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Apr 2

Tuesday Apr 2, 2019

Power: A Temporal View

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic

Read Ahead Material – To be provided

Daniel W. Drezner is professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and the writer of Spoiler Alerts for the Washington Post. Prior to Fletcher, he taught at the University of Chicago and the University of Colorado at Boulder. He has previously held positions with Civic Education Project, the RAND

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Apr 5

Friday Apr 5, 2019

Senior Thesis Reception

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Location: The Great Hall in O'Shaughnessy

Dean Sarah Mustillo 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.

Originally published at al.nd.edu

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Apr 8

Monday Apr 8, 2019

Conference: "Democracy and Inequality in the Americas"

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Cosponsored by the Kellogg Institute for International Studies and the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development.

Income and wealth inequality have become common problems across the Americas. In the USA, the share of pre-tax income in the hands of the top 1% almost doubled between the early 1980s and the present, going from 11% to 20%. In Brazil, the six richest men control as much wealth as the bottom half of the population; even more staggering, the richest 0.1% makes in a month the same as a worker receiving the minimum wage earns in 19 years. What are the causes and consequences of income inequality? Are the challenges and opportunities the same in the United States and in Latin America? This conference will gather a variety of academics and practitioners who will explore the political economy of inequality: its historical origins and evolution, the policies required to revert income concentration, and the role of key political actors in this process.…

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Apr 9

Tuesday Apr 9, 2019

Conference: "Democracy and Inequality in the Americas"

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Cosponsored by the Kellogg Institute for International Studies and the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development.

Income and wealth inequality have become common problems across the Americas. In the USA, the share of pre-tax income in the hands of the top 1% almost doubled between the early 1980s and the present, going from 11% to 20%. In Brazil, the six richest men control as much wealth as the bottom half of the population; even more staggering, the richest 0.1% makes in a month the same as a worker receiving the minimum wage earns in 19 years. What are the causes and consequences of income inequality? Are the challenges and opportunities the same in the United States and in Latin America? This conference will gather a variety of academics and practitioners who will explore the political economy of inequality: its historical origins and evolution, the policies required to revert income concentration, and the role of key political actors in this process.…

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Apr 9

Tuesday Apr 9, 2019

Herman Bennett | “African Kings and Black Slaves: Sovereignty and Dispossession in the Early Modern Atlantic.”

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Location: DeBartolo 208

HERMAN BENNETT: “African Kings and Black Slaves: Sovereignty and Dispossession in the Early Modern Atlantic.” | Tue., Apr. 9  | 4:30 p.m. | DeBartolo 208

Originally published at history.nd.edu

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Apr 9

Tuesday Apr 9, 2019

The Omega Principle: Seafood & the Quest for a Long Life & a Healthier Planet

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Location: DeBartolo Hall 102

Paul Greenberg

Paul Greenberg is the James Beard award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller and Notable Book Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food and American Catch: The Fight for our Local Seafood. His most recent book, The Omega Principle: Seafood and the Quest for a Long Life and Healthier Planet

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Apr 12

Friday Apr 12, 2019

"Bureaucrats as Lobbyists"

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Mary Kroeger (University of Rochester)

Mary Kroeger studies the influence of non-legislative actors in legislative bodies on the U.S. state level. She examines the differential utilization of model legislation across legislatures and legislators. Relatedly, a paper measures the prevalence of group-sponsored bills in the California state legislature. Another project examines the role of agencies in statutory drafting, which challenges the assumption that bureaucratic activity occurs subsequent to the legislative process. Overall, these projects show that groups play a large role in legislative drafting and bill advancement. Her other projects analyze the distribution of power across legislative actors by examining the extent to which bills change throughout legislative deliberation.…

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Apr 16

Tuesday Apr 16, 2019

The North Korean Nuclear Crisis

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic

Read Ahead Material – To be provided

 

Vipin Narang is an Associate Professor of Political Science at MIT and a member of MIT’s Security Studies Program. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Government, Harvard University in May 2010, where he was awarded the Edward M. Chase Prize for the best dissertation in international relations. He holds a B.S. and M.S. in chemical engineering with distinction from Stanford University and an M. Phil with Distinction in international relations from Balliol College, Oxford University, where he studied on a Marshall Scholarship. He has been a fellow at Harvard University’s Olin Institute for Strategic Studies, a predoctoral fellow at Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and a Stanton junior faculty fellow at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation. His research interests include nuclear proliferation and strategy, South Asian security, and general security studies.…

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Apr 18

Thursday Apr 18, 2019

Book Launch | Prof. Emily Remus | A Shoppers' Paradise: How the Ladies of Chicago Claimed Power and Pleasure in the New Downtown

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Location: Morris Inn Private Dining Room

Please join the Department of History at a reception to celebrate the work of Professor Emily Remus, with an introduction by Lizabeth Cohen, Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies, Department of History, Harvard University.

A Shoppers’ Paradise examines how women in turn-of-the-century Chicago used their consumer power to challenge male domination of public spaces and stake their own claim to downtown. The conflicts aroused by their growing presence in the city center shaped the urban landscape, the scope of women’s rights, and the rise of American consumer capitalism.…

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Apr 24

Wednesday Apr 24, 2019

Pizza, Pop, & Politics: Peer to Peer Politics

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Location: Geddes Hall, Coffee House

Join ND Votes in the final Pizza, Pop, and Politics discussion of the semester as we feature three political science majors who will share their senior thesis research with their peers. 

Soren Hansen will present her analysis of “Girl Power: A Tocquevillian Analysis of the Crisis of Gender Among Millennials.”…

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Apr 30

Tuesday Apr 30, 2019

Small Arms: Children and Terrorism

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic

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Mia Bloom is Professor of Communication at Georgia State University. She conducts ethnographic field research in Europe, the Middle East and South Asia and speaks eight languages. She has authored books and articles on terrorism and violent extremism including Dying to Kill: The Allure of Suicide Terror (2005), Living Together After Ethnic Killing [with Roy Licklider] (2007) and Bombshell: Women and Terror (2011). Bloom is a former term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and has held research or teaching appointments at Princeton, Cornell, Harvard and McGill Universities.  Under the auspices of the Minerva Research Initiative (MRI

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