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Comparative Politics Workshop: The Preliminary Examination

Tuesday, December 13, 2005 • 3:30 PM

Burdine Hall, Room 602

OPEN TO ALL GOVERNMENT GRADUATE STUDENTS.


Fall 2005 Commencement Ceremony

Friday, December 9, 2005 • 6:00 PM

Frank Erwin Center


"From Voting to Legislation: Transforming Community Members into Policymakers"

Thursday, December 8, 2005 • 6:30 PM

Bass Lecture Hall

A panel composed of representatives from Texas government, academia and the nonprofit sector will talk about ways to improve civic participation.


Comparative Politics Workshop: The Preliminary Examination

Wednesday, December 7, 2005 • 4:30 PM

Burdine Hall, Room 602

OPEN TO ALL GOVERNMENT GRADUATE STUDENTS.


William Hurst: "The Contentious Politics of Laid-Off Workers in China's 'Workers State"'

Friday, December 2, 2005 • 12:00 PM

GEB 4.200C, 4th Floor


Ashley Tellis: "The United States and India: A New Beginning?"

Thursday, December 1, 2005 • 3:30 PM

Dorothy L. Gebauer Bldg - GEB 3.312, Dean's Conference Room, 3rd Floor

Speaker: Ashley Tellis, Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment of International Peace.


Maureen Berner

Thursday, December 1, 2005 • 12:15 PM

Sid Richardson Hall, Room 3.106


Tommy G. Thompson: "Innovations in Health Care: Information Technology and Wellness"

Wednesday, November 30, 2005 • 5:30 PM

LBJ Auditorium



The Center for European Studies Transatlantic Lecture Series

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 • 3:30 PM

Thompson Conference Center

Please join Dr. Eugene Gholz from the LBJ School of Public Affairs and Richard Golaszewski, Executive Vice President, GRA, Inc., as they discuss the a^?oeBoeing-Airbus Competition and the Transatlantic Trade Relationship.a^?? Admission is free and all are encouraged to attend. There will be a reception afterwards.


Mark Kramer: "The Cold War Legacy and the Post-Cold War World"

Monday, November 21, 2005 • 4:00 PM

LBJ Library and Museum, Brown Room, 10th Floor

Speaker: Mark Kramer - Director, Harvard Project on Cold War Studies, Harvard University; Editor, Journal of Cold War Studies.



Xi Chen: "Why the Chinese Government Encourages Social Protest"

Monday, November 21, 2005 • 12:00 PM

GEB 3.312, Dean's Conference Room, 3rd Floor


Public Law Workshop

Friday, November 18, 2005 • 2:15 PM

Burdine Hall, Room 436A


Bahar Leventoglu: "War and Incomplete Information"

Friday, November 18, 2005 • 12:00 PM

Burdine Hall, Room 602


Alan Kuperman: "Power-Sharing or Partition? History's Lessons for Keeping the Peace in Bosnia"

Thursday, November 17, 2005 • 12:15 PM

Sid Richardson Hall, Room 3.106


Natasha Borges Sugiyama, "Ideology and Networks: The Politics of Social Policy Diffusion in Brazil"

Thursday, November 17, 2005 • 12:00 PM

Burdine Hall, Room 602


American Politics Field Workshop: An Overview of the Program

Wednesday, November 16, 2005 • 12:00 PM

Burdine Hall, Room 602

OPEN TO ALL GOVERNMENT GRADUATE STUDENTS.



Formal Theory/Methodology Joint Workshop

Friday, November 11, 2005 • 3:00 PM

Burdine Hall, Room 602

OPEN TO ALL GOVERNMENT GRADUATE STUDENTS.


Don Zinman: "The Wallace Campaign of 1968 and the New Deal Regime"

Friday, November 11, 2005 • 2:00 PM

Burdine Hall, Room 602




Comparative Field Workshop: An Overview of the Program

Wednesday, November 9, 2005 • 4:00 PM

Burdine Hall, Room 602

OPEN TO ALL GOVERNMENT GRADUATE STUDENTS. A round rable discussion with Professors Catherine Boone, Jason Brownlee, and Kurt Weyland.


