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How a first-generation American found her voice

“Don’t be afraid of what makes you different. Forge your own path and become a leader.” — Poltical Science major Sara Abdel-Rahim '17
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Professor Ernesto Verdeja to receive Sheedy Award

The highest teaching honor in the College of Arts and Letters will be presented to Verdeja in May 2019.

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Feb 16

Saturday Feb 16, 2019

Junior Parents Weekend


Location: Marie P. DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

The College of Arts and Letters Showcase for Junior Parents Weekend will begin at 10 am on Saturday, February 16, with a presentation by Arts and Letters faculty in the Browning Cinema.  From 11:15 am to noon there will be an informal reception for parents and students to meet with faculty and other representatives from the College of Arts and Letters.…

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Feb 19

Tuesday Feb 19, 2019

Risky Business: Nuclear Dangers in Conventional Wars


Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Reading Material – To be provided

Caitlin Talmadge is an Associate Professor in the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, where she serves on the core faculty of the Security Studies Program. She is also Non-Resident Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution. Her research focuses on civil-military relations, military effectiveness, defense policy, deterrence and escalation, and Persian Gulf security issues. Her most recent book is ​ The Dictator’s Army: Battlefield Effectiveness in Authoritarian Regimes (Cornell University Press, 2015). She is currently writing a book on nuclear escalation in conventional wars. Previously, she was a professor at The George Washington University, where she was also a member of the Institute for Security & Conflict Studies.…

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Feb 21

Thursday Feb 21, 2019

How The Federalist Opened the Door to the ‘Antifederalist Appropriation’ of the Constitution


Location: Jenkins and Nanovic Halls - Room B101

Lecture by Jeffrey Tulis (University of Texas at Austin) will begin at 12:30 in room 1030 of Jenkins and Nanovic Halls.

Event is free and open to the public  - lunch will be served at noon

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