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Schroeder Hall 203

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Schroeder Hall 203

Past Events

September 2019

POL Brown Bag Lecture: Rhiannon Stringer

Date:
Wednesday, September 4th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Department of Politics and Government will host a brown bag lecture led by a graduate student Rhiannon Stringer at noon, Wednesday, September 4, in Schroeder Hall 203. The title of her talk will be "Who 'Throws Away' Their Vote?" Summary: This talk examines why certain members of the electorate that turn out to vote on Election Day opt to "throw away" their vote (i.e. abstain or vote for a non-major party candidate). The project argues that individuals with low…

POL Brown Bag Lecture: Dr. Mike Hendricks

Date:
Wednesday, September 18th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Department of Politics and Government will host a brown bag lecture by Dr. Mike Hendricks at noon on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, in Schroeder Hall 203. Title: "Religion, Resistance, and Resource Extraction in Latin America" Summary: This study examines how religion and religious spirituality assist in organizing communities to resist local resource extraction. Many individuals utilize the Catholic Church’s spiritual teachings as a moral framing to resist mining to help protect “Mother Earth.” Individuals that  attend church on a regular…