Stephen Walt: "Taming American Power: The Global Response to U.S. Primacy"

Monday, November 7, 2005 • 4:00 PM

LBJ Library and Museum, Brown Room, 10th Floor

Speaker: Stephen Walt - Academic Dean and Robert and Renee Belfer Professor in International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University


David Williams, "Ideas and Actuality in the Social Contract: Kant and Rousseau"

Friday, November 4, 2005 • 2:00 PM

Burdine Hall, Room 602

David Williams received his Ph.D. from the UT-Austin Government Department in 1999 and is currently Assistant Professor of Political Science and Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin--Stevens Point. He has published in Telos, Polity, and the Journal of the History of Ideas, and in 2003-04 he held a fellowship at the University of Wisconsin--Madison's Institute for Research in the Humanities. His book, Rousseau's Platonic Enlightenment, is forthcoming with the Pennsylvania State Uni


Miles Kahler: "US Politics and Transatlantic Relations"

Thursday, November 3, 2005 • 3:30 PM

Dorothy L. Gebauer Bldg - GEB 3.312, Dean's Conference Room, 3rd Floor

Speaker: Miles Kahler, Rohr Professor of International Relations, University of California-San Diego.


Nelda Wray: "Assuring the Efficacy of Surgical Interventions"

Thursday, November 3, 2005 • 12:15 PM

Sid Richardson Hall, Room 3.106


Workshop on Neoliberal Reform

Thursday, November 3, 2005 • 12:00 PM

Burdine Hall, Room 602

Government Department faculty and graduate students are invited to participate in an afternoon workshop on neoliberal reform. This workshop showcases the work of four graduate students who are in advanced stages of the dissertation process. The presentations will be organized into two panels, each with two faculty discussants. We will devote a considerable amount of time to open discussion and QandA, so please come and participate.



Preregistration Begins for Spring 2006

Monday, October 31, 2005


Kenneth Flamm: "The Role of Economics, Demographics, and State Policy in Broadband Availability"

Thursday, October 27, 2005 • 12:15 PM

Sid Richardson Hall, Room 3.106


Deadline

Wednesday, October 26, 2005


Panel Discussion: Intelligence Reform in the United States

Tuesday, October 25, 2005 • 4:00 PM

LBJ Library and Museum, Brown Room, 10th Floor

Discussants: Admiral Bobby R. Inman, Robert Gates, Charles Robb, James C. Langdon, Jr.


Rich Holtzman, "Rhetoric as Policy: President George W. Bush's 'Call to Service"'

Friday, October 21, 2005 • 1:00 PM

Burdine Hall, Room 602


Ben Sasse: "The Soul of the Silent Majority: Secular Left and Religious 'Right' in the 1960s and '70s"

Thursday, October 20, 2005 • 12:15 PM

Sid Richardson Hall, Room 3.106


"Learning from Disaster: A Hard Look at Katrina and Rita"

Wednesday, October 19, 2005 • 6:15 PM

LBJ School of Public Affairs, Bass Lecture Hall

Panel discussion on Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and their implications for creating responsible public policy.


Deadline

Monday, October 17, 2005


"How To Be a 'Good' Graduate Student?"

Friday, October 14, 2005 • 10:15 AM

Burdine Hall, Room 602

OPEN TO ALL GOVERNMENT GRADUATE STUDENTS. Round Table Discussion with Zoltan Barany, Corrine McConnaughy, Patrick McDonald, and Kurt Weyland.


Christopher Layne: "Peace of Illusions: American Grand Strategy, 1940 to the Present"

Thursday, October 13, 2005 • 12:15 PM

Sid Richardson Hall, Room 3.106


Jennifer Bickham Mendez

Tuesday, October 11, 2005 • 12:30 PM

Hackett Room, Sid Richardson Hall (SRH 1.313)

Join Dr. Bickham Mendez (Associate Professor of Sociology, College of William and Mary) in a discussion of her new book, "From the Revolution to the Maquiladoras: Gender, Labor, and Globalization in Nicaragua", a detailed ethnographic account of the Nicaraguan Working and Unemployed Women's Movement.


