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The Foley Institute Spring 2006 Events

January 11

ENSCOG Brownbag Series. Andrew Jorgensen, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Washington State University, presents “Foreign Investment and the Environment: A Global Perspective.” 12:00 p.m., CUE 518

January 26

Brownbag Presentation. Ole Tougaard, Advisor, Conservation Policy and Directorate General for Fisheries and Maritime Affairs, presents “CAP Reform and the Doha Round.” 12:00 p.m., CUE 512

January 26

Public Lecture. Ole Tougaard, Advisor, Conservation Policy and Directorate General for Fisheries and Maritime Affairs, presents “Is There a Crisis in the EU?” 3:30 p.m., Regency Room: CUB 204

February 2

Public Lecture. Christoph Giebel, Associate Professor, UW Jackson School of International Studies, presents “Creating Identities and Myths: Vietnamese Nationalism and America’s War.” 7:15 p.m., CUE 203 [In association with WSU Asia Program, U of I Martin Institute, WSU International Programs, and WSU Office of General Education]

February 4

Public Lecture. David Schmitz, Professor, History, Whitman College, presents“The Costs of Containment: American Escalation in Vietnam.” 10:30 a.m., CUE 203 [In association with WSU Asia Program, U of I Martin Institute, WSU International Programs, and WSU Office of General Education]

February 6

Brownbag Presentation. Rudy Espino, Assistant Professor, Political Science, Arizona State University, presents “Problems (and Opportunities) in Studying Race/Ethnicity in Congress.” 12:00 p.m., CUB Cascade Room 127

February 6

Guest Lecture. Rudy Espino, Assistant Professor, Political Science, Arizona State University, presents “The Other Face of Minority Representation in Congress: Latino Representatives and Their Constituents.” 3:30 p.m., Regency Room: CUB 204

February 16

Sociology Colloquium. Joan Acker, Professor of Sociology, University of Oregon, presents “Inequality Regimes: Gender, Race, and Class in Organizations.” 3:30 p.m., Bundy Reading Room, Avery Hall [In association with the Department of Sociology]

February 22

ENSCOG Meeting. Toddi Steelman, Associate Professor, Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University, presents “Adaptive Governance: Integrating Science, Policy, and Decision Making.” 12 p.m., CUE 518

February 23

Public Lecture. Toddi Steelman, Associate Professor of Environmental and Natural Resource Policy in the Department of Forestry, North Carolina State University, presents “Is a Sustainable Wildfire Policy Possible?” 3:30 p.m., Regency Room: CUB 204

February 24

Foreign and Defense Policy Brown Bag Series. STC Steve Knutzen, commander of the Idaho National Guard, presents “What You Don’t Hear in the Media.” 12:00 p.m., CUE 512

February 26

Public Lecture. Warren Hoge, New York Times Foreign Affairs Correspondent at the United Nations, presents “Politics and the Press: A Talk with Warren Hoge of The New York Times.” 2:30 p.m., Bundy Reading Room, Avery Hall [In association with ASWSU]

March 6

Forum. “Don’t Say That! Free Speech and Political Correctness on Campus.”
Guest speakers:
* Donald Downs, Professor, Political Science, University of Wisconsin
* David French, Alliance Defense Fund
* John Wilson, Department of Educational Administration and Foundations, Illinois State University
3:30–4:30 p.m., Kimbrough Hall 101

March 8

ENSCOG Brownbag Series. Mark Stephan, Assistant Professor, Political Science, Washington State University at Vancouver, presents “Information Politics, Pollution Geography, and Changing Perceptions of Risk.” 12:00 p.m., CUE 518

March 28

Brownbag Presentation. Rocky Barker, Journalist and Environmental Writer, presents “Scorched Earth: How the Fires of Yellowstone Changed America.”12:10 p.m., ETRL 119 [In association with the Department of Natural Resource Sciences]

March 31

Foreign and Defense Policy Brown Bag Series. Thomas Preston, Associate Professor of International Relations, Washington State University, presents“Assessing Foreign Leaders-at-a-Distance to Assist Policy Makers: or How We Profile People We Haven’t Met and Try to Predict What They Will Do!”12:00 p.m., CUE 512

April 12

4th Annual Spring Public Affairs Lecture. WSU Vancouver, John Ashcroft, Attorney General of the United States, presents “National Security and Civil Liberties in the 21st Century.” 7:30 p.m., Skyview High School, Vancouver, Washington. Tickets available March 1 at all TicketsWest outlets, by phone at 1-800-992-TIXX.
More information. [In association with WSU Vancouver]

April 12

ENSCOG Brownbag Series. Keith Blatner, Professor and Chair, Department of Natural Resource Sciences, Washington State University, presents “CEREO: An Overview.” AND Roje Gootee, Ph.D. Candidate, Washington State University, presents “Stakeholder Collaborations in Environmental Management: A Model for Designing More Effective Outcomes.” 12:00 p.m., CUE 518

April 13

Public Lecture. Chanrithy Him, Cambodian genocide survivor and author, presents, “The Cambodian Genocide Through the Eyes of a Child.” 7:00 p.m., CUE 203 [In association with the College of Liberal Arts, Department of History, Honors College, Department of Political Science, Asia Program, Department of Women’s Studies, and the AAPIFSA (Asian American and Pacific Islander Faculty Staff Association)]

April 19

Public Lecture. Pi Sigma Alpha presents, Elected Representatives. Elected Representatives: 9th Legislative District Senator Mark Schoesler, 9th Legislative District Representatives Don Cox and David Buri. 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., CUE 518

April 23

Center for Social and Environmental Justice Conference

“Justice in Education, Educating for Justice.” Guest speaker: Dr. Manning Marable, Professor of History, Public Affairs, and Political Science and Director of the Institute for Research in African-American Studies, Columbia University. WSU Vancouver campus [In association with WSU Vancouver]

April 25

Guest Lecture. Louis Fisher, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, presents to POL S 516, Law, Courts, and the Judicial Process,“Researching Congress’ Role in Constitutional Development.” 2:45–5:00 p.m., Johnson Tower 801

April 26

Brownbag. Louis Fisher, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress presents, “Professional Expertise vs. Political Control: Thoughts on the Controversy at CRS.” 12:00 p.m., CUE 518

April 26

Public Lecture. Louis Fisher, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, presents “Overseeing the War on Terrorism: Has Congress Abdicated Its Role?” 3:30 p.m., Kimbrough Hall 101

April 27

Sociology Colloquium. Karl Dieter-Opp, Emeritus Professor, Institute of Sociology, University of Leipzig; Visiting Professor, University of Washington, presents “Effects of Identity on Collective Political Action.” 3:30 p.m., Bundy Reading Room in Avery Hall [In association with the Department of Sociology]

June 16–18

Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast Conference 2006, Washington State University. [Cosponsored with WSU–ICU Peace and Security Research Partnership]