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April 2019

Science: Unsilenced

April 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pugh Hall Ocora

UF climate scientist Andrea Dutton, retired Florida Department of Environmental Protection scientist Connie Bersok, and other scientists who’ve witnessed or experienced scientific censorship will host a panel discussion on scientific suppression and solutions.

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American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race

April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pugh Hall Ocora

As the fiftieth anniversary of the first lunar landing approaches, award winning historian, CNN commentator and New York Times bestselling author Douglas Brinkley will take a fresh look at the U.S. space program, President John F. Kennedy’s inspiring challenge and America’s race to the moon on Friday, April 19 at 6 p.m. in the Pugh Hall Ocora. On May 25, 1961, President Kennedy announced an astonishing goal: to put a man on the moon by the end of the decade.…

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Lake Wauburg Faculty Retreat

April 26 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Lake Wauburg, 133 Regatta Dr
Micanopy, FL 32667 United States
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Annual Faculty Retreat

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September 2019

Faculty Meeting

September 6 @ 12:50 pm - 3:00 pm
216 Anderson Hall
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Professionalization Seminar

September 13 @ 12:50 pm - 2:30 pm
216 Anderson Hall FL

How to plan an academic career

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Welcome Back Reception

September 16 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
216 Anderson Hall
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Julian Go, Boston University

September 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Pugh Hall 210 FL

“Militarizing the Police: Empire, Race and Counter-Insurgency" The militarization of the police is not new. It reaches back to the very founding of modern policing. This presentation explores some of this history, from the nineteenth century through the twentieth century, in both the US and the UK, and shows their intimate connections to empire. It argues that police militarization has involved the appropriation of forms, operations and tactics not just from the “military” but more precisely from “imperial-military” regimes. It…

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Julian Go, Boston University

September 27 @ 12:50 pm - 2:00 pm
216 Anderson Hall

“The Imperial Origins of American Policing: Militarization and Colonial Feedback in the Early 20th Century” This presentation offers a comparative-historical perspective on the militarization of policing in through a close examination of urban policing in early 20th century America, a period that historians call “the Reform Era” of policing. Based upon a nested cross-city analysis of qualitative and quantitative data, the study shows that police ‘reforms” in this period constituted an early form of militarization resulting from colonial feedback. Local police…

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October 2019

Political Science Grad Programs Open House

October 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Anderson Hall 134, 1507 W UNIVERSITY AV
Gainesville, FL 32611 United States
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The Department is hosting an Open House for our undergraduate majors and other interested students about our M.A. and Ph.D programs on Monday, October 7, from 5:00 – 7:00 pm in Anderson 134. All interested students are welcome, and attendance entails no obligation.  The Department is providing pizza and refreshments for this meeting. If you’d like to attend, or if you cannot attend and would like more information, please RSVP at https://tinyurl.com/UFPSOpenHouse

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Rachel Sigman- Monterey Naval Postgraduate School

October 11 @ 12:50 pm - 2:30 pm
216 Anderson Hall FL

Administrative Reform in Benin and Ghana

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