Jeremi Suri: "Henry Kissinger and the Transatlantic Dimensions of the 20th Century"

Monday, October 10, 2005 • 4:00 PM

LBJ Library and Museum, Brown Room, 10th Floor

Speaker: Jeremi Suri of the Department of History, University of Wisconsin. The University of Texas Global Challenges Initiative (UT-GCI) announces the 2005 -06 International Security Speakers Series, a campus-wide program to explore the trends, processes and threats that will dominate 21st century international relations. In its second year, the series will feature presentations by historians, strategists, legal scholars and policymakers. Taking a multidisciplinary approach and focu


UT-Princeton Workshop

Friday, October 7, 2005 • 9:00 AM

Main Building, Second Floor, Academic Room 212

Just about everyone thinks that the liberal-internationalist compact that took root after World War II has run its course and that we have entered a new phase in foreign policy. While still ostensibly internationalist, the new policy direction lacks the kind of commitment to international institutions and multilateralism that earmarked our foreign policy for most of the last half-century. What is less clear is why the liberal-internationalist compact has come apart and whether it can be


Cynthia Osborne: "Parenting in Stable and Unstable Families"

Thursday, October 6, 2005 • 12:15 PM

Sid Richardson Hall, Room 3.106



Teaching Workshop, CWGS Faculty Development Program

Friday, September 30, 2005 • 12:00 PM

UTC 1.116

The panelists include: Professor Becky Bigler (Dept. of Psychology), Professor Mia Carter (Dept. of English and interim Director of the Center for Asian American Studies), Professor Katie Stewart (Dept. of Anthropology and Director of the Americo Paredes Cultural Studies Center), and Professor Christine Williams (Professor of Sociology and Editor of Gender and Society).


Ted Aanstoos: "International Technical Standards and Their Economic Impact--The European Union and the New Approach"

Thursday, September 29, 2005 • 12:15 PM

Sid Richardson Hall, Room 3.106

Speaker: Ted Aanstoos


Danny Hayes: "Political Context, Political Content: Issue News in American Elections"

Thursday, September 29, 2005 • 12:00 PM

Burdine Hall, Room 602

Speaker: Danny Hayes, Ph.D. Candidate


Judith Slater, British Consul-General: "The UK's Presidency of the European Union"

Wednesday, September 28, 2005 • 3:00 PM

Texas Union Theater


Catherine Boone: "US Foreign Policy Toward Africa"

Thursday, September 22, 2005 • 7:00 PM

Jester A121A

Catherine Boone is Associate Professor of Government at the University of Texas at Austin, where she specializes in African politics, comparative politics, and political economy.


Peter Frumkin: "The Price of Doing Good: Executive Compensation in Nonprofit Organizations"

Thursday, September 22, 2005 • 12:15 PM

Sid Richardson Hall, Room 3.106

Speaker: Peter Frumkin


"Brazil: Race and Politics in the Americas" Symposium

Friday, September 16, 2005 • 9:00 AM

Applied Computational Engineering and Sciences Bldg. (ACES)

The purpose of this conference is to bring together academics and activists from the U.S. and Brazil working on race relations.


12th Class Day

Friday, September 16, 2005


Eugene Gholz: "Untangling Selection Effects in Studies of Coercion"

Thursday, September 15, 2005 • 12:15 PM

Sid Richardson Hall, Room 3.106

Speaker: Eugene Gholz


"Parties in Dissarray and the Pending Federal Elections: Quo vadis Germany?"

Wednesday, September 14, 2005 • 3:30 PM

Quadrangle Room 3.304


Meeting for New Teaching Assistants

Tuesday, August 23, 2005 • 10:00 AM

Burdine Hall 602


Orientation for New Graduate Students

Monday, August 22, 2005 • 9:00 AM

Burdine Hall 602



Department of Government Graduation Ceremony 2005

Friday, May 20, 2005 • 9:00 AM

Gregory Gymnasium


Harrington Workshop on the Root Causes of Suicide Terrorism

Thursday, May 12, 2005 • 9:00 AM

ACES Building, AVAYA Auditorium 2.302



Evil in the Modern World

Thursday, April 28, 2005 • 9:30 AM

Gebauer 3.312, 3rd Floor Conference Room


Nicholas Rostow: General Counsel of the U.S. Mission to the Unites Nations, U.S. Department of State

