Week of November 25, 2019

Department of Political Science Bulletin, November 25, 2019

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

The Department of Political Science Holiday Party will be held in the Yukon Room of the University of Washington Club on Friday, December 6, 2019, from 4:00–6:00pm. Children are welcome; beverages and appetizers will be provided. RSVP by Sunday, December 1, 2019, at this link.

FACULTY AND GRADUATE STUDENTS PAPERS, PUBLICATIONS AND ACTIVITIES:

Tony Gill once owned an actual Mao jacket.  Displaying his impeccable fashion sense, he recently wrote about the lessons he learned from that article of clothing in a piece entitled "The Unbearable Drabness of Command Economies."  This article, which also contains a heartwarming story of pizza, can be found over at the American Institute of Economic Research's website.

Christianna Parr received the ARNOVA Graduate Diversity Scholarship and presented her paper “Women’s Organizations and Discourse Strategies in Southeast Asia” during ARNOVA 2019, San Diego.

POLITICAL SCIENCE TALKS/SEMINARS:

The University of Washington International Security Colloquium (UWISC) presents Christopher Colligan (UW PhD student),  “Identity and Innovation: The Influence of Emotion on Receptivity to New Information”. December 6, 2019, 12:00–1:30pm, Gowen Hall 1A (The Olson Room).

Please send newsletter items to Jerry (kohlj@uw.edu) by noon on Thursdays.