Spring 2018 Department of Political Science Speaker Series

Faculty and students are invited to a series of Wednesday talks at lunch hour, 12:00-1:00. Sessions occur in Behavioral
Sciences Building (BSB) Room 1115 unless otherwise noted. Graduate students will get the first crack in the Q and A.

February 14 Michael Loriaux, Northwestern University
“European Union: Past, Present, Promise?”
BSB 1115, 12:00-1:00

February 28 Tofigh Maboudi, Loyola University
“Group Interests, Constitutions and Democracy”
BSB 1115, 12:00-1:00

March 14 Ian Hurd, Northwestern University
“How to Do Things With International Law”
BSB 1115, 12:00-1:00

April 4 Shana Pearson-Merkowitz, University of Rhode Island
“Porous Laboratories: Policy Spillover and the Interstate
Dynamics of State Gun Control Policies”
BSB 1115, 12:00-1:00

April 11 James Sparrow, University of Chicago
“Occupying the Enemy:
Carl Friedrich and the Challenge of Military Democratization”
BSB 1115, 12:00-1:00

April 23 U.S. Representative Danny K. Davis, 7th Congressional District, Illinois
“Trump’s America: Year Two”
Note: Monday Meeting, Location TBA, 12:00-1:00