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John Patty, "The Politics of Biased Information"

Monday, December 8, 2008 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108


Evelyne Huber, "Politics, Policy, and Poverty and Inequality in Latin America"

Thursday, December 4, 2008 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108



Pearson Longman/Prentice Hall Book Fair

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 • 11:00 AM

BAT 5.108


Laurel Harbridge, "Bipartisanship in a Polarized Congress"

Monday, November 24, 2008 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108


Mark Oleszek, "The Contemporary Senate in Network Perspective"

Friday, November 21, 2008 • 1:00 PM

BAT 5.108


Scott Moser, "Informational Consequences of Legislative Agenda Procedures"

Thursday, November 20, 2008 • 11:00 AM

BAT 5.108




Clarisa Perez-Armendariz, "Democratic Diffusion from the U.S. to Mexico"

Monday, November 17, 2008 • 2:00 PM

BAT 5.108



Lindsay Heger,"Why Don't Terrorists Target Civilians More Often?"

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 • 2:00 PM

BAT 5.108


Arthur Melzer, "Leo Strauss and the Defense of Rationalism"

Friday, November 7, 2008 • 4:00 PM

BAT 5.108



Maggie Penn, "Strategic Manipulation in Representative Institutions"

Monday, November 3, 2008 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108



Tiberiu Dragu, "Executive Power and the Law"

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 • 12:30 PM

BAT 5.108



David Lake, "Hierarchy in International Relations"

Friday, October 24, 2008 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108



"Social and Political Rights in the New Latin American Constitutions"

Tuesday, October 21, 2008 • 12:30 PM

Batts Hall 5.108


U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar

Tuesday, October 21, 2008 • 3:30 PM

GEB 3.312, Dean's Conference Room


COMPARATIVE POLITICS SPEAKER SERIES

Thursday, October 16, 2008 • 12:30 PM

Batts Hall 5.108


Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson

Thursday, October 16, 2008 • 3:30 PM

GEB 3.312, Dean's Conference Room



2008 Election Panel

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 • 4:00 PM

BAT 5.108


Palestinian Politics After Arafat: A Failed National Movement?

Friday, October 10, 2008 • 1:00 PM

Texas Union Theater 2.228



Joanne Miller: Professor from the University of Minnesota

Thursday, September 18, 2008 • 2:00 PM

Batts Hall 5.108


Classes Begin

Friday, August 29, 2008




Final Examinations for Nine-Week Courses

Wednesday, July 30, 2008


Last Class Day for Nine-Week Courses

Tuesday, July 29, 2008






Last Class Day for First-Term Courses

Thursday, July 10, 2008


Independence Day Holiday

Friday, July 4, 2008


Last Day to Apply for a Graduate Degree

Thursday, June 12, 2008




Department of Government Commencement Ceremony 2008

Friday, May 16, 2008 • 9:00 AM

Gregory Gymnasium



Book Manuscript Workshop

Friday, April 25, 2008 • 8:30 AM

BAT 5.102


Presidential Debate Roundtable

Wednesday, April 23, 2008 • 7:00 PM

WEL 2.224


W. James Booth, "Enduring Responsibility: Memory and Politics"

Tuesday, April 22, 2008 • 4:00 PM

BAT 5.108


William Galston, "Liberal Democracy and the Limits of Public Power"

Thursday, April 17, 2008 • 4:00 PM

BAT 5.108


Junior Faculty Workshop

Wednesday, April 16, 2008 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108




Conference: "Latinos and Public Policy in Texas"

Friday, April 11, 2008

Texas Union 3.116 - Governors' Room


Philip Zelikow, "Global Civilization?"

Thursday, April 10, 2008 • 5:00 PM

LBJ Library Brown Room, 10th Floor


Conference: "Making Europe, Making Europeans"

Thursday, April 10, 2008

MAI 212


Junior Faculty Workshop

Wednesday, April 9, 2008 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108


Film Screening: "Orange Revolution," Directed by Steve York

Thursday, April 3, 2008 • 7:00 PM

ACES Avaya Auditorium




"Texas Tea Leaves: Implications of the 2008 Elections"

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 • 3:30 PM

GEB 3.312, Dean's Conference Room




Jeff Abramson, "The Jury and Democratic Theory"

Thursday, March 6, 2008 • 12:30 PM

BAT 5.108


The Performance of Leftist Governments in Latin America: What Does the Left Do Right?

Thursday, March 6, 2008 • 9:00 AM

Texas Union 3.502 - Santa Rita Room



Junior Faculty Workshop

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108


Paul R. Brass, "Forms of Collective and State Violence in South Asia"

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 • 3:30 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


Book Manuscript Workshop

Tuesday, February 26, 2008 • 9:00 AM

BAT 5.108


Michael Plummer, "Asian Economic Integration and U.S. Policy Options"

Friday, February 22, 2008 • 12:30 PM

SRH 3.109


New Books by UT Comparativists - II: Politics and Policy

Thursday, February 21, 2008 • 12:30 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


Conference: "Transitions in the Cuban Revolution"

Thursday, February 21, 2008 • 4:30 PM

Avaya Auditorium and the UT Club



Emily S. Rosenberg, "Mass Consumerism and the Cold War as Global History"

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 • 5:00 PM

GAR 1.102


Scott Wolford, "In the Shadow of the Successor: Leadership Turnover as a Commitment Problem"

Friday, February 15, 2008 • 12:00 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108



Daron Shaw, "We Called It: The Methodology of Calling Elections"

Thursday, February 14, 2008 • 12:30 PM

BAT 5.108


Junior Faculty Workshop

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108


Richard Samuels, "Securing Japan: Tokyo's Grand Strategy"

Friday, February 8, 2008 • 12:00 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


XXVIII Annual ILASSA Student Conference

Thursday, February 7, 2008

Thompson Conference Center


David Albright, "Preventing an Iranian Bomb: Sculpting Effective, Acceptable Strategies"

Tuesday, February 5, 2008 • 5:00 PM

Legends Room, Etter-Harbin Alumni Center


Junior Faculty Workshop

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108


Charles Kupchan, "The Sources of Stable Peace"

Friday, January 25, 2008 • 12:00 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108


Staffan Lindberg, "The Power of Elections and Democratization in Africa"

Thursday, January 24, 2008 • 12:30 PM

Batts 5th floor, 5.108



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