February 2018

February 1, 2018
12:00pm Leitner Political Economy Seminar: "Flip-Flopping and Electoral Concerns"
12:00pm "Effects of Photo ID Laws on Registration and Turnout: Evidence from Rhode Island," Justine Hastings, Brown University
12:00pm Flip-Flopping and Electoral Concerns
4:00pm Council on African Studies: "Social Dimensions of Origns Research: Fieldwork, Archaeology and Evolution meet the Village."
4:30pm The Politics of Compassion: The Sichuan Earthquake and Civic Engagement in China
4:30pm Henry L. Stimson Lectures on World Affairs: "Snow White’s Mirror: What We See and What Others See. How Both War and Altruism Shaped American Image Of Ourselves and Set a Pattern of Foreign Policy."
February 2, 2018
11:00am Program in Agrarian Studies: "Wind Power and the Politics of Mitigation in Southern Mexico"
12:00pm European Studies Council CHESS Workshop: "Jacobin Legacy: The Origins of Social Justice"
February 5, 2018
11:30am European Studies Council Early Modern Empires Workshop: "The Jesuits, the Souls of Slaves, and the Struggle for Haiti"
12:00pm "How Much Does Your Boss Make? The Incentive Effects of Inequality," Ricardo Perez-Truglia, UCLA Anderson School of Management
4:00pm European Studies Council Modern Europe Colloquium: ""From the Survivor to the Activist: A History of Bearing Witness in the 20th Century"
4:30pm Henry L. Stimson Lectures on World Affairs: "America Confronts the Post-Imperial World: How, from Our Earliest Days, We Have Been Beset by Fear of Violence and Have Increasingly Put Our Faith in Military Force"
6:30pm Council on Middle East Studies Cinema: "Shahrzaad’s Tale"
February 6, 2018
7:00pm Leitner Observatory Show: "Solar Superstorms"
8:00pm Leitner Observatory Show: "Solar Superstorms"
February 7, 2018
12:00pm "Who Fights the Good (Party) Fight? Individual Incentives to Engage in Partisan Messaging in the U.S. Senate," Molly E. Reynolds, Brookings Institution
12:00pm Council on Southeast Asia Studies Brown Bag Seminar: "Tension at the Seams: Embroidery, Filipina Labor, and Exploitation in American Colonial Schools and Prisons"
4:15pm Political Theory Workshop: “John Rawls and the Politics of Philosophy”
4:30pm South Asian Studies Council Colloquium Series: "Fluid Histories: Law and Geology in the Bengal Delta"
7:00pm Russian Studies Program, the European Studies Council and Films at the Whitney: "Seventh Satellite, Red Century: The Russian Revolution on Film Series Part II"
February 8, 2018
12:00pm Leitner Program: "Engineering Crises: Favoritism and Strategic Fiscal Indiscipline"
12:00pm Engineering Crises: Favoritism and Strategic Fiscal Indiscipline
12:00pm South Asian Studies Council Brown Bag Series: "Changing Heart(h)s and Minds in Rural India: Social and Environmental Transformation through ‘Modern’ Energy Access"
5:30pm Council on Middle East Studies Colloquium: "Cartoons in Crisis: The New York Times Reports on Refugees... in a Comic Strip"
6:30pm Council on Middle East Studies Cinema: "Arab Labor"
February 9, 2018 to February 10, 2018
9:45am Lewis Walpole Library: Global Encounters and the Archives: Britain's Empire in the Long Eighteenth Century
February 9, 2018
11:00am Program in Agrarian Studies: "Ambient Thickness: The Atmospheric Materiality of the Anthropocene"
12:00pm "From Immigrants to Americans: Race, Status and Assimilation during the Great Migration," Vicky Fouka, Stanford University
February 13, 2018
7:00pm Leitner Observatory Show: "Solar Superstorms"
8:00pm Leitner Observatory Show: "Solar Superstorms"
February 14, 2018
12:00pm Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies Lunchtime Speaker Series: "El Presidente Trump: Understanding (and Transcending) Populism in the Americas Through Latin American Thought"
12:00pm Council on Southeast Asia Studies Brown Bag Seminar Series: “Spaces of Autonomy, Spaces of Hope: The Place of the University in Postcolonial Singapore”
12:00pm "Don't Be So Shocked: Anxiety Affects the Redistribution of Economic Resources Among Groups," Kassandra Birchler, Yale
4:15pm Political Theory Workshop: “The New Authoritarianism in Public Choice”
February 15, 2018
12:00pm Dynamic Pivotal Politics
12:00pm "Football and Mental Functioning: An Observational Study," Dylan Small, University of Pennsylvania
4:00pm Council on Middle East Studies Colloquium: "The State of Statelessness in the Middle East"
4:30pm William F. Buckley, Jr. Program at Yale "Free to Disagree" series.
