Events

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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Feb 1

Tuesday Feb 1, 2022

GSPDA: Professional Development Award | ND Graduate School

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Award: up to $4,000

Description: This grant covers expenses related to conference presentations, workshop or seminar participation, research at other institutions, and other training activities supporting scholarly and professional development.

Restrictions: This grant does not support dissertation research travel (apply to the GSRA instead), nor travel solely for conference attendance (=/= conference presentation), networking, or job interviews.

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Feb 1

Tuesday Feb 1, 2022

Emerging Scholars Award | Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation

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Award: $25,000

Description: This one-year award supports the final year of dissertation writing for PhD candidates in the natural and social sciences who work on understanding the causes, manifestations, and control of violence and aggression. Topics might include: war, crime, terrorism, family and intimate-partner relationships, climate instability and natural resource competition, racial, ethnic and religious conflict, and political extremism and nationalism. Primacy will be given to proposals intended to reduce violence. 

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