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The Foley Institute Spring 2007 Events

January 19

Public Lecture. Rob McKenna, Washington State Attorney General, presents“American Constitutional Law.” 1:00–2:00 p.m., Todd Hall 311.

February 23

Foreign and Defense Policy Brown Bag Series. Robert Isenberg, Lt. Colonel, U.S. Army, presents “Effects Based Operations: An Overview.” Noon–1:30 p.m., CUE 518.

February 27

Guest Lecture. Kyle Galler, EU Fellow, University of Washington and EU General Secretariat, presents to International Trade & Finance, Economic Science Class (ECONS327) Professor William Hallagan. 9:10–10:25 a.m., Johnson Hall C105.

February 27

Brown Bag. Kyle Galler, EU Fellow, University of Washington and EU General Secretariat, presents, “The Future of the European Union.” Noon–1:30 p.m., CUE 518.

February 27

Public Lecture. Kyle Galler, EU Fellow at the European Center for Excellence, University of Washington, presents “The Lisbon Reform Agenda: Transforming the European Union’s Economy.” 3:30–5:00 p.m., CUE 518.

March 1

Public Lecture. Professor Susan Whiting, Department of Political Science, University of Washington, presents “The Rule of Law in China” as part of the Contemporary China Series. 7:30–9:00 p.m., Todd Hall 276.

March 2

ENSCOG Meeting. Professors Nick Lovrich and Bill Budd, Washington State University, present “Sustainable Cities in the U.S.: Testing Rival Theories of Cross-City Differences in Level of Commitment in 49 Cities.” Noon–1:30 p.m., CUE 518.

March 21

Public Debate. “Under the Big Tent: Privacy vs. Security.” Speakers includeBrett Myers, Whitman County Sheriff; Cindy Jordan, Coeur D’Alene Tribal Judge; and Lorena O’English, Social Sciences Reference Librarian, WSU. Noon–1:30 p.m., Glenn Terrell Mall. Cosponsored with Faculty Senate, ASWSU, Community Service Learning Center, Compton Union Building, Athletics, and Student Affairs.

March 27

Science, Technology, the Environment, and Democracy Public Lecture Series. Charles Perrow, Professor Emeritus, Yale University, presents“Disasters Evermore? Reducing Our Vulnerabilities to Natural, Industrial, and Terrorist Disasters.” 3:30–5:00 p.m., Todd Hall 116.
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March 28

ENSCOG Meeting. Science, Technology, the Environment, and Democracy Lecture Series. Charles Perrow, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, Yale University, Visiting Scholar, Stanford University, presents “What Is to Be Done?” Noon–1:30 p.m., CUE 518.
Cosponsored by the Sociology Colloquium.

March 30

Foreign and Defense Policy Brown Bag Series. Roundtable discussion, “ROTC and the University: A Reflection.” Noon–1:30 p.m., CUE 518.

March 30

Foley Summer Fellows applications due to 401 Johnson Tower at 4:00 p.m.

April 4

Public Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series. William Schulz, Former Director of Amnesty International, presents at WSU Vancouver “How Amnesty International Has Exposed Human Rights Violations by the United States.”3:00–4:00 p.m., Administration Building, Room 110.

April 4

Public Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series. Seymour Hersh, Investigative Journalist, presents at WSU Vancouver “Chain of Command: How We Got from 9/11 to Abu Ghraib.” 7:30–9:00 p.m., Skyview High School, Vancouver, Washington.

April 4–6

Building Better Paths to Peace Conference. Washington State University.Cosponsored with International Christian University, Tokyo, and WSU–ICU Peace & Security Research Partnership.

April 6

Sociology Colloquium. Dr. Jackie Smith, Associate Professor, Univeristy of Notre Dame, presents “The World Social Forums and Struggles for Global Justice.” 2:30 p.m., Bundy Reading Room, Avery Hall. [In association with the Department of Sociology.]

April 10 – CANCELED (will be rescheduled for fall)

ENSCOG Meeting. Science, Technology, the Environment, and Democracy Lecture Series. Diane Vaughan, Professor, Columbia University, presents “The Normalization of Deviance: The Challenge for Policy.” Noon–1:30 p.m., CUE 518. Cosponsored by the Sociology Colloquium.

April 10 – CANCELED (will be rescheduled for fall)

Science, Technology, the Environment, and Democracy Public Lecture Series. Diane Vaughan, Professor, Columbia University, presents “The Columbia Space Shuttle Accident: Translating Theory into Public Policy.”3:00–4:30 p.m., CUE 518.
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April 16

Public Lecture. Chief Justice Gerry L. Alexander, Washington State Supreme Court, presents “Safeguarding Citizens’ Rights: The Role of an Independent Judiciary?” 7:30–9:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church (1300 NE Lybecker, off Stadium Way in Pullman).
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April 17

Breakfast with Chief Justice Gerry L. Alexander. Pre-Law Club and Mock Trial Club. 8:00–9:30 a.m., Todd Dining Hall.

April 17

Guest Lecture. Chief Justice Gerry L. Alexander presents to Mitch Pickerill’s Civil Liberties Class (POLISCI 402) 10:35–11:50 a.m., Todd Hall 413.

April 17

Luncheon with Chief Justice Gerry L. Alexander. “The Selection of Judges.”12:15–1:30 p.m., Quality Inn, 1400 Bishop Boulevard. [In association with the League of Women Voters.]

April 18

Public Forum. Bill Ong Hing, professor of law and Asian American studies at UC Davis, and Hans Johnson, research fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California, present “The Socio-Economic Realities of Immigration: Past and Present.” 3:30–5:00 p.m., CUE 203. Cosponsored with International Programs, ASWSU, Comparative Ethnic Studies, the Office of Equity and Diversity, and the Provost’s Office.
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April 23

Guest Lecture. Bill Catton presents to Gene Rosa’s Human Ecology Class (SOC531) 3:10–6:00 p.m., CUE 219. [In association with the Department of Sociology.]

April 24

Public Lecture. Bill Catton presents “What We Are Doing to Our Future and Why: The Hidden Cost of the Modern Division of Labor.” 3:15–4:45 p.m., Todd Hall 226. [In association with the Department of Sociology.]
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April 27

Foreign and Defense Policy Brown Bag Series. Dr. Douglas Lane, Director, Washington State University Psychology Clinic, presents “Psychological Problems for Returning Soldiers and the Challenges in Providing Treatment for Clinicians and Universities.” Noon–1:30 p.m., CUE 518.