Week of November 6, 2017

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

The University of Washington will be closed next Friday, November 10th, for Veteran’s Day.

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!

POLITICAL SCIENCE TALKS/SEMINARS:

Political Science Job Talk: Meredith Loken (PhD Student, Political Science, UW), "Women Militants and Rebel Success." Monday, November 6, 12-1:30pm in Smith 40A.

Washington Institute for the Study of Inequality & Race (WISIR): Robin D.G. Kelley (Distinguished Professor and Gary B. Nash Endowed Chair in US History at the University of California, Los Angeles), "What Is Racial Capitalism and Why Does It Matter?" Tuesday, November 7, 7-8:30pm in Kane 210. Also co-sponsored by the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies and the Simpson Center for the Humanities. This lecture has reached capacity. To join a waitlist, please email the Simpson Center at uwch@uw.edu

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).

OTHER DEPARTMENT TALKS/SEMINARS:

Trump in the World Lecture Series: David Bachman (Professor, Henry M. Jackson Professor of International Studies), "China." Monday, November 6, 4:30-6:00PM in Kane Hall, Room 110. Sponsored by the Jackson School.

UW Stroum Center for Jewish Studies: Gershon Shafir (Distinguished Professor, Department of Sociology, University of California, San Diego), "Unsettling the Occupation: Israel and Palestine in 2017." Tuesday, November 7, 3:30-5pm in Thomson 317. To RSVP please visit: jewishst@uw.edu.

Department of Sociology: Ande Reisman (Doctoral Candidate, Sociology, UW), "'Either Money or Manpower': Gender Inequality and Men's and Women's Unpaid Labor during Labor Migration in Nepal." Wednesday, November 8, 3:30-5pm in Communication 226. Also sponsored by the Simpson Center. 

Southeast Asia Center & Gardner Center for Asian Art & Ideas: David Biggs (Associate Professor, History, University of California at Riverside), "War in the Land: Environmental History, Militarization, and the 'Bare Hills' in Central Vietnam." Thursday, November 9, 12:30-1:30pm in Thomson 317.

Partnership for Community & Diversity and the Evans School: Film screening and panel discussion on the documentary Human Harvest followed by discussion with movie directors Leon Lee and Eva Fu. Thursday, November 9, 6-8pm in Smith 120. For more information and to RSVP visit: https://goo.gl/K34fbA. Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7ZmFLi0lgY. Co-sponsors: Amnesty International, GlobeMed at University of Washington, Taiwan Association for International Care of Organ Transplant (TAICOT), Falun Dafa Club.

Jackson school: Romanian Ambassador to the US George Maior, "Security Challenges and Opportunities for NATO, Romania and the US in Eastern Europe." Thursday, November 9, 6-8PM in the HUB, Room 332.

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. 

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.

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

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.