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Notre Dame’s Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy Creates The 1-6-25 Project, Sounding Alarm About Impending Threats to U.S. Electoral System

The Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy at the University of Notre Dame is launching The January 6th, 2025, Project — a research, teaching, and public engagement initiative devoted to understanding and averting looming threats to U.S. democracy.
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David C. Leege, Emeritus Professor and Seminal Scholar of Religion and Politics Passes

It is with sadness that the Department of Political Science announces the passing of David C. Leege, Emeritus Professor of Political Science and Foundational Scholar in the fields of electoral behavior and religion and politics in the U.S.
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Former Fellow Debra Javeline Publishes Article on Insurance Incentives and Coastal Vulnerability

Debra Javeline, 2019-2020 NDIAS Fellow and Notre Dame Associate Professor of Political Science, has published an article based on her NDIAS research. The article, entitled "Do Perverse Insurance Incentives Encourage Coastal Vulnerability?" was published in Natural Hazards Review and is co-authored by Tracy Kijewski-Correa and Angela Chesler.

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Jan 28

Friday Jan 28, 2022

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: The Madman of Freedom Square (Hassan Blasim and Jonathan Wright in Conversation With Amir Ahmadi Arian and Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi)

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Location: Zoom Webinar

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Hassan Blasim (b. 1973) is an Iraqi writer, poet, and filmmaker who is currently living in Helsinki, Finland. Born in Baghdad, he studied at the city’s Academy of Cinematic Arts where two of his screenplays won the Academy’s Festival Prize for Best Work. In 1998 he was advised by his tutors to leave Baghdad, since the political and critical nature of his films was drawing attention from Saddam’s informants at the Academy. After fleeing and travelling through Europe as a refugee, he settled in Finland in 2004. His debut collection of short stories, The Madman of Freedom Square 

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Jan 28

Friday Jan 28, 2022

ISLA Webinar with NEH

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Location: online

ISLA is very pleased to host a webinar with Dr. Russell M. Wyland, Deputy Director of the Division of Research at the National Endowment for the Humanities on Friday, January 28 at 12:00 noon. 

The webinar will cover grant and fellowship opportunities across the Division of Research, with particular focus on the NEH's current "A More Perfect Union": America at 250

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Jan 28

Friday Jan 28, 2022

"The Impact of Anger in Interpersonal Political Discussion Networks"

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Location: B101 Jenkins and Nanovic Halls

Join us as our own Carey Stapleton presents "The Impact of Anger in Interpersonal Political Discussion Networks."

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About the speaker: Carey Stapleton is a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Notre Dame. He studies the role of human psychology in how and why people engage in the American political system and hold the beliefs and attitudes they hold. Most recently, his work has examined the impact of angry political speech in increasing the amount of anger in the electorate and motivating partisans to participate in political campaigns. His research has been published at Political Behavior, Political Research Quarterly, and Survey Practice. His current research examines how angry voters evaluate emotional speech from politicians and how opinion elites use anger to police the boundaries of acceptable partisan attitudes. Prior to his appointment, he earned a Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Colorado Boulder.…

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Feb 1

Tuesday Feb 1, 2022

Conference Presentation Grant for March, April, and May Conferences | ND Grad Student Government

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Award: $250 on average

Description: This grant reimburses graduate students for expenses incurred on travel to conferences and meetings to present original research.

Restrictions: Expense reports must be submitted within 60 days of returning from the conference. Funds cannot be used for alcohol, cash withdrawals, per diem, personal car mileage, poster printing, baggage fees, or memberships.

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