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Fall 2006 Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, December 9, 2006 • 6:00 PM

Frank Erwin Center


Last Class Day

Friday, December 8, 2006


Texas Politics Speaker Series

Thursday, November 30, 2006 • 3:30 PM

GEB 3.312



Thanksgiving Holidays

Thursday, November 23, 2006


Karen Long Jusko

Monday, November 20, 2006 • 11:30 AM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


First Annual Division of Diversity and Community Engagement Lecture

Monday, November 20, 2006 • 1:00 PM

Eastwoods Room, Texas Union



Hyeren Jo: "The Informational Role of International Institutions: Limits and Possibilities"

Monday, November 13, 2006 • 12:00 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


Meet Your Professor: A Talk by Professor R. Harrison Wagner

Friday, November 10, 2006 • 2:30 PM

Batts 5th Floor, 5.110


Public Law Field Workshop

Friday, November 10, 2006 • 12:00 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.102


Daniel Butler

Friday, November 10, 2006 • 12:00 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


Texas Politics Speaker Series

Wednesday, November 8, 2006 • 3:30 PM

GEB 3.312


Election Night

Tuesday, November 7, 2006 • 7:00 PM

Burdine 106




Steve Aftergood: "The Challenge of Government Secrecy"

Wednesday, November 1, 2006 • 5:00 PM

LBJ Library and Museum, 10th floor Brown Room


Registration

Monday, October 30, 2006



Jack Snyder: "The Bush Doctrine as a Partisan Wedge Issue"

Thursday, October 26, 2006 • 5:00 PM

LBJ Library and Museum, 10th floor Brown Room


Academic Advising

Thursday, October 26, 2006


Deadline

Wednesday, October 25, 2006


Eric Selbin: "Is Revolution Still an Option in Latin America?"

Tuesday, October 24, 2006 • 12:00 PM

Hackett Room, SRH 1.313



Job Search Workshop

Friday, October 20, 2006 • 2:30 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


Deadline

Monday, October 16, 2006


Meet Your Professor: A Talk by Professor Jason Brownlee

Friday, October 13, 2006 • 2:30 PM

Batts 5th Floor, 5.110


Brady Kiesling: "U.S. Diplomacy for a Crowded Planet"

Wednesday, October 11, 2006 • 5:00 PM

LBJ Library and Museum, 10th floor Brown Room


Raul Madrid: "The Rise of Ethno-Populism in Latin America"

Tuesday, October 10, 2006 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108


James Ceaser, "True Blue vs. Deep Red: The Ideas that Move American Politics"

Friday, October 6, 2006 • 1:30 PM

Batts 5th Floor, 5.108


Hans Arnold, "Europe and the U.S.: Where Do We Go Now?"

Wednesday, October 4, 2006 • 3:30 PM

Texas Union - Quadrangle Room, 3.304


"The University at 123"

Friday, September 29, 2006 • 3:30 PM

Bass Concert Hall


American Politics Field Workshop: An Overview of the Program

Friday, September 29, 2006 • 12:00 PM

Batts 5th Floor, 5.108


"The Aftermath of the 2006 Mexican Elections"

Wednesday, September 27, 2006 • 3:00 PM

Texas Union - Governor's Room, 3.116


"How to be a Good Graduate Student"

Friday, September 22, 2006 • 2:30 PM

Batts 5th Floor Conference Room


Sustainability in the Americas: Brazil, Canada, Mexico, and the U.S.

Monday, September 18, 2006 • 9:00 AM

Texas Union - Sinclair Suite, Room 3.128


Twelfth Class Day

Friday, September 15, 2006


"Social and Economic Policy in Brazil: The Cardoso Legacy"

Thursday, September 14, 2006 • 12:00 PM

Texas Union - Chicano Culture Room, 4.206


The Cold War Conference

Thursday, September 14, 2006

LBJ Presidential Library, 10th Floor Atrium


Fernando Henrique Cardoso: "The Accidental President of Brazil"

