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"Iran and the United States: Legacies of Hate"

Mon Sep 3, 2012 4:00PM - 6:00PM • 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall

Dr. Charles G. Cogan, Associate at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, will kick off NDISP Speaker Seminar series for 2012/13 academic year with his presentation on the history of relationship between Iran and the United States.

ND Forum Event

Tue Sep 4, 2012 7:00PM - 9:00PM • DeBartolo Performing Arts Center • Calendars: Main

This is the kick-off event for this year's Notre Dame Forum, which is on the theme of challenges facing American democracy

"The Left in Mexico Today: Is there a Future for the 132 Movement?"

Thu Sep 6, 2012 12:30PM - 1:30PM • Hesburgh Center Room C103 • Calendars: Main

Mexico Working Group Panel Discussion Series Diálogos: Conversations with Mexico "The Left in Mexico Today: Is there a Future for the 132 Movement?"

Discussion with Elisa Servin, Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia, and Guillermo Trejo<http://kellogg.nd.edu/faculty/fellows/trejo.shtml

Graduate Placement Session

Wed Sep 12, 2012 12:00PM - 1:30PM • 451 Decio • Calendars: Main

Graduate Placement Session

Debrief from APSA--share your interview experiences with your peers Cover Letter Writing Workshop--bring a copy of a job application cover letter for peer editing.…

Charles Kesler: Barack Obama and the Crisis of Liberalism

Thu Sep 13, 2012 12:15PM - 1:30PM • Eck Hall of Law Room #1130 • Calendars: Main

Thursday, September 13:  Charles Kesler (Claremont McKenna)

12:15 p.m. at Eck Hall of Law Room #1130
Books will be sold before and after the lecture.
“Barack Obama and the Crisis of American Liberalism.”
Discussing his newly published book  I Am the Change:  Barack Obama and the Crisis of Liberalism

“Institutional Design: The Federal-Proportional Trade-Off”

Thu Sep 13, 2012 4:00PM - 6:00PM • Hesburgh Center Room C103 • Calendars: Main

Please join us this Thursday at 4:00 pm in Hesburgh Center Room C103 for “Institutional Design: The Federal-Proportional Trade-Off,” a lecture with Josep Colomer.

"Mobilizing Opportunities: State Context, Mobilization, and the Evolving Latino Electorate"

Fri Sep 14, 2012 12:00PM - 1:00PM • 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall • Calendars: Main

Lecture by Ricardo Ramirez on "Mobilizing Opportunities: State Context, Mobilization, and the Evolving Latino Electorate".  Hosted by the Rooney Center.…

Arts and Letters Career Opportunities Week: Thinking About Graduate and Professional School?

Mon Sep 17, 2012 6:30PM - 8:00PM • Geddes Hall, Andrews Auditorium • Calendars: Main

A career week dedicated to all Arts and Letters students.

Constitution Day Lecture

Tue Sep 18, 2012 12:00PM - 1:00PM • Oak Room (second floor of South Dining Hall) • Calendars: Main

Notre Dame's Constitutional Studies Minor, in partnership with the Notre Dame Program in Constitutional Structure, will host a Constitution Day lecture by Professor Barry Cushman titled: "Obamacare, the Supreme Court, and the Lost Generation of Child Labor Reform."  Barry Cushman

"Crisis of the Euro"

Wed Sep 19, 2012 4:30PM - 6:00PM • Hesburgh Center Auditorium • Calendars: Main

Panel discussion featuring:

Jeffrey Bergstrand- Professor of Finance

Robert Fishman- Professor of Sociology

Alexandra Guisinger- Assistant Professor of Political Science…

Considering Grad School?

Wed Sep 19, 2012 5:05PM - 6:00PM • 204 O'Shaughnessy • Calendars: Main

On Wednesday, September 19, the department will hold a meeting for students thinking about graduate school. The purpose of the meeting is to provide the information you will need in order to determine if graduate school is right for you, and to learn more about what you can do now to prepare.

We will go over the different types of graduate program-in particular the difference between Ph.D. programs in political science and M.A. programs in public policy or international affairs-provide an overview of the application process, and talk about what people do with these degrees.…

Eileen Hunt Botting Lecture

Thu Sep 20, 2012 12:30PM - 2:30PM • C103 Hesburgh Center for International Peace Studies • Calendars: Main

Foundations of Universal Human Rights: Wollstonecraft's Rational Theology and Mill's Liberal Utilitarianism

"Professors for Lunch" Series

Fri Sep 21, 2012 12:00PM - 1:00PM • North Dining Hall "F-wing" • Calendars: Main

"Professors for Lunch" Series
Friday, September 21:  Faculty panel on HHS mandate

1"Why is ND Suing the Obama Administration to Protect Religious Freedom? And Should it Be Doing So?"
2:00 p.m. at the North Dining Hall "F-Wing"
Lunch provided – open to the ND community

Co-sponsored by the Office for Undergraduate Studies and the Dean's Fellows…

"Accidental Egalitarianism: How the National Defense Education Act of 1958 and the Higher Education Act of 1965 Promoted Gender Equality in U.S. Higher Education"

Fri Sep 21, 2012 12:00PM - 1:00PM • 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall • Calendars: Main

Deondra Rose, the newest introduction to the Political Science faculty, will speak on "Accidental Egalitarianism: How the National Defense Education Act of 1958 and the Higher Education Act of 1965 Promoted Gender Equality in U.S. Higher Education"…

Deadline to Apply for Student Conference on United States Affairs

Fri Sep 28, 2012 • 217 O'Shaughnessy • Calendars: Main

Each year the United States Military Academy invites the Department of Political Science to send one student as a delegate to the annual Student Conference on United States Affairs (SCUSA).  The SCUSA 64 conference will be held in West Point, New York from November 7 – 10, 2012.

This year's theme is “Leading in Lean Times: Assuring Accountability and Assessing American Priorities in an Age of Austerity”.

"Turning out Teachers: Collective Bargaining Laws and Citizens' Political Engagement"

Fri Sep 28, 2012 12:00PM - 1:00PM • 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall • Calendars: Main

Lecture by Michael Hartney on "Turning out Teachers: Collective Bargaining Laws and Citizens' Political Engagement".  Hosted by the Rooney Center.…