Tuesday, April 26, 2005 • 4:00 PM

LBJ Library, 8th Floor Atrium


Conference on Journalism and the Arab World

Friday, April 22, 2005 • 1:00 PM

Thompson Conference Center


Gary J. Jacobsohn: Malcolm Macdonald Professor in Constitutional and Comparative Law, University of Texas at Austin

Thursday, April 21, 2005 • 3:30 PM

Gebauer 3.312, 3rd Floor Conference Room


Big Choices: The Future of Social Security

Thursday, April 21, 2005 • 12:30 PM

Bass Lecture Hall, LBJ School of Public Affairs



Neal Allen: Assistant Instructor, University of Texas Department of Government

Wednesday, April 13, 2005 • 12:00 PM

Burdine 602



Colleen Dunlavy: Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of History

Friday, April 8, 2005 • 12:00 PM

Garrison 100 Conference Room


A Middle East Assessment: An Evening With General Anthony Zinni, USMC (Ret.)

Tuesday, April 5, 2005 • 6:00 PM

LBJ Auditorium


Ami Pedahzur: Senior Lecturer, University of Haifa and a Harrington Fellow, University of Texas

Monday, April 4, 2005 • 12:00 PM

Gebauer 3.312, 3rd Floor Conference Room




Andrew Geddes: Professor of Politics, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

Wednesday, March 9, 2005 • 2:00 PM

Burdine 436A






Conference in African-American Political Psychology

Friday, March 4, 2005 • 9:00 AM

Thompson Conference Center 3.110


Week in Government: A Discussion about Internships

Thursday, March 3, 2005 • 3:00 PM

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Week in Government: Resume Workshop and Careers in Government

Tuesday, March 1, 2005 • 1:30 PM

GSB 2.122


Week in Government: Washington Semester Information Session

Monday, February 28, 2005 • 2:00 PM

UTC 3.312


James Kuklinski: Professor of Political Science, Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Illinois

Monday, February 28, 2005 • 12:00 PM

Gebauer 3.312, 3rd Floor Dean's Conference Room


Kenny J. Whitby: Professor of Political Science, University of South Carolina

Friday, February 25, 2005 • 2:00 PM

Gebauer 4.200C


Calvin Johnson: Professor, University of Texas School of Law

Friday, February 25, 2005 • 12:00 PM

Burdine 436A


Byron E. Shafer: Glenn B. and Cleone Orr Hawkins Chair of Political Science, University of Wisconsin

Monday, February 21, 2005 • 12:00 PM

Gebauer 3.312, 3rd Floor Dean's Conference Room



Devin Stauffer: Senior Lecturer, Department of Government, University of Texas at Austin

Monday, February 14, 2005 • 12:00 PM

Gebauer 3.312, 3rd Floor Dean's Conference Room


J. Judd Owen: Assistant Professor of Political Science, Emory University

Friday, February 11, 2005 • 12:00 PM

Gebauer 3.312, 3rd Floor Dean's Conference Room


Latinos in the 2004 Election Conference

Friday, February 11, 2005 • 9:00 AM

Francis Auditorium, UT School of Law (Friday), Eidman Court Room, UT School of Law (Saturday)


Daniel Byman: Assistant Professor, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

Thursday, February 10, 2005 • 4:00 PM

LBJ Library, Brown Room



Devesh Kapur: Frederick Danziger Associate Professor of Government, Harvard University

Monday, January 31, 2005 • 12:00 PM

Gebauer 4.200C, 4th Floor Conference Room


Sumantra Bose: Department of Government, London School of Economics and Political Science

Tuesday, January 25, 2005 • 3:00 PM

Gebauer 3.312, 3rd Floor Dean's Conference Room


Uday Mehta: Department of Political Science, Amherst College

Friday, January 21, 2005 • 12:00 PM

Gebauer 3.312, 3rd Floor Dean's Conference Room




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