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Jan 6

Thursday Jan 6, 2022

The January 6th 2025 Project Launch

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Rooney Center Full Color Logo

The Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy will launch the January 6th 2025 Project, a multi-year project to better understand the failing health of our democracy and be part of the conversation on how to save it. January 6th 2025 -when Congress is set to certify the results of the 2024 presidential election - could be the day democracy in the US dies if we don't take steps now to protect it. The project is a collaboration of top scholars in Political Science, and our first goal is to prepare an initial report to be published one year from today, on January 6th 2023.…

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Jan 10

Monday Jan 10, 2022

Foreign Policy Careers: Insights from professionals in the field

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

The University of Notre Dame’s undergraduate Student Policy Network (SPN) invites you for an evening of insight into foreign policy careers. Amy McAuliffe, former chair of the National Intelligence Council, and Frank Taylor, Executive Fellow of the Global Policy Initiative, will share their expertise and insights from their impressive careers in international intelligence, international security, and foreign service. 

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Jan 13

Thursday Jan 13, 2022

What Happens if Roe is (Not) Overturned? A Panel Discussion on the Future of American Politics After Dobbs v. Jackson

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Hall

Join us as we kick off the Spring 2022 semester with a panel discussion on the future of American politics after Dobbs v. Jackson, "What Happens if Roe is (Not) Overturned?".  Featuring former Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL), Prof. Sherif Girgis (ND Law School), and Prof. Christina Wolbrecht (ND Political Science), conversation will focus on the potential political and legal outcomes of one of the Supreme Court's most controversial cases of this term. …

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Jan 14

Friday Jan 14, 2022

Jamie Druckman, Guest Lecture

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Location: Mediation Room (JNH B-Level)

James Druckman

Join us as Jamie Druckman presents a guest lecture (title TBD).

About the speaker: James N. Druckman is the Payson S. Wild Professor of Political Science and Faculty Fellow at the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University. He is also an Honorary Professor of Political Science at Aarhus University in Denmark. His research focuses on political preference formation and communication. His work examines how citizens make political, economic, and social decisions in various contexts (e.g., settings with multiple competing messages, online information, deliberation). He also researches the relationship between citizens' preferences and public policy and the polarization of American society.…

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Jan 17

Monday Jan 17, 2022

University Holiday: Martin Luther King Jr Day (MLK Day)

Location: campus-wide

The University is pleased to announce that going forward, Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be a University holiday for students, faculty, and staff. This year, MLK Day falls on Monday, January 17, and January 17-23 has been designated as Walk the Walk Week.

Originally published at events.nd.edu

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Jan 18

Tuesday Jan 18, 2022

The Global Significance of the Sino-Indian Rivalry

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Sumit Ganguly

Sumit Ganguly is a Distinguished Professor of Political Science and holds the Tagore Chair in Indian Cultures and Civilizations at Indiana University, Bloomington. He is a specialist on the international and comparative politics of South Asia. His most recent book (edited with M. Chris Mason) is The Future of US-India Security Cooperation (Manchester University Press, 2021).…

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Jan 19

Wednesday Jan 19, 2022

POLS/Lucy Faculty Candidate seminar ft. Jacob Brown

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Hall

The seminar is entitled, "Partisan Conversion through Neighborhood Influence: How Voters Adopt the Partisanship of their Neighbors and Reinforce Geographic Polarization”.

All physically present will be required to be masked per the current University policy.  Zoom registration link

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Jan 27

Thursday Jan 27, 2022

Redistricting for the 2020s

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Location: 1140 Eck Hall of Law

We are co-sponsoring an event with the Notre Dame Federalist Society:

Prof. Derek Muller (University of Iowa College of Law) and Prof. Lloyd Mayer (Notre Dame Law School) will be discussing "Redistricting for the 2020s".

1140 Eck Hall of Law at Notre Dame Law School. 

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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

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

"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."

Carey Stapleton

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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