February 16, 2018
12:00pm Council on Middle East Studies Iran Colloquium: "Writing the War Between Ambivalence and Loss: Arabic and Persian Literature after the Iran-Iraq War"
12:30pm Center for Historical Enquiry and the Social Sciences: "Cheap Nature and Its Discontents: Toward an Ecology of Hope"
February 19, 2018
12:00pm Religion and Politics Colloquium: "India's Democracy: Electoral Vibrancy, Liberal Deficits"
5:00pm "Water Resources and Conflict"
6:00pm Council on Middle East Studies Cinema: "No Land’s Song"
February 20, 2018
12:00pm Jackson Institute for Global Affairs: "Career Conversation with Assemblyman David Buchwald"
12:00pm "Two Dimensions of Subjective Uncertainty," Craig R. Fox, UCLA
7:00pm Leitner Observatory Show: "Solar Superstorms"
8:00pm Leitner Observatory Show: "Solar Superstorms"
February 21, 2018
12:00pm "Status Update: The Social Origins of Affluent Americans' Views Toward Inequality," Adam Thal, Yale University
12:00pm Council on Southeast Asia Studies Brown Bag Seminar Series: “Fun, Freedom, and Muslim Femininity: Islamic Education and Ethical Learning in Urban Indonesia”
4:15pm Political Theory Workshop: "TBA"
February 22, 2018
12:00pm A Lecture with Sean Gailmard
12:00pm "Exploratory and Confirmatory Causal Inference for High-Dimensional Interventions," Justin Grimmer, University of Chicago
12:30pm Jackson Institute Office of Career Services: "Career Conversation with Russ Feingold"
February 23, 2018
12:00pm Council on Middle East Studies Iran Colloquium: "Defying Demons: Culture and Politics in Modern Iran"
12:00pm "Partisan Sorting and the Feminist Gap in American Politics," Leonie Huddy, Stony Brook University
4:00pm Race, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Colloquium: David L. Eng, University of Pennsylvania
February 26, 2018
11:00am The European Studies Council: "Is Liberalism In Decline?"
12:00pm Jackson Institute for Global Affairs: Career Conversation with Blair Miller
12:00pm Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies Lunchtime Speaker Series: "TBA"
4:00pm European Studies Council: "Andorra and the EU: Vision of an Agreement"
February 27, 2018
4:00pm Yale Arts and Humanities: "Iran: A Modern History"
4:00pm European Studies Council and the Russian Studies Program: "A View From a Parallel Political Universe: A talk with a Russian Journalist"
7:00pm Leitner Observatory Show: "Solar Superstorms"
8:00pm Leitner Observatory Show: "Solar Superstorms"
February 28, 2018
12:00pm Council on Southeast Asia Studies Brown Bag Seminar: "Đồ Sứ Ký Kiểu, the Chinese Porcelains made for the Vietnamese Courts from the 17th Century to the Early 20th Century”
4:15pm Political Theory Workshop: “Gendered Founding Myths: Machiavelli, Lucretia, and the Origins of the Roman Republic”