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Special Events


Fall 2015
Olin Library Chats in the Stacks Book Talk Series
“American Insecurity: Why our Economic Fears Lead to Political Inaction”
Who: Adam Seth Levine
Where: Olin Library, Room 107
When: Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 4:30 pm
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The Cornell Political Theory Workshop
Where: Most sessions will be held at 4:45pm to 6:15pm. Please contact Timothy Vasko for more information or to be added to the email list.
Co-sponsored by The Africana Studies and Research Center; The American Indian Program; The Department of Anthropology; The Department of Classics; The Department of History; The Society for the Humanities; The Mellon-Sawyer Seminar on Political Will; The South Asia Program.
“When a Persons Become Firms and Firms Become Persons: Neoliberal Jurisprudence and Evangelical Christianity in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.”
Who: Wendy Brown (Visiting Professor in Law and Government, Cornell; Class of 1936 First Professor of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley)
When: September 17th
Where: White Hall 104
“Introduction” (From Traces of History: Elementary Structures of Race; Forthcoming, Verso, 2015)
Who: Patrick Wolfe (Freelance Historian, Australia)
When: October 1st
Where: AD White 201
“Toward a Connected Society”
Who: Danielle S. Allen (Harvard University)
When: October 15th
Where: TBA
Who: Ella Myers (University of Utah)
When: December 3rd
Where: AD White 201
Methods Brownbag
Note: Sessions will be held at 12pm to 1pm. As usual, the brownbag is BYOL (bring your lunch). This semester coffee will also be provided. We look forward to seeing you there.
Conducting Ethnographic Field Research
Who: Janice Gallagher
When: October 22nd, 12pm-1pm
Where: Sibley Hall 211
Power Analysis
Who: Bryce Corrigan
When: November 3rd, 12pm-1pm
Where: Sibley Hall 115
Combining Statistical and Content Analysis with Case-Specific Knowledge: Mixed Methods for Area Specialists
Who: Chris Cairns
When: November 17th, 12pm-1pm
Where: Ives Hall 116 (ILR School)
Data Visualization
Who: Joe Florence
When: December 8th, 12pm-1pm
Where: White Hall 104
Special Events
Democracy & Inequality: An Academic Presentation Honoring Elizabeth Garrett
When: September 18th
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