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Book Manuscript Workshop

Friday, December 7, 2007 • 9:00 AM

BAT 5.102



Junior Faculty Workshop

Wednesday, December 5, 2007 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108


Adam Garfinkle, "Will the U.S. Attack Iran?"

Tuesday, December 4, 2007 • 12:00 PM

SRH 3.109


Research Colloquium

Monday, December 3, 2007 • 3:30 PM

PAR 305


Linda Rabieh, "Just War and the Best Regime: Averroes on Plato's REPUBLIC"

Friday, November 30, 2007 • 4:00 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


Bryan Jones, "Disruptive Dynamics in Policy Preferences"

Friday, November 30, 2007 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108



Research Colloquium

Wednesday, November 28, 2007 • 3:30 PM

PAR 305


Janet Gornick, "Work-Family Reconciliation Policy: A Case of U.S. Exceptionalism"

Tuesday, November 27, 2007 • 3:30 PM

GEB 3.312, Dean's Conference Room


Frank von Hippel, "Managing Nuclear Waste: The Illogic of Reprocessing"

Tuesday, November 20, 2007 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union 3.116 - Governors' Room


Serdar Guner, "The Evolution of Second-Tier States' Foreign Policies in Unipolar Systems"

Friday, November 16, 2007 • 12:00 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


Kirk Watson

Thursday, November 15, 2007 • 3:30 PM

GEB 3.312, Dean's Conference Room


Sally Kenney, "Femocrats, Gender, and Judicial Selection: The Inside Story"

Thursday, November 15, 2007 • 12:30 PM

GEB 3.312, Dean's Conference Room


Junior Faculty Workshop

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108


Mariah Zeisberg, "A Relational Conception of Constitutional War Powers"

Monday, November 12, 2007 • 12:00 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


Rachel Meneguello, "Political Support for Democracy in Brazil: Insights about Public Opinion"

Friday, November 9, 2007 • 12:00 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


Zachary Elkins, "Foreign Occupation and Constitutional Sediment"

Friday, November 9, 2007 • 2:00 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


David Rivkin, "Executive Power Under Siege"

Thursday, November 8, 2007 • 5:00 PM

LBJ Library and Museum, 10th Floor Brown Room


William Hurst, "The Roots of Unemployment and the Political Economy of Lay-Offs in Urban China"

Wednesday, November 7, 2007 • 12:00 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108



Christopher Achen, "The New Political Methodology"

Friday, November 2, 2007 • 2:00 PM

BAT 5.108



Susan Combs, "A New Day at the Comptroller's Office: Simpler, Smarter, Faster"

Thursday, November 1, 2007 • 3:30 PM

GEB 3.312, Dean's Conference Room


R.J. Hillhouse, "Who Controls the CIA? The Dangers of Outsourcing"

Thursday, November 1, 2007 • 5:00 PM

LBJ Library and Museum, 10th Floor Brown Room


Junior Faculty Workshop

Wednesday, October 31, 2007 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108


Methodology/Formal Theory Field Workshop

Friday, October 26, 2007 • 2:00 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108



Timothy Burns, "Thucydides' Brasidas and the Limits of Politics"

Friday, October 19, 2007 • 4:00 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


Junior Faculty Workshop

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108



Susan Stokes, "Globalization, the Welfare Gap, and the Rise of the Left in Latin America"

Friday, October 12, 2007 • 12:00 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


Francois Vaillancourt, "Language Policies in Canada and Quebec: Lessons for the USA"

Thursday, October 11, 2007 • 12:30 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


Rep. Brian McCall, "From the Government and Here to Help: A Discussion of Texas Politics"

Thursday, October 11, 2007 • 3:30 PM

GEB 3.312, Dean's Conference Room


Junior Faculty Workshop

Wednesday, October 3, 2007 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108


A Brave New World: Meeting the Global Challenges of the 21st Century

Wednesday, October 3, 2007 • 2:30 PM

Thompson Conference Center Auditorium


Junior Faculty Workshop

Wednesday, September 26, 2007 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108


New Books by UT Comparativists - I: Political Regimes and Regime Change

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108


David Oshinsky, "The Death Penalty in America: A Fading Practice?"

