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  1. Political Theory Colloquium Lecture Series
    Founded by Alan Levine, this lecture series has brought noted speakers to campus for more than 15 years. The colloquia provide a focal point for the community to engage in a common conversation, and also enrich the discussions that occur in particular classes.
    All events are live via Zoom. You must register for the event in advance and the Zoom link will …more

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    School of Public Affairs, Political Theory Institute
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  2. SIS, the Transatlantic Policy Center, and the Institute for Carbon Removal Law and Policy will host a conversation with the British Ambassador to the United States via Zoom Webinar.

    Karen Pierce is the current British Ambassador to the United States. The Ambassador represents Her Majesty The Queen and the UK government in the US and is responsible for the direction and work of the Embassy and …more

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    School of International Service
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  3. As part of our “Women on Wednesdays” series, please join theWomen & Politics Institute for a virtual conversation about “Women in the Biden Administration” with CNN White House Correspondent MJ Lee and WPI Executive Director Betsy Fischer Martin.

    The Biden-Harris administration has promised to deliver the most diverse administration ever. If all nominees are confirmed, 12 of the 24 …more

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  4. Suzanne P. Clark
    President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    Live streamed programs. Advance registration required.
    SEMINAR SERIES
    Getting Back to Work: The importance of building strong policy and partnerships to support and expand our workforce
    What does a job really mean to a community? Financial security, personal opportunity, better health, a stronger environment, and investment in all the …more

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    School of Public Affairs, Sine Institute of Policy & Politics
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  5. Climate change, mass extinction, pandemics: Something powerful is wracking life the planet. This presentation will explain how current planetary ecological challenges are the result of trying to rid our lives of wildness.
    Paul Wapner is Professor of Global Environmental Politics in the School of International Service at American University. His work focuses on environmental ethics, environmental …more

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  6. You may have heard terms like “food desert” and “food apartheid,” but do you ever wonder why there are so many fast food outlets in communities of color? In a lecture about her recent book, Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America, Marcia Chatelain examines the history of how McDonald’s pivoted from a mostly suburban brand to one that became a fixture in …more

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  7. Lt. General H.R. McMaster
    Former National Security Officer, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
    Live streamed programs. Advance registration required.
    SEMINAR SERIES
    Building Strategic Competence: Lessons from Battlegrounds Overseas & in D.C.
    The series draws on the lecturer’s experience as a general officer in the United States Army and as the United States’ 26th Assistant to …more

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  8. SIS professor Keith Darden will host a conversation (via Zoom) with the Ambassador of Azerbaijan.

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  9. Wes Moore
    CEO of the Robin Hood Foundation
    Bestselling author, combat veteran, social entrepreneur
    Live streamed programs. Advance registration required.
    SEMINAR SERIES
    All Hands-on Deck: Understanding the Role of Business, Philanthropy, and Government in Creating Economic Justice
    Poverty is sticking, and often intergenerational and predictable. In this seminar, Wes will examine the root …more

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    School of Public Affairs, Sine Institute of Policy & Politics
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  10. The Office of the University Chaplain invites you to Soup with Substance – a simple lunch (vegetarian & vegan soups) with food for thought.  Topics vary each month!  50 Seats available, RSVP required to KSLC@american.edu.  Please let us know if you have any dietary or disability-related accommodation requests.

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    Kay Spiritual Life Center
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