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November 2019

Emerging Issues in Political Science Speaker Series: “To Be Angry for Not To Be Angry: Are Black Political Candidates Emotionally Disadvantaged” presented by Dr. Antoine Banks
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Baldwin Hall 302

Antoine Banks is an Associate Professor in the Department of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland. He is also Director of the Government and Politics Research Lab. His research interests include racial and ethnic politics, emotions, political psychology, and public opinion. His book, Anger and Racial Politics: The Emotional Foundation of Racial Attitudes in America, published by Cambridge University Press, explores the link between emotions and racial attitudes and the consequences it has for political preferences. His articles have…

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Research Presentation: “Do You Know Who Counts Your Votes? Election Commissions and Popular Legitimacy of African Elections” presented by Nicholas Kerr
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Baldwin Hall, Pinnacle Room

"Do You Know Who Counts Your Votes? Election Commissions and Popular Legitimacy of African Elections." Nicholas Kerr, Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Florida, will present a Graduate Student Workshop and Research Presentation as part of the SPIA Speakers Series on Friday, November 15.

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An Afternoon with Congressman Will Hurd
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium

Join us for a lecture from Congressman Will Hurd, a former undercover CIA officer, entrepreneur and cybersecurity expert, he is the U.S. Representative for the 23rd Congressional District of Texas. In Washington, he serves on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, as Vice Chair of the Maritime and Border Security Subcommittee on the Committee for Homeland Security, and as the Chairman of the Information Technology Subcommittee on the Oversight and Government Reform Committee. A reception will follow the lecture.…

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January 2020

SPIA Speaker Series: Kris Kanthak
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Kris Kanthak, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Pittsburgh http://www.pitt.edu/~kanthak/

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February 2020

George S. Parthemos Lecture
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Vincent L. Hutchings Hanes Walton Jr. Collegiate Professor and Research Professor, The University of Michigan “Whitewashing: How Obama Used Implicit Racial Cues as a Defense Against Political Rumors.” George S. Parthemos Lecture February 28, 3:30pm, Baldwin Hall, Room 480 Professor Hutchings' general interests include public opinion, elections, voting behavior, and African American politics. He recently published a book at Princeton University Press entitled Public Opinion and Democratic Accountability: How Citizens Learn About Politics, that focuses on how, and under what…

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September 2020

Alumni Board Virtual Speaker Series Featuring Ambassador David Adelman
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

2020-21 Alumni Board Virtual Speaker Series covering pressing issues in politics and public affairs, featuring leaders in public service and business. The first installment will feature a discussion on the effect of COVID-19 on global market conditions. Ambassador David Adelman (AB '86) Partner, Reed Smith, LLP moderated by Matthew R. Auer Dean of the School of Public and International Affairs Arch Professor of Public and International Affairs Professor of Public Administration and Policy Register here. Want to be a sponsor?…

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Constitution Day 2020 (Virtual)
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

On Thursday, September 17, 2020, the American Founding Group and the School of Public and International Affairs will host a celebration of Constitution Day. The centerpiece of these festivities is a virtual lecture open to the public by Professor Michael Zuckert, the Nancy R. Dreux Professor of Political Science, Emeritus, University of Notre Dame, entitled “The Consistency of James Madison: the Bill of Rights”.

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Emerging Issues in Political Science: Rachel Porter of UNC: “Some Politics Are Still Local: Strategic Position Taking in Congressional Campaigns”
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Rachel Porter of UNC:  "Some Politics Are Still Local: Strategic Position Taking in Congressional Campaigns" RSVP to Michael Lynch at mlynch@uga.edu to receive the Zoom link.

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October 2020

Navigating the Post-Graduation Landscape: A Discussion with Dr. Jarpa Dawuni
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The Dean Rusk International Law Center and the School of Public and International Affairs co-host: Navigating the Post-Graduation Landscape: A Discussion with Dr. Jarpa Dawuni. J. Jarpa Dawuni is Associate Professor of Political Science at Howard University, Washington D.C. She is a qualified Barrister-at-Law before the Ghana Superior Courts of Judicature. She holds a Doctorate in Political Science from Georgia State University. Her primary areas of research include judicial politics, women in the legal professions, gender and the law, international human…

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CITS Global Decisions Lecture Series: Jan Zahradil, Member of the European Parliament on “International Trade and the European Parliament”
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

The CITS Global Decisions Lecture Series presents Mr. Jan Zahradil, Vice Chair of the Committee on International Trade of the European Union.  He will discuss "International Trade and the European Parliament."  To register for the event, please click here. This is event is presented in cooperation with the Dean Rusk International Law Center.

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