Lansing B. Lee, Jr./Bankard Seminar  in Global Politics  John Owen  Divide and Conquer: Fifth Columns and Hybrid Warfare  Monday, October 22, 2018 12:15-1:30 296 Gibson Hall
2 Big Sessions Department of Politics  Politics Majors Open Advising Sessions  Monday, Oct 22 Thursday, Oct 25 7:00-8:30 p.m.  Nau 101 Auditorium  Starring Sharon Marsh and Allen Lynch!
Life After Politics [ Batten Edition ]  What can you do with a degree in Political Science?   Life After Politics is the Department of Politics’ annual event featuring alumni mentors, panel participants, and networking opportunities.   Friday, October 26  12:30–1:00 Student Registration and Complimentary Lunch  1:00–2:15 Life After Politics Alumni Panel   2:15–4:00 Flash Mentoring!   Garrett Hall Great Hall Room 235 McCormick Road Charlottesville, VA 22903  Registration required via Handshake at  http://bit.ly/lifeafterpolitics
Slavery Since Emancipation Speaker Series  The Carter G. Woodson Institute & the Power, Violence & Inequality Collective present Susan Burton Book Discussion   Susan Burton is a widely recognized leader in the national criminal justice reform movement. She is author of the NAACP Image Award-winning book, Becoming Ms. Burton: From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women, and founder of A New Way of Life Re-Entry Project.   Thursday, October 25, 2018 6:00–7:30 pm Minor Hall, Rm. 125 Book signing 7:00–7:30 pm
Political Theory Seminar Series Robert Gooding-Williams  Propaganda, Beauty,  and the Moral Psychology  of White Supremacy: On the Political Aesthetics of W.E.B. Du Bois  Friday, October 26, 2018 2:00-3:30 296 Gibson Hall
Lansing B. Lee, Jr./Bankard Seminar  in Global Politics Rory Truex  Repression in the  China Field   Monday, October 29, 2018 12:15-1:30 296 Gibson Hall
Dignity and Its Discontents Symposium More https://iasculture.org/events/dignity  Presented by Joseph Davis  Sponsored by: Picturing the Human Working Group & Program in Political Philosophy, Policy & Law  October 26, 12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Watson Manor, 3 University Circle
Environmental Resilience Institute: A Convergence Dialogue  Shiran Victoria Shen  Political Science meets  Environmental Science  Friday, November 9, 2018 12:00–1:00 		 1400 University Ave (The Corner Building)  More info arrow-circle-right http://bit.ly/ShenERI2018
New Interview on Nexo Jornal’s Politiquês podcast The New  National Congress   Danilo B. Medeiros Listen arrow-circle-right http://bit.ly/NexoNewCongress
New book from Oxford University Press  Murad Idris  War for Peace: Genealogies of a Violent Ideal in Western and Islamic Thought  Preorder bit.ly/2DTLuan
Fashionable Folks!  Get your Department of Politics Tee Shirts now!  Available only from  Sharon Marsh 183 Gibson Hall  $20 (cash only pls)
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October 25, 2018
  • PVI: Susan Burton Lecture
    October 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

October 26, 2018
  • POL: Life After Politics and Policy
    October 26, 2018

  • PPL: Mini-conference on Human Dignity
    October 26, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture (Watson Manor, 3 University Circle)

  • PT: Robert Gooding-Williams—Propaganda, Beauty, and the Moral Psychology of White Supremacy: On the Political Aesthetics of W.E.B. Du Bois
    October 26, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    296 Gibson Hall

October 29, 2018
  • LLB: Rory Truex—Repression in the China Field
    October 29, 2018 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
    Gibson Hall 296

November 5, 2018
  • LLB: Anne Meng—Title TBD
    November 5, 2018 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
    Gibson Hall 296

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