Monthly Archives: November 2011

Jones meets with Honors students

Dr. Seth Jones, the final speaker in this fall’s Bennett Lecture Series, met with several honors students for an informal conversation about politics. The students asked questions about a range of topics including the military situation in Afghanistan, the US-Pakistani … Continue reading

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Jones talk on al-Qaeda (VIDEO)

Dr. Seth Jones (RAND) will speak on “Hunting in the Shadows: The Pursuit of al Qa’ida after 9/11” THIS TALK IS OVER BUT THE VIDEO IS ARCHIVED (HERE) Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 4 pm Konover Auditorium (Dodd Center) Jones … Continue reading

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Pressman on the US as a global power (audio)

On November 15, 2011, Prof. Jeremy Pressman spoke to UConn alumni about the decline (or not) of the United States as global power. The audio (MP3) is here. The talk, organized by the CLAS Dean’s Office, was held in Washington, … Continue reading

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Turcotte teaching winter course

POLS/WS 3216: Women in Political Development Winter Intersession, 27 December 2011 – 13 January 2012 Monday – Friday, 9:00am–12:15pm Professor Heather M. Turcotte Political Science & Women’s Studies heather.turcotte at  Overview This course is an interdisciplinary approach to the … Continue reading

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CT Judicial Branch internship info meeting (Nov 29)

Interested in Interning in the Judicial Branch? Ms. Rosanne Purtill and Ms. Juana Brown will be visiting campus on Tuesday, November 29, 2011.  They will be providing information and even taking applications from those interested in an internship with the … Continue reading

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Goodhart on “Political Responsibility for Injustice” (Nov. 18)

Prof. Michael Goodhart from the political science department at the U. of Pittsburgh will be giving a talk to the Human Rights Institute’s Economic and Social Rights Group this coming Friday, 11/18 at noon in Dodd 162. Details of the … Continue reading

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Passavant talk on “Uneven Developments, Path Resistance & the End(s) of History” (Nov 14)

Paul Passavant, Associate Professor of Political Science at Hobart and William Smith College, will be giving a talk Monday, November 14, from 12-1pm in Monteith 119. Professor Passavant will be presenting some new research on contemporary American policing of political demonstrations. … Continue reading

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Gooley ’12 Attends SCUSA

Brendan Gooley ’12 was one of three UConn students sent by POLS to attend the Student Conference on U.S. Affairs. (We are grateful for funds from Alan R. Bennett that allowed UConn to send an extra student this year). Brendan … Continue reading

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China Town Hall (Stamford, Nov. 16)

“China’s Impact on World Business” Wednesday, November 16, 2011 @ 6:00 pm UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT THE BUSINESS COUNCIL OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY NATIONAL COMMITTEE ON U.S.-CHINA RELATIONS Location: University of Connecticut – Stamford Learning Accelerator Rotunda, Rm 3.117 To see the … Continue reading

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Exploring Careers in Business and Non-profits (Nov 7)

Exploring Careers in Business and Non-profits Monday, November 7th, 7:00 pm, CLAS Room 163 · Marc Belletsky ’83 Advanced Marketing Group, LLC & The Hartford Financial   Services Group, Inc. · Jason Jakubowski ’99, ’01 Hospital for Special Care · Donna Jolly ’79 Hartford … Continue reading

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