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 • 6:00 PM

Frank Erwin Center


Constitution Day 2007

Monday, September 17, 2007


Paul Sniderman, "The Political Logic of Spatial Reasoning"

Wednesday, September 12, 2007 • 4:00 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


The University Lecture Series

Monday, September 10, 2007 • 6:00 PM

Frank Erwin Center


Stephen Cohen, "Beyond Today's Crises: South Asia in 2015"

Friday, September 7, 2007 • 12:00 PM

Texas Union 3.128


Fall Semester 2007 Classes Begin

Wednesday, August 29, 2007


Orientation for New Graduate Students

Monday, August 20, 2007




Final Examinations for Nine-Week Courses

Wednesday, July 25, 2007


Last Class Day for Nine-Week Courses

Tuesday, July 24, 2007






Last Class Day for First-Term Courses

Thursday, July 5, 2007


Independence Day Holiday

Wednesday, July 4, 2007


"Why Rules Matter: A Post-Session Post-Mortem on the 80th Texas Legislature"

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 • 11:45 AM

Santa Rita Cantina, 1206 West 38th St.





Department of Government Commencement Ceremony 2007

Friday, May 18, 2007 • 9:00 AM

Gregory Gymnasium



The Politics of Peace and the Consequences of War

Sunday, May 6, 2007

LBJ Library and Museum, 10th Floor


Ahmed al-Rahim, "Greek into Arabic into Islamic: Political Thought in the Near East"

Friday, May 4, 2007 • 2:00 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


Last Class Day

Friday, May 4, 2007


Tse-min Lin: "The Minimum-Sum Point as a Solution Concept"

Friday, April 27, 2007 • 11:00 AM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


GSO Friday Workshop: Seeking Outside Funding

Friday, April 27, 2007 • 3:00 PM

BAT 5.102



Exporting Democracy: What Democracies Can and Cannot Do

Friday, April 20, 2007

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


Susan Shirk, "The Fragile Superpower: China in the Twenty-First Century"

Thursday, April 19, 2007 • 3:30 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


Registration

Monday, April 16, 2007


Sanford Levinson: "Our Undemocratic Constitution"

Friday, April 13, 2007

Location TBD


Gender, Globalization, and Governance Conference

Thursday, April 12, 2007

Eidman Courtroom, UT Law School


Legislative Blogrolling: An Afternoon with Bloggers of Texas Politics

Wednesday, April 11, 2007 • 3:30 PM

GEB 3.312, Dean's Conference Room


Academic Advising

Wednesday, April 11, 2007


Matthew Waxman

Monday, April 9, 2007 • 5:00 PM

LBJ Library, Brown Room




Michel Rosenfeld: "A Cross-National Comparison of Judicial Responses to the War on Terror"

Thursday, April 5, 2007 • 3:30 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


Hein Goemans: "Leaders and International Conflict"

Friday, March 30, 2007 • 3:00 PM

MEZ 2.126



Racialized Religion

Friday, March 30, 2007

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


Kenneth Wald, "Homeland Interest, Hostland Politics: American Arabs and Jews as Mobilized Diasporas"

Thursday, March 29, 2007 • 12:00 AM

Texas Union Eastwood Room, 2.102


Deadline

Monday, March 26, 2007


Jane R. Burbank, Frederick Cooper: "Empire and Citizenship, 212-1946"

Monday, March 26, 2007 • 3:30 PM

Sheffield Room, Townes Hall, 2.111


Ronald King: "Narratives of American Politics"

Monday, March 26, 2007 • 12:00 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


M. Taylor Fravel: "Explaining China's Use of Force in Territorial Disputes"

Friday, March 23, 2007 • 1:00 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108




Deadline

Thursday, March 22, 2007


Ran Hirschl: "The New Constitutionalism and the Judicialization of Pure Politics Worldwide"

Thursday, March 22, 2007 • 3:30 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108



Ethan Kapstein: "The Fate of Young Democracies"

Wednesday, March 21, 2007 • 5:00 PM

LBJ Library, Brown Room


---CANCELLED---Ahmed al-Rahim, "Greek into Arabic into Islamic: Political Thought in the Near East"

Monday, March 19, 2007 • 4:00 PM

GEB 3.312, Dean's Conference Room


Spring Break

Monday, March 12, 2007


Stathis Kalyvas: "The Logic of Violence in Civil War"

Friday, March 9, 2007 • 12:00 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


Robert Vitalis: "The Unbroken Past of Hierarchy on the World Mineral Frontiers"

Thursday, March 8, 2007 • 12:00 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


Theresa Whelan, "African Security and U.S. Interests: The Problem of 'Ungoverned Space"'

Wednesday, March 7, 2007 • 5:00 PM

LBJ Library, Brown Room


Carolyn Boyle

Wednesday, March 7, 2007 • 3:30 PM

GEB 3.312, Dean's Conference Room



Government Graduate Student "Dry Run" Conference

Friday, March 2, 2007 • 10:00 AM

BAT 5.108


Morris Dees: "And Justice For All"

Thursday, March 1, 2007 • 3:30 PM

Jeffers Courtroom, UT Law School


Government Graduate Student "Dry Run" Conference

Thursday, March 1, 2007 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.112


Martha Olcott, "Central Asia: Strategic Asset or Security Liability?"

Wednesday, February 28, 2007 • 3:30 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


Seventh Annual Conference on State Politics and Policy

Friday, February 23, 2007

Joe C. Thompson Conference Center


Social Models Conference

Friday, February 23, 2007

Thompson Conference Center


GSO Workshop Series: "Transitions"

Thursday, February 22, 2007 • 2:30 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


Stephen Macedo: "Whither Democracy? Global Governance and National Sovereignty"

Thursday, February 22, 2007 • 4:00 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


Dan Shea, "The Coming Civic Crisis: Youth Apathy about Politics"

Thursday, February 22, 2007 • 12:00 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


Law School Student Panel Discussion

Wednesday, February 21, 2007 • 3:00 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108



A Discussion on Internships with Dr. James Henson

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 • 2:00 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


Comparative Politics Workshop

Friday, February 16, 2007 • 3:00 PM

MEZ 2.126



Steven Smith: "On Leo Strauss's Critique of Hermann Cohen"

Friday, February 9, 2007 • 3:30 PM

GEB 3.312, Dean's Conference Room


GSO Friday Workshop: Writing for Conferences and Publication

Friday, February 9, 2007 • 3:00 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


Robert Moser, "Representing Ethnic Minorities: Is Proportional Representation Always Best?"

Monday, February 5, 2007 • 12:00 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


Jay Winter: "The Birth of the European Human Rights Movement"

Monday, February 5, 2007 • 3:30 PM

Sheffield Room, Townes Hall, 2.111


Husain Haqqani: "The Promise and Threat of South Asia"

Thursday, February 1, 2007 • 3:30 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


The 27th Annual Student Conference On Latin America

Thursday, February 1, 2007 • 6:30 PM

Thompson Conference Center


Conference: "The Future of the Welfare State"

Thursday, February 1, 2007

Frank Erwin Center and Eidman Courtroom


Twelfth Class Day

Wednesday, January 31, 2007


Review of the 2006 Midterm Elections

Friday, January 26, 2007 • 3:00 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108



Jane Holl Lute: "Current Challenges in UN Peacekeeping"

Wednesday, January 24, 2007 • 5:00 PM

LBJ Library, Brown Room


"What is a Veteran at UT?"

Wednesday, January 24, 2007 • 6:00 PM

Santa Rita Room 3.502, Texas Union


"Restoring Broad-Based Growth: Responding to the Challenges of Globalization and Technological Change"

Thursday, January 18, 2007 • 5:15 PM

UT Club, President's Room, 7th floor


Spring Semester 2007 Classes Begin

Tuesday, January 16, 2007


Registration

Thursday, January 11, 2007


Registration

Wednesday, January 10, 2007



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