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Senior Thesis Reception 2016

Fri Apr 8, 2016 3:30PM - 4:30PM • O'Shaughnessy Great Hall • Calendars: Main

Dean John McGreevy will honor the accomplishments of undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Letters by hosting a reception for students completing a senior thesis project, as well as their thesis advisers or mentors.

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Colonel L. Wilkerson to present "A Bias Toward War"

Tue Apr 12, 2016 4:15PM - 6:00PM • Hesburgh International Center Auditorium • Calendars: Main

The Notre Dame International Security Center (NDISC) is hosting a talk by COL (r) Lawrence Wilkerson of the College of William and Mary on Tuesday April 12, from 4:15 to 6:00 PM in the Hesburgh International Center Auditorium on the theme "A Bias Toward War."  Colonel Wilkerson served as Secretary of State Colin Powell's Chief of Staff, his full biography is below.…

Lecture: "Death by Demography"

Wed Apr 13, 2016 4:30PM - 6:00PM • 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall • Calendars: Main

The Notre Dame International Security Center presents, “Death by Demography,” a lecture by Professor Monica Duffy Toft of the University of Oxford.

NDISC explores the major scholarly and policy debates in the field of international security, broadly defined. Within the Speaker Seminar series, the center invites prominent scholars to speak on a wide range of international security related topics. These events provide a forum for policy experts, outside academics, and Notre Dame faculty and students to present and discuss their work.…

Expanding the Culture of STEM: An ESS event

Wed Apr 13, 2016 7:30PM - 9:00PM • McKenna Hall Auditorium • Calendars: Main

For additional information on this event, see the event main page here. …

"A Hole at the Center of the State: Prison Gangs as Threat to State Authority"

Thu Apr 14, 2016 4:00PM - 5:30PM • C103 Hesburgh Center • Calendars: Main

In many contexts, the primary challenges to state authority are criminal. The common response of mass incarceration may incapacitate and deter individuals but can empower criminal organizations. From California and Texas to El Salvador and Brazil, sophisticated prison gangs have come to control inmate life, and---with the help of high incarceration rates---project power over street-level actors likely to be incarcerated.…

Senior Awards Event

Thu Apr 14, 2016 5:00PM - 6:30PM • Hesburgh Library - Carey Auditorium • Calendars: Main

Join the Department of Political Science in recognizing the outstanding academic achievements of our students. For additional information, please contact the department at 574-631-7472. 

Thursday, April 14, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Hesburgh Library - Carey Auditorium

Latino Studies Seminar: Marisel Moreno

Mon Apr 18, 2016 12:30PM - 1:30PM • 100-104 McKenna Hall • Calendars: Main

The Institute for Latino Studies’ Spring 2016 Latino Studies Seminar series concludes with Marisel Moreno, Associate Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, presenting “Undocumented Migration in the Hispanic Caribbean: Insular and Diaspora Literary Perspectives.”

This series provides a venue for ILS colleagues to share their research with one another. Lunch is provided at all sessions.…

ND Votes Pizza, Pop, and Politics: Foreign Policy

Tue Apr 19, 2016 5:00PM - 6:00PM • Geddes Hall, Coffee House • Calendars: Main

This session will include a faculty panel and discussion of immigration or foreign policy as a campaign issue.

There will an opportunity to register to vote at each of these events and request an absentee ballot. Additionally students may find voter registration information through their dorm liaisons and at tables in LaFortune hosted on regularly on Sunday evenings by Student Government and members of the NDVotes Task Force.…

Lecture: "The Political Origins of Elite Support for War: How Democratic Leaders Manage Public Opinion"

Wed Apr 20, 2016 4:30PM - 6:00PM • 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall • Calendars: Main

The Notre Dame International Security Center presents, “The Political Origins of Elite Support for War: How Democratic Leaders Manage Public Opinion,” a lecture by Professor Elizabeth Saunders of George Washington University.

NDISC explores the major scholarly and policy debates in the field of international security, broadly defined. Within the Speaker Seminar series, the center invites prominent scholars to speak on a wide range of international security related topics. These events provide a forum for policy experts, outside academics, and Notre Dame faculty and students to present and discuss their work.…

Lecture: “Shared Sovereignty in State-Building: Explaining ‘Invited Interventions’”

Wed Apr 27, 2016 4:30PM - 6:00PM • 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall • Calendars: Main

The Notre Dame International Security Center presents, “Shared Sovereignty in State-Building: Explaining ‘Invited Interventions,’” a lecture by Professor Aila Matanock of the University of California, Berkeley.

NDISC explores the major scholarly and policy debates in the field of international security, broadly defined. Within the Speaker Seminar series, the center invites prominent scholars to speak on a wide range of international security related topics. These events provide a forum for policy experts, outside academics, and Notre Dame faculty and students to present and discuss their work.…