Wednesday, September 13, 2006 • 4:00 PM

Bass Lecture Hall, LBJ School of Public Affairs


Five Years after 9/11: New Ideas for Managing Conflict

Monday, September 11, 2006 • 5:00 PM

Harry Ransom Center Prothro Theater


Fall Semester 2006 Classes Begin

Wednesday, August 30, 2006


Registration

Monday, August 28, 2006


Registration

Thursday, August 24, 2006


Meeting for New Teaching Assistants

Tuesday, August 22, 2006 • 10:00 AM

Batts Hall, 5th Floor


Orientation for New Graduate Students

Monday, August 21, 2006 • 9:00 AM

Batts Hall, 5th Floor



Last Class Day for Nine-Week Courses

Tuesday, July 25, 2006


Deadline

Friday, July 14, 2006



Second-Term Courses Begin

Monday, July 10, 2006


Last Class Day for First-Term Courses

Thursday, July 6, 2006


Deadline

Thursday, June 8, 2006


Fourth Class Day

Tuesday, June 6, 2006



123rd Spring University-Wide Commencement

Saturday, May 20, 2006 • 7:00 PM

University of Texas at Austin Tower


Department of Government Commencement Ceremony 2006

Friday, May 19, 2006 • 9:00 AM

Gregory Gymnasium


Suicide Terrorism in a Globalized World

Tuesday, May 16, 2006 • 8:30 AM

A.C.E.S. Avaya Auditorium, 2.302


Last Class Day

Friday, May 5, 2006



David Sena, "Arraying the Ancestors: The Construction of Lineage in Ancient China"

Thursday, May 4, 2006 • 12:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


Peter J. Katzenstein: "The American Imperium in a World of Regions"

Thursday, April 27, 2006 • 3:30 PM

Dorothy L. Gebauer Bldg - GEB 4.200C, 4th Floor


Richard Webb, "Democracy, Discontent and Development in Latin America"

Wednesday, April 26, 2006 • 12:30 PM

GEB 4.200C, 4th Floor



Tran Thi Bich Lieu, "Higher Education Quality in Vietnam: Status and Solutions for Its Improvement"

Monday, April 24, 2006 • 12:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


Paul Wahlbeck: "The Influence of Oral Arguments on the U.S. Supreme Court"

Monday, April 24, 2006 • 3:30 PM

Sheffield Room (2.111) - Law School


"The Promise of Coal and its Role in Texas' Energy Future"

Thursday, April 20, 2006 • 3:30 PM

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


Barry Posen: "Iraq - Whether, When and How to Disengage"

Tuesday, April 18, 2006 • 5:00 PM

LBJ Library and Museum, 10th floor Brown Room



James Thomas, "The Aesthetics of Development: Korea and the Phenomenology of Modernity"

Monday, April 17, 2006 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


Registration

Monday, April 17, 2006



Academic Advising

Wednesday, April 12, 2006


Oxford-UT Law Faculty Interchange

Tuesday, April 11, 2006 • 1:45 PM

Eidman Jury Room - Law School


Government Graduate Student "Dry-Run" Panel

Monday, April 10, 2006 • 11:30 AM

Burdine 436A


"Writing Successful Grant/Fellowship Proposals"

Friday, April 7, 2006 • 2:00 PM

Burdine 602


Kenneth Greene: "Modeling Party Dominance and Using Mathematica"

Friday, April 7, 2006 • 4:00 PM

Burdine 120


Government Graduate Student "Dry-Run" Panel

Friday, April 7, 2006 • 1:00 PM

Burdine 436A


Dr. Walter Dean Burnham: "Critical Realignments Revisited"

Wednesday, April 5, 2006 • 10:30 AM

New Pharmacy Building, PHR 4.114


Marc Lynch: "Arab Public Opinion and American Foreign Policy"

Thursday, March 30, 2006 • 3:30 PM

Burdine 116


Syposium on Dred Scott Decision

Thursday, March 30, 2006 • 5:30 PM

Eidman Courtroom, UT Law


Laura Holgate

Tuesday, March 28, 2006 • 4:00 PM

LBJ Library Atrium


Deadline

Monday, March 27, 2006


Michael Curtin, "Behind the Silken Screen: Media Capital in East Asia"

Monday, March 27, 2006 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


Matthew Wilson, "Rethinking Symbolic Racism: Evidence of Attribution Bias"

Friday, March 24, 2006 • 12:00 PM

GEB 4.200C, 4th Floor


Deadline

Thursday, March 23, 2006



James Clifford: "Remembering Indigenous Futures"

Wednesday, March 22, 2006 • 7:30 PM

Art Auditorium (ART 1.102), 23rd and San Jacinto


CANCELLED Dr. Walter Dean Burnham: "Critical Realignments Revisited"

Wednesday, March 22, 2006 • 10:30 AM

New Pharmacy Building, PHR 4.114, CANCELLED


"Muddy Waters: Implications of the March Primary Elections in Texas"

Wednesday, March 22, 2006 • 3:30 PM

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


Spring Break

Monday, March 13, 2006



Jessica Stern

Tuesday, March 7, 2006 • 4:00 PM

LBJ Library Atrium


Workshop on Comprehensive Exams

Monday, March 6, 2006 • 12:00 PM

Burdine 602


Jean Bethke Elshtain: "Sovereign God, Sovereign State, Sovereign Self"

Friday, March 3, 2006 • 3:30 PM

GEB 4.200C, 4th Floor


David Shambaugh: "America, China, and the Evolving Asian Order"

Thursday, March 2, 2006 • 3:30 PM

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


Immigration Policy after 9/11: U.S. and European Perspectives

Thursday, March 2, 2006 • 9:00 AM

3/2: Thompson Conference Center, 3/3: Bass Lecture Hall


Interrogating Japan's Soft Power

Saturday, February 25, 2006 • 8:30 AM

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



Race and Politics in Central America

Friday, February 24, 2006


Workshop for GovGrads on Conferences and Conference Papers

Thursday, February 23, 2006 • 12:00 PM

Burdine 602



Gretchen Ritter

Thursday, February 23, 2006 • 3:30 PM

Parlin 305


10th Annual Barbara Jordan National Forum on Public Policy

Thursday, February 23, 2006

LBJ School


"Redistricting and Its Consequences: Looking Forward"

Tuesday, February 21, 2006 • 3:30 PM

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


John Mueller, "Devils and Duct Tape: Terrorism and the Dynamics of Threat Exaggeration"

Tuesday, February 21, 2006 • 4:00 PM

LBJ Library Atrium


Comparative Politics Workshop: How to Conduct Field Research

Monday, February 20, 2006 • 4:00 PM

Burdine 436A


Chien-Yi Lu: "Legitimating the EU--Bringing the Public Back In"

Friday, February 17, 2006 • 12:00 PM

Burdine 436A


James Goldgeier, "America, Europe and Russia: Partners or Competitors in the 21st Century?"

Thursday, February 16, 2006 • 3:30 PM

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


Panel Discussion: "The Korean Peninsula in 2006: The Six-Party Talks on Nuclear Proliferation and Energy Policy on the Peninsula"

Tuesday, February 14, 2006 • 2:00 PM

Bass Lecture Hall, LBJ School of Public Affairs



Political Parties and Voters in Mexico's 2006 Elections

Friday, February 3, 2006 • 9:00 AM

Santa Rita Room, Texas Union 3.502


Jorge Dominguez, "US-Latin American Relations: Present and Perspectives"

Thursday, February 2, 2006 • 3:30 PM

Dorothy L. Gebauer Bldg - GEB 4.200C, 4th Floor


Greg Grandin, "Empire's Workshop: Latin America, the United States, and the Rise of the New Imperialism"

Thursday, February 2, 2006 • 3:30 PM

Texas Union - Sinclair Suite, Room 3.128


Twelfth Class Day

Wednesday, February 1, 2006


James Young: "Memory and the Monument Before and After 9/11"

Wednesday, February 1, 2006 • 7:30 PM

Art Auditorium (ART 1.102), 23rd and San Jacinto


Thomas Brunell: "Why We Need Fewer Competitive Elections in the U.S. House of Representatives"

Friday, January 27, 2006 • 3:30 PM

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


Keith Whittington: "Presidential Politics and the Power of Judicial Review"

Friday, January 27, 2006 • 12:00 PM

Burdine 602


Roxanne Euben: "Journeys to the Other Shore: Travel, Theory and the Search for Knowledge"

Monday, January 23, 2006 • 3:30 PM

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



Spring Semester Classes Begin

Tuesday, January 17, 2006


Spring Semester Registration

Thursday, January 12, 2006



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