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- Myron Orfield: Segregation in Schools and Housing in the Twin Cities
- Myron Orfield, Professor of Law and Executive Director, Institute on Race & Poverty at the University of Minnesota Law School, will speak on Segregation in Schools and Housing in the Twin Cities.
- 4:30 pm, Library Athenaeum
- EthIC Goes to the Movies: "The Power of the Powerless"
- Story about the Czechoslovakian "Velvet Revolution." Introductory comments by Professor Larry Cooper.
- 7:30 pm, Boliou 104
- Prof. Edella Schlager talk will be on polycentricity and climate change
- You are invited to join Prof. Barbara Allen's POSC 281 class for a discussion with Prof. Schlager.
- 10:10 am, LOCATION change WCC 235
- "Myths, Controversies and Information Framing in the Climate Change Discourse,"
- a public talk by Prof. Edella Schlager.
- 12:00 pm, Leighton 305
- Political Science Table
- Political Science faculty and majors gather for lunch and visiting.
- 12:00 pm, LDC Shearer Dining Room
- The Wynia Memorial Lecture of 2012: Democracy, Development and the Puzzling Success of Brazil
- Peter Kingstone, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Connecticut-Storrs
- 4:30 pm, Gould Library Athenaeum
- The Legacy of Slavery in the Atlantic World
- Dr. Kwame Nimako, a professor of InternationalRelations at the University of Amsterdam will be presenting a book he just wrote called 'The Dutch Atlantic: Slavery, Abolition and Emancipation,' which came out in September. He will be introduced by Dr. Steven Small, a Professor in the Africana Studies Department at UC Berkeley, author of the foreword to Dr. Nimako's book.
- 5:00 pm, Boliou 104
- The Euro-zone Crisis Explained: Origins, Current Risks, & Future Scenarios
- Prof. Montero will outline the scope of the current financial crisis in Europe and explain its causes. Emphasis will be placed on the story of the so-called PIIGS - Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece, and Spain - and their role in precipitating the crisis, making it worse, but also being victimized by some of the "solutions." Germany, France, the European Central Bank, the credit rating agencies, and sovereign bond holders are supporting players in this drama who have contributed with missteps of their own. Prof. Montero will also explore future scenarios for improvements in conditions as well as worst-case possibilities. The talk will be followed by a conversation with the audience. Refreshments will be served.
- 6:00 pm, Leighton 305
- "Foucault on Biopower and Governmentality," by Professor Mihaela Czobor-Lupp
- Professor Czobor-Lupp is a member of the Carleton Political Science Department, where she teaches modern and contemporary political theory, democratic theory, critical theory, post-modernism, and politics and literature. This special public event is sponsored by the Humanities Center at Carleton.
- 5:00 pm, Gould Library Athenaeum
- Raided by the FBI...but still Standing. Civil Liberties and Pizza.
- by Twin Cities activist Meredith Aby
- 5:00 pm, Olin 141
- Claire Wilson talk on voting
- Claire Wilson, the Director of Voter Outreach for the Minnesota Secretary of State Office, is coming to Carleton to discuss all matters related to voting. In particular, she will address the current controversy about the proposed amendment to require voter ID, monitoring voting fraud, the results of ranked choice voting in Minnesota, and the nuts and bolts of what voters need to know. Although she is coming to POSC 122-02 as a guest speaker, all political science students are welcome to attend to hear Ms. Wilson's presentation and ask questions.
- 2:20 pm, Willis 203
- Political Science Comps Poster Presentation
- Seniors will present posters of their senior integrative exercises.
- 4:30 pm, Weitz 236
- 4 Issues with Global & Local Implications
- Occupy Carleton, Immigration to Northfield, Food Security, and Bee Colony Collapse
- 12:00 pm, Weitz 235
- Mahal Burr-McNeal comps talk for Distinction
- "Including Teen Mothers as Part of the Solution to Child Abuse: Lessons Learned from a Community Based Participatory Research Project"
- 5:30 pm, Library 305
- Let's Talk America: Occupy Wall Street
- A documentary film by Jacob Hamalian '14 and Sam Feigenbaum '14
- 7:00 pm, Library Athenaeum