Week of November 18, 2019

Department of Political Science Bulletin, November 18, 2019

Holiday reminder: The University will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29, for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

FACULTY AND GRADUATE STUDENTS PAPERS, PUBLICATIONS AND ACTIVITIES:

Ellen Ahlness's article, "Incompatible Futures: Frontier Nostalgia and Southern Discourses of the Arctic" was published in Arctic Yearbook 2019 (1).

Ellen Ahlness's chapter "Movements in Marginalized Spaces: How Native Media Gives Momentum to #MeToo in Indigenous Communities" was published in Misogyny and Media, printed by Lexington Books.

Nives Dolšak and Aseem Prakash. Does Greta Thunberg’s Lifestyle Equal Climate Denial? One Climate Scientist Seems to Suggest So, Forbes.com, November 14, 2019.

POLITICAL SCIENCE TALKS/SEMINARS:

The Department of Political Science presents Prof. Suzanne Mettler (the John L. Senior Professor of American Institutions at Cornell University), “Democracy under Siege”. Monday, November 18, 2019, 5:30–8:00pm, Walker Ames Room (Kane Hall 225). RSVP to http://events.uw.edu/MettlerLecture

The Stroum Center for Jewish Studies presents its 2019 Jack & Rebecca Benaroya Endowed Lecture in Israel Studies with Dr. Dov Waxman (UCLA), “American Jews and Israel in the Trump Era: Polarization and Protest.” Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 7:00 p.m., Kane Hall room 110. RSVP to https://bit.ly/2q1GESm. Earlier in the day, Dr. Waxman will present a lunchtime seminar, “What We Disagree about When We Disagree about Anti-Semitism”, 12:00–1:30pm, Peterson Room in Allen Library (Allen 4th floor, Room 485). RSVP to jewishst@uw.edu.

The Simpson Center and the Departments of Political Science, Philosophy, and Classics present Joel Schlosser (CHCI-ACLS Visiting Fellow in Residence at the Simpson Center for the Humanities and Associate Professor of Political Science at Bryn Mawr College) "Politics Is for the Dogs: Diogenes the Cynic and Political Refusal."  Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 4:00 to 5:30, Communications 120.

The Severyns Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics present Calla Hummel (University of Miami), “Why Do Informal Workers Organize? Street Vendors, Contentious Politics, and the State”. "Why Do Informal Workers Organize? Street Vendors, Contentious Politics, and the State." UW graduate student Ryan Goehrung will serve as the discussant. Friday, Nov 22, 2019, 12:00–1:20pm, Gowen 1A (Olson Room).

OTHER DEPARTMENT TALKS/SEMINARS:

The Ellison Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies in the Jackson School of International Studies presents Nikolai Petrov (Senior Research Fellow at Chatham House), “Putin in Peril?: How Decisions are Made or Not Made in Putin's Russia.” Thursday, November 21, 2019, 12:00–1:30pm, Thomson Hall, Room 317.

The Ellison Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies in the Jackson School of International Studies presents Ekaterina Koller (Swiss National Science Foundation professor of East European History at the University of Zurich) “Flexible Socialism of the Brezhnev Era: People, Institutions, and Emotions in the Closed City of Severodvinsk.” Thursday, November 21, 2019, 1:30–3:00pm, Thomson Hall, Room 317.

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