), "Islamic State(craft): Little Explored Details of the Tactics of Rule Employed by ISIS in Syria and Iraq." Monday, November 14, 12:30-1:20 in Thomson 317. Sponsored by the Middle East Center and the Jackson School of Intn'l. Studies.

West Coast Poverty Center Seminar: Vernon Loke (Social Work, Eastern Washington University), "Increasing Youth Financial Capability: An Evaluation of the My Path Savings Initiative." Monday, November 14, 12:30-1:30pm at the School of Social Work, Room 305. Q&A until 2pm.

Global Mondays: Mariam Kabha (Israel’s National Commissioner for Equal Employment Opportunities), "Equality in the Workplace." Monday, November 14, 12:30-1:20 in William H. Gates Hall Room 117. Lunch served. All are welcome. No RSVP needed.

West Coast Poverty Center Seminar: Vernon Loke (Social Work, Eastern Washington University), "Increasing Youth Financial Capability: An Evaluation of the My Path Savings Initiative." Monday, November 14, 12:30-1:30pm at the School of Social Work, Room 305. Q&A until 2pm.

QUAL Speaker Series: David Lopez (Ph.D. student and National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow, Political Science, UW), "Examining the Political Foundations of Public Education Regimes in Comparative Perspective." Wednesday, November 16, 12:30-1:20pm in Thomson Hall, Room 317.

Global Mondays: Zhizhou ("Leo") Wang (Asian Law Center Research Fellow, UW Law), "Politics of Corporate Bankruptcies and the Shape of Corporate Bankruptcy Law in China: Past, Present, and Future." Monday, November 21, in William H. Gates Hall Room 117. Lunch served. All are welcome. No RSVP needed.

Middle East Center and Jackson School: Rick Lorenz (Senior Lecturer, Jackson School of International Studies, UW) and U.S. Army, Lieutenant Colonel Owen Ray, "Humanitarian Options in Syria: Will 'Safe Zones' Work?" Monday, November 21, 12:30-1:20pm in Thomson Hall, Room 317.

Global Mondays: Margaret Levi (Sara Miller McCune Director of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences and Professor of Political Science, Stanford University), "Creating and Sustaining Ethical Supply Chains." Monday, November 28, in William H. Gates Hall Room 117. Lunch served. All are welcome. No RSVP needed.

Near Eastern Languages and Civilization: Book talk with Moshe Naor (Visiting Professor, University of California - LA), "Oriental Neighbors: Middle Eastern Jews and Arabs in Mandatory Palestine." Tuesday, November 29, 12:30-1:30pm in Thomson Hall, Room 317. Sponsored by the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization, UW Middle East Center, and Stroum Center for Jewish Studies. http://jewishstudies.washington.edu/event/moshe-naor/

Middle East Center and Jackson School: Djavad Salehi-Isfahani (Professor, Economics, Virginia Tech), "Iran After the Nuclear Agreement: Love and Hate Toward the Global Economy." Thursday, December 1, 7:00-8:30pm in Thomson Hall